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April is National Car Care Month: Turn to Spring Car Care After Rough Winter

Many vehicles were neglected during the recent brutal winter months, and could use a little extra care by now. The Car Care Council recommends setting aside a little time during National Car Care Month in April to get your vehicle ready for the spring and summer driving season. “Your car has gotten you through one 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 »

Google and the Car Care Council Partner on Free “Spring into Maintenance” Webinar

With National Car Care Month around the corner, the Car Care Council is partnering with Google on a free webinar for auto care industry organizations entitled “Spring into Maintenance.” “After a rough winter that has left many vehicles in need of service, repair shops should make sure that customers shopping for inspections, routine maintenance and 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 »

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 »

Take the Guesswork Out of Finding the Right Auto Repair Shop

Looking for the right repair shop for your vehicle? The non-profit Car Care Council recommends asking a few simple questions to help identify an auto repair shop to properly care for one of your most valuable assets. Does the business employ ASE-certified technicians? Credentials and affiliations are indicators of professionalism and the management’s commitment to READ MORE »

Pinterest Contest: Love My Car

Our “Love My Car” contest is back! You love your car, so show it and enter for the chance to win a $100 gas card! It’s that time of year again- resolutions are being forgotten, given up or simply ignored. Don’t let that happen to your car! The Car Care Council encourages you to continue READ MORE »