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Get Your Car In Shape For Summer


The days are longer, the sun is stronger and beach season is almost here, but getting in shape for summer means more than hitting the gym. It is also important to keep your car in tip-top shape before you get on the highway for an early summer getaway.

Weather April Showers by Properly Preparing Your Vehicle


While it may be true that April showers bring May flowers, rain also creates wet roads and low driving visibility. To better weather the spring storms, Tires Plus recommends the following:

Deciphering Your Car's "Check Engine" Light


Many drivers don't know what the "check engine" or "service engine soon" warning light on the instrument panel really means. Understanding the purpose of this light, and knowing what actions to take when it comes on, can help you nip problems in the bud -- and possibly prevent major damage.

Earth-Friendly Tips for Motorists


Some day, hydrogen-powered vehicles may be commonplace, but in the meantime, motorists who want to go "green" don't have to change vehicles to help the environment.

Are You Replacing Your Air Filter Too Often?


For years, experts including the Environmental Protection Agency told motorists to change their car's engine air filter frequently for maximum fuel economy

Spring is the Season for Auto Care


After a season of winter driving, a springtime check-up for your car might be in order. Most anyone can do routine automotive housekeeping chores: Remove unneeded winter gear from your trunk, clean out trash and clutter, and wash and wax your car to remove accumulated grime and salt deposits.

Motorists: Disregarding Auto Repairs Is Dangerous


The power of the dollar doesn't stretch as far as it once did. And it has prompted some motorists to cut back on maintenance or put off needed vehicle repairs due to tight budgets, especially if the vehicle remains drivable. But, delaying certain repairs can be a dangerous gamble for motorists.

iPhone Comes Closer to Driving Your Car


In the olden days, people used maps for directions and yellow pages to find restaurants, and they didn't often use their phones as lightsabers

Are You Prepared for a Roadside Emergency?


You drive safely and follow your vehicle's maintenance schedule, but that doesn't mean you'll never find trouble on the road. But with a little preparation, you can handle almost any roadside breakdown.

Winter Pledge: Clearing Garage Floors Gets Cars Indoors


When a chill is in the air and clutter is in the garage, your car is often forced out in the cold.

Americans Support Banning Cell Phones in Cars


Americans have been driving cars and using telephones for about a century. But it's only been in the past five or 10 years that we've been combining these two activities. and we're finding out that it's a dangerous mix.

A New Year's Resolution For Your Car


Getting more organized is a common New Year's Resolution -- whether it's a harried taxpayer's pledge to be a better record keeper or a pack rat's promise to de-clutter. "Getting organized works wonders for the family car," notes Martin Lawson, editorial director for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

New LED Worklight Offers Greater Versatility


There's a leak in your plumbing, and you need to fix it. So you fumble under the sink, trying to hold a flashlight in one hand and a tool in another. You need both hands free, so you put the flashlight down. It promptly rolls, leaving you unable to see what you're doing.

Don't Let Holiday Pressure Get to Your Tires


The holidays are hectic. Working, attending family parties, overindulging on holiday goodies and shopping for that perfect gift can be stressful. Although the holidays are busy, they're not the time to forget about regular tire maintenance.

A Winter Checklist For Drivers


As the temperature drops, car batteries produce less power, belts and hoses become more brittle, tires lose air pressure and engine oil thickens. In a few words, winter is tough on vehicles.

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02/12/2018 02:29 PM
How Gps Vehicle Trackers Improve Navigation & Save Your Time
With more cars on the roads than ever before, managing your everyday commute can be quite a hassle without a GPS vehicle tracker giving you navigation tips and traffic information. What initially started as a safety feature has now become a necessity for vehicle owners, offering so many benefits in so many ways that people don't want to buy a car without a GPS tracker anymore. The tech does more than just give you a real-time update of your vehicle's location - it can also help save a lot of your time that would otherwise be wasted on getting trapped in traffic jams on overcrowded streets.
02/08/2018 09:17 AM
Tips to Consider While Buying the Best Trailer
Buying a trailer is not easy as some people think. It can be a very stressful process, especially if you don't know which trailer is the right one for you. You need to be sure that whatever trailer you buy; it has to suit your purpose.
02/05/2018 10:15 AM
Tips When Paying For Cars For Sale Overseas
Purchase cars for sale overseas easily by opting for the best payment option. In this way, you can cut down overhead expenses and secure your finances when dealing with sellers.
02/05/2018 10:09 AM
4 Strategies for De-Frosting Your Car Windows
Imagine you have had mobile car valeting experts come and take care of your vehicle yesterday. Temperatures dropped, and over the night your car windows got completely frosted over. Surely that is not a pleasant thing to see in the morning, especially if you are in a hurry for work.
01/31/2018 09:53 AM
Why Do I Drive For a Living?
Some people love to drive and some don't. People always ask me "what's it like to have your job?
01/30/2018 09:19 PM
The Basics of Recreational Towing
Most of the people do not have the option to choose a truck that matches their van. Towing something with a truck is a technical task where you need to pay special attention to some technical aspects. For example, one simple rule is that the tow truck must be heavier than the caravan it is towing.
01/29/2018 10:24 AM
Tips to Sell Your Used Car
It is certainly a difficult job to sell out a used car at a good price. First of all, a lot of people suggest you different things and it becomes much complex. Secondly, the price is somewhat lesser than you expected which disappoints you.
01/29/2018 09:29 AM
What Is a Supercharger?
You might be aware of the different types of forced induction systems, but do you know how they function? Superchargers are similar to turbochargers except for the fact that they have different power supplies.
01/24/2018 08:12 AM
An Overview of Traffic Control
Road traffic control is basically the control and direction of pedestrian and vehicle traffic, especially around an area that has an accident, a construction zone, or any other area of the road that has a disruption. This is aimed at guaranteeing that safety is upheld for the public, the construction workers, and the emergency responders at the scene. Traffic control may also involve the use of CCTV cameras or any other means to monitor traffic in different areas to manage the flow.
01/23/2018 11:21 AM
Drive Safe by Being Smart
RECKLESS DRIVING: Thought cars have made our lives so much easier and convenient yet as a society; we still lack patience, crave danger or choose to be careless. According to reports over the years traffic fatalities have increased significantly. So, I was just watching a video (short film) that inspired me to talk on this issue of reckless driving.
01/23/2018 09:45 AM
Brake Discs: Staying Safe on the Roads
Whether it is during the holiday season or during the working season, it is always important to stay safe on the roads. During the holidays the roads become so congested because everyone is generally travelling to the same vacation destinations. Whilst during the working months most people work in the same metropolitan areas which lead to those highways being extremely busy. With so many cars on the roads these days it is necessary to do your part in order to stay safe on the roads.
01/23/2018 09:44 AM
Top 7 Good Road Side Manners
There are more cars on the road now than ever before. Previously not everyone was able to afford a car but nowadays there are a variety of options available suitable for every pocket. With public transport not being the ideal means of transport anymore, more people are driving themselves to work. The sheer amount of cars on the road is what causes congestion so it is good practice for everyone to adopt healthy road side manners.
01/23/2018 09:43 AM
Understanding Engines: How A Diesel Engine Works
Have you ever wondered what the difference was between a petrol engine and a diesel engine? Besides the noise difference you hear when the diesel engine is running, there is a greater difference.
01/22/2018 09:33 AM
Safe Loading and Towing Your Trailer
We must admit that, nowadays the load transportation is improbable without having trailers. We are faced with a huge choice of trailers; with different shapes, sizes and colours. Do you know which is the best choice for you? If you already have a trailer, or you are considering of buying one, than you should know the following guidelines for proper loading and towing.
01/22/2018 09:16 AM
An Overview of Car Airbags
For all we know, car airbags are one of the most effective protective measures which help reduce the impact of an accident on the passengers. As a matter of fact, it has been reported that fatalities were reduced by up to a whopping 52 percent in the case of both belted drivers with frontal airbags as well as SUVs equipped with side airbags.
01/19/2018 11:03 AM
3 Reasons Why Autonomous Vehicles Will Be Here Sooner Rather Than Later
With technology increasing throughout the auto industry, drivers must face the reality that soon we will be off the roads. Autonomous vehicles provide a better and safer service, mixed in with better efficiency and a larger available audience. Self-driving vehciles will be here sooner than we think.
01/12/2018 09:27 AM
7 Key Rules To Maintain Your Car Tyres
Are you searching the best way to increase the life of your car tyres? Look for a few tips that can assist you to maintain the quality of your car tyres.
01/11/2018 04:27 PM
Here Is How You Can Save Big Money Buying Used Cars
There's nothing wrong with buying a new car, if you're prepared to accept the short and long-term financial losses. The second you drive that new vehicle off the lot you've lost around 20%. A car that was forty-thousand loses eight driving home. Then a depreciation rate of 15% per year for most models, with some exceptions of course. We all know it's easier to buy than sell an item! Therefore, my choice is always buying used cars, and this is my criteria that saves me big money in the long run.
01/10/2018 09:15 AM
The 2017 Hyundai Elantra Discussed
A new-generation model of the Hyundai Elantra was put to market in 2017. Pre-owned models of this sexy compact are becoming as popular as the 2017 model proved to be. Read more for a detailed review on the 2017 Hyundai Elantra.
01/08/2018 10:26 AM
Essential Factors When Buying Sports Cars For Sale Overseas
Find the right sports car that can match your driving needs by searching for reliable importers. With the help of importers, you can also find affordable vehicles that can match your budget.
01/04/2018 08:20 AM
What Sort Of Car Do You Need In 2018?
Want to know what sort of car is best for you to purchase this year? Read the article which will give you some pointers as to what could be the right choice for you.
01/02/2018 04:06 PM
Trailers for Animals
There are trailers for tools, trailers for expensive toys and trailers for everyday hauling. But what if you are looking to move animals?
01/02/2018 11:30 AM
Safe Vehicle Towing And Recovery Process
Towing and recovery services are designed to manage all kinds of roadway accidents. Some of the common situations where people can get an immediate assistance from a professional include vehicle breakdowns, collisions with other vehicles or objects, single vehicle crashes, and load shift.
12/31/2017 04:09 PM
Motor Cars: Beauty and the Beast
Over sixty years of active motoring, one has observed with interest the changing styles followed by manufacturers in search of popularity and volume sales. From a British perspective it was always Ford of England that initiated a radical departure from the established norm, risking the derision of critics but, more often than not, capturing the imagination of a public always eager to be seen in something radically new. This pattern of progress continued virtually unchanged for five decades until it was overwhelmed by the Asian dominance of the new millennium.
12/31/2017 04:07 PM
Trailer Uses
Trailers are everywhere and we can haul almost anything with one. They can be closed, open, flat or able to dump, and what would we do without them?
12/26/2017 10:10 AM
Does Ferrari Also Needs After Market Tuning?
Despite of the fact that the cars manufactured by Italian car maker Ferrari are recognized for their power, speed and aerodynamics look there are lots of Ferrari owners who are not satisfied from the existing performance and drivability offered by these cars and therefore are in search of the options that are helpful in meeting their requirements. Interestingly, today there are lots of renowned car modifiers that offer the service of altering the existing power and performance of the cars depending upon the requirement of the owner or up-to the last level till which they can extract out the hidden power from that car. And therefore tuning the Ferrari is not an exception to it.
12/21/2017 08:05 AM
Smart Tips For Buying Used Cars And Avoiding Lemons
Not all of us afford a shiny new car. For many Americans, buying a used car is their only chance to get a ride. However, there are many sharks in the water and you should avoid being scammed. Check the following tips for buying a used car:
12/20/2017 09:42 AM
4 Basic Tips to Consider Before Disposing Your Car
So you are having a junk car in your garage which is holding a lot of space. I guess at some point we really need to get rid of junk from our garage but getting a fair deal for it becomes difficult. Mostly owners demand a high amount which dealers refuse to fulfill.
12/20/2017 09:16 AM
Choosing the Right Tyre for Your Car
Just as the model selection is critical to the performance of the car so as the tyres. Afterall the basic integrity of performance lies in the tyres itself. Tyres are often selected by the dealers during the purchase looking at the model and your application.
12/15/2017 10:39 AM
Mercedez Benz S Class
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class, formerly known as Sonderklasse (German for "special class", abbreviated as "S-Klasse"), is a series of luxury flagship vehicles produced by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz, a division of German company Daimler AG. The S-Class designation for top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz models was officially introduced in 1972 with the W116, and has remained in use ever since.
12/08/2017 08:49 AM
Have You Been Involved in a Vehicle Accident Recently?
Being in a vehicular accident can be traumatic, at the least. Be prepared before you take your next trip - it could help you if something happens. If in an accident, keep your wits about you and take care of the situation.
12/07/2017 03:34 PM
What To Look For When Buying A Used Automobile
This article is about what to look for when buying a used car. This can be from a dealership or mostly from an individual.
12/04/2017 09:35 AM
How Weather Affects One's Ability to Drive Safely
We need different weather conditions to help the earth's eco system. We also sometimes enjoy the different weather conditions because of the variations of warmth or coolness we receive. But like most things, there is always a safety precaution to take when driving a car in these different weather conditions.
12/04/2017 09:34 AM
Why You Should Be Courteous On the Road
This might sound crazy, but you should always be courteous on the road no matter what. Besides risking bad karma, other drivers can be spiteful to you in many ways. Be wary of bad mannered drivers.
11/30/2017 09:44 AM
Understand the Tricky Terrains of the Off-Roading World
Off-roading is a lot of fun, but it also poses a lot of challenges to drivers. To have an adventurous off-road experience without compromising on safety and security, drivers need to prepare themselves along with their vehicles comprehensively. However, sometimes even the most thorough preparations are not enough. Thanks to the unpredictable nature of off-road trails and the harsh terrains, vehicles can often come undone, which makes it vital for you to understand the various types of difficult terrains you might encounter on your off-road experience. Let's take a closer look at some of them, and what challenges they pose individually.
11/27/2017 10:37 AM
Why Facebook Marketplace Is a Great Place to Buy Cars
Facebook Marketplace was launched around a year back, and currently, it is extremely popular amongst habitual car buyers and sellers. Marketplace has become a popular alternative to Craigslist, the classified ad giant. However, it was not always this way. When Marketplace went live, a lot of car buyers and sellers had complaints regarding the listings. They were limited, and users encountered a lot of chronological issues. With searches available only on location, prices, and keywords, Marketplace was far from the ideal car buying and selling place online. However, this year, Facebook has made plenty of additions to Marketplace, which has established itself as a popular place for trading in cars. At this point in time, it is very much at par with other car shopping sites, and here are a few reasons why Facebook Marketplace is a great place to buy or sell cars.
11/27/2017 10:36 AM
A Guide to the Essentials of Your First Off-Road Adventure
Off-roading is a sport that is high on adrenaline and adventure, which makes it incredibly risky too, especially if you have never been on an off-road trip before. However, even the most experienced off-roaders were amateurs at one point, and they had to keep some of the essentials of off-roading in mind to make their experience thrilling as well as safe. If you want to pursue off-roading, you need to pay mind to those essentials as well, some of which are listed below!
11/10/2017 10:16 AM
Enjoy Going Around Large Cities With Awareness on Parking Restrictions
Traveling is a beautiful experience. It teaches you a lot of things, besides seeing or visiting new places. You learn to solve problems faced in a new place. This may not be a serious issue, yet you know to make your way.
11/10/2017 10:15 AM
Explore the Cities of the USA on Comprehending About Parking Spaces
Visiting the USA is a dream of most people, but one thing is constant here and that is the change. The pioneer spirit of this country appears in this evolving nature and bold outlook that is widespread to all the land corners. This is also apparent in the Hollywood to gleaming skyscrapers.
11/10/2017 10:15 AM
Changes in Parking Will Ensure Street Vibrancy in the USA
The United States is wide spread over 3.6 million square miles and it includes different places. In fact, New York to Los Angeles is 2500 miles and in case you are in Louisiana, you are certain to see a new horizon, time zone, unique type of urban area and states of mind.
11/09/2017 09:06 AM
5 Important Aspects to Cleaning Your Car This Autumn
Keeping your car clean and ready to face any weather challenges in the autumn is important. That way you will be comfortable in the vehicle no matter the weather conditions, but most importantly you will be safe.
11/07/2017 09:48 AM
Why It Is More Logical To Opt For A Used Lancia Delta For Sale
When it comes to the best cars with a world-class reputation, Lancia Delta is one of the top choices for many car enthusiasts. However, many people really have a hard time achieving their goal of owning a Lancia Delta mainly because of the price. Choosing to buy a used Lancia Delta from a reputable company is a smart option.
11/06/2017 03:41 PM
Advantages of Artificial Intelligence Applied to Everyday Situations
Auto dealers are looking for efficiency in their sales and service processes that can best be found through the use of software as a solution, (SAAS). Artificial Intelligence and the associated algorithms provide the answer by replacing the weak link in many day to day operations - people!
11/06/2017 09:58 AM
Drive the Kind of Cars That Give You The Thrilling Experience
Cars are one of those forms of transport that people find to be the most comfortable now a days. There are people who are obsessed with cars and absolutely love them and all its features and can go on and on talking about them at a stretch. With the advancement of modern technology, various new features have come up and now a day's all modern day cars fully equipped with all those features are seen coming into the markets.
11/02/2017 04:06 PM
Need to Recycle Automotive Fluids
Over the years automotive recycling has developed into a big industry. This is because technological developments have given rise to processes which have made it possible to recycle most parts of a car. These days every part such as plastics, glass, different parts, fluids used in a car is recycled.
11/02/2017 09:39 AM
Top Reasons to Buy a Used Auto
Are you right about to purchase an auto? Do you hesitate between buying a used and a new vehicle? If so, then you will find lots of facts that speak in favor of getting a second-hand vehicle. If you are excited to learn them, start reading the article right away.
10/30/2017 09:08 AM
Modern Family Cars for the Modern Family
As we progress through life we go through different types of cars. It starts out with a fun sporty car for your younger years until, eventually, you require a family car for your whole family. These are the best family cars for the modern family who still wants to be trendy.
10/25/2017 04:22 PM
10 Signs That a Towing Company Is Reliable
When it comes to hiring a professional towing company, it can be challenging finding a dependable service since there are so many to choose from in your town. Learn exactly what to look for the narrow down the options.
10/20/2017 08:58 AM
Is It Good to Have RMI Certification?
The RMI is the leading voice in the motoring industry. RMI stands for Retail Motor Industry Organisation. It allows members to negotiate better trading conditions that involves the motoring and vehicle industry. They are known to be a proactive company that is associated with the motor industry.
10/18/2017 11:01 AM
Budget Auto Repair: Should I Buy Used OEM or Aftermarket Parts?
The cost of maintaining an automobile can be significant as the car begins to experience wear and tear or becomes victim to a mishap that may fall well below covered insurance deductibles. Choosing which type of auto part to use to make repairs will certainly influence the amount of money spent in making your automobile perform or look identical to the first day you purchased it. With terms like OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and Aftermarket parts the confusion for someone that does not understand this terminology can be intimidating. However, it is fairly simple to discover exactly which part is needed based on several factors.

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