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EV Range in Winter: Myths and Realities

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

EV Range in Winter: Myths and Realities

While electric vehicles (EVs) are gaining popularity, Canadian winters can raise concerns about their range. Does the temperature drop really affect battery performance? Should you fear a breakdown in the middle of a snowstorm? This article aims to...

Managing the impact of extreme cold on your car: Care and prevention tips

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

Managing the impact of extreme cold on your car: Care and prevention tips.

Extreme temperatures during the Quebec winter can impact the performance of your vehicle. Follow our advice to protect it from the cold!

Everything you need to know about electric vehicle charging stations

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

Everything you need to know about electric vehicle charging stations

Planning on taking the leap and going electric? Super! EVs are a great eco-friendly alternative. Before making the switch, you’ll need to prepare for your new vehicle and, most importantly, choose a charging station. There are a number of...

How to install a charging station for your electric vehicle

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

How to install a charging station for your electric vehicle

At a time when the environment is at the forefront of our concerns, a growing number of motorists are adopting more eco-friendly modes of transportation. This radical change will certainly do us a world of good, but those new to electric vehicles may...

Look out for these 8 brake problems

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

Look out for these 8 brake problems

If there’s one thing we don’t need to convince you of, it’s the importance of braking performance. As brakes are essential to your safety, that of your family and all the people you share the road with, regular maintenance is...

How to Verify if my Battery Is In Good Condition?

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

How to Verify if my Battery Is In Good Condition?

You are late for an appointment. You rush out and jump into your car, turn the key but all you hear is a “click”. Your car won’t start. Is the battery dead? SUMMARY Car is hard to start In extreme conditions Seldom or too...

Don’t forget about your car during the COVID-19 period

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

Don’t forget about your car during the COVID-19 period

Why should I check my car, even if it’s parked? If you haven’t been using your car and it sits peacefully on the street for an extended period of time, be careful before driving it again. Contrary to popular belief, a parked car can...

How does your Car’s Air Conditioning Work?

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

How does your Car’s Air Conditioning Work?

Your car’s air conditioning system keeps you cool during the long summer drives and prevents you from getting too sweaty. But how does it work, even in the middle of a heatwave? How does it cool down the air in a burning hot car? Keep reading...

When Should I do My Oil Change?

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

When Should I do My Oil Change?

Did your mechanic ask if you want an oil change, and you have no idea what to answer him? Don’t worry, it’s normal; it isn’t easy to know exactly when you should change the oil in your vehicle. A few years ago, it was encouraged to...

What to Do When Your Vehicle’s Check Engine Light Comes On

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

What to Do When Your Vehicle’s Check Engine Light Comes On

You just started your car and the Check Engine light comes one. Don’t panic! A Check Engine light doesn’t necessarily mean you have to pull over to the side of the road immediately, but it is recommended not to wait too long before...

3 good reasons to change over to winter tires before the legal date

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

3 good reasons to change over to winter tires before the legal date

Fall foliage has started to appear, heavy coats are taken out of storage and home heating is about to be turned on, unmistakable signs that winter is just around the corner. An autumn yard clean up and taking out your warm garments is surely one...

Is Rustproofing a Good Investment?

Mechanical and automotive maintenance

Is Rustproofing a Good Investment?

Were you advised to do a rustproofing treatment on your vehicle? Are traces of corrosion appearing on the body of your car? If so, it's definitely time to start thinking about rustproofing. There are different types of rust inhibitors and different...

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Traction - dry road

Dry-road traction is a tire's ability to brake effectively and respond well to the steering wheel on dry roads.

Traction - wet road

Wet traction is a tire's resistance to hydroplaning and its ability to provide safe driving in wet conditions.

Traction - snowy road

Snow-covered road traction is a tire's ability to operate on partially or completely snow-covered pavement.

Traction - icy road

Ice traction is a tire's ability to operate on partially or completely ice-covered pavement.

Durability

Durability refers to how many kilometres a tire can go before it stops performing.

Comfort/noise

Comfort refers to the ride quality of a tire and the noise it emits on the road.