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Does My Car Really Need Routine Maintenance?

Automobiles are made of up of thousands of electrical and mechanical parts and continue to become more technologically complex each year. Although cars are generally very reliable and have greater utility compared to a few decades ago, they still require maintenance and the occasional repair. Fortunately, as the auto industry continues to advance, the frequency of routine maintenance has decreased …

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Vehicle Ownership 101: What Everyone Should Know

  Owning a car is both a privilege and an investment. The most important thing besides being a safe driver is to understand the fundamentals of vehicle mechanics. This knowledge will help protect your investment in the long run while circumventing potential maintenance issues that could turn into costly repairs.   Here are some of the most important things that …

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Pros and Cons of Car Care at Dealerships

It’s important for a vehicle owner to find a trusted, reliable service location. All manufacturer’s have their own set of recommendations specific for each year, make and model however, it’s almost standard every vehicle will need to go into the shop at least once or twice a year for routine maintenance. Since many cars are purchased from dealerships, it’s very …

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Top 10 Summer Road Trip Destinations

Summer road trips are always fun and memorable: friends, family, good food, and laughs. Whether you can only get away for a weekend or have the opportunity to spend a few months on the road, below are places to put on your bucket list for top US road trip destinations! 10. Black Hills of South Dakota If you are looking …

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8 Tips to Keep Your Car Clean With Kids

Keeping your car clean when you have kids can be a very challenging endeavor. Regardless of their age, kids tend to leave a trail behind whether it’s: food wrappers, clothes, toys, sports equipment, or bodily fluids, a mess is inevitable! Unfortunately, your car is more likely to be on the receiving side of the mess after every time it comes …

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Top 5 Cars With The Best Gas Mileage

Fuel economy seems to be ever present on the minds of American drivers. On the date of this publication, the national average per gallon of gasoline is $2.87, which is $0.60 more expensive than a year ago. Hawaii has the most expensive price in the country with $3.73 per gallon. Though there’s not much the average person can do besides …