Weather Driving

Explore our expert guides on dealing with extreme weather while driving in Canada, including driving in the snow, rain and sleet. We help our readers prepare for driving in extreme weather conditions, which are commonplace in Canada.

New Michelin X-ICE SNOW tire designed by and built for Canadians

Quebec blizzard gives new Michelin tire a tougher than expected real-world test Read More

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 18, 2020, 12:20 PM

What's the best pickup for clearing snow? Ford F-Series Super Duty

Snow Plow Prep Package grants best-in-class plough ratings to gas and diesel SD Read More

All-wheel drive may be biggest challenge to safe winter driving

Drivers may get overconfident and don’t effectively judge available traction Read More

Weather Driving Green Cars Car Safety
Jan 8, 2020, 10:30 PM


Winter driving tips from a professional

Forget the fear, says veteran driving instructor Danny Kok, “you can be in control.” Read More

Need winter tires? Consider Yokohama’s new iceGUARDs

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

When it's time to set back the clock, it's time for winter tires!

The annual fall time change and temperatures below +7C mean its time for winter tires all around Read More

Will electric cars work in the cold? Ford dispels myths

Ford survey indicates poor perception about electric cars in some conditions Read More

Green Cars Weather Driving
Sep 6, 2019, 10:30 PM


25 neat things about Nissan AWD push

Nissan brings out the big guns to show off commitment to all-wheel drive Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Weather Driving
Mar 10, 2019, 10:30 PM

15 tips for preparing to drive in extreme cold

A bit of snow and cold weather is just winter but extreme cold can be disastrous Read More

Tips for driving in severe winter conditions

It pays to prepare in advance for the worst the worst conditions you may encounter Read More

Tips for changing lanes when driving in slush

Smooth and steady is the key to changing lanes when driving in slushy conditions Read More

Safe Driving Tips Weather Driving
Jan 29, 2019, 12:15 PM


CAUTION: Turning back the clock increases driving risks

It’s not just the clock that needs adjusting; so do your driving habits Read More

Stop putting it off – it’s time for winter tires, NOW!

Temperatures below +7C mean its time for winter tires all around Read More

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

Safe driving tips for the Fall season

Fall may be Canada's most beautiful season but it brings its own driving challenges Read More


14 ways to prepare for driving in extreme cold

Your vehicle doesn't like really cold temperatures any more than you do Read More

DRIVING TIPS: What to do if the road is flooded

Don't drive into a flooded area if you can avoid it, but if you must... Read More

Tips for driving in extreme winter weather

It pays to know what kind of weather is coming and prepare in advance Read More

London Taxi goes to the Arctic Circle

All-new electric range-extended range cab due in third quarter of 2017 Read More

Weather Driving Green Cars New Cars
Mar 9, 2017, 11:30 PM


Hot Fords take the chill out of winter

2017 F-150 Raptor 4X4 pickup and 2017 Focus RS hatchback, meet snow! Read More

First Drive: New Volvo V90 Cross Country star on home ice

Bred and born in Sweden, it will feel right at home in Banff, Kapuskasing or Chicoutimi Read More

New Cars Weather Driving
Feb 13, 2017, 5:05 AM

At Porsche Camp4 winter driving is all about control

Even if it is too slippery to stand, you can control a car with the proper technique Read More

Sleet or freezing rain? Here's how to handle them

Be patient, slow down, be smooth, to arrive safely when roads turn to ice Read More


13 tips for driving safely in winter whiteouts

Plan ahead and check weather forecasts before setting out on the road Read More

Winter driving tips from a pro

Forget the fear, says veteran driving instructor Danny Kok, “you can be in control.” Read More

Driving Tips: Pickup trucks and winter

Proper tires and weight distribution are keys to maximizing control in winter Read More

10 fun AWD winter beaters for under $12K

A good used AWD crossover offers the benefits of AWD at an affordable price Read More

Used Cars Car Buying Weather Driving
Nov 27, 2016, 9:30 AM


McLaren goes ice driving

Pure McLaren Arctic Experience is set for January 2017 in Finland Read More

Mercedes sets up winter program in Manitoba

AMG Winter Sporting advanced driver training comes to Gimli in 2017 Read More

16 ways to improve your fuel economy

Everything matters when it comes to reducing fuel consumption Read More

Spring cleaning how to… for your car

Winter has typically been tougher on our vehicles than on our homes Read More

Car Care Safe Driving Tips Weather Driving
Apr 11, 2016, 11:45 AM


Crazy times with the Nissan Rogue Warrior!

Nissan's funky Rogue Warrior swaps wheels for snow tracks Read More

Winter all-wheel-driving in Subaru's sedans

In the snowy winter all-wheel-drive rules but you don't need an SUV or crossover Read More

New Cars Weather Driving
Mar 1, 2016, 7:05 PM