Tag: care

5 Best Summer Car Care Tips

Jaclyn Trop cars.usnews.com Summer is the season for beaches, barbecues – and breakdowns. Even though summer means fun, the hotter months have a way of wreaking havoc on your vehicle. Extreme weather can cause potholes and damage tires, while residue leftover from winter corrodes the components that make your vehicle work. And, with the additional…

Hot cars ‘as bad as drinking and driving’

Richard Aucock motoringresearch.com Driving in a hot car isn’t just uncomfortable, it could be dangerous, says new research published by Seat. A car with an interior hotter than 35 degrees C resulted in drivers reacting similarly to those with 0.05 percent blood alcohol: that’s the legal limit for driving in Scotland. The firm is thus…

Top Ten Car Care Tips

Mike Bumbeck autoMedia.com What you can do yourself to keep your car on the road If everything on TV were true, then keeping a vehicle running great, looking good, and lasting a long time would be the easiest thing ever. Advertising will tell us over and over that all we really need to do to…

Driving a Car with a Manual Transmission?

Riding the Clutch

Driving a car with a manual transmission? Stop these bad habits now before they bite you in the wallet Brian Turner driving.ca Habits are hard to break, but what if they’re costing us money and inconvenience? Would a little change in behaviour be worth it? Here are a few examples of how we can unknowingly…

Top 10 Bad Driving Habits That Damage Your Car

Bad Driving Habits

Elan McAfee yourmechanic.com Your vehicle is one of your most costly possessions, and it’s certainly one on which you heavily depend. So, you want it to last as long as possible. Even if you have the proper vehicle maintenance measures in place, there may be important day-to-day responsibilities you overlook that have a negative impact…