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The Talk Just Got a Little Easier


When you hand car keys to your teenager for the first time, your heart races as you think of what could happen. The fact is that car accidents are the number-one cause of death among teens in the U.S., so it's important to communicate the gravity of this newfound responsibility.

How to Find Mechanics Who Will Come to You


When it comes to managing vehicle repairs, the associated hassles and inconveniences that come about -- whether from having no vehicle or the process of finding a reputable repair shop -- can become a major annoyance.

The Best Way to See Clearly in Any Driving Condition


Is there really a difference between wiper blades? When is it necessary to change my wipers? As the wet seasons approach, it's important to ask yourself these questions as heavy rains and increasingly severe weather can obscure driving visibility.

Get Better Gas Mileage


Gas prices are getting as dangerously high as unemployment rates, and both mean a whole new level of penny pinching for the nation's 99 percent.

Avoid a Roadside Mayday This Summer


The temperatures are rising, and so are the numbers of vehicles on the road. Summer is right around the corner, bringing with it a number of road trips to the beach for many families.

Discover a Better Ride on Wet Roads


Bald or poorly maintained tires won't get you very far when it comes to driving on slippery roadways. With improper equipment and maintenance, slick surfaces from rain storms are a major threat to safety on the road.

Wireless Technology Improves Road Safety


Imagine a futuristic transportation system with "talking" roads and cars that instantly provide real-time updates on local weather, traffic and road conditions. Equipped with up-to-the-minute information, motorists could choose safer, more direct routes helping to reduce traffic congestion, shorten trips and reduce vehicle emissions.

Tips for a Stress-Free Commute


Spring is in the air. The days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising. Before you know it, summer will be here along with all the joys that come with it, like summer vacations.

Don't Tread Lightly On Winter Tire Safety


With winter upon us, tire safety in cold weather is something every car owner should be familiar with. Most drivers concentrate on tire safety in hot weather to avoid blowouts, but the same precautions should be exercised in the winter.

Smooth Sailing With Proper Tire Safety


Don't wait until there's nothing left between you and the rain-slick pavement to check your tires. The likelihood of accidents skyrockets when combining wet, seasonal weather and poor tire maintenance.

Prepare Yourself and Your Vehicle for Driving at Night


Along with the beauty that cooler days give us also comes fewer daylight hours. While you should practice caution when driving no matter the season, it's important to take extra precautions this time of year to prepare yourself and your vehicle for nighttime driving.

Planning for Comfort During Long Road Trips


Road trips can provide a great source of tunes, good conversation and relaxation throughout any travel season.

Prepare Your Vehicle for Fall


In many parts of the country, the leaves have started to fall, and parents have sent their children back to school. Before the weather takes a turn, Firestone Complete Auto Care would like to offer the following car maintenance tips to get vehicles ready for the damp, cold road ahead.

Before Summer Fun, Make Sure Your Vehicle Can Handle the Heat


If you ask anyone, whether it be your friends, your neighbors or your colleagues, all will tell you the best things about summer are the surf and the sun! For many of us, a day at the beach is like a mini-vacation, but if you're not prepared, your lovely day trip can turn into your worst nightmare!

Stay on Track to Your Destination With Regular Tire Maintenance


When the rubber meets the road this summer, will you be prepared? Summer heat can be tough on tires, which makes regular tire checks a critical part of your general vehicle maintenance schedule.

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09/21/2017 09:39 AM
Perfecting the Drift
Drifting is a driving skill that is marvelled by many car enthusiasts. Although it might not be the safest activity on the public roads, it is fun to try it in an empty parking lot. So what does it take to drift your car safely?
09/21/2017 09:39 AM
The Advantages of Rear Wheel Drive
Rear wheel drive (also referred to as RWD) has many benefits for your car. The rear wheels have the duty of moving the car. This means that the engine is turning the pistons to allow the back wheels to push the car forwards or backwards. The front wheels are purely for steering the vehicle in this case.
09/21/2017 09:37 AM
Who Is The AA?
Did you know that the AA has been around for almost ninety years? They have been growing their membership base as well as researching alternative fuels and fuel consumption. Would you believe that this is the Roadside Assist Company we know today?
09/20/2017 08:00 AM
Plastic Recycling From Cars
Plastic is one of the most extensively used materials in the car body. It is gaining popularity among car manufacturers these days. One of the main reasons for this is the fact that light weight of plastics makes the vehicle more fuel efficient. Fuel efficiency is an attribute that addresses the economic and environmental concerns. The reasons are that a fuel-efficient vehicle releases a lesser quantity of exhaust and also reduces the consumption of fuel. However, when the car reaches its end of life, it is this plastic that becomes a challenge to dispose of as it is non bio-degradable.
09/14/2017 03:33 PM
Car Night Driving Tips (Tricks, Tips and Driving Guide for Beginners)
Owning a car is a dream for almost everyone, and there is no doubt that our wagon has been closely likely to be a part of our family forever. We use to have a great time when we drive our four wheeled machines by listening to some pleasant music, making fun trips at weekends, show-off, cruising and a lot more. However, driving a car is a foremost thing where it could be correlated to an article having sharp edges on either side. Hence, here are some night driving tips which we may consider to have in our mind before we ignite the key and pedal the clutch for engaging the gear.
09/13/2017 09:33 PM
How to Buy Tires for Less
Has the tread on your vehicle's original tires started to wear out? If yes, then you know it's time for a replacement. Considering that the tires are the only part of your vehicle that actually touches the road, replacing them when they are worn-out is inevitable.
09/12/2017 07:56 AM
How to Gain From Your Discarded Car
Is your car badly damaged and can't be used any further? Then you have no option but to discard it. However, various parts of your car can be sold to an auto wrecker for a price. The auto wrecker disposes of all the parts without adversely affecting the environment. You not only earn from your wrecked car but also avoid polluting the planet.
09/06/2017 10:12 AM
The 2016 Toyota Corolla ZR Review: The Good Management Car
As one of those many superiors on automaker firm, Toyota has produced so many good and well-designed cars for all its customers. The newest news is also coming from this firm about the new 2016 Toyota Corolla ZR review. This car is very superb.
09/05/2017 07:57 AM
Recycling Worn-Out Parts of a Car
Car parts are recycled not only from end-of-life cars but also during the regular maintenance of cars. When a car reaches its end of life cycle, those parts that are intact are sold 'as is' in the market. Many are recycled for different types of applications. On the other hand, when parts are discarded during the maintenance of a car, they cannot be reused. They need to be completely recycled for other applications.
08/26/2017 08:42 AM
Spin Around a Damaged Tire to Make It Useful
Various parts of a car are recycled by an auto dismantler. An auto dismantler sells the functional parts, restores those that can be repaired and sells them. There are some parts such as worn out tires which need to be carefully disposed of as they are voluminous. They are also constituted in such a manner that they are not bio-degradable.
08/20/2017 10:50 AM
How to Improve Fuel Consumption
There is always something you can do to save money when it comes to driving your vehicle around. Fuel consumption can be improved upon with a few simple tips and tricks. Learn how you can get better gas mileage right here!
08/17/2017 08:12 AM
Benefits of Recycling a Car
Your options are repairing it and reusing it. Many a time this is not possible. In such cases, you can sell your car to an auto dismantler. An auto dismantler recycles the car for repairing other cars, selling used parts, etc.
08/11/2017 11:31 AM
Don't Abandon Your Old Car - Recycle It
An auto wrecker is essentially an auto recycler for end-of-life cars. Auto recycling has become a huge industry worldwide. The reason for this is that recycling damaged/ dysfunctional functional cars is necessary for their safe disposal. Recycling of cars is beneficial for the environment as well.
08/08/2017 09:16 AM
How an Engine Works
There was a time where only a few people understood how a car really works. Over time, schools have been educating pupils; and companies have showed the public how their specific model works. So how does an engine work?
08/07/2017 08:39 AM
Why Brands Are Important When Buying Used Cars For Sale Overseas
Buy used cars easily overseas by working with exporters. These exporters have the best connections to help you find the right car you are looking for.
08/03/2017 07:51 AM
Recycling Steel From Cars
Recycling has become a prevalent practice these days. People recycle and reuse different types of materials. And, automobile recycling is a common practice globally. The past few years have shown a growth in the auto recycling industry. The trend of reusing car parts has increased.
08/02/2017 09:15 AM
Travel to Cities Only After You Know the Parking Restrictions
City traffic is habitually heavy, while the parking on-street is highly impossible to find. Likewise, the parking lots are pricey and results in frustrating delays owing to congestion, especially during the snarls of rush-hour. In fact, drivers unfamiliar with city roads and rules many become impatient.
07/27/2017 06:30 PM
Economize the Maintenance of Your Car by Using Recycled Parts
Auto recycling is one of the most widespread recycling industries globally. Auto parts are recycled from end-of-life cars. Damaged and old cars have usually have no takers. Hence, instead of just abandoning them, it makes sense to recycle their parts.
07/26/2017 02:30 PM
Points to Ponder Over When Buying A Personalized Number Plate
Number plates, a unique identification for any vehicle? Well, it's not just this, but much more than merely a number that identifies your vehicle.
07/26/2017 09:28 AM
Chicago Tours Are Best Enjoyed With City Parking Knowledge
Chicago drivers zipping through red lights tend to break the speed limits posted and this indicates reckless driving. Likewise, Chicago comprises of several one-way streets namely, Loop and few neighborhoods in residential areas such as Lakeview, Lincoln Park and Bucktown, so without fail read signs carefully.
07/26/2017 08:58 AM
An Overview Of Parking Spaces and Issues
Driving, for starters must be taken seriously. The same is applicable for the new urban planners and architects. There is something worth considering beyond the garage and greener designs.
07/25/2017 09:13 AM
Brake Discs and Winter Highway Driving Tips
Winter is a difficult season to drive in. There are so many factors that you have to think about including the snow or moisture on the road, the temperature of the road and the temperature your tyres can handle.
07/25/2017 09:12 AM
Clutch Kits and Gear Shifts: How to Smoothly Change Gears
Many cars have a manual transmission. These vehicles have a clutch that disengages the gearbox from the engine and the gear stick. To change gears smoothly you need to have the basic knowledge of how the system works.
07/21/2017 09:46 AM
Recycling Car Parts - The Best Way to Use Them
If you have an end-of-life vehicle. In other words, a vehicle that is severely damaged or very old, you may find it difficult to sell. The best way to salvage it is by selling the reusable parts. There is a huge market for them these days because of the increase in the number of cars.
07/18/2017 11:20 AM
Driving Theory Test
A well-established online testing center generally offers candidates a variety of multiple choice tests to familiarize them with the format, style of questions and answers featuring in the DVLA exam. Candidates can take their time to review sample DVLA theory questions to prepare themselves sufficiently for a good pass. Two or three practices on the multiple choice test section should be enough to prepare the candidate to pass with flying colors; more test samples can be readily available from established car theory testing centers or their websites.
07/18/2017 08:30 AM
Reasons To Purchase a Datsun Go
When it's time to purchase a vehicle that boasts unique specifications, then you should think about Datsun Go. Surely, you would be up for a new adventure even if you have set your own boundaries.
07/15/2017 11:48 AM
Recycle A Damaged Car With an Auto Wrecker
The function of an auto wrecker is to dismantle an old or damaged car. From this car, the usable parts are removed and the rest of the metallic body is sold as scrap. Hence, we see that an auto wrecker serves the purpose of recycling a car.
07/06/2017 08:52 AM
Auto Recycler for Your Damaged Car
Motor vehicles are the most recycled products because of the availability of auto recyclers. Auto recycling entails stripping a vehicle off its reusable parts and then crushing the remaining body. The reusable parts are sold and the crushed portion is recycled by a scrap processor.
07/05/2017 08:24 AM
Forklift Trucks - Not The Sexiest Subject?
Is the Forklift Truck the most undervalued object in history? Maybe, find out more here...
07/04/2017 10:21 AM
Parking Issue, How Deep Rooted Is It?
The United States is said to have nearly 2 billion parking spaces. The parking places are the asphalt deserts that people dislike proliferates only for public convenience. There are eight parking spots in the country for cars. For instance, Houston has a parking space at say 30 per resident and in some of the US cities; the parking covers more land area.
06/26/2017 09:20 AM
Audi E-Tron: Ready to Revolutionize the Mobility
An Introduction to E-Tron: Name of Audi is an established name which doesn't require any introduction to introduce itself in the world of automotive industry. Since its establishment the German car maker has emphasized on use of contemporary technology and manufacturing vehicles that offer smooth driving experience to the drivers of different cars launched under its flagship. An interesting feature of Audi is that it understands the expectations of its esteem customers and therefore the vehicles manufactured by the group are highly appreciated by the customers.
06/23/2017 12:18 PM
Impact Of VDP Inventory To Fuel Up The Sales
The digital marketing has become all-imperative for the auto dealers that includes responsive website development, increasing SEO score of the website, inventory management and launching of the personalized marketing campaign. The auto dealers either employ one company that take care of the digital marketing activities of the auto dealer or individually hire the third-party companies that assist them with website development, inventory management, SEO or others distinctively.
06/23/2017 08:50 AM
Tips For Preparing To Receive Your Imported Car
After going through the process of investing in an imported car, keep in mind that you also have to invest some time and effort in preparing for the steps involved in receiving your purchased car. Below are some tips on how to prepare before you receive your imported vehicle.
06/22/2017 09:28 PM
Safety Tips for Night Driving
Night driving can be a lot of fun. You can turn your music up loud, there's less cars on the road and less distractions. However, driving at night, especially longer distances can be tricky and have more dangers than daytime driving.
06/21/2017 11:12 PM
Interesting Facts About Car Tires
Your car tires are not something you think about until they give you problems. Learning some facts about them can help you improve your tire care habits. Get started right here!
06/21/2017 08:53 AM
Best Place to Buy a Used Car
For some people, the very idea of a used car brings up images that are inherently negative, and many manufacturers avoid the term nowadays, in favour of terms such as certified pre-owned etc. Having said that, the used car market is huge, and with a bit of thought and research it is very possible to buy a good car, which has been reliably driven and kept in decent mechanical order at a fair price. It is in many ways much more possible to do this nowadays given the size and scale of the internet and it was previously...
06/21/2017 08:53 AM
Car Buying Tips - Arranging Finance
Anyone thinking of buying a new or a used car, or even leasing one, would do well to start off by investigating and arranging their financial credit. Knowing how much money they can afford to spend on any type of car gives them a much better structure both in terms of whether to buy a new or a used car, or type of model of a particular vehicle will best suit their needs. By far the most important things to is to obtain a copy of your credit report.
06/15/2017 04:11 PM
3 Major Types of Lowboy Trailers
Lowboy trailers are incredibly versatile options in the hauling and shipping world. They have the ability to easily carry loads up to 12-feet in height. Also, the weight limit can vary from 40,000 to 80,000 pounds.
06/13/2017 09:04 AM
How Implementation of GST Will Impact the Prices of Cars in India
Finally, it is time to face the Goods and Service Tax (GST) for Indian people and in result, they have to face the hikes in prices of the cars. Yes, after the implementation of the GST, car prices will get an un-expected hike.
06/05/2017 08:58 AM
How to Rent a Car in Pakistan
More and more people travel to Pakistan and especially to the capital Islamabad on business. While the public transportation network is vast, you will be better off relying on your own transport to ensure that you will not be late for meetings and other important events.
06/02/2017 02:53 PM
Best New Cars for 2018 - Specs, Prices, and Reviews
From newcomers like Tesla to behemoths like BMW, nearly every carmaker is set to unveil one or more new models in 2018. While most of the upcoming models will be SUVs and crossovers, some compact models will also vie for attention. Below listed are some of the most awaited car models that will be released officially in 2018:
05/31/2017 10:43 AM
2017 Audi A7 Sportback Tends to Be More Interesting With New Features and Design
What's new and interesting in this new Audi A7 Sportback is a new design. And a new design is not only what this 2017 Audi A7 Sportback holds, but the performance of this model is also going to be far improved.
05/30/2017 02:59 PM
2012 Chevy Camaro Buyer Review
The 2012 Camaro is the 45th year of the Camaro being in production and man has it come a long way since the beginning. From engine to body style the Camaro is really a drivers car. I recently bought a 2012 Camaro from a dealership and I loved it from day one.
05/30/2017 01:00 PM
4 Great Benefits of Car Leasing
Car leasing is a perfect option for the person not in a position to buy a vehicle outright. It gives the option to drive a new model car for a specified period of time in return for a regular monthly payment and an initial deposit.
05/27/2017 01:40 PM
8 Vital Reasons For Filling Nitrogen Gas In Your Vehicle Tyres
The advantages of filling Nitrogen gas in the vehicles. How to maintain your vehicle tyres and keep them in good condition. Saving of fuel and providing safety to you.
05/24/2017 08:59 AM
Dealing With a Car Accident
An accident can occur at any moment while driving a car. No matter how good one is at driving accidents can occur. There might be technical errors or some other problems that would stimulate the accident.
05/22/2017 03:02 PM
What Is an Auto Transport Broker?
Between a car buyer and the motor carrier tasked at shipping the purchased car is an auto transport broker whose primary task is in the shipping and transportation of vehicles. Auto transport falls under the category of "specialized freight trucking" because they additionally deal in boats, RVs, motorcycles, and the many different vehicles. How it Works The personal vehicle freight industry is quite big and even includes auto transport brokers.
05/22/2017 03:01 PM
A Brief History of Auto Transport in the United States and How We Began Shipping Cars
As a truck driver gets out of the sleeper compartment of the truck and walks out, perhaps to flex his or her muscles or grab a cold shower and a cup of coffee thereafter, such an individual seemingly looks to be enjoying the job. Sure, the 18-wheeler, sturdy looking vehicles of today attribute their fame and vigor to their comparatively larger engines and their design that conquers every terrain. Sometimes, though, it pays to look back at the trodden path through which this profession has followed.
05/19/2017 08:02 AM
3 Types of Car Power Inverters
A car power inverter is built to perform the function of an AC/DC inverter. It conveniently plugs into the cigarette lighter outlet to give a reliable power source while away from home.
05/17/2017 11:15 AM
Everything You Want To Know About The Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle
There are plenty of defence vehicles you can invest in if you are looking for one. The MRAP or mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle surely is a smart option.

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