Author Archives: DIaconi

Fall into More Business with Free Fall Car Care Month Posters, Banners

Summer heat can make it easy to forget that autumn is just around the corner, but the Car Care Council wants to help repair shops turn over a new leaf at their businesses during Fall Car Care Month in October. Shops can order “Fall Car Care Month” bay banners and posters free of charge, while READ MORE »

Is Your Car Road Ready For Summer?

If your summer vacation plans include a road trip, the last thing you want is to have unexpected car trouble to leave you stranded at the side of the road, ruining all the fun. A pre-trip vehicle check is the best way to be car care aware and ensure that your car is ready to READ MORE »

Online Resource for New Drivers

Most young people look forward to the day they get their driver’s license, but with the new found freedom also comes the responsibility of caring for their car. To help new drivers understand the importance of auto care, the non-profit Car Care Council offers a variety of online resources for new drivers on its website, READ MORE »

National Car Care Month Vehicle Check-Up Events Double

The number of vehicle check-up events held during National Car Care Month in April has doubled in 2014, according to the Car Care Council. The council attributes a portion of the overall increase in National Car Care Month interest to the recent harsh winter weather and the need to address postponed service and repairs. “During READ MORE »

Go Green: Repower Your Vehicle’s Engine

When serious engine trouble hits, the non-profit Car Care Council reminds vehicle owners that repowering their current vehicle rather than buying a new one is the cost-effective, “green” way to go. “When it comes to your vehicle, it’s great to be green,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “By repowering the vehicle you READ MORE »

States Declare April as “Car Care Month”

Several governors across the country have declared April as Car Care Month in their respective states, urging their residents to be car care aware and perform the service necessary to ensure their vehicles are operating in a safe, efficient and clean manner. The following governors have issued official state proclamations that April is Car Care READ MORE »

You Don’t Need the Luck of the Irish to Make Your Car Green

The luck of the Irish won’t make your car green, but performing basic vehicle maintenance will not only help protect the environment, but will also keep more “green” in your wallet, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “To be car care aware, you don’t need to be lucky, just proactive,” said Rich White, executive director, READ MORE »

Is Your Car Making Your Allergies Worse?

Soon spring will be in the air and with it comes pollen, dust and pollutants that are drawn inside vehicles through air conditioning and ventilation systems.   Cabin air filters clean the incoming air, removing allergens, and should be replaced regularly, says the Car Care Council. “A dirty or clogged cabin air filter can cause READ MORE »

Potholes Can Put a Hole in Your Wallet

Don’t look now, but you’re probably about to hit another pothole. This year’s brutal winter weather has resulted in an unprecedented number of potholes appearing on roads and highways across the country, causing considerable damage and unexpected, costly repairs for car owners. “No matter where you drive these days, there’s a pothole epidemic and as READ MORE »

Show Your Car a Little Love

Your car doesn’t want flowers, balloons or candy this Valentine’s Day – it just wants a little love in the form of an oil change, tune-up and basic service. A little extra care now can lead to happily ever after with your car for many years to come, says the Car Care Council. “If you READ MORE »