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  • It is amazing how far technology has evolved over the last few decades, particularly when it comes to phones and vehicles, and now these two very different industries are joining forces via an array of user-friendly apps. Having a little high tech help on the roads can make every drive a lot safer, easier and more enjoyable and the following impressive apps should be considered a must for any savvy driver with a smartphone. GasBuddy This fantastic free app will save you a fortune over the course of the year as it will tell you the 10 nearest gas stations ...

  • Winter is finally on the way out for another year which means it is time to give your vehicle some much needed attention, especially if you expect your ride to be at its best for all those summer adventures ahead. The best way to spring clean your vehicle is to take the time to do it properly and be sure that the following important tasks are all on your list. Wash it The first thing you need to do is to wash all that dirt, mud and salt off your vehicle, because the longer you let it sit there the ...

  • To get the best possible return for your vehicle it needs to be turning heads for all the right reasons, which means paying attention to details large and small. For best results, focus on those same qualities you would look for in a new ride yourself and keep in mind that you will likely recoup any money you invest by way of an increased trade in value. The following are a few of the easiest ways to boost the value of whatever you drive. Deal with major issues Taking care of any major issues with your vehicle will prevent them ...

  • There is no better way to get an up-close look at what a vehicle can do than by taking it for a test drive, but to get the most out of that trial run you need to know which features and qualities to look for. Keep the following check list in mind when taking your next test drive. Acceleration Does the vehicle accelerate quickly or does it struggle to pick up speed? Try accelerating from a standing start as well as on the highway. Visibility Can you clearly see the road out the front and rear of the vehicle? Are ...

  • You have likely already heard about Hyundai’s reputation for building high quality vehicles; however, there is a lot about this highly successful company that may surprise you. The following are ten facts about Hyundai that you may not know about. Their main factory is HUGE! Based in the city of Ulsan in South Korea, Hyundai’s main factory is one of the largest in the auto industry, taking up a whopping 5 million square metres! This factory is so large that it has its own hospital, port and fire station. They have a sister Hyundai and KIA are considered sister companies, ...

  • Towing a trailer, a caravan or another vehicle can be a great way to get a large load from point A to B; however, in order to do so safely both you and your vehicle need to be well prepared. Here we will take a brief look at a few of the essential elements of safety first towing. Know your limits Towing more than your vehicle was designed to handle is extremely dangerous and can cause a huge amount of damage to your vehicle, so before you even consider towing anything first find out what your vehicle and its hitch ...

  • Dealership financing offers a fantastic way to get into your next new or used vehicle, so stop dreaming about driving a quality vehicle and make it a reality this year! Here we will take a brief look at some of the many benefits you will get from dealership financing at Revolution Auto Group. Great deals Dealerships tend to offer far better rates than those of the banks; this is due to the fact that dealerships make their money by selling vehicles whereas the banks do so via high interest rates. You can often get extra incentives included with dealership financing ...

  • Regardless of how much driving you plan on doing this winter, if you will be on the roads at all it is vital that your vehicle is ready to handle the conditions. The following important preparations will help keep you, your passengers and your vehicle safe this winter no matter how crazy the conditions get. Switch to winter tires If you live somewhere that gets colder than 0°C you need winter tires, because the rubber used in regular tires hardens as the temperatures drop, losing traction as a result. Winter tires feature sophisticated rubber compounds that are designed to maintain ...

  • The 2015 edition of the annual Santa Claus Parade was recently held in downtown Grande Prairie.  The weather was a lot better than in recent years and a great time was had by all.  The folks from Discover The Peace Country .com were on hand to cover the action and have created a video recap of the parade.  Of course the Revolution Auto Group took part and your can re-live the fun by viewing the video below.  Merry Christmas everyone!    

  • Hybrid vehicles have become increasingly popular as more people have become concerned with the environment; however, contrary to popular misconception, there is far more to these impressive vehicles than just low emissions. Here is a brief look at what hybrid vehicles are all about. Pros Clean energy Hybrid vehicles are most famous for their use of clean energy, and for good reason, as they produce between 25 and 30% fewer CO2 emissions than the average car. This remarkable feat is achieved by dividing the car’s workload between two engines; one powered by gas or diesel, the other by a high ...

  •   Courtesy Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune  - Story direct link: http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/10/22/local-businesses-recognized   The Grande Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce is celebrating Small Businesses Week and one of the highlights was Wednesday’s awards night, which saw nine local businesses honoured with Awards of Distinction. “The thing that we like best about Small Business Week is the chance to celebrate wonderful entrepreneurs that really make up the backbone of this province. The people who like on the edge and follow their passion no matter what. They take risks that a lot of us are not willing to take. They face ...