(NAPSI)—Although the check engine light may look scary lit up on the dashboard, you don’t need to panic. A glowing check engine light doesn’t mean you have to immediately pull the car to the side of the road; it does mean you should get the car checked out as soon as possible.
(NAPSI)—Whether it’s for the holidays, a special birthday or anniversary, or just because, you can find great gifts for the auto enthusiast, the fashionista, the bookworm, the party-hardy type and the do-it-yourselfer on your list at a surprising place.
(BPT) - For some, winter is a time to get cozy next to a fire, sip a mug of hot chocolate and watch the snow fall. But for those who spend their winter sitting in the driver’s seat of a rig, hauling goods all over the colder parts of the country, the snow that makes winter so beautiful can also make it downright hazardous. Icy roads, slick bridges and low visibility can create challenges for even the most seasoned road warriors. For those professionals going out to brave these tough conditions, here are 12 tips on how to stay safe.
(StatePoint) Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes.
(BPT) - Maintaining an automobile can be a messy and often confusing task. There are crumpled maps, a little pad of paper where you track mileage, the sticky note telling you when to get an oil change and the string around your finger reminding you to check the tire pressure. And that’s not even half of the confusion.
(BPT) - What do you love most about winter? Is it the skiing and the sledding, the trips to the winter carnivals or seasonal get-togethers? There’s plenty to love about winter — and often that means driving out to enjoy those things.
(NAPSI)—For most older adults, the ability to live independently is associated with the ability to drive. That’s one reason the prospect of eventually “giving up the keys” can be a frightening one.
(NewsUSA) - With holidays fast approaching, it's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of buying gifts, and food for get-togethers, parties and holiday dinners. Rarely do we take time to think about how these items -- that will be long remembered (or forgotten) after the holidays are over -- got to the store, market, and ultimately to your home.
(NAPSI)—The next nip in the air should be a wake-up call to motorists who have not yet gotten their vehicles set for the cold weather, say car care experts.
(StatePoint) Hitting the road for the holidays? You’re not alone. Nearly nine in 10 Autotrader shoppers plan to travel by car this holiday season, and nearly a quarter will travel more than 300 miles, according to a recent poll. But experts say there’s no reason to view road trips as a chore.
(NewsUSA) - Americans love their cars -- especially the classics. Coupled with a long road trip, well, it doesn't get better than that.
(BPT) - Automakers are in a race against the clock and they know it. Current regulations require that by 2025, vehicles will need to achieve the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard of 54.4 miles per gallon, a dramatic climb from the 2016 standard of 35.5 mpg.
(NAPSI)—The winter holiday season is filled with travels near and far to share in merriment with loved ones, trade gifts and create memories. With more traffic on the road as a result of these festivities, safe driving practices are critical for keeping you and yours protected. Legal tire studs-on dates are fast approaching and now is a great time to get your vehicle winter-ready before road conditions become highly unpredictable. Consider these five safety tips to help you safely travel over the hills and through the woods.
(NAPSI)—Imagine: Someday, people will talk about traffic accident fatalities as a thing of the past. Crashes will be eradicated, thanks to an onslaught of new technologies that eliminate human error behind the wheel, the cause of 90 percent of roadway mishaps today.
(NAPSI)—Heavy snow and slick ice on the roads can be a white-knuckle experience for even the most experienced drivers if the automobile isn’t properly outfitted for the weather.