Putting The Brakes On Dangerous Driving
Safer driving starts with your car’s brakes. A vehicle’s ability to stop is vital to the safety of both the car’s driver and its passengers. There are telltale signs that may indicate the need to repair or replace a car’s brakes.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:57:00 PM
Advanced Technologies Help Drivers Focus on the Road
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that driver distraction is a factor in at least 26 percent of all tow-away collisions.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:57:00 PM
Americans Go For New Generation Of Light Vehicle Engines—Diesel
Recent sales figures show pickups outpacing automobiles in popularity and with this increase, sales of diesel-powered light trucks and SUVs have taken an upturn as well. This trend has a lot to do with Americans wanting more bang for their buck when buying an SUV or light truck.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:56:00 PM
Helping Drivers See The Light
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the majority of car accidents in the U.S. occur at night (1,864 in 1999 alone).
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:55:00 PM
GMC Delivers On Professional Grade Promise With Trucks That Exceed Expectations
GMC is expanding its Professional Grade lineup with a series of uniquely designed and competitively superior trucks for 2002 and beyond. “Our lineup of professional grade products with superior capabilities is growing year by year,” said Lynn Myers, Pontiac-GMC general manager. “What began with our light-duty Sierra pickup in 1999
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:55:00 PM
Fuel Prices Are Not Expected To Fuel A Slowdown In Camping Plans
Green lights, full speed ahead—the economy will not put the breaks on this year’s camping season, say the experts.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:54:00 PM
Top 10 Trends in Advanced Transportation Technologies
Many of our transportation systems are operating at or near capacity, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. But the increasing use of advanced surface transportation technologies offers officials better ways to manage growth, and offers travelers more choices and more safety, according to the Intelligent Transportation Society of America
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:53:00 PM
Have Mouse, Will Travel
Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, there’s one destination that you’ll want to check out before you even pack your bags—the Internet.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:53:00 PM
Your Senses Can Tell You A Lot About Your Car
Want to find out if you are having car trouble? Trust your senses. “There are many ways that your senses can be used, both when the car is stationary and moving, to tip you off to the condition of various parts,” says mechanical engineer Mark Ferner of the Pennzoil-Quaker State
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:51:00 PM
Postal Service Receives Delivery Of Ford Electric Vehicle Fleet
Electric vehicles from Ford let the Postal Service deliver clean air along with the mail.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:51:00 PM
Encouraging Safety And Responsibility
A national safety initiative has helped keep America’s roads safe by encouraging people not to drink and drive.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:50:00 PM
Taking Control Of Car Financing With Online Loans
Increasingly, women are making more of the financial decisions for their families. Recent research indicates that women now handle 75 percent of the family finances and control 80 percent of the family purchasing decisions, including buying a car.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:49:00 PM
“First Car” Of Auto Racing Restored; Ford Celebrates 100 Years Of Racing
A significant piece of history was there all along. The car that Henry Ford drove to victory in 1901 in his one and only race, and not a replica, was in a warehouse of artifacts owned by the museum in Dearborn, Mich., that bears his name.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:48:00 PM
Mopar Enhances Styling And Helps Protect New Jeep® Liberty
Mopar Enhances Styling And Helps Protect New Jeep® Liberty Unlike aftermarket manufacturers, Mopar offers accessories designed specifically for the new Jeep® Liberty. The Jeep® Liberty brings new style to sport utilities. Mopar helps enhance and protect that styling with a variety of accessories.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:45:00 PM
Steer Clear Of Road Hazards
It may pay for consumers who shop for new convertibles to consider how they can overcome the possible road blocks open-topped vehicles can encounter. “Visual sensory levels in a convertible are dramatically different during daytime driving, as compared to a hardtop,” says Volvo spokesperson, Roger Ormisher.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:43:00 PM
Ford Program Gives Child Safety A Boost
A recent survey found that most parents and caregivers are conscientious about ensuring that children ride safely, reporting that their children ride with a safety belt or safety seat of some type. However, the survey also found that up to 79 percent are misinformed about the correct safety device to
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:42:00 PM
Latest Transportation Technologies Reduce Energy Use
In the United States, automobiles now consume only about 60 percent of the gasoline, per mile driven, that they did in 1972. But with gasoline prices and congestion rising, America is becoming energy conscious once again.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:41:00 PM
Airports Fuel The War Against Pollution
U.S. airports are introducing clean, alternative-fuel vehicles and equipment to decrease pollution from their fleets. Aviation contributes roughly 2.5 percent of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels, a figure likely to rise without prompt action.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:40:00 PM
Protecting Children In The Dark
As the days get shorter, it will get dark even earlier. More children will be traveling home from school and other activities in the dark, which puts them at greater risk of injuries from traffic crashes. Children are most likely to be hit by a car when they are close
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:39:00 PM
Retreads: Turning Public Dollars Into Public Safety
When it comes to thrift and tire safety, a growing number of public agencies and truck fleet managers are turning to retread tires for their fleets. There are about 1,100 retreading plants in North America. Many of these are owned and operated by independent small business people.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:37:00 PM
The fuel cell, after more than 50 years in development, is finally beginning to fulfill its potential as a gasoline alternative. Fuel cells silently convert natural gas, various liquid hydrocarbons or hydrogen fuel into electricity from an electrochemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:36:00 PM
The Golden Hour
Some highway interchanges loop around so much that it is hard to pinpoint your exact location if your vehicle breaks down or you are involved in an accident. Other roadways simply appear identical mile after mile. But emergency responders need to know where you are right away when an accident
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:35:00 PM
Green Drivers Help Improve Air Quality
Motorists can become “green drivers” by regularly carrying out simple car care and maintenance procedures that also can help our nation continue to improve air quality, a non-profit transportation research group reports.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:34:00 PM
Are You A Responsible Driver?
Today, there are more than 111 million wireless phone users in the country—85 percent use their wireless phones while driving—chances are you are one of them. When behind the wheel, responsible driving should be your top priority.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:33:00 PM
The Key To Smart Car Shopping
Experts say consumers shopping for a new or used vehicle may be well advised to take a trip on the Information Superhighway. Web sites are now available that link car buyers with certified dealers and can help make purchasing a vehicle a virtual breeze.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:30:00 PM
Four Ways You Can Take Control
According to a recent survey, 38 percent of consumers feel that the Internet gives them a sense of control. Anyone who’s ever shopped online knows the feeling—the rush that comes with getting a great deal on a dream vacation or the latest fully loaded computer.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:30:00 PM
Straight Talk On Tire Alignment
Safe driving starts with keeping your car moving in a straight line. However, extreme weather can make for damaged roads and pot holes, which can harm a car’s tires and destroy their alignment.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:28:00 PM
Prepare For The Road This Summer And Save Money On Gas
Americans always hit the roadways in great numbers in the summer. A study by the Travel Industry Association of America reports that two-thirds of employed travelers spend at least one-half of their vacation time traveling.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:26:00 PM
The Art of Motorcycles Holding the Road and the Shine
If you go hog wild on a Harley, or prefer to blow it out on a BMW, you may get more miles—and more enjoyment—from your bike if you take steps to keep the machine looking its best—starting with the finish.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:25:00 PM
Though it’s not the first place you would choose to eat, your car may be one place where you occasionally catch a meal. Today, the phrase “to go” means food is not going home, it’s going with you in the car while you shuttle yourself or your kids between appointments,
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:23:00 PM
Understanding Car Insurance
Shop around: You may be surprised to learn that auto insurance premiums for the exact same coverage on the same car can vary widely (by hundreds of dollars) between different insurers.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:22:00 PM
All 3 Every 3 Stresses Routine Maintenance
A properly maintained and operated vehicle will run more efficiently, will be safer and will last up to 50 percent longer. That’s one of the findings of a recent survey of ASE-certified Master Auto Technicians.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:20:00 PM
For Cars, Study Reveals Benefits Of Sticking With Steel
Escalating fuel prices and concern over automotive emissions have prompted automakers to step up the search for ways to design more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:18:00 PM
Buying A Safer Car: What You Need To Know
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), African Americans have a disproportionate number of deaths and injuries in certain types of crashes compared to that of the general population.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:16:00 PM
Affordable SUVs Drive Into New Territory
The abbreviation SUV stands for Sport Utility Vehicle, but a new, sensibly sized model offers such a combination of style, range of seating and cargo capability that those three letters could be said to signify “Superior Utility and Versatility.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:06:00 PM
Shopping For Cars—And Information—Online
More and more Americans are taking a test drive on the information superhighway, especially when shopping for cars. Both minorities and non-minorities are going online to do research, and both give the process a high satisfaction rating.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:05:00 PM
Auto Industry: The Engine That Drives The Economy
America’s automobile industry doesn’t just manufacture the passenger cars and light trucks that millions of Americans depend on for work, shopping, vacation and other mobility needs. Auto manufacturers, along with their suppliers and dealers, drive the U.S. economy, and that economic engine has more horsepower than many people realize.
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:02:00 PM
Don’t Be Blinded To Danger Of Sun Glare
It’s happened to all of us: we’re driving down the road and suddenly the sun is directly in our eyes. We’re temporarily blinded by the glare. It often passes quickly and we continue down the road. But what if a child had run in front of the car at that
Jun 19, 2003 - 10:01:00 PM
Driving Through Financial Roadblocks
A new program gives drivers the chance to earn hundreds of dollars per month simply by doing what many people do every day—drive their car.
Jun 19, 2003 - 9:59:00 PM
Handy Automotive Do-It-Yourself Tips
Whether you're planning a simple oil change or a major engine overhaul, there are a few tips that the FRAM® automotive experts suggest you do before you begin.
Jun 19, 2003 - 9:58:00 PM
Driving in Style DVD Entertainment System
Following the success of the VHS Rear Seat Video Entertainment System, a DVD version was a natural extension to our product line," said Cindy Moreen, marketing manager for Mopar Accessories. "And since the Durango has become such a popular family vehicle, we've designed a DVD Entertainment System specifically for our
Jun 19, 2003 - 9:55:00 PM
Driving Cleaner Cars
According to the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, car makers have developed advanced engine technologies-such as lean burn, direct injection, hybrids and fuel cells-that are helping to make cars, minivans, sport utility vehicles and pick-ups even cleaner and more fuel efficient.
Jun 19, 2003 - 9:51:00 PM
Fall Driving Tips
Be extra careful driving on wet leaves because they can cause skidding, and in some situations could help cause an accident, said Mary Kimbro, of the CertifiedFirstª Network.
Jun 19, 2003 - 9:50:00 PM
Leather Luxury-Are You Protecting Your Investment?
Cars with leather interiors are on the rise. Research has found that new vehicles with leather accounted for 26 percent of vehicles on the road in 2000, up from 15 percent in 1996. With demand for leather steadily growing, leather and seat suppliers cite many reasons for the increase.
Jun 19, 2003 - 9:48:00 PM
Don't Compromise Safety When It Comes To Brakes
Slowly but surely, the majority of motorists are recognizing the warning signs that signal a brake job is due-by hearing a noise or noticing a pedal that feels low or spongy. In fact, according to Aftermarket Business Magazine, the number of motorists who pay attention to brake warning signs is
Jun 19, 2003 - 9:46:00 PM
Drive Down The Cost Of Having A Car
A little-known and very inexpensive option on many policies is rental reimbursement. It covers the cost of a car rental if your car is damaged or stolen.
Jun 19, 2003 - 9:44:00 PM
Lemon of a Car From the Sweet Grandmother
That story about the friend of a friend who bought the total lemon of a car from the sweet grandmother is not always an urban legend! Many people are tricked into buying cars that should be junked and are worth nothing, but look fine on the outside, under the hood
Jun 18, 2003 - 12:54:00 AM
Get Your Vehicle Ready for Summer
Summertime and the living is easy ... unless your car stalls or overheats. So act now to prevent breakdowns. Summer's heat and heavy stop-and-go traffic can cause weak systems to fail. "Routine maintenance and service will make your vehicle last longer, protect its resale value and will give you peace
Jun 18, 2003 - 12:54:00 AM
Be Prepared For Collision Repair
No one plans for a car accident, but preparation can be key to a better vehicle repair experience, especially collision repair. Here are some answers to common questions asked by first time accident victims.
Jun 18, 2003 - 12:52:00 AM
Winterize Your Vehicle with Window Film
Now that summer has passed, you don't worry so much about the sun. In fact, the way the sun warms up your vehicle sitting outside on a cold day feels great. But don't forget -- the UV damage the sun is inflicting on your car is even more worrisome in
Jun 18, 2003 - 12:51:00 AM
I Know My Car Won't Do That When I Take It Into The Shop
"I know my car won't do that when I take it into the shop," you told yourself. You were right. It acted just fine, so you tried to recall the symptoms and convey them to your technician. That's not always easy, as perception and terminology vary from person to person,
Jun 18, 2003 - 12:13:00 AM
As Researchers Worldwide Test Energy Alternatives,
As researchers worldwide test energy alternatives, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California are putting a new spin on an old idea. They installed a prototype of a zinc-air battery in one of 12 electric shuttlebuses from the city of Santa Barbara and put it through its paces on
Jun 18, 2003 - 12:11:00 AM
Liquid Deicers Keep Winter Roads Clear
When it comes to safer winter roads, the solution may be a liquid. While a variety of deicers and abrasives are available, a proactive technique that utilizes liquid calcium chloride is quickly gaining popularity.
Jun 18, 2003 - 12:06:00 AM
Shorter Daylight Hours Cause Safety Concerns
Most drivers have experienced difficulty driving at night or have occasionally had trouble seeing signs or objects on the road until they were next to them.
Jun 18, 2003 - 12:01:00 AM
Rent Smart On Your Next Road Trip
Driving from here to there, or even driving from the airport to there, can be one of the most challenging aspects of any vacation.
Jun 18, 2003 - 12:01:00 AM
Getting A Car You Can Count On
If you're interested in buying a pre-owned vehicle, you may be interested in taking an innovative new route.
The Ford Quality Checked Certified Pre-owned vehicle program, helps ensure that customers get the best pre-owned vehicle available at Ford dealerships.
Jun 17, 2003 - 10:25:00 PM
Windshield Dings Love to Travel
Windshield dings love to travel. Driving means extra vibration. And vibration helps little dings grow into big cracks.
Extended driving also means running the heater or air conditioner, which causes radically different temperatures on the inside and outside of the windshield. Engineers call this temperature stress "thermal shock." Dings call
Jun 17, 2003 - 6:36:00 PM
Alcohol Test Helps Cut Drunk Driving
Drunk driving is the nation's most frequently committed violent crime. In 1997, more than 16,000 people were killed in auto crashes involving alcohol - an average of one every 32 minutes. While not all alcohol use is problematic, excessive or inappropriate, consumption of alcohol is one of the most common
Jun 17, 2003 - 5:30:00 PM
A new kind of computer game is expected to drive children to learn as it takes them on driving/sightseeing tours, visiting historical places, landmarks and other highlights.
Jun 17, 2003 - 6:14:00 AM
Checking Tire Condition Vital To Personal Safety
In the wake of recent major national tire recalls, people are beginning to realize the importance of tire safety and truly understanding the condition of their vehicles. Even with the enormous media exposure, still this issue hasn’t reached everyone.
Jun 17, 2003 - 12:36:00 AM
Smart Tips For New Car Buyer
When it’s new car buying season, millions of Americans plan to spend $10,000 to $70,000 for a new pair of wheels. The good news is because of the slowing economy and excess inventory, manufacturers and dealers are under increased pressure to make the sale.
Jun 17, 2003 - 12:33:00 AM
October is National Car Care Month
October is National Car Care Month and a perfect time to think about how you treat your car. It may surprise you to know how everyday driving can take a major toll on your vehicle.
Jun 17, 2003 - 12:30:00 AM
Plan Now to Avoid Vacation Breakdowns
The beaches and mountains beckon. But before you head out for fun, better make sure your vehicle is up to the challenge of summer's heat, dust and stop-and-go conditions. Here's advice from the pros at the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
Jun 15, 2003 - 11:33:00 PM
Prepare Now for Winter Driving
Getting your vehicle ready for winter is important for safety and peace of mind, say the pros at the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), a nonprofit group which tests and certifies automotive technicians. Even in regions with milder winters, vehicles which receive regular, ongoing maintenance run better, last
Jun 15, 2003 - 11:31:00 PM
Retreads: Know the Facts About Their Safety, Economy
What do you think when you hear the word "retreads"? If you immediately think of the chunks of rubber you often see along the road, it's time to think again. Despite a lingering misconception about the safety of retreaded tires, truckers are finding them just as safe and far more
Jun 15, 2003 - 11:29:00 PM
Simple Maintenance Prevents Winter Cooling System Woes
Ignorance sometimes is bliss, but not with the onset of winter and an automobile unprepared for the cold. Antifreeze, that hidden liquid flowing throughout the engine of every automobile, prevents both freezing and boiling in engines.
Jun 15, 2003 - 11:26:00 PM
Summer Vacation Is Coming... Is Your Vehicle Ready?
Cruising the information highway and surfing the Internet might be the latest craze in cyber-travel, but millions of families will pack up the kids and go on the real thing this summer - the traditional automobile vacation. Unfortunately, some of these trips will become a virtual mess, due to mechanical
Jun 15, 2003 - 11:25:00 PM
Technology Improves Worn Tire Performance
A new rubber compound and tread design helps your worn tires perform better. Few things affect a vehicle's performance as much as tires, and most drivers understand that as tires start to wear their performance declines. Now, a new technology from Bridgestone/Firestone called UNI-T AQ helps maintain wet braking and
Jun 15, 2003 - 11:13:00 PM
Using the Web to Research a New Car
The Web can help you find a great new or used car.
Shopping for a new or used car is not like shopping for a television set. A car is much more expensive, and people rely on their cars for far more than they do their televisions.
Jun 15, 2003 - 11:08:00 PM
Women Calling the Shots On Family Car Care
Women are not only becoming more influential in deciding what car to buy, they also are taking over the traditionally male-dominated responsibility of maintenance and repair, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) reports.
Jun 15, 2003 - 10:58:00 PM
Non-Stop Safety For Trucks
The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that a nationwide survey of truck and motorcoach drivers found both groups held favorable opinions of commercial vehicle electronic clearance systems designed to keep safe vehicles moving. Truckers strongly favored this service 2:1 and motorcoach drivers favored it 3:1.
Jun 15, 2003 - 10:37:00 PM
New Book Chronicles Behind-The-Scenes Look At Ford Racing History
Henry Ford's much-heralded victory in a 10-mile automobile race on a horse track in Grosse Pointe, Mich., in 1901, was the beginning of a century-long involvement in the business of motorsports for a company that would soon bear his name.
Jun 15, 2003 - 10:30:00 PM
Extend The Life Of Your Car
Are you hot stuff when it comes to understanding your vehicle's needs? Did you know what a young-and old-car's fancy turns to when the weather changes? An oil change.
Jun 14, 2003 - 10:38:00 PM
Improving Communications At The Traffic Stop
Traffic law enforcement is a proven method of increasing pedestrian safety, and seat belt, child safety seat and helmet use; reducing the incidence of impaired and aggressive driving; and increasing the apprehension of dangerous criminals.
Jun 14, 2003 - 12:13:00 AM
The 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Sets Standard For Midsize SUVs
Chevrolet has changed the SUV landscape with its all new 2002 TrailBlazer. The TrailBlazer delivers uncompromising strength, power, security and ride quality which can be traced to a host of technologies incorporated in Chevrolet's newest midsize SUV. The four-door SUV comes available in either two-wheel drive or Autotrac four-wheel drive
Jun 14, 2003 - 12:12:00 AM
Eight Easy Steps For Snowplow Preparation
For snowplow owners, the key to a safe and productive snowplowing season is preparation. These eight easy steps will prepare and keep you and your snowplowing equipment heading in the right direction all season long.
Jun 14, 2003 - 12:11:00 AM
Taking Off To A Cleaner Environment
Americans may be able to breathe a sigh of relief now that our airports are cleaning up the way they get around on the ground.
Jun 14, 2003 - 12:06:00 AM
Gov’t And Industry Teaming Up To Save Teen Drivers
Teenagers usually perceive a driver’s license as a ticket to freedom. It’s momentous for parents, too. Though they often are aware of the high crash risks associated with teen drivers, they’re relieved not to have to chauffeur their children around anymore.
Jun 14, 2003 - 12:03:00 AM
Shriners Patient Speaks About Spinal Cord Injuries
Ironically, on the night Hillary Plog suffered a severe spinal cord injury, she was the one person at a party who was not drinking. She had volunteered to drive a friend home and was followed by another who had been drinking, a young man she’d known for years.
Jun 14, 2003 - 12:02:00 AM
Steer Clear Of Road Hazards
It may pay for consumers who shop for new convertibles to consider how they can overcome the possible road blocks open-topped vehicles can encounter.
Jun 13, 2003 - 11:58:00 PM
Are Oil Changes Really Necessary?
Well, if you don't mind, I'd like to take a little time to, first of all, prove that I'm not in need of psychiatric care. And secondly, I hope that you'll allow me to explain why I believe that a premium synthetic oil CAN last for 20,000 miles or more.
May 29, 2003 - 10:10:00 PM
Motor Oil Breakdown What really Causes It?
Petroleum oil begins to break-down almost immediately. A high quality synthetic, on the other hand, can last for many thousands of miles without any significant reduction in performance or protection characteristics. Synthetics designed from the right combination of basestocks and additives can last almost indefinitely with the right filtration system.
May 29, 2003 - 10:09:00 PM
What About Additive Depletion?
Many people swear by these "extra" Miracle Additives, but I am a firm believer in independent lab results. Every independent test I've seen regarding special oil additives such as those mentioned above has given no indication that they provide ANY measure of increased engine protection. In fact, in some cases
May 29, 2003 - 10:08:00 PM
How Does Oil Contamination Occur?
Part of the problem is that traditional paper air filters do not fit all that snugly in the air intake compartment. They've improved, but they're still not great. More importantly, though, they let way too much debris shoot right through the filter element itself. As a side-note, they do not
May 29, 2003 - 10:07:00 PM
Engine Wear Particles Cause Oil Contamination
One aspect that proves to be very important is cold weather starts. Now, all of us have heard about cold weather starts for years from oil additive manufacturers. We've all heard, Just put our additive in your crankcase and it will form an impenetrable layer over engine components that will
May 29, 2003 - 10:06:00 PM
Combustion By-Product Cause Engine Damage
Poor ring seal allows combustion by-products to pass from the combustion chamber into the crankcase where they contaminate the oil. Tight ring seal keeps them out. Synthetic motor oils encourage a tighter ring seal than petroleum motor oils do.
May 29, 2003 - 10:05:00 PM
Efficient Oil Filtration Recommend
The actual filtration efficiency of a particular filter really depends upon the filter manufacturer, and it is sometimes very difficult to get any specific numbers from them regarding their filters' actual filtration efficiency.
May 29, 2003 - 10:04:00 PM
Synthetic Oils Offer Greatly Extended Drains
There are a couple of companies out there that are probably good for extended oil drain intervals. I'll speak more about the specific companies in the next chapter. However, since many people use Mobil 1 and believe it to be the best synthetic available (mainly because it is the most
May 29, 2003 - 10:03:00 PM
Very Few Companies Offer Extended Oil Drains
Now, you may be saying to yourself, "This is all great, but there is something I just don't understand. If there are oils out there that will last for 25,000 miles - and have been for over 25 years - why am I still being told to change my oil
May 29, 2003 - 10:02:00 PM
Taking Your Car into the Repair Shop
Unless you're a mechanic, taking your car into the repair shop can be a scary and mysterious experience. Your car goes behind the doors and minutes later, you're presented with a list of problemsand possibly a large bill.
May 29, 2003 - 9:18:00 PM
ABC's 20/20 News Magazine has concluded unsafe windshield installations
ABC's 20/20 news magazine has concluded unsafe windshield installations can cause unnecessary deaths and catastrophic personal injuries. Windshield is an outdated, misleading term, says Leo Cyr, Vice President of Marketing for NOVUS Windshield Repair.
May 29, 2003 - 8:25:00 PM
Recycling: It's More Than Just Bottles and Cans
By now, most Americans know about the importance of recycling to keeping the Earth clean. Once a week, dedicated residents haul their old newspapers, bottles and cans out to the curb feeling good about their part in helping the environment. But what most people don't know is that getting the
Jun 18, 2000 - 12:18:00 AM
While Automakers, Scientists and Venture Capitalists
While automakers, scientists and venture capitalists battle over the future of transportation, the high technologies of aerospace, defense and computer science are already putting electric cars on the road.
Jun 18, 2000 - 12:13:00 AM