Auto Advice | Car Maintenance, Defensive Driving & Expert Car Resources

Fresh source for vehicle owners, from expert preventative maintenance advice and auto detailing to driving tips, guides for buying a car, and general auto questions answered, including how car insurance works. We focus on winter driving & maintenance and how to drive in snow, plus simple auto care and car tune up tips.

We provide help and expert tips for new or used vehicle shoppers to motorists simply looking for some credible advice and insights; cutting through the jargon and staying on-point so you can hit the road with confidence. Grouped into:

    • New & Used Buyer’s Guides
    • Ownership Advice & Expert Tips
    • Auto Maintenance & Detailing Advice
    • Winter Driving & Maintenance Advice
    • General Questions

Whether you’re a first-time new vehicle shopper or even a seasoned pro, some simple advice – or just a  refresher – on how to buy a new car never hurts.

Is there an ideal time to go shopping for those auto deals and better service? How about a simple 5-point checklist to keep in mind?

We help break it down so you can go into this car buying journey with confidence.

> New Buyer’s Guide

Purchasing a new vehicle is a big investment and already daunting enough of a task — and while buying a used car, truck or SUV might be cheaper, there are all sorts of other potential risks involved. Heed the tips and expert advice in our following pre-owned car buying guide to avoid some common pitfalls and drive away a happy, hassle-free customer. In this guide, we’ll cover:

    1. Online Research: where to start, resources and bulletins
    2. 5 Tips from Motoring TV’s Bill Gardiner
    3. Depreciation: a closer look
    4. 6 More Tips from Kijiji
    5. Luxury pre-owned: the pros & cons
    6. Finally, a checklist to get your buying journey started

> Used Buyer’s Guide