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Six Life-Saving Tips About Tires

Six Life-Saving Tips About Tires

Tires aren't just treads we replace once every few years. They help us maneuver safely and avoid accidents; and the grip and security they provide is not to be taken lightly. Each year, there are nearly 11,000 tire-related crashes, and nearly 200 people die each year from those crashes. And... read more

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2011 Chrysler Town & Country

Give Your Car A Brake Check During Brake Safety Awareness Week

With families readying the kids for back to school, organizing car-pool duties, and prioritizing what needs to be done and when following the end of summer, now is an... read more August 15, 2011 by 0

2011 Nissan LEAF prototype

The Latest Trend For Your Used Tires? Amnesty

Amnesty programs are used for everything from taxes to parking tickets. The idea is to offer an incentive in the form of forgiveness, to encourage a behavior that is... read more May 10, 2011 by 0

2011 Ford Focus

Avoiding An Auto Repair Nightmare

The most important step you can take when getting your car repaired is the first one – dropping the car off. It is often the most rushed part of the process, since it... read more April 26, 2011 by 0

Gas Gauge

Out-Of-Gas Calls Spike With Higher Prices

Why would any driver delay in the extreme before filling his gas tank? Probably, in an endless search for a lower price per gallon. But could it go deeper than that, like a... read more April 25, 2011 by 1

Car accident

Don't Have A Car Wreck--Philly Crooks Will Make You One

Prosecutors in Philadelphia announced that 11 individuals had been charged in an insurance fraud scheme that transpired over four years in Philadelphia. In a twist on the... read more April 25, 2011 by 0

2002 Chevrolet Impala

Should Your Car Company Pay For That New Catalytic Converter?

No one wants to hear that their catalytic converter needs to be replaced, since it is common for the job to cost over $1000. But this is a case in which a little bit of... read more April 15, 2011 by 0

2011 Chrysler 300

Chrysler Opening Its Service Bays To Other Brands

The operation might need a name change, but the signal is clear: Chrysler is getting serious about the aftermarket auto-parts business. Through a new agreement, dealers will... read more April 14, 2011 by 2

2006 Chevrolet Malibu 4-door Sedan LS w/1LS Angular Front Exterior View

You Can't Trust Canadian Car-Repair Shops, Either

If you own an auto repair facility in Canada, a visit from the Automobile Protection Association's (APA) mystery shopper can make for a very bad day. The APA has been teaming... read more April 14, 2011 by 1

2008 Nissan Altima 4-door Sedan I4 CVT S Side Exterior View

Police Trace Airbag Theft With DNA

Besides edgy styling and performance, the Nissan brand is known for something else--vulnerability to airbag theft. So much so, that the aftermarket is retailing Nissan airbag... read more April 11, 2011 by 1

2011 Honda Accord Coupe 2-door I4 Auto EX Engine

What To Do When An Auto Repair Goes Wrong

You did everything right in selecting an auto repair facility--you did your research, took your time to understand the technician's explanations--and still a repair has not... read more April 8, 2011 by 0


Should States Turn a Blind Eye To Auto Repair Shops?

The movement to cut government and lower taxes has taken some unusual twists and turns in different states, but in the state of Florida, it could bring about an effective... read more April 7, 2011 by 0

2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

J.D. Power: Service "Upsells" Aren't As Common As You Think

It's not the message about imminent car repairs that's important, but how it's delivered. That's what J.D. Power discovered about maintenance and repair services offered at... read more April 6, 2011 by 2

Woman driving

You Do The Dishes, I'll Get The Car Repaired?

J.D. Power did a study some time ago and found that 65 percent of the customers bringing in their cars for repairs are women. Whether it is a matter of the division of... read more April 5, 2011 by 2

2011 Ford Expedition 2WD 4-door Limited Angular Rear Exterior View

Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife--And Lock Your Gas Tank?

Gas prices are on a steady march upwards--so is it time to start thinking about locking your gas tank again? If you have not-so-fond memories of the 1970s, you might remember... read more April 4, 2011 by 1


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