Tag Archives: be car care aware

Don’t Let Your Car Gobble up Your Hard-Earned Money

While you’re busy preparing for another holiday season, don’t let car care take a back seat. Neglected auto care almost always means much higher costs down the road in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value. The non-profit Car Care Council recommends that you be car care aware to ensure your car READ MORE »

Auto Care Center: Interactive Exhibit for Children on Display at AAPEX

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who visited the Auto Care Center at AAPEX 2014. We are excited about this new initiative and the ability to reach children and their families with this exhibit. If you are interested in purchasing and donating an exhibit or becoming involved in any way please contact the Car Care Council. READ MORE »

Multiply Gas Savings with Vehicle Maintenance

  As gas prices continue to drop, motorists should take advantage of their savings at the pump and invest it back into their vehicles. By spending a little now to increase fuel efficiency, drivers can multiply fuel savings and save more money at the pump, says the Car Care Council. The national average of the READ MORE »

Can You Repair That Tire Puncture?

Nail in your tire? It”s important to know if a puncture can be repaired if the tire needs to be replaced. This video gives a simple explanation to understanding when a repair is possible. Tire punctures can only be repaired in the tread area and should not be over 1/4″ in diameter. Note: Quick DIY READ MORE »

Vehicle Lights and Wipers: The Keys to See and Be Seen

As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t see or be seen, according to the non-profit Car Care Council. “With fewer daylight hours in fall and winter, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are READ MORE »

September is National Preparedness Month: Make Sure Your Car is Ready if Disaster Hits

Would your car be ready if you had to leave at a moment’s notice? If you were stranded in your car, would you be prepared? During National Preparedness Month in September, the non-profit Car Care Council is reminding drivers of the importance of regular maintenance and do-it-yourself checks, as well as a stocked emergency kit. READ MORE »

Car Care Council Updates Free Car Care Guide for Motorists, 80-Page Guide Now in Color

The non-profit Car Care Council has totally redesigned its popular Car Care Guide, adding 20 additional pages of new information to help motorists be car care aware by better understanding the when, why and how of caring for their vehicles. Available in English and Spanish, individual copies of the new Car Care Guide can be READ MORE »

Car Care Council Launches E-Newsletter for Auto Care Industry

The Car Care Council has now made it easier for the auto care industry to connect with consumers and get involved in the “Be Car Care Aware” campaign with the launch of its new monthly email newsletter, the Car Care Council e-brief. The Car Care Council e-brief will report on consumer education initiatives and news, READ MORE »

Free Fall Car Care Month Posters and Banners: Fall into More Business

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 business during Fall Car Care Month in October. Shops can order “Fall Car Care Month” bay banners and posters free of charge, while READ MORE »

Seven Signs Your Brakes Need to be Inspected

During Brake Safety Awareness Month in August, the Car Care Council reminds motorists that routine brake inspections are essential to safe driving and maintaining your vehicle. “When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list, so have your brakes checked by an auto service professional at least once READ MORE »