Author Archives: DIaconi

Six More Weeks of Winter: Is Your Vehicle Ready for the Unexpected?

With six more weeks of winter on the way, according to Punxsutawney Phil, you can’t predict if you’ll find yourself stranded like motorists recently were in Atlanta. It’s best to be ready for the unexpected and make sure your vehicle is performing reliably and properly equipped with an emergency kit, says the Car Care Council. READ MORE »

National Car Care Month is on the Horizon

With severe weather striking most of the country this winter, it’s hard to believe that National Car Care Month in April is on the horizon. However, it’s not too early to think about ways to leverage the Car Care Council’s national consumer media campaign to help grow your business. “After a harsh winter like this READ MORE »

Sub-Zero Wake-Up Call: Winterize Your Vehicle Now

The recent record cold weather in most of the country should be a wake-up call to motorists who have not yet winterized their vehicles, says the Car Care Council. “Sub-zero temperatures can stress out a vehicle, as well as its driver,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “The recent record low temperatures are READ MORE »

A Resolution You Should Keep: Be Car Care Aware

Why not resolve to be car care aware in the coming year? By spending a little time now on preventive maintenance, drivers can save a lot of headaches in the long run and make for a great year on the road, says the non-profit Car Care Council.  “Regular auto care shouldn”t be one of those READ MORE »

Car Care Council’s Free Car Care Guide Is a Great Stocking Stuffer

How about a holiday gift idea that is free, can help save money and shows how much you care? The non-profit Car Care Council’s free Car Care Guide makes a great stocking stuffer for any driver on your holiday shopping list. “Our popular Car Care Guide is a thoughtful gift that shows the drivers on your READ MORE »

9 Steps For a Winter Ready Car

The last thing any driver needs is to break down in cold, harsh winter weather. A vehicle check now before winter arrives is a sensible way to be car care aware and avoid the inconvenience of being stranded out in the cold and with the unexpected expense of emergency repairs, says the Car Care Council.  READ MORE »

Lower Gas Prices Make Driving the Smart Choice

The cost of airfares has taken off and the price of gas is steadily declining, making travel by car the way to go this holiday season, says the Car Care Council. According to a recent Wall Street Journal story, airfares on tickets sold for Thanksgiving week have risen 9.4 percent compared with 2012, and the READ MORE »

4 Tips for Safe Halloween Driving

Halloween is one of the most anticipated times of the year for young children. To help keep trick-or-treaters as safe as possible, the Car Care Council reminds motorists to drive slowly, especially through neighborhoods, to be extra careful when entering or exiting driveways or alleyways, and to be car care aware by making sure their READ MORE »

Time to Change Your Vehicle’s Cabin Air Filter

Before winter sets in is a good time to check your cabin air filter, after it’s been working hard all spring, summer and fall. Cabin air filters clean the incoming air and remove allergens, and according to the Car Care Council, should be replaced every 12,000 to 15,000 miles, or per the owner’s manual. The READ MORE »

Five Tips for Fall Car Care Month

October is Fall Car Care Month. Why not take a little time to be car care aware and make sure your vehicle is ready for the harsh winter weather ahead? Taking a few simple steps now can save you the headaches and cost of an emergency breakdown later, says the Car Care Council.  Whether you READ MORE »