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Winter tires or all season? Why should I change my oil?

Got maintenance questions? Watch our Goodwrench “Ask An Advisor” videos for answers.

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When it comes to tires, don’t let things slide

When it comes to tires, don’t let things slide

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Techno Tools! Problem-Solving Apps for Every Day

Techno Tools! Problem-Solving Apps for Every Day

Read about the latest apps that can make your driving experience as easy and convenient as possible!

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Get your vehicle road trip ready.

Get your vehicle road trip ready.

Hitting the road this summer? Our great products and maintenance tips will help get your vehicle prepared.

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Don’t sweat the detailing

Don’t sweat the detailing

Sure, the pros can make your vehicle look like new – but, after a few hours on a nice summer day, so can you.

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Are you as good a driver as you think?

Are you as good a driver as you think?

Most of us are pretty confident behind the wheel. But good driving means knowing the road, your car – and yourself.

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Brake Basics

Brake Basics

We all know that pushing down on the brake pedal slows your vehicle to a stop, but how does your vehicle transmit the force from your foot to the wheels?

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What to keep in your vehicle

What to keep in your vehicle

From our first room, to our first locker, to our first vehicle - we rearrange, decorate and leave our distinctive mark on the spaces we fill. What we carry in our vehicles says almost as much about us...

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Brush up on your driving reflexes with the basics in emergency manoeuvres

Brush up on your driving reflexes with the basics in emergency manoeuvres

We've all been in an emergency situation while driving. A car door unexpectedly opens; a bike swerves in front of you; a squirrel darts across the road.

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Green tips for life in the fast lane

Green tips for life in the fast lane

You wake up. Get the kids ready. Drop them off at school. Go to work. Do your job. Rush home. Make dinner. Take the kids to hockey practice. And so on and so on...

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Safety - before, during and after an accident

Safety - before, during and after an accident

Take a look at some of the ways GM vehicles work to keep you protected before, during and after an accident.

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Why go for synthetic motor oil?

Why go for synthetic motor oil?

While the primary function of all motor oils is to provide lubrication between moving metal parts in your engine, the benefits are considerable when choosing a synthetic motor oil for your engine.

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Air bag Q & A

Air bag Q & A

The first installment in our new Q & A series. Find out how and why air bags work, and what happens when they deploy.

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Debunking car myths

Debunking car myths

As advancements in automotive technology grow, many truths are now myths. Learn the truth about some common driving myths.

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Rules of the winter road trip

Rules of the winter road trip

What better way to enjoy the Canadian winter than by getting in your car and hitting the road?

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Environmental Agenda: E85 Flex Fuel

Environmental Agenda: E85 Flex Fuel

E85 FlexFuel is one of seven green innovations that General Motors of Canada Limited has developed in order to make a greener car.

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Car clinic: The art of parallel parking

Car clinic: The art of parallel parking

Here are a few easy steps that are sure to make parallel parking as easy as tying your shoes.

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Fighting back, the OnStar way

Fighting back, the OnStar way

Picture this: It's just after 5 p.m. on a workday. You approach the spot where you left your car, but your car isn't there

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Debunking safety myths

Debunking safety myths

In part 2 of our 4-part series on debunking car myths, we explore what’s true and false when it comes to protecting yourself and your family.

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Getting out of sticky situations

Getting out of sticky situations

Whether you're driving in snow, sand or mud, there's only so much your vehicle can handle before it gets stuck, wedged-in, buried or jammed.

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Steps to becoming an eco-friendly commuter

Steps to becoming an eco-friendly commuter

By nature, we're all creatures of habit. So it's tough to change up our daily routine. The good news is you can start with small changes and still impact the environment in a positive way.

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10 ways to save gas and help the environment

10 ways to save gas and help the environment

With gas prices at record levels, everyone is looking for ways to help save money at the pump. Here are a few easy pointers to help you conserve gas, improve your mileage and contribute to a cleaner Canada.

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Myths about winter tires

Myths about winter tires

6 Myths, disproved, debunked, refuted, thrown out and corrected.

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No more blind spots: A new way to adjust your rear-view mirrors

No more blind spots: A new way to adjust your rear-view mirrors

Some say there's a better way to adjust your vehicle's rear-view mirrors. Let's check it out.

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Take a closer look under the hood

Take a closer look under the hood

General Motors of Canada is leading the way in creating environmentally friendly technologies for their vehicles. One such technology is DEX-COOL, a long lasting, corrosion inhibiting engine coolant that doesn't contain any phosphates, nitrates or silicates.

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