Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Recharging Your Car’s Air-Conditioning System

Video provided by IDQ Operating, Inc.

Radio Disney Listeners Learn about National Car Care Month

On Monday, March 26, Car Care Council Executive Director Rich White was interviewed by Radio Disney about National Car Care Month in April. White discussed tips and advice on routine vehicle service intervals, maintenance that can save gas, tire rotation, tire pressure and do-it-yourself tasks that are simple, inexpensive and fun for their young driver READ MORE »

Car Care Council Introduces New Custom Service Schedule for National Car Care Month

April is National Car Care Month and, in celebration, the non-profit Car Care Council has introduced a new online customizable service schedule, free to all motorists throughout the country. The personalized schedule and e-mail reminder service, powered by DriverSide.com, can be customized by motorists at the council’s newly-introduced website, www.carcare.org. “Basic car care can go READ MORE »

“Driving More Business to Your Business”

Are you interested in: Attracting new customers. Reinforcing loyalty of current customers. Increasing your businesses’ visibility in the community. Adopting a proven marketing program to increase business. Engaging your technicians in a rewarding and fun event. Getting a leg up on your competition. Assuming this is a no-brainer, please read on to learn how the READ MORE »

Car Care Events Reveal Increased Need for Maintenance

Results of vehicle inspections held at community car care events across the country during Car Care Months in April and October 2011 reveal that 84 percent of vehicles need service or parts, the highest percentage in five years, according to the Car Care Council. The unsatisfactory condition of vehicles reflects the current economic climate and READ MORE »

Car Care Events Reveal Need for Increased Maintenance

Results of vehicle inspections held at community car care events across the country during Car Care Months in April and October 2011 reveal that 84 percent of vehicles need service or parts, the highest percentage in five years, according to the Car Care Council. The unsatisfactory condition of vehicles reflects the current economic climate and READ MORE »

“I Love My Car” Photo Contest Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce that the “I LOVE MY CAR PHOTO CONTEST” resulted in over 27 photo submissions, a grand prize winner and 8 runners up.  All 9 winners will get the opportunity to gloat about this win when their photo submissions will be displayed on official Pinterest page for the Car Care Council READ MORE »

Consumers Can Avoid Problems by Watching for Warning Signs

When it comes to your car’s safety, brakes top the list of systems that need monitoring. However, many people are unaware of the signs that indicate a car’s brakes may need maintenance or repair. When it comes to your car’s safety, brakes top the list of systems that need monitoring. However, many people are unaware READ MORE »

Spring Showers Bring Driving Safety Hazards

Worn out tires and windshield wiper blades are symptoms of neglected vehicle maintenance that put drivers and passengers at serious risk during the typically rainy months of spring. Worn out tires and windshield wiper blades are symptoms of neglected vehicle maintenance that put drivers and passengers at serious risk during the typically rainy months of READ MORE »

Hot Weather the True Culprit Behind Car-Battery Trouble

Summer is the season for major car-battery problems. Heat, not cold, shortens battery life, says the Car Care Council. Summer is the season for major car-battery problems. Heat, not cold, shortens battery life, says the Car Care Council. Excessive heat and overcharging are the two main reasons for shortened battery life. Heat causes battery fluid READ MORE »