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Auto Repair & Service: What to Expect

We developed this video to help reduce the anxiety many people have taking their vehicle to an auto repair shop and to take some of the guesswork out of the whole service and repair experience.  We hope you find it helpful, the Car Care Council.

What Does Iran Have to Do With Your Gas Tank?

The threat of rising gas prices is once again in the news. This time it’s reports that Iran might disrupt oil shipping by blocking the Strait of Hormuz. Just the mention of possible problems negatively impacts the price of a barrel of oil and ultimately the cost of a gallon of gas at the pump. Regardless READ MORE »

Car Batteries Recycled by 98 Percent of Automotive Aftermarket Companies

Bethesda, MD – Dec. 13, 2011 – A car battery can lead a long and productive life, but sooner or later, this important part of the vehicle’s starting and charging system will need to be replaced. When the time comes to say goodbye to your car battery, rest assured that it’s being recycled by 98 READ MORE »

Give the Gift of Safety to Your Favorite Drivers

It’s gift-giving crunch time so if you’re still struggling with what to give a loved one, family member or friend this holiday season, the perfect present may be related to vehicle safety. Tire pressure gauges, ice scrapers, emergency kits, windshield wipers or the Car Care Council’s Car Care Guide are ideal for any drivers on READ MORE »

Give the Gift of Safety to Your Favorite Drivers

Bethesda, MD – December 1, 2011 – It’s gift-giving crunch time so if you’re still struggling with what to give a loved one, family member or friend this holiday season, the perfect present may be related to vehicle safety. Tire pressure gauges, ice scrapers, emergency kits, windshield wipers or the Car Care Guide, published by READ MORE »

Keep Costs, Stress in Check by Driving this Holiday Season

BETHESDA, MD – November 17, 2011 – Over-priced airline ticket – check. Excessive baggage fees – check. Long security lines and airport delays – check. Rather than embarking on an expensive, stress-filled trip by air, the Car Care Council advises that driving is the way to go to keep costs and stress in check this READ MORE »

A Bright Idea: Check Your Vehicle’s Lights and Wipers

As the days get shorter, it’s a bright idea to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are working properly so you can be seen by others and your visibility is not compromised, advises the Car Care Council. “Lights and wipers play a critical role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases READ MORE »

A Bright Idea: Check Your Vehicle’s Lights and Wipers

Bethesda, MD – November 8, 2011 – As the days get shorter, it’s a bright idea to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are working properly so you can be seen by others and your visibility is not compromised, advises the Car Care Council. “Lights and wipers play a critical role in safe driving, as READ MORE »

Car Care Fair Exhibit Returns to AAPEX

Learn How to Drive More Business to Your Business BETHESDA, MD — October 25, 2011 — The Car Care Council is bringing back its popular Car Care Fair exhibit, kicking off the 10-year celebration of the “Be Car Care Aware” consumer education campaign, at the 2011 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), Nov. 1-3, at the Sands READ MORE »

Car Care Fair Exhibit Returns to AAPEX

Learn How to Drive More Business to Your Business BETHESDA, MD — October 25, 2011 — The Car Care Council is bringing back its popular Car Care Fair exhibit, kicking off the 10-year celebration of the “Be Car Care Aware” consumer education campaign, at the 2011 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), Nov. 1-3, at the Sands READ MORE »