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How Ethanol Can Impact Your Engine

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - When consumers fill their tanks at the gas station, they will see signs reading "may contain 10 percent Ethanol. However, many don't know what this means or how it can affect their engine performance. Ethanol-blended fuel has become standard in the United States, and the Environmental Protection Agency recently mandated an increase in...

How to Take a Stress-Free Holiday Road Trip

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Holiday travel can be stressful, but it should be fun, too. Advance planning and proper car care can take much of the stress out of a holiday road trip and leaving you free to enjoy the ride. Checklists for each aspect of the trip will help ensure that nothing important is left behind, and that you are safe and prepared in case of...

Want to Take The Road Less Traveled? Here's How

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Off-road driving on scenic, challenging trails can be fun, but it's completely different than cruising down the road; keep these tips in mind to stay safe and avoid getting stuck. --Soft obstacles: When you plan to tackle sand, snow, or mud, deflate your tires to improve your traction by decreasing the tire footprint. Maintain...

This Easy Tire Tread Test Only Costs A Penny

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Tires may not be the first thing you notice when you look at a car, but they may be the most important safety and performance element of any vehicle. When you think about it, they are the only part of your car that connects you to the road. While brakes stop your wheels, it's your tires that stop the car -- and that's why...

Tackle Ice and Snow from the Ground Up

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Walking in a winter wonderland may inspire warm feelings, but winter driving has the opposite effect. Winter driving can be challenging, but keeping your car properly maintained goes a long way towards peace of mind when winter weather hits. Safe winter driving starts where the rubber meets the road--the tires. A tire designed to...