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    Weather Or Not, Get Your Car Ready Now

    (NAPSI)—Here’s advice many motorists can warm up to: “An investment of an hour or two to have your vehicle checked is all it takes to have peace of mind and help avoid the cost and hassle of car trouble during severe weather,” suggested Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. Its “Be Car Care Aware” campaign promotes regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair.

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    Design The Car Of Tomorrow, Win A Scholarship Today

    (NAPSI)—High school students can draw a valuable lesson from a major car company’s contest.

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    Fuel-Saving All-Wheel Drive

    (NAPSI)—When purchasing a car, there are a lot of optional features to consider. While some offer convenience and comfort, others, such as an all-wheel-drive system, offer safety, making it one of the most important and helpful options to consider for your next car.

Thursday 11/13/2014
Safe Cars For Teens
Updated: November 14, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Many teens aren’t driving the safest cars, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Here are some dos and don’ts to help put your teen in the safest ride possible:

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Don't Get Left Out In The Cold
Updated: November 14, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s a chilling fact: Cold weather affects auto batteries more than any other engine component. That’s because they’re filled with fluid containing mostly water and are susceptible to freezing when the battery is not fully charged.

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Six Vehicle Warning Signs Your Nose Can Notice
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—While most motorists are fond of what’s known as that “new car smell,” there are some other specific odors that motorists should also be aware of.

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Thursday 10/16/2014
Get Your Car Ready For Winter Roads
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—There are a few things you need to do to keep yourself and your precious cargo—kids, friends, pets—safe on snow, ice, slush, black ice and wet roads. Safety on the road is important all year-round, but winter weather calls for extra caution behind the wheel. That’s why many auto safety experts urge motorists to keep road safety at the top of their checklists this winter and switch to tires specifically designed for cold weather driving.

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Properly Prepping Engines For Winter Storage
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—As colder weather approaches, it’s time to start getting your classic cars, motorcycles, boats, lawn mowers and other seasonal equipment ready for storage. But before you stash them away for the winter, invest a few minutes in proper storage techniques to avoid costly engine problems and ensure they start up quickly come spring.

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Covering Your Pickup's Bed In Style
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—There’s good news for those who love their pickup truck-whether they use it for work or fun.

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Thursday 10/09/2014
Contest Celebrates Over A Century Of Innovation
Updated: October 10, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—One hundred and twenty-five years ago, the Michelin brothers founded a tire company in France that would grow to become a global leader in innovation and quality.

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Thursday 10/02/2014
Free Car Care Guide For Motorists
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 1:52 pm

(NAPSI)—When it comes to keeping your car running smoothly, one of the most important pieces of equipment may not be under the hood but in the glove compartment.

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Friday 09/19/2014
Wondering if it's Time to Buy a New Car? Just Check Your Mailbox
Updated: September 20, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Have you ever wondered how all of those colorful auto dealership promotion pamphlets arrive in the mail at the exact moment you are contemplating a new car purchase? Oddly enough, they are perfectly timed to coincide with your vehicle-buying needs -- and there's a reason behind it.

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Thursday 09/18/2014
Teens And Tires: What They Don't Know Can Hurt Them
Updated: September 19, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Nearly 300,000 car crashes involving inexperienced drivers can be prevented each year with better driver’s education, recent research shows. Teenagers often lack the essential knowledge and skills that can help keep them safe on the roads.

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Cleaning Up The Mess Made By Title Washing
Updated: September 19, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—A dangerous scam that hides major problems from consumers who purchase used cars is on the rise.

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Wednesday 09/03/2014
Simple Tips to Be More Efficient in Your Garage
Updated: September 05, 2014 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Most everyone has a couple of tricks up their sleeve that make chores and tasks simpler. You likely have a few of your own -- and once you develop a superior method of ticking off a to-do list item, it can be difficult to remember what your life was like before.

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Thursday 08/21/2014
Giant "Shockmobile" Latest Hit In Mobile Marketing
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—From giant rolling hot dogs to a 65-foot-long “backyard barbecue grill,” huge mobile marketing exhibits are bringing their messages—and, sometimes, tastes—to millions of consumers who might otherwise be focused on much smaller mobile devices. In fact, these rolling marketing exhibits have become so effective that at least one vehicle components manufacturer has joined the parade to communicate the importance of car care.

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Thursday 08/14/2014
Treat Yourself To A Healthier Car Ride
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 1:35 am

(NAPSI)—Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Fortunately, your car can protect you from the pollen, dust and pollutants that are drawn inside through air-conditioning and ventilation systems.

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Thursday 07/31/2014
Making That Back-To-College Move Easier
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 1:36 am

(NAPSI)—As the new school year approaches, college students everywhere are preparing for their trip back to campus.

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