The Car Care Council suggests you “green your routine” when it comes to your car and offers five ways you and your vehicle can help protect the environment and save at the pump.
Fall Car Care Month is the perfect time to fall into a vehicle maintenance program and get your car ready for the challenges of harsh winter weather.
“A thorough inspection of your vehicle will go a long way toward ensuring safety and dependability when temperatures drop and severe winter weather strikes,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “A routine maintenance program also makes financial sense, extending useful vehicle life and helping avoid costly repairs down the road.”
October is Fall Car Care Month, and the Car Care Council recommends the following ways to fight rising gas prices:
BROADVIEW, IL, July 20, 2012
Though air pollution continues to be a threat to public health, it appears to be even more so to the health of our children.
How much dirt and debris can a car’s engine air filter keep out? Depends on whom you ask. The average motorist will probably not know. But ask Chuck Kerrigan, and you can expect to hear, “Much more than you would expect.” And Kerrigan would know.
Air Pollution -- A Growing Risk To Our Health And Well Being ... Take A Small Step Toward A Healthier You
No matter how hard we try it’s impossible to completely protect ourselves from air pollution. Yet its net effect on our health can be significant. New research indicates it’s not just asthma and allergy sufferers that pay a heavy price for dirty air. Three new studies cited in a recent New York Times article show that air pollution is also a risk to our heart and brain health.
BROADVIEW, IL, March 27, 2012 – The worst is over, we’re thinking. With winter officially behind us, we need only look to warmer days ahead. Not so for those who suffer from seasonal allergies.
Most car owners know that they need to change their vehicle’s oil and filter periodically, even though they may not always follow the original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM) recommended schedule. The type of oil their car needs is usually easy to figure out.
The buzz around ‘extended oil change intervals’ for passenger cars and SUVs is everywhere. Some vehicle manufacturers are recommending longer oil change intervals. Oil companies are offering oils that they promote as having extended life. And motorists, pressured by the challenges of a tight economy and a hectic lifestyle, like the prospect of fewer trips to their repair shop or local quick lube to get their car’s oil changed.