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  • 1935 Duesenberg SSJ Owned by Gary Cooper Could Sell for Over $10 Million

    Wednesday 18 July 2018

    The Pebble Beach auctions bring the out some of the best and rarest cars in the world, and this 1935 Duesenberg SSJ certainly fits both of those descriptors. The car was one of only two of its kind built by the Indiana car company, and both went to some of the greatest movie stars of the era. One went to Clark Gable, and this one went to Gary Cooper. There are a number of features that distinguish the SSJ from other ... read more

  • Check Vehicle A/C and Stay Cool on the Road

    Wednesday 11 July 2018

    Imagine being stuck in traffic on a 90-degree day when your vehicle’s air conditioning system malfunctions. With summer heating up, the non-profit Car Care Council recommends that motorists be car care aware and have their A/C system checked to make sure it is working properly. “As the weather turns warmer, the last thing anyone wants to be is hot under the collar in their vehicle when they are driving to work or on a family vacation,” said Rich White, executive director, Car... read more

  • When Should I Rotate My Tires?

    Tuesday 03 July 2018

    Have you gotten around to rotating your tires lately? If not, we’re here to explain why it should be a top priority. Your tires play a vital role in keeping you safe on the road. Much of today’s advanced safety technology relies on your tires to be effective. Think of it like this: If you’re trying to change lanes on the highway, and you’re alerted to a vehicle in your blind spot, you may have to quickly pull back into your own lane. You’ll want your tires to be at... read more

  • Add Pre-Trip Auto Care to Summer Road Trip Plans

    Tuesday 26 June 2018

    With school out for the summer, many families are planning driving vacations. Adding pre-trip auto care to road trip plans lessens the chance of a roadside breakdown for all motorists and is even more important for those driving older vehicles, says the Car Care Council. According to AAA roadside data, “vehicles 10 years and older are twice as likely to be stranded at the roadside, and four times more likely to require a tow.” The findings also show that the top reasons for requirin... read more

  • Optimize Your Car's Fuel Economy with These Maintenance Tips

    Wednesday 13 June 2018

    Fuel costs can represent a significant expense for drivers. According to a 2017 study published by the American Automobile Association, the average owner of a new vehicle spends about $1,500 each year on fuel.  There are things you can do to reduce this cost. Driving habits can impact fuel economy. If there's a red light ahead, gradually ease off the gas pedal instead of accelerating until the last moment and then hitting the brakes. If you drive a car with a manual transmission, keep... read more