#BeGreen in 140 characters: Car Care Awareness Continues After Earth Day

Earth Day was yesterday, but that doesn’t mean that consumers should stop being Car Care Aware. It is important to keep in-tune with facts that can help everyone be greener for a better and more sustainable environment, and keep your car running green and healthy!

Help share these #BeGreen tweets to foster green car care consumer education:

  •  Yearly abt 2 billion gallons of gas could b saved if the tires on every American’s car were properly inflated #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Loose, damaged or missing gas caps cause millions of gallons of gas to evaporate into the air every year #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Regular tune-ups, maintenance and having clean air filters will help your #car pollute less & burn less gas #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  w/ a proper tune-up, you can save 4% on the cost of gas and up to 40% by replacing a faulty oxygen sensor #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Simply changing the car’s air filter can improve efficiency by 10%. #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Get junk out of the trunk! Extra items weigh the vehicle down and cause an increase in gas usage. #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Check ur vehicle’s gas cap-loose/damaged/missing gas caps cause millions of gas gallons 2 evaporate in the air #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Topping off your gas tank when filling up your car can also release harmful vapors into the environment. #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Avoid sudden starts/stops & go the speed limit. Jerky and aggressive driving decreases your MPG #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Jerky and aggressive driving increases wear and tear on your vehicle. #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Minimize unnecessary miles by combining errands in one trip. #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Your tires should have optimal tire pressure (listed in the owner’s manual) to avoid additional fuel costs #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Tires not properly inflated add rolling resistance that makes the engine work harder 2 move the vehicle. #BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil
  •  Improperly inflated tires may increase fuel costs by 3-5 cents per gallon & increases risk of engine damage.#BeGreen via @CarCareCouncil

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Happy Earth Day from the Car Care Council!