CAR CARE NEWS :: AUGUST 2017

Car Car Tips & Other News

Nissan TITAN Named ‘2017 Truck of Year’

The Nissan TITAN won the honors as Motor Trend’s “Truck of The Year” for 2017. The TITAN offers increased storage over previous models and an infotainment system which links smartphones to the truck through the audio system. This allows for hands-free calling, audio streaming and mobile app integration.

Help With Your Back-To-School Shopping List

School is starting once again. And that means driving from store to store to get them all the supplies they need. Fortunately, plenty of experts have recommendations for stocking up on this back-to-school season.

Tips Help Keep Teen Insurance Premiums at Reasonable Rate

Besides making sure they’re safe, a parent’s next concern for their teen driver is insuring them. How can parents get the best value out of their insurance premiums for young drivers?

Prevent Summer Sun From Damaging Your Car’s Factory Finish

Summer isn’t kind to vehicle finishes. Months of searing sun and filthy roads leave paint gritty, wheels grimy and windows spotty.

Here’s what to know and what to focus on to restore that glimmer and shine.

Alignment Inspection Helps Avoid Common Yet Expensive Repairs

Rough roads, under inflated tires and driving over the curb can all make your wheels fall out of alignment.

Not only does it make a car harder to drive, improper alignment wears out your tires faster and can reduce fuel economy.

Amateurs, Experts Tap Inner Galileo for Eclipse

Later this month all of North America will experience an eclipse of the sun. NASA has some suggestions for where to go and how to safely view this naturally occurring phenomenon.

Steering Fluid Issues May Trigger Driving, Handling Problems

You're not navigating that winding road without power steering.

Power steering might be one of your vehicle’s most underappreciated technologies. But as the miles build up, bits of plastic and rubber inside the system can wear down and cause problems.

Road Trip Flicks: ‘A League of Their Own’

Baseball and July go hand in glove, and movies about America's favorite pastime make for a great watch while on a road trip.

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the cinematic classic “A League of Their Own”, a family-friendly, star-studded film about a women's professional baseball league during World War II.

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Nissan Unveils Rogue With Midyear Changes

The popular Nissan Rogue gets a midyear upgrade with a new Midnight Edition. Add standard forward emergency braking and it’s easy to see why the Rogue is one of America's most popular SUVs.

Fight Back Against Battery Heat Fatigue

Nothing saps a battery like heat. Your older battery may be living on borrowed time until one hot summer day delivers a knock-out punch.

Learn some simple tips to avoid a battery failure this summer.

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