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Give Your Car Or Truck The Makeover It And You Deserve

(NAPSI)—Longing for the days when you felt good about driving your car, truck or SUV?

  • icon Updated: January 17

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Tuesday 01/06/2015
Get The Most From Your Car's AC Year-Round
Updated: January 08, 2015 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—It may seem surprising to some, but the road to a healthy vehicle air-conditioning system in the summertime—begins in the wintertime.

Monday 12/29/2014
A Little Knowledge Can Make A Big Difference
Updated: December 30, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—When it comes to pinpointing potentially serious issues with your vehicle, your nose may know more than you realize. For example, the smell of burnt toast might be a sign of an electrical short. The smell of rotten eggs may signal trouble with the emissions system, which includes the catalytic converter.

Tuesday 12/23/2014
Finding Your New Car for the New Year
Updated: December 24, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Santa didn't bring that new car you wanted? Apparently you're not alone. The week after Christmas is the biggest shopping time of the year, according to car shopping site, with lots of money-saving rebates and incentives. To learn more, visit

Wednesday 12/17/2014
When The Check Engine Light Is On, Don't Ignore It
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Don’t take this lightly: One of the most vital signals of an improperly functioning vehicle is the check engine light and, when illuminated, it alerts the driver to a variety of existing potential problems. Nevertheless, vehicle checkups during car care events throughout the country reveal that the check engine light is on in nearly one out of 10 vehicles.

Tuesday 12/16/2014
Crash Course In Advice
Posted: December 16, 2014

(NAPSI)—If you’re like the average driver, you’ll be involved in an auto accident once every seven to 10 years—and now you can get help dealing with it.

Friday 12/05/2014
Good Moves For Bad Weather Driving
Updated: December 06, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—You can keep your vehicle on the road to safety even on rough roads and in cold, wet weather if you heed a few hints:

What To Get The Auto Enthusiast On Your List
Updated: December 06, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Whether it’s the holidays or any occasion you want to be special, a gift that features a friend’s or family member’s favorite automotive item can be a great way to show you care—and know—about the person. For example, you can put car fanciers on the road to happiness with items such as these from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Mopar brand:

Tuesday 12/02/2014
How to Boost Your Cell Phone's Signal for Safer Winter Travel
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - It's the bane of every cell phone user -- conversations that become garbled and calls that drop. These "dead zones," usually happen while you're on the road, and can be frustrating at best, while making you feel exposed and defenseless at worst. However, they also present a critical safety issue when driving during the winter.