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What Do Gaskets Do?

Under the hood of every car is a complicated grouping of many different materials, parts, and fluids all of which must work together in harmony to help your car run. But just what keeps all of these parts together and keeps the fluids from leaking out? Luckily, our team at Alfa Romeo of Oakville is here to tell you all about how gaskets save the day.

When two different surfaces are placed together, there is always somewhat of a space between them. This space, however small, can lead to leaks of liquids or gasses if not properly sealed. 

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Winter Driving Safety Tips - How to Get Out of a Slide on Ice

Are you prepared for winter driving? Let us help at Alfa Romeo of Oakville. As the winter weather sets in, sliding is a common occurrence and can be dangerous if drivers don't know how to respond. The next time that you start to slide on ice, follow these winter driving tips.

Remain calm and don't panic. While it's easier said than done, if you stay calm, it can help you stay in control. It's also helpful if you refrain from hard braking because it can help you avoid sliding. The brakes can cause you to slide…

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How Winter Tires Keep You Safer

Winter driving season is upon us and with it, all of the dangerous snow and icy road conditions. As long as your tires are fairly new, everything should be okay, right? If you have all-season tires, you may want to consider getting snow tires to battle the worst of winter in our climate in Oakville.

All-season tires are fine for moderate winter driving conditions, but when it comes to the heavy stuff, you'll end up having problems. They won't give you the grip on the road and sharp handling that you need to drive safely.

 

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How Do I Eliminate Car Odors?

Have you been pondering how to eliminate car odors for some time now? A lot of people go through a stage of this as they begin to fret that they have not done nearly enough to take care of this particular issue. Luckily, there are solutions that are available to anyone who wants to get serious about things.

Charcoal and baking soda are two fan favorites that are available to just about anyone. If you can get your hands on either of these two things then you can get yourself one step closer to a cleaner car.  

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Keep Safe With Good Tires

Maintaining your tires is important to your safety. You need to know when it's time to start planning to buy a new set. Pay close attention if you vehicle starts vibrating. Many people, particularly new car owners, don't associate vibration with bad tires but heavy vibration that worsens over a few days is a solid indicator your tires are about to blow.

Look for weak spots. Things like nails in your tires can be patched, but weak spots can't be fixed. You find a weak spot by looking for blisters, smooth tread, or visible wires where the…

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The Alfa Romeo Stelvio: Capable & Connected

You want a crossover that is capable, whether you're talking about performance, utility, or handling. But what about connectivity? Technology is an ever-evolving and increasingly important aspect of driving, and it's one that Alfa Romero pays close attention to, especially in the Stelvio.

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The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio: Rethink Performance

Alfa Romeo is a brand that's rich with history and teaming with performance-driven innovations. These two concepts intersect in the form of the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. Simultaneously serving as a love letter to the brands iconic heritage and the top-tier of performance offered, this four-door sedan is every bit fierce as it is stylish.

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Fade to Black: The Alfa Romero Stelvio Nero Edizione Package

The Alfa Romero Stelvio is already a breath-taking crossover that challenges your preconceptions about what utility. It's uniquely designed to cater just as much to your senses at it is to your daily driving needs. So when we say we didn't think this crossover's design could get any more striking, we meant it. And of course, we were wrong. Introducing the Alfa Romero Stelvio Nero Edizione Package.

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