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The Rising Costs of Fleet Maintenance (and hidden ways to save!)

By GoWrench Auto on Jan 4, 2019 4:46:03 PM

Fleet costs have been steadily increasing over the past few years according to Element Fleet Management's Annual TOC release. 

Topics: Insider Maintenance Oil Change
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[MUST SEE PHOTOS] Two People Lucky to be Alive After Scary Incident on Brampton Highway.

By GoWrench Auto on Jan 3, 2019 1:03:49 PM

Brampton, ON - Two people have been taken to hospital after a horrifying incident on the 410 yesterday just before rush hour. about 4pm near Queen Street East (see map below) a large piece of plywood from an unsecured load flew off the back of a truck and crashed through the windshield - narrowly missing the occupants. 

Topics: News Safety
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5 Things You Should Know About Winter Tires

By GoWrench Auto on Dec 20, 2018 9:45:00 AM

1. They're more flexible in colder temperatures

The rubber that is used to make winter tires is a softer compound - one that is better able to mold itself into the road, creating the maximum amount of grip in temperatures below -7C. 

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Winter Driving Checklist

By GoWrench Auto on Dec 19, 2018 11:39:51 PM

Heading out on the road this holiday se

Topics: Safety Driving Inclement Weather
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25 Thoughts You've Had Sitting in a Waiting Room

By GoWrench Auto on Dec 11, 2018 9:32:40 AM

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If you are looking to get me something for Christmas I wear a size diamond plane.

By GoWrench Auto on Dec 8, 2018 2:51:34 AM

The internet is a buzz after Emirates airline posted a picture of a plane covered in diamonds and crystals and frankly, I have questions.

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The Science Behind Winter Tires

By GoWrench Auto on Nov 28, 2018 11:58:16 PM

You know, all-season tires is really an inaccurate name - in Canada anyway. They just don't preform well enough to be considered safe on the roads once the winter hits. The stopping distance of a car equipped with winter tires can be 30-40% shorter than with all-seasons - which could mean the difference between life and death for you or your family. 

Topics: Inclement Weather
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Do I need to change my oil more often in winter?

By GoWrench Auto on Nov 28, 2018 11:35:41 PM

What do you think about when you consider winterizing your vehicle? Putting on your winter tires? Getting a brand new brand of -40C windshield washer fluid? New brakes? 

What about your oil? Did you know that the cold weather affects the viscosity of your oil, meaning for many people, they have to change their oil more often during the colder months. 

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Winter Coats and Car Seats Don't Mix.

By GoWrench Auto on Nov 14, 2018 3:49:07 PM

As parents, we all want our children to be both safe and warm. However, in practice, our desire to keep our kids warm is actually making them less safe. 

Topics: Safety
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Award-winning mobile mechanics now in Ottawa

By GoWrench Auto on Nov 13, 2018 12:59:07 PM

Did you know that GoWrench CEO and Founder Joshua Lombardo-Bottema grew up in Ottawa? It was way past due for him to bring his award-winning auto repair service back home. This year, GoWrench was able to expand to provide full-time mechanic services in Ottawa - wherever their customers might be. 

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