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What happens when you use the wrong fuel? +

February 14 2018, Brian Turner - Driving.ca - Sprint Marketing

What happens when you use the wrong fuel?

Fortunately, adding the wrong fuel to our rides is a rather rare event. But when it happens, we always hear of different ways of rectifying the problem. Some drivers report their shops simply drained the offensive fuel, refilled the tank with the right blend and sent them on their way. Others will recommend replacing various fuel system and emission-control components such as injectors, pumps, oxygen sensors and catalytic convertors. And, as you might expect, those owners whose wallets got away with light relief sometimes worry about what... Read more

Household goods that are good for your vehicle +

January 22 2018, Brian Turner - Driving - Sprint Marketing

Household goods that are good for your vehicle

Some of those items under the kitchen sink can come in handy in the garage, too Remember your parents, favourite auto guru, or co-worker warning you about using household products on your vehicle? Never use dish-washing detergent to clean your car, or a kitchen scrubbie to clean bird crap off... Read more
There’s more to your car’s brakes than you might think +

January 08 2018, Driving - Sprint Marketing

There’s more to your car’s brakes than you might think

Brakes need to be kept in tip-top shape, so here's what you need to do Of all the things we take for granted with our vehicles, at least brakes have the helpful feature of letting us know when things are amiss. But waiting until the grinding noises happen – or worse – can leave us at risk on our... Read more
The haves and have nots for winter emergency kits +

December 19 2017, Brian Turner - Driving - Sprint Marketing

The haves and have nots for winter emergency kits

It's just as important to know what not to include, but whatever it is, keep it secured About this time every year, consumer-related articles and publications seem to be filled with reminders on winter-driving techniques and long lists of what to carry onboard in case of a snowy road-side... Read more
Three of the worst things we do to our cars in winter +

November 21 2017, Brian Turner, Driving.ca

Three of the worst things we do to our cars in winter

There’s no question our Canadian season of discontent is hard on our vehicles, but what Mother Nature throws at our rides sometimes pales in comparison to what damage we do ourselves. While reversing bad habits can be hard, the money we will save will ease the pain. Spinning tires. Admit it,... Read more
Cadillac’s Super Cruise system proves the future is now – sort of +

November 13 2017, Clayton Seams, Driving.ca

Cadillac’s Super Cruise system proves the future is now – sort of

The self-driving car is a technological dream that has fascinated motorists since George Jetson was around. For the most part, early driver assist systems were too restrictive – they only let you take your hands off the wheel briefly and were more of an automotive parlour trick than a... Read more
New benchmark dealership opening in late 2018 +

October 25 2017, GM Canada - Sprint Marketing

New benchmark dealership opening in late 2018

Calgary will soon be home to Western Canada’s first-ever exclusive Cadillac dealership. Carter Cadillac, expected to open late 2018, will set a new benchmark for Cadillac as the brand continues to grow in Canada and globally. The groundbreaking at the dealership’s future location, near Blackfoot... Read more
Cadillac introduces the all-new 2018 Cadillac Escalade with a 10-speed transmission +

October 06 2017, Marie-Andrée Boisvert

Cadillac introduces the all-new 2018 Cadillac Escalade with a 10-speed transmission

Long considered a global luxury vehicle leader, Cadillac continues to improve one of its most successful vehicles because of its reputation and quality. The following are the features found, once again, in the 2018 version. 2017 updates still current The 2017 version of the Cadillac Escalade... Read more
Should you get alloy wheels with winter tires? +

October 04 2017,

Should you get alloy wheels with winter tires?

The number of drivers using dedicated winter tires for their rides through our somewhat unpredictable winters continues to climb. According to a recent report by Leger for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, every province in Canada has risen by about 10 per cent since 2014, with Atlantic... Read more
Cadillac, V2V safety technology: a step closer to autonomous vehicles! +

September 29 2017, Marie-Andrée Boisvert

Cadillac, V2V safety technology: a step closer to autonomous vehicles!

We hear about about these things almost every day: advanced safety systems, autonomous driving, artificial intelligence, or driving in difficult climatic conditions are all subjects that interest vehicle owners. With Cadillac, this includes communication between vehicles, hence the term V2V or... Read more