Monthly Archives: April 2018

3 Car-Related Ways to Spend a Tax Refund

April 15 has come and gone, which means millions of Americans have filed their tax returns and are anxiously waiting for their refunds to come through. For many, the prospect of getting money back is the only bright point in this otherwise chaotic period. But the effort that goes into filing taxes may be worthwhile for individuals across the country.  Yahoo Autos reported that the Internal Revenue Service will pay an average refund of $2,815 to each filer. That ... read more

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Avoid These Driving-Related Infractions to Keep Your Insurance Down

If you're running late to your scheduled maintenance appointment, try to resist the urge to speed up. Minor infractions, such as speeding and reckless driving, shouldn't be glossed over because they're less dangerous than more extreme violations. These small penalties can still wreak havoc on your insurance, causing you to pay up to 21 percent more on your insurance as a result.  According to The Columbus Dispatch ... read more

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Automotive News

9 Ways to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly

Hybrid and electric cars aren't for everyone. For one, it's expensive, and not everyone is ready or even able to switch over to battery power. Luckily, you don't need the latest Tesla to cut down on your car's carbon footprint. Here are nine proven ways to make your car more eco-friendly, regardless of make, model, or year. Fill Under-inflated Tires When was the last time you checked your tire pressure? Under-inflated tires don't roll as efficiently as fully inflated ones, so your engine has to work harder to get them moving. That mean ... read more

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Automotive News

Late-Night TV Celebrities Ranked by Car Owners Most Trusted To Work on Their Cars

If you could pick a late-night television celebrity to work on your car, there is a good chance his first name would be Jimmy. In a survey of more than 20,000 vehicle owners across the country, the results show that Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon top the list, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “April is National Car Care Month and with trust being a strong determining factor in choosing care maintenance and repair professionals, we thought it would be fun to ask vehicle owners which late-night TV host they would trust most work on their cars,” said Rich White, executive directo ... read more

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