Hitch Hints

Towing Through the Years

The trip Florida from Ontario is a pretty common one with the bulk of the travelers using Interstate 75 from Detroit to the sunny...

Pivoting Pin Box or Sliding Hitch?

When RV’ers are considering a fifth wheel trailer they often ask if it will feel more stable on the road than a travel trailer...

Towing Test: Mercedes GLK 250 BlueTEC

There are several diesel SUVs on the market that are very capable tow vehicles as they offer more than 400 pounds of torque. While...

To Boost or Not to Boost

For the last two years one of our favorite tow vehicles has been our Taurus SHO. It currently has 55,000 kilometres (with a substantial...

Chrysler’s 300 Sedan

When Chrysler introduced the 300 Sedan in January 2004 at the Detroit Auto Show I was pretty excited. With a 120-inch wheel base, a...

The XC70: Not Your Mother’s Volvo

I recently received an e-mail from a reader asking if I had any articles about towing with a Volvo Cross Country, which the company...

Learn Something New Every Year

Someone recently suggested to me that I should start utilizing Twitter as another means of receiving letters from readers. However, with the nature and...

How Safe is Your Rig?

It’s not enough for the tow vehicle / trailer combo to just “feel” safe… proper hitch adjustment is essential!  By Andy Thomson I often hear people...

2008 Chrysler Town and Country – Tow Test

Definitely not a minivan anymore! By Andy Thomson This review originally appeared in RV Lifestyle 37-1  If you read this column regularly, you will know that I...