Cars

5 Things You Should Do To Protect Your Car

Your car is a major investment. In fact, for young people, it might be the biggest investment you have. Proper car maintenance is important at any age. You don’t have to be an automotive wiz to keep your car well cared for, but a few tips and tricks will help. These 5 low cost preventative maintenance tasks will keep your car running well, protect your safety, and even improve your gas fuel ....

Make Your Car Cheaper To Own Today!

Apart from your house, a car is probably the most expensive thing you’ll ever own. Although certain, minor facets have been improving somewhat, this isn’t about to change! The cost of conventional fuel is going up, along with insurance, tires, and everything else that makes driving possible. With cars being so expensive to own and operate these days, a lot of people are scrambling to find ways ....

Licensed To Thrill: The All New Aston Martin DB11

Aston Martin is one of the most celebrated car brands of all time. Their cars are a favorite of James Bond, celebrities, and enthusiasts. Just recently, the DB10 concept featured in the Bond movie, Spectre. It should be remembered that Aston Martin hasn't produced a brand new car from the ground up for more than 12 years. The last new model we saw from the company was the DB9 all the way back in ....

Your Car Is About To Become A Robot, And It'll Rock Your World

Artificial intelligence is the stuff of Hollywood movies. And, as a result, it’s been hard to communicate to the public about how it could affect their lives. Most people are totally unaware of the rapid changes in the underlying science. And they don’t have a good grasp of the full impact that the technology could have. Most people who are in the know think that we’re onto something big he ....

Here's What Every Driver Really Needs

Anyone who drives on a regular basis will tell you that they have their own idea of what works and what doesn’t. Driving is one of those things that we do every day, yet think about relatively little. Nonetheless, it has a surprisingly powerful effect on our lives and the way we live. The fact is, it is in everyone’s interest to know some basic things about driving and the roads themselves. Th ....

Check Out How These Ingenious Auto Companies Are Trying To Save Your Life

When you bought your car, you probably didn’t give safety much thought. But embedded under all the bodywork and electronic gizmos are some rather incredible safety systems. These features have been years in the making. And they’re all part of the auto industry’s efforts to stop people from dying when they use their products. After all, if cars were any other product on the market, they’d a ....

Planning To Buy Tires? Here Are Some Tips To Consider

Of all the basic components of a car that make it one of the best inventions of times immortal, wheels evidently stand among the most important ones. But most of us don’t pay much attention to them until it’s too late - that is, they fail to perform. There are practically a plethora of reasons to give your Mercedes wheels the attention they deserve now, before you fin ....

AutoPortal - Happenings in the automobile industry

The Automobile industry is one of the most fast growing industries. As competition is fierce here, having a quality website to show it to the world is crucial. Content of car-related websites is highly image-driven, usually combined with heavy animations, audio and video. The internet boasts of many websites which shows everything from entry level cars, mid-size sedans to premium utility vehicles. ....

Private car buyers advise everyone else: Get consumer protection

(NC) -- More than one-third (37 per cent) of Ontarians say they bought their last used vehicle privately because they thought they'd save money. But consumers who buy from a private seller lose the benefit of Ontario's consumer protection laws – they only apply when purchasing from an OMVIC-Registered Dealer. However, among avid private purchasers, 63 per cent would advise others to buy from an ....

Vehicle Purchases: Ask The Right Questions for Success

(NC) -- When it comes to purchasing a vehicle, OMVIC, Ontario's vehicle sales regulator, says it's vital consumers be well-informed. “Whether you buy privately or from an OMVIC-Registered Dealer, carefully research the vehicle you want, consider possible future needs, determine associated expenses and know your consumer rights,” advises OMVIC's Director of Communications and Education, Terry ....

Selling Your Car: Top Three Tips

(NC) — For just about every Canadian car owner, selling a vehicle can be a stressful no matter how savvy the sales pitch. But getting the best deal possible is all about planning, according to Ian MacDonald, director of marketing at autoTRADER.ca. He says that following a few simple rules of thumb will help guide even sellers with even little to no experience. “We know that it can be nerv ....

You might not be the best driver on the road after all

(NC) – Do you consider yourself a good driver? Are you better than the people you share the road with? Chances are, you think so. Most Canadians possess unwavering confidence in their abilities behind the wheel. Similarly, they have a general distrust of others. A recent study from Environics delved more deeply into drivers' perceptions of one another and themselves. It focused on habits, ....

How to navigate the “winding road” of renting a car

Rental cars provide freedom to hit the road when vacationing outside our home base. Whether it's a road trip to the cottage or a short visit out of town, navigating the ins and outs of car rental can be tricky if you're not prepared. Canadians take millions of trips abroad and without a doubt many of these travelers rent vehicles for their expeditions. In order to be prepared for the wide ar ....

Stop wildlife collisions in their tracks

(NC) -- Canada is a country where people and wild animals happily co-exist – except that is, for the times when some of us get behind the wheel of a car. Wildlife collisions are a real worry for Canadian drivers, particularly between April and June, when wildlife collisions are most frequent. The most costly result is injury or even death of both the animal and the driver. They're more com ....

Cars: Today's 9 Tips To To Extend the Life of Your Car

Care and Maintenance Tips Keep Your Car Running in Top-Notch Condition
We’ve compiled our best expert advice, surprising tricks, and car care tips to prolong the life of your automobile! 1. Be patient during the break-in period You’ve bought your dream car and now you want to make it last at long as possible in top condition. Here are some things to rem ....

Top 10 Tips For Bike Care

These tips made the top ten because they apply to all riders and bikes whether you are experienced or not, or whether your bike is a heap or cost 10 grand. There are a few exceptions which will be obvious to those they apply to, like the tips about shifting for singlespeeds, standing on the pedals for recumbents and the like. 1) Gear shifting should only be attempted while pedaling sm ....

Canadian fuel consumption ratings are changing

(NC) -- The federal government is updating the test methods used to determine fuel consumption ratings for new light-duty vehicles to better reflect real-world driving conditions and behaviours. Fuel consumption ratings help consumers compare the fuel consumption of different vehicles for both city and highway driving. Instead of the two test cycles for stop-and-go city driving and highway ....

How to find the right used car online

(NC) -- It's true that the Internet is a great place to research and shop for used vehicles. Online classified sites connect buyers to more sellers than ever before and dealerships also post their inventory online. This means you don't have to visit the car lot until you've narrowed down your search. Here are tips to help you find a great used car online: Research the vehicles you'r ....
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