Author Archives: Kristin Krimminger

National Car Care Month: Headlight Maintenance 101

When is the last time you changed your headlights? April is the perfect time to get your vehicle ready for spring and summer, when most road travel occurs. Not only does April mark the end of winter, but it’s also National Car Care Month. While many focus on oil changes, brake pads and tire pressure READ MORE »

Celebrate National Car Care Month with a Free Car Care Guide

Bethesda, MD – April 19, 2016 – As a way to celebrate National Car Care Month, the non-profit Car Care Council is encouraging vehicles owners to order a free copy of the council’s popular Car Care Guide. This informative guide offers a wide array of information on the when, why and how of auto care. READ MORE »

April is National Car Care Month: Time to Make Auto Care a Top Priority

Car Care Inspections Reveal 80 Percent of Vehicles Need Service Bethesda, MD – March 31, 2016 – Analytics are big these days in business, sports and politics. When it comes to auto care, the numbers tell a very revealing story as 80 percent of vehicles need service, a new part and/or repair, according to the READ MORE »

Easy Steps to Better Gas Mileage

With the average price of gas dipping below two dollars per gallon for the first time since 2009, many motorists have been seeing a real savings at the pump. Putting some of that savings toward basic auto care can lead to more miles per gallon and, in turn, more savings, says the non-profit Car Care READ MORE »

Car Care: Winter Maintenance Check

Heavy snow can be fun for some, but many drivers dread treacherous winter driving conditions. Being car care aware will help ensure your vehicle is ready for harsh winter weather encountered on the road, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “Many drivers overlook auto care this time of year, even with inclement weather in the READ MORE »

Winter Driving Forecast – Say It Ain’t Snow

Heavy snow can be fun for some, but many drivers dread treacherous winter driving conditions. Being car care aware will help ensure your vehicle is ready for harsh winter weather encountered on the road, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “Many drivers overlook auto care this time of year, even with inclement weather in the READ MORE »

Infographic: Car Maintenance Checklist

Start the new year fresh with this car maintenance checklist! Our general service schedule is easy to follow based on month intervals and focuses on what items need to be checked and when. Not only does routine auto care and preventative maintenance help keep your car safe and dependable, but it helps save money and READ MORE »

#CCCWinterAdventure Instagram Contest

Driving through a winter wonderland? Show us, and you could win $100 to brighten up your winter day! Now through Sunday, January 10, share a photo of your winter adventure on Instagram with #CCCWinterAdventure for the chance to be featured and win $100. To Enter Contest Follow the Car Care Council on Instagram. @CarCareCouncil Post READ MORE »

Driving in Winter Wonderland Takes Preparation

After two of the worst winters ever in many parts of the country, the Car Care Council suggests that motorists take a little extra time now to make sure their vehicles are prepared for the unexpected when weather arrives.   “The last two winters brought record-setting snowfall. That may sound like a winter wonderland, but READ MORE »

Can Your Car Weather the Storm?

While last year’s brutal winter may seem like a distant memory, severe weather is on its way. The Car Care Council reminds drivers to ready their vehicles for the rough conditions ahead. “Vehicle service is always more convenient when you do it on your own schedule. An investment of an hour or so to have READ MORE »