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Wednesday 12/23/2015
A Delightful Dozen Of Presents For Your People
Updated: December 24, 2015 - 4:34 am

(NAPSI)—Whether it’s for the holidays, a special birthday or anniversary, or just because, you can find great gifts for the auto enthusiast, the fashionista, the bookworm, the party-hardy type and the do-it-yourselfer on your list at a surprising place.

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Weather the winter roads with these 12 tips
Posted: December 23, 2015

(BPT) - For some, winter is a time to get cozy next to a fire, sip a mug of hot chocolate and watch the snow fall. But for those who spend their winter sitting in the driver’s seat of a rig, hauling goods all over the colder parts of the country, the snow that makes winter so beautiful can also make it downright hazardous. Icy roads, slick bridges and low visibility can create challenges for even the most seasoned road warriors. For those professionals going out to brave these tough conditions, here are 12 tips on how to stay safe.

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Tuesday 12/22/2015
What You Need to Know About Winter Driving
Updated: December 22, 2015 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes.

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5 best friends for your car
Posted: December 22, 2015

(BPT) - Maintaining an automobile can be a messy and often confusing task. There are crumpled maps, a little pad of paper where you track mileage, the sticky note telling you when to get an oil change and the string around your finger reminding you to check the tire pressure. And that’s not even half of the confusion.

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Friday 12/18/2015
5 winter driving tips to keep you safe, not sliding
Updated: December 22, 2015 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - What do you love most about winter? Is it the skiing and the sledding, the trips to the winter carnivals or seasonal get-togethers? There’s plenty to love about winter — and often that means driving out to enjoy those things.

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Thursday 12/17/2015
Helping Older People to Maintain Independence
Updated: December 18, 2015 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—For most older adults, the ability to live independently is associated with the ability to drive. That’s one reason the prospect of eventually “giving up the keys” can be a frightening one.

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Friday 12/11/2015
Delivering the Goods: Michelin Honors Unsung Holiday Heroes
Updated: December 12, 2015 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - With holidays fast approaching, it's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of buying gifts, and food for get-togethers, parties and holiday dinners. Rarely do we take time to think about how these items -- that will be long remembered (or forgotten) after the holidays are over -- got to the store, market, and ultimately to your home.

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Thursday 12/03/2015
Cold Weather Wake-Up Call
Updated: December 04, 2015 - 4:34 am

(NAPSI)—The next nip in the air should be a wake-up call to motorists who have not yet gotten their vehicles set for the cold weather, say car care experts.

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Tuesday 12/01/2015
Tips to Make Holiday Road Trips Merrier
Updated: December 01, 2015 - 4:34 am

(StatePoint) Hitting the road for the holidays? You’re not alone. Nearly nine in 10 Autotrader shoppers plan to travel by car this holiday season, and nearly a quarter will travel more than 300 miles, according to a recent poll. But experts say there’s no reason to view road trips as a chore.

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Wednesday 11/18/2015
Ultimate Winter Driving Tips
Updated: November 19, 2015 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Americans love their cars -- especially the classics. Coupled with a long road trip, well, it doesn't get better than that.

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Thursday 10/29/2015
Today's cars are lighter and more fuel efficient thanks to this material
Updated: October 30, 2015 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - Automakers are in a race against the clock and they know it. Current regulations require that by 2025, vehicles will need to achieve the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard of 54.4 miles per gallon, a dramatic climb from the 2016 standard of 35.5 mpg.

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Tuesday 10/27/2015
'Tis The Season For Safe Driving. Five Holiday Travel Tips From Les Schwab Tire Centers
Updated: October 28, 2015 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—The winter holiday season is filled with travels near and far to share in merriment with loved ones, trade gifts and create memories. With more traffic on the road as a result of these festivities, safe driving practices are critical for keeping you and yours protected. Legal tire studs-on dates are fast approaching and now is a great time to get your vehicle winter-ready before road conditions become highly unpredictable. Consider these five safety tips to help you safely travel over the hills and through the woods.

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Tuesday 10/20/2015
Zero-Crash Future With Connected Vehicles
Updated: October 21, 2015 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Imagine: Someday, people will talk about traffic accident fatalities as a thing of the past. Crashes will be eradicated, thanks to an onslaught of new technologies that eliminate human error behind the wheel, the cause of 90 percent of roadway mishaps today.

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Wednesday 10/14/2015
Taking The Pressure Off Cold Weather Driving
Updated: October 15, 2015 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Heavy snow and slick ice on the roads can be a white-knuckle experience for even the most experienced drivers if the automobile isn’t properly outfitted for the weather.

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Wednesday 10/07/2015
Winter Is Coming: Is Your Fuel Ready?
Updated: October 08, 2015 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Winter is coming -- and that means it's time to store seasonal tools and recreational equipment. Safe, smart storage of motorcycles, RVs, power equipment and seasonal cars goes a long way towards keeping them at their best to ensure peak performance in the spring.

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