Category Archives: Automotive News

Top 10 Tips for Making Your Vehicle Green

St. Patrick’s Day may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be focused on green practices when it comes to your car. There are many proactive measures you can take in regard to your automobile that not only reduce your eco-footprint, but also save you some green as well – just in time for Earth Day. The key is to stick to scheduled vehicle maintenance and invest in the right aspects of your car to minimize any environmental impact as well as costs. Here are some tips to get you started: Smart updates The Car Care Council s ... read more

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Invest Tax Refund in Auto Care and Earn Valuable Dividends

Although you may be thinking of ways to splurge with your tax refund, the Car Care Council recommends something more practical – invest some of that money in auto care and reap the financial benefits. "According to the Internal Revenue Service, the average tax refund is over $3,100. By simply allocating a portion to vehicle maintenance and service, you will realize big dividends in the form of safety and dependability," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "The benefits of auto care don't stop there. Your vehicle will perform more efficient ... read more

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Is Your Car Making Your Allergies Worse?

Soon spring will be in the air and with it comes pollen, dust and pollutants that are drawn inside vehicles through air conditioning and ventilation systems.   Cabin air filters clean the incoming air, removing allergens, and should be replaced regularly, says the Car Care Council. “A dirty or clogged cabin air filter can cause contaminants to become so concentrated in the cabin that passengers actually breathe in more fumes and particles when riding in the car than when walking down the street,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “With allergy ... read more

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Potholes Can Put a Hole in Your Wallet

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 Council. “Drivers know immediately when they hit a pothole, but what they don’t know is if ... read more

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

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 vehicle and keep you from being stranded because of an unexpected breakdown.” The non-profit C ... read more

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