Sorted by Archive: February, 2017 ( 4 post/s)

  • Potholes Can Put a Hole in Your Wallet

    Wednesday 22 February 2017

    Don’t look now, but you’re probably about to hit another pothole. This year’s brutal winter weather has resulted in an unprecedented number of potholes appearing on roads and highways across the country, causing considerable damage and unexpected, costly repairs for car owners. “No matter where you drive these days, there’s a pothole epidemic and as winter turns to spring, it’s only going to get worse,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Cou... read more

  • Valentine's Day TLC for the One You Love: Your Car

    Monday 13 February 2017

    Your car doesn’t ask for much. It’s always there for you, getting you where you need to go. A little extra care this Valentine’s Day in the form of an oil change, tune-up and basic service is the perfect gift for the one who keeps you going. “Don’t let your car break your heart by neglecting to take care of it,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Being car care aware can add years of useful life to your relationship with your v... read more

  • Don't Let Your Car Break Your Heart and Leave You Stranded

    Wednesday 08 February 2017

    By giving your vehicle a little more attention now, you’ll avoid the heartbreak and unplanned expense of car trouble down the road. The non-profit Car Care Council recommends a little tender loving auto care this Valentine’s Day and beyond. Check the battery and replace if necessary. Make sure the connection is clean, tight and corrosion-free. Check the tires, including tire pressure and tread. Uneven wear indicates a need for wheel alignment... read more

  • As New Car Prices Rise, Maintaining Current Vehicle Makes Financial Sense

    Wednesday 01 February 2017

    With the cost of a new vehicle on the rise, the non-profit Car Care Council reminds drivers that maintaining their current vehicle makes more economic sense than purchasing a new one. The average price of a new passenger vehicle is nearly $34,000, according to Kelley Blue Book, while IHS Markit reports that average vehicle ... read more

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