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(NewsUSA) - Winter comes with a unique set of challenges, including lower air temperatures, lack of visibility, fewer daylight hours, falling snow and, of course, icy roads. These can certainly make for some hazardous driving conditions, which is why experts say you should dig out your ice scraper, gloves and snow shovels before hitting the road.
Carbon fiber has received quite a bit of attention lately, primarily due to its extensive use in Boeing’s high-tech, lighter weight 787 Dreamliner airplanes. But most Americans likely will experience this modern material in a more down-to-earth vehicle, now that automakers increasingly are turning to carbon fiber when planning and building new cars.
(NAPSI)—Savvy drivers know it’s wise to winterize their car before the cold weather hits. That’s the word from experts who say investing an hour or two of your time to have your vehicle checked is all it takes to have peace of mind.
(NAPSI)—When it comes to buying your youngster a new bike, AAA's Rhonda Shah says it's vital that you find one that's the proper size.
(NAPSI)—While many people think you’d have to turn back the hands of time to find used cars with their odometers turned back, odometer fraud is, unfortunately, still alive and well. According to new research from Carfax, more than 190,000 cars have their odometers rolled back every year, potentially costing victims in excess of $760 million in lost value and unexpected repairs.
(NAPSI)—Increasingly, when it comes to safe driving, teens and parents know that safety is no accident. That’s why a growing number of them are stepping up to sign an agreement that promotes better driving behaviors.
Making sure your car or truck is ready for winter is an important aspect of being a responsible driver. But preparing your vehicle isn’t just about checking your fluids and filling your tires – Old Man Winter can take a toll on a vehicle’s exterior, which means it needs the proper protection too.
(NAPSI)—Safety on the road is important all year round, but winter weather calls for extra caution behind the wheel to keep you and your passengers safe.
(NAPSI)—Drivers who listen closely will find that their car is actually communicating with them by using a language all its own.
(NAPSI)—To help you stay in the know while on the go, today’s cars are equipped with all kinds of clever ways to keep you, the driver, informed and connected—and, more important, doing so in a much safer way. If your car isn’t already equipped to keep you connected, it’s actually easy to add a device that will transform your car into a “connected car.” For example, one of the most smartphone-friendly options for the car today is the latest smartphone-powered in-dash receiver, AppRadio 3, which replaces your current car stereo, and through the free AppRadio app (available in the Apple iTunes App Store and Google Play Store) control dozens of compatible apps ranging from entertainment to navigation. Using similar touch and motion gestures that you’re already accustomed to with your smartphone, you can more safely access these features on a high-resolution, 7-inch capacitive touchscreen. For additional safety and convenience, the receiver offers a variety of other important in-vehicle technologies:
(StatePoint) Whether you’re a car enthusiast seeking to soup-up your baby or just trying to make the family sedan run smoother, there are several easy do-it-yourself maintenance tips that can help keep your car or truck firing on all cylinders.
(NAPSI)—It’s a new day for diesel engines. That’s the word from experts who say improvements in diesel technology and fuel composition have made diesel vehicles more appealing to a broader group of consumers.
(StatePoint) From gas, parking permits and insurance premiums, to maintenance and repairs, owning a car can be an expensive prospect. But motorists can pave the way to lower costs by following a few clever rules of the road:
(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in order to preserve and improve your health, you need to do two types of physical activity each week—aerobic and muscle-strengthening.
(NAPSI)—Whether you’re having fun on an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) or in an ROV (recreational off-highway vehicle), staying safe can be as simple as ABC and 123.