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Always Be Prepared: What to Keep in your Vehicle in Case of Emergency

April 25th, 2023 by

When life throws a curveball, it’s always best to be prepared — especially when it comes to your vehicle. Whether it’s a sudden storm or an unexpected breakdown, emergencies can happen at any time, and it’s crucial to know how to handle them. Read below as we guide you through our tips that will help…

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Why you Need to Keep your Car Clean during Winter and Spring

April 18th, 2023 by

  Winter and Spring are the two seasons when cars are most exposed to harsh conditions – particularly here in Newfoundland and Labrador! Not only does snow fall on your vehicle, but salt and dirt will spray on your vehicle’s paint and can cause some damage. In addition to keeping your car from getting dirty…

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Best Maintenance Tips: How to Extend the Life of your Vehicle!

March 31st, 2023 by

Your vehicle is an investment that you want to last as long as possible. While regular maintenance is essential, there are some additional tips you can follow to extend the life of your vehicle. By taking the time to properly care for your vehicle, you can save yourself money in the long run and keep…

5 Advantages of Getting your Car Repaired at the Dealership

March 23rd, 2023 by

Bringing your vehicle in for maintenance or repairs is not anyone’s definition of fun. But when you think about it, it is better to take your car in for service at the dealership than a local shop and here are the reasons why:   Warranty One of the most important advantages of getting your car…

Tire Changeovers in Newfoundland and Labrador

September 14th, 2022 by

Tire season is upon us and Hickman Automotive Group offers tire changes throughout Newfoundland for winter and spring tires for competitive prices. We offer tire changes for all makes and models. Our dedicated and professional staff are fully capable of servicing your vehicle to the highest level. When to Change your Tires Knowing when you…

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The Benefits of Electric Vehicles in Newfoundland

April 25th, 2022 by

The Benefits of Electric Vehicles in Newfoundland     What is an Electric Vehicle? Get ready world, electric vehicles (EVs) are coming, and they are coming FAST! An electric vehicle, also referred to as a battery electric vehicle, is a vehicle that runs solely on batteries and an electric motor, rather than a internal combustion…

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How Long Will Your Vehicle Brakes Truly Last?

March 28th, 2022 by

  Vehicle Brakes are probably one of the most, if not the most important safety features in your vehicle because you know, well, they help you stop your vehicle. If we were to guess, most people try to get the full life out of their brakes by wearing them down almost to the metal. But…

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Are Winter Tires Necessary in Newfoundland?

October 14th, 2021 by

WHY USE WINTER TIRES? Winter tires should be installed for your own safety and the safety of your passengers. No matter where you live or what size vehicle you drive, winter driving condition will impact your vehicle’s performance. ALL-SEASON VS. WINTER TIRES Although all-season tires can be used in a moderate winter environment, winter tires…

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How to Tell If You Need a Wheel Alignment in Newfoundland

October 14th, 2021 by

  If you’re like most people, you probably have no idea what a wheel alignment is or why it’s important. After all, your car always seems to be driving just fine. However, if you don’t get your wheels aligned regularly, then it can cause major problems down the line. Here are some reasons why your…

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