22 September 2005

Free Winter Car Care Checkup Could Help Save On Fuel Costs, Says AAA

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), passenger cars are living longer. Over the past three decades, increased durability has pushed the average age of a car from 5.6 years to 9. The longer a vehicle stays in use, however, the more likely its critical components – such as belts, hoses and batteries – will fail under the stress of winter driving conditions.

21 September 2004

Diesel Engines Make The Grade In Winter

With the resurgence of high fuel prices, Americans are turning in ever-larger numbers to diesel-powered vehicles as a fuel-efficient alternative. Once regarded as noisy, smelly and difficult to start in the winter, diesel engines have come a long way.

02 February 2004

Avoid Ice And Water Damage To Your Home

As if slippery sidewalks and snow-covered cars aren’t bad enough during the winter, you face another potential headache: ruined carpets and water damage to your ceilings and walls from leaks caused by ice dams or bursting water pipes.