Car Care

Allow Canada's leading car experts to guide you on how to care for your car or truck. We publish guides, tips and tricks on how to ensure your vehicle is properly cared for. We also reviews car care products and services available in Canada.

It's time to turn back the clock so it's time for winter tires!

The drop in temperature, not just snowfall, means it's time to get ready for winter Read More

Safe Driving Tips Car Tires Car Care
Oct 26, 2020, 7:40 AM

Should you be worried about lead in automotive paint?

The older the vehicle, the higher the chance of lead concentration in the paint. Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Jul 18, 2020, 8:25 PM

Is Covid airborne? A good time to change your car's cabin filter

It makes good sense to clean or change cabin air filters regularly. Read More

Safe Driving Tips Car Safety Car Care
Jul 8, 2020, 3:00 PM

Toyo proves its tires have the nuts to tackle winter driving

New Toyo Observe GSi-6 winter tire is designed for and exclusive to Canada Read More

Car Tires Weather Driving Car Care
Feb 17, 2020, 10:20 PM


Volvo adds mobile washing service to Volvo On Call valet suite

Volvo Car Mobile Wash allows customers to book a mobile wash at home or office Read More

Car Care Luxury Cars
Dec 28, 2019, 6:30 PM

Need winter tires? Consider Yokohama’s new iceGUARDs

We check out the new Yokohama iceGUARD G075 for crossovers and SUVs Read More

What happens if a bug splats on an automated driving sensor?

One good splat could seriously impact the system’s ability to do its job Read More

Autonomous Driving Car Safety Car Care
Sep 4, 2019, 6:30 PM

Pre-trip tips for your next summer road trip could be your one-stop shop when preparing for your road-trip Read More

Car Care Auto Accesories Safe Driving Tips
Aug 21, 2019, 11:40 AM


Canadian invention mops up coffee spills

Cup Logic fits in a vehicle cupholder and its pad absorbs spills instantly Read More

Auto Accesories Car Care
Jul 27, 2019, 6:30 PM

Skin protection not always good for auto materials

Sanitizers, sunscreen, insect repellent can prematurely age auto materials Read More

Car Care Car Safety
Jun 15, 2019, 6:30 PM

Jeep takes Gladiator concepts on Safari

New Galdiator pickup provides the canvas for six artistic customizations Read More

JD Power CSI shows luxury owners most satisfied

Porsche ranked highest by satisfied owners; Buick tops mass-market brands Read More

Car Care Auto Industry
Mar 16, 2019, 6:30 PM


Toyota recalls more than 211,000 vehicles

Issues include airbags, brake master cylinders and seatbelt tension sensors Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Dec 13, 2018, 5:30 PM

How to keep your car windows from fogging on the inside

Recirculating humid interior air creates fog or frost on the inside of the glass Read More

Change cabin filters to avoid "air filter flu"

VW Commercial Vehicles says 25% of commercial vans are using dirty filters Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Oct 7, 2018, 6:30 PM

Over 62,000 vehicles recalled in August in Canada

Brakes were main issue, resulting in 3 major recalls affecting 15 models Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Sep 5, 2018, 2:30 PM


Ford recalls half a million vehicles for shifter, wheel problems

Ford Fusion and Escape, stripped chassis trucks recalled in two actions Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Jul 18, 2018, 10:30 PM

Dyson adds another winner in new V7 Car + Boat

Exclusive-to-Canada handheld overcomes shortcomings of previous vacuums Read More

Car Care Auto Accesories
Jul 12, 2018, 6:30 PM

AutoGlym a functional inexpensive Father's Day gift

Sample kit allows dad to sample several products for future car care needs Read More

Car Care Auto Accesories
Jun 7, 2018, 5:30 AM

Nearly 570,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in May

490,000 Fiat Chrysler vehicles recalled for cruise control problem Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Jun 3, 2018, 10:30 PM


Survey says Canadians know tire needs, don't practice them

Tire and Rubber Association survey says just 30% check pressures monthly Read More

Car Tires Car Care
May 15, 2018, 10:30 PM

Nearly 150,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in April

April recalls totalled 35, affecting 147,607 vehicles from 25 makes Read More

Car Safety Car Care
May 3, 2018, 10:30 PM

J.D. Power's 11 Most Dependable Auto Brands

2018 survey involved almost 37,000 owners of 3-year-old models Read More

Auto Awards Car Buying Car Care
Mar 8, 2018, 8:55 AM

13 things to carry in your car this winter

Being prepared can make the difference between inconvenienced and calamity Read More


The time for winter tires is NOW!

The drop in temperature, not just snowfall, is the signal to get ready for winter Read More

Safe Driving Tips Car Tires Car Care
Oct 31, 2017, 12:20 AM

Canadians prefer service at quick-lubes

But Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and Audi rank highest among service facilities Read More

Car Care
Sep 1, 2017, 2:30 PM

Volvo to fuel, wash, service cars for owners

Concierge services to be added to Volvo On Call mobile platform Read More

Car Care Luxury Cars Auto Technology
Nov 17, 2016, 2:00 PM

Worn winter tires can be safer than new all-seasons!

Winter tires, even when worn, perform better in winter than new all-season tires Read More

Car Safety Car Tires Car Care
Nov 8, 2016, 4:20 AM


Nissan slathers CUVs in SPF500 sun protection

Multi-layer paint endures the most extreme temperatures in the world Read More

Car Care
Jul 19, 2016, 6:00 PM

Top 10 most problematic air-con auto makes

Brit company ranks “coolest” cars that most often get A/C servicing Read More

Car Care
Jun 6, 2016, 6:30 PM

How much tax are Canadians paying on gasoline?

Taxes make up a big chunk of the price of gasoline in Canada Read More

Car Care Fuel Economy Safe Driving Tips
Jun 3, 2016, 2:50 PM

Chevys alert drivers to potential failures

Chevrolet calls it industry-first application of predictive technology Read More

Auto Technology Car Care
May 9, 2016, 7:30 PM


FCA recalls 187,436 Dodge Journeys in Canada

Power steering fluid lines could rupture in extremely cold weather Read More

Car Safety Car Care
May 6, 2016, 6:30 PM

Canadian car care products now available to the public

Silverwax products have previously been limited to car care professionals Read More

Car Care Auto Accesories
May 5, 2016, 2:50 AM

Another 35-40 million airbags added to Takata recall

Added numbers expected to double number of vehicles already recalled Read More

Car Safety Car Care
May 4, 2016, 6:30 PM

Ford recalls over 285,000 vehicles for various issues

Issues range from unexpected auto transmission shifts to faulty tires Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Apr 28, 2016, 6:30 PM


FCA recalls 1.1 million cars for driver error

Chrysler 300s, Dodge Chargers, Jeep Grand Cherokees affected by recall Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Apr 23, 2016, 6:30 PM

Fiat Chrysler recalls vans for electrical issue

Over 27,000 Ram ProMaster City vans and wagons in snow areas affected Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Apr 21, 2016, 6:30 PM

What's happening to gas prices across Canada?

As spring arrives gasoline prices are creeping upward across the country Read More

Car Care Safe Driving Tips Auto Industry
Apr 14, 2016, 4:40 AM

58,500 more airbag recalls from Toyota

Avalon, Camry sedans have improperly calibrated airbag seat sensor Read More

Car Safety Car Care
Apr 13, 2016, 6:05 PM