Auto Handbook

Navigating the GTA

Navigating the GTA

Driving in Toronto and the GTA is a challenge during the best conditions. When you add all the intangibles, weather, events, accidents and construction to the mix, the flow of traffic grinds down to a crawl. Drivers today have an assortment of tools to help them navigate their travels. From built in GPS systems and smartphone navigations apps, most drivers have at least one protocol that can help them provide the best route to get

Stay Cool & Fresh

Stay Cool & Fresh

By Matthew C. Keegan It’s hot out there! Soon, you’ll be slipping behind the wheel of your car, starting the ignition and powering on the air conditioner. But what do you do if the car air conditioner is blowing hot air or, worse yet, not functioning at all? Here are four tips to help you forego the perspiration and get some inspiration to fix your air conditioning: 1. Examine the Cabin Air Filter Your car’s

10 Amazing Driving Tricks

10 Amazing Driving Tricks

BRIGHT SIDE 10 amazing driving tricks that will make you a better driver and your life easier. These tips are useful for both beginners and professionals. Are you an experienced driver? Then you surely know that having a car is not easy. You have to deal with many little problems all the time: a scratch here, window crack there… You also have to watch out for the safety of your car. Do you want to

Oil Changes Are Not All The Same

Oil Changes Are Not All The Same

There’s a lot of uncertainty and mystery around oil changes. There’s always that one guy that swears “I never change my oil and my car’s fine!” or the other lady that “always goes to the dealer because they have ‘special’ oil just for my car!” Let’s not forget the other diehard who “always changes their oil in their driveway because you can’t trust those mechanics!” No matter what group you fall into, or which group