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  • Motorists Can Celebrate Fall Car Care Month in Three Easy Steps

    Thursday 21 September 2017

    October is Fall Car Care Month, the ideal time of the year to pay special attention to that vehicle you depend on so much to get you where you are going, says the Car Care Council. “Celebrating Fall Car Care Month with some basic service is as easy as one, two, three and it doesn’t have to take much time or money,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “In fact, many repair facilities and auto parts stores offer special pricing and promotions during the... read more

  • How to Fight Drowsiness Behind the Wheel

    Tuesday 19 September 2017

    There are plenty of ways that people cope with sleepiness when embarking on cross-country road trips. A recent survey conducted by DME automotive found that some methods people use to wake up while driving don’t actually help fatigue. Especially in the case of young driver... read more

  • Beware the Flood of Flood Cars

    Thursday 31 August 2017

    Hurricane and tornado seasons routinely damage a large number of cars, especially throughout the Gulf Coast region. Unfortunately, many water-damaged cars can make it to the used-car market, camouflaged as ordinary used cars. That’s a problem because water damage can be hard to spot and these cars often ar... read more

  • Routine Auto Care Drives Home Savings

    Wednesday 23 August 2017

    Whether changing the oil, replacing the wiper blades or checking the tires, finding the time to perform simple preventative vehicle maintenance is money in the bank, says the non-profit Car Care Council. According to research conducted by IMR Inc., one out of three consumers that put off routine vehicle maintenance do so because they cannot find a convenient time. In addition, millennials and those who own older vehicles are more likely to d... read more

  • Find the Fluid: Identifying Your Car's Drips

    Wednesday 16 August 2017

    We’ve all done it.  We back out of the garage or parking lot and there it is: a spot!  What is that?  Is your car leaking oil or something else?  How long has that spot been there?  Well, you don’t need to get out the flashlight and try to catch the leak in progress.  There are six fluids that are most likely to end up spotting your driveway, and here’s how to recognize them: Light Brown to Black: Engine Oil It’s one of the... read more