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    Tips For Getting Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready

    (NAPSI)—A s the weather gets warm, vacationers will begin to set their sights on the open road. Whether it’s to get up close to that landmark that you’ve always wanted to see, visit old friends or visit extended family who live just a few states away, road trips offer great flexibility and excitement.

  • Automotive

    Easy Ways To Modernize Your 10-Year-Old Vehicle

    (NAPSI)—New cars offer the latest in infotainment, safety and convenience but what if you aren’t in the market for a new ride? Fortunately, there are many aftermarket products that can add value to a car you’ve already paid off, and are often more advanced than factory-installed features on the road today.

  • Automotive

    Getting Home After Graduation: Ten Tips

    (NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the 20 million students the U.S. Department of Education predicts will graduate this year, congratulations!

Wednesday 03/11/2015
Eliminate Auto Odors
Updated: March 12, 2015 - 4:41 am

(NAPSI)—When the smells of mud, slush, cigarettes, pets, food spills and so on linger in your car, you can drive them away if you know a few facts and hints.

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Defeating Salt Damage
Updated: March 12, 2015 - 4:41 am

(NAPSI)—Corrosive road salt and brine on the roads can cause rust and corrosion to your car, truck, motorcycle or trailer—but there are steps you can take to protect your vehicle.

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Wednesday 02/25/2015
Enjoying The Boat Show
Updated: February 26, 2015 - 4:31 am

(NAPSI)—The U.S. Coast Guard says more than 12 million recreational boats will be registered in the U.S. in 2015. Many of those boats were purchased after hours of research, window-shopping, comparisons and dealer visits. The most reliable tool for selecting the right boat for you and your family, however, may well be a visit to a boat show. Only there can a shopper see all his or her options firsthand and under one roof.

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Thursday 02/19/2015
3 Things to Know Before Ride-Booking a Car
Updated: February 20, 2015 - 4:31 am

(NewsUSA) - If you were some innocent fleeing a terrorist attack, would you expect to be charged four times the normal cost of a car ride?

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Tuesday 02/10/2015
Top Ten Family Travel Battery Care Tips
Updated: February 11, 2015 - 4:31 am

(NAPSI)—To help you avoid getting stranded with a dead car battery on your next family road trip, Gale Kimbrough, also known as “Mr. Battery,” offers these suggestions:

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Tuesday 02/03/2015
Surviving Accidents On Major Roads
Updated: February 04, 2015 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—It’s a cold, hard fact: Icy roads are dangerous for even the most experienced driver, and even in dry weather, multicar pileups have closed interstates.

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Friday 01/30/2015
Repowering 101
Updated: February 03, 2015 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—Boat owners—and people who hope to be—should know that when energy and upkeep costs get too high, it may be time to repower with a newer, more fuel-efficient engine. Here are hints on how:

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The Best New Car And Truck To Fit Your Needs
Updated: February 03, 2015 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—The next time you're shopping for a new car or truck, you might want to consider purchasing one that offers the greatest options for customization. Automakers are making vehicles more reliable and longer lasting than ever before. As a result, buyers are increasingly interested in a vehicle's ability to be transformed to fit their needs. So when it comes to making the final decision, the ability to personalize the vehicle can be the difference in ensuring that a vehicle meets your needs.

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Friday 01/16/2015
Give Your Car Or Truck The Makeover It And You Deserve
Updated: January 17, 2015 - 4:31 am

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

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Tuesday 01/06/2015
Get The Most From Your Car's AC Year-Round
Updated: January 08, 2015 - 4:32 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.

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Monday 12/29/2014
A Little Knowledge Can Make A Big Difference
Updated: December 30, 2014 - 4:32 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.

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Tuesday 12/23/2014
Finding Your New Car for the New Year
Updated: December 24, 2014 - 4:33 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 Edmunds.com, with lots of money-saving rebates and incentives. To learn more, visit www.edmunds.com.

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
When The Check Engine Light Is On, Don't Ignore It
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 4:33 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.

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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.

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Friday 12/05/2014
Good Moves For Bad Weather Driving
Updated: December 06, 2014 - 4:33 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:

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