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April 2016

What Does Winter Do To Your Car?

Source: topdaddies.com

Spring Tune-Up? What’s That? Thirty years ago, the spring-tune up was an annual tradition that involved changing spark plugs, switching to a summer motor oil and greasing ball joints. Today,…

Why You and Your Car Both Need a Spring Tune-Up

Source: LifeInPleasantville.com

On this 10th day of April in Ottawa it is -14C. I am broken but not yet defeated, because the weatherman tells me there are double digit temperatures just around…

Canada’s Car Doctor Gives Spring Tune-up Tips

Source: Breakfast Television Vancouver

Bill Gardiner joins Breakfast Television to give spring tune-up tips to viewers.

Seasonal Vehicle Inspections

Source: Global News - Saskatoon

Kal Tire spokesperson Bill Gardiner on the importance of giving your vehicle a seasonal inspection.

March 2016

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Winter Tires

Source: autoTRADER.ca

Nokia, Finland – A friend of mine who has traveled throughout Europe told me that Scandinavian countries have the most Canadian vibe of the bunch. Landscape and climate have a…

The difference between all-weather and all-season tires

Source: www.driving.ca

The names seem to mean the same thing, but these two types of tires deliver significantly different results – and only one of them is good for year-round use. Lately,…

December 2015

Independent testing proves winter tires are best

Source: thestar.com

It’s Canada and winter will soon be upon us. You’ve got a new car or light truck. When driving at this time of year, expect Mother Nature to display her…

Winter tires tested – conclusively!

Source: theweathernetwork.com

For as long as we’ve had cars, we’ve been faced with the daunting task of buying tires. But, in the absence of comparative testing data on a level playing…

November 2015

Team of professional drivers take on tire test

Source: nsnews.com

If you were to pick any one person to test tire performance in extreme conditions, you couldn’t do much better than Whistler’s Alan Sidorov. Kind of a cross between a…

When the rubber hits the snow: How different tires stack up

Source: theglobeandmail.com

Canadians are a prudent people for the most part, except when it comes to outfitting vehicles with winter tires. Data released last year by the Tire and Rubber…

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