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    Enhance your car with these easy upgrades

    (BPT) - Chances are you chose your current car or truck because of specific features or performance capabilities. These vary from vehicle to vehicle, and what one automobile may have, the other may lack. Thankfully, there are many ways to enhance the performance of your car or truck. According to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), upgrading stock parts with aftermarket versions can instantly improve your car’s performance and is relatively simple to do. Many companies offer different options for your car, so do your research and install the part that best suits your needs.

  • Automotive

    Don't Drive Damaged Goods

    (NAPSI)—More than 725,000 vehicles driven on U.S. roads every day may be dangerous, according to new research from Carfax. These vehicles were damaged so severely in an accident, by fire or flood that DMVs across the country require permanent title marks to warn people about the damage. Still, thousands are back on the road in every state, and worse, many of the owners may have no idea they’re driving a rebuilt wreck.

Wednesday 02/08/2017
Money-Back Guarantees Add Appeal To Safety-Critical Auto Repairs
Updated: February 09, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—When your vehicle’s brakes wear out, they probably “chirp” or grind. When your tires become worn, you can see the loss of tread depth.

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Monday 02/06/2017
Look Out For Liens
Updated: February 07, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—When buying a used car, it's important to look for problems that aren't readily apparent. You might think of damage or fraud, but this includes any financial issues as well.

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Thursday 02/02/2017
Surprising Factors Impacting Car Buyers' Decisions
Updated: February 02, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) While make and model are still dominant factors on car lots, today’s consumers have a new set of priorities, thanks to increasingly sophisticated in-vehicle technologies being offered in new cars.

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Tuesday 01/24/2017
A New Car Sharing Service For Denver
Updated: January 25, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—There’s a new way to get around Denver. Whether it’s for a move across campus at the University of Denver, a ride to a game at the Pepsi Center, or a day trip out of the city, sometimes, the vehicle you need isn’t the one you have.

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Monday 01/23/2017
Los mejores consejos para el desempeño oportuno durante la conducción
Updated: February 02, 2017 - 3:32 pm

(NewsUSA) -; Como millones de estadounidenses saben, los desplazamientos diarios pueden ser estresantes y monótonos. Unido a qué con el clima de invierno, mantenerse alerta es primordial, especialmente cuando las condiciones de la carretera empiezan a deteriorarse.

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Thursday 01/12/2017
Top Tips for Timely Performance Driving
Updated: February 02, 2017 - 3:32 pm

(NewsUSA) - As millions of Americans know, daily commutes can be stressful and monotonous. Couple that with winter weather, and staying alert is paramount--especially as road conditions start to deteriorate.

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Wednesday 12/28/2016
¿Cómo hacer un viaje en carretera sin estrés?
Updated: February 02, 2017 - 3:32 pm

(NewsUSA) - Los viajes en vacaciones pueden ser estresantes, pero también deben ser divertidos. La planificación anticipada y el cuidado adecuado del vehículo pueden reducir mucho del estrés que produce un viaje en carretera y le permitirá disfrutar el recorrido.

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Abordar El Hielo y La Nieve desde El Suelo Hasta
Updated: February 03, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Caminar en un país de las maravillas del invierno puede inspirar sensaciones cálidas, pero conducir en invierno tiene el efecto contrario. Conducir en invierno puede ser un reto, pero mantener su coche correctamente sujeto significa un largo camino hacia la paz de la mente cuando el clima de invierno golpea. La conducción invernal segura comienza donde el caucho se encuentra con la carretera, en los neumáticos.

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¿Desea tomar el camino menos transitado? Aquí le explicamos cómo
Updated: February 03, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NewsUSA) - En las rutas con paisajes puede haber caminos complejos divertidos, pero es totalmente diferente a navegar por la vía; no olvide estos consejos para mantenerse seguro y evitar quedar atrapado.

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Esta prueba de huella para los neumáticos, Easy Tire, sólo cuesta un centavo
Updated: February 03, 2017 - 3:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Los neumáticos pueden no ser la primera cosa que usted nota cuando mira un automóvil, sin embargo puede ser el elemento más importante para la seguridad y el funcionamiento de cualquier vehículo. Cuando lo piensa, ellos son la única parte de su auto que lo conecta a la carretera.

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Los fanáticos de todo terrenos se preocupan por los caminos
Updated: December 28, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Un cuarteto de los clubes de todo terreno son los ganadores del programa Outstanding Trails del 2016, patrocinado por BFGoodrich Tires, en asociación con 4 Wheel Parts, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Blue Ribbon Coalition y Off Road Business Association.

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Friday 12/23/2016
¿Desea tomar el camino menos transitado? Aquí le explicamos c ó mo
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - En las rutas con paisajes puede haber caminos complejos divertidos, pero es totalmente diferente a navegar por la vía; no olvide estos consejos para mantenerse seguro y evitar quedar atrapado.

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Esta prueba de huella para los neumá ticos, Easy Tire, sólo cuesta un centavo
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Los neumá ticos pueden no ser la primera cosa que usted nota cuando mira un automóvil, sin embargo puede ser el elemento má s importante para la seguridad y el funcionamiento de cualquier vehículo. Cuando lo piensa, ellos son la única parte de su auto que lo conecta a la carretera.

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Los faná ticos de todo terrenos se preocupan por los caminos
Updated: December 24, 2016 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Un cuarteto de los clubes de todo terreno son los ganadores del programa Outstanding Trails del 2016, patrocinado por BFGoodrich Tires, en asociación con 4 Wheel Parts, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Blue Ribbon Coalition y Off Road Business Association.

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Wednesday 12/21/2016
Driving Down Fuel Use
Updated: December 22, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Protecting the planet can be a beautiful thing, especially when it comes to driving a new kind of hybrid car.

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Friday 12/16/2016
How to Take a Stress-Free Holiday Road Trip
Updated: December 16, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(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.

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How Ethanol Can Impact Your Engine
Updated: December 16, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(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 the amount of ethanol added to fuel;, meaning, it is even more important that consumers understand the pros and cons of Ethanol.

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Want to Take The Road Less Traveled? Here's How
Updated: December 16, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(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.

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Four-Wheel Fans Care for Trails
Updated: December 16, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - A foursome of four-wheel drive clubs are the winners of the 2016 Outstanding Trails Program sponsored by BFGoodrich Tires, in partnership with 4 Wheel Parts, United Four Wheel Drive Associations, Blue Ribbon Coalition, and Off Road Business Association.

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Thursday 12/15/2016
This Easy Tire Tread Test Only Costs A Penny
Updated: December 15, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(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.

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Tuesday 12/13/2016
Tackle Ice and Snow from the Ground Up
Updated: December 13, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(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.

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Tuesday 12/06/2016
5 ways to win at winter driving
Posted: December 06, 2016

(BPT) - As temperatures across the country start to drop, drivers are gearing up for changing road conditions. Whether you’re making your way through a Nor’easter or simply trying to navigate wet roads down South, it’s important to be prepared for whatever the season brings your way. Here is a five-step guide to winning at winter driving:

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Thursday 12/01/2016
Safe Winter Driving Tips
Updated: December 01, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) While winter can be a beautiful time of year, it can also be a treacherous season on the roads. Winter driving conditions require increased attention and an ability to adapt quickly.

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Tuesday 11/29/2016
Hot Tips to Avoid Buying a Hot Vehicle
Updated: November 29, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) As more consumers turn to online sites and social media to find deals on used cars from private party sellers, experts warn that buyers should beware.

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Tuesday 11/22/2016
New Car-Sharing Option For The On-The-Go Californian
Updated: November 23, 2016 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Sometimes, the vehicle you need isn’t the one you have. Whether it’s transporting large items, a weekend at the beach, or a special event, many people have been in the position of not having convenient access to the right vehicle for the job.

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This Holiday, Give the Gift of Safe Driving—Five Holiday Travel Tips from Les Schwab Tire Centers
Updated: November 23, 2016 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—The holiday season is upon us-one of the busiest times of year to be on the road. Safe driving practices are critical for keeping you and yours protected in heavy traffic. Now is a great time to get your vehicle winter-ready before road conditions become highly unpredictable. Consider these five safety tips to help you travel safely to see loved ones this holiday season.

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Monday 11/21/2016
Tips On Trading In
Updated: November 22, 2016 - 3:34 am

(NAPSI)—Trading your old wheels to a dealership is often the easiest option but can be less lucrative. Try these tips to help get more money the next time:

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Tuesday 11/08/2016
Top Tips for Holiday Family Road Trips
Updated: November 08, 2016 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) The holiday season is one of the busiest travel times of the year, which means congested roads under potentially difficult driving conditions. To keep holiday road warriors comfortable and content on their drives, Autotrader editors offer some of their top holiday travel tips.

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Friday 11/04/2016
Accidents Need Not Be Deal Breakers
Updated: November 05, 2016 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Many used car shoppers avoid cars that have been in an accident but their loss may be your gain. Here are some tips to help you find a bargain:

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Thursday 11/03/2016
Half of U.S. drivers adopt usage-based insurance when offered to them, yet few are given the choice [Infographic]
Posted: November 03, 2016

(BPT) - -According to the 2016 LexisNexis® Usage-Based Insurance Study 50 percent of U.S. drivers adopt usage-based insurance when offered to them, yet only one in five say they were given an opportunity to purchase a UBI policy by their insurer. The study reveals three opportunities for insurers to increase their UBI enrollment, highlighted in the infographic below. To read the full study click here.

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Tuesday 09/13/2016
Buying a Vehicle? The Right Timing Can Mean the Best Deal
Updated: September 13, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Buying a vehicle? While your negotiation tactics matter, experts say that timing is a bigger factor than you may realize when it comes to getting a great deal on a new car.

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Thursday 09/01/2016
5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Car Dealership
Updated: September 01, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) When looking for their next set of wheels, car shoppers have choices that extend beyond the vehicle. The buying experience should meet their needs and wants, too.

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Monday 08/15/2016
In the Market for a Car? Know All Your Options
Updated: August 15, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint)  With an estimated 3.1 million vehicles coming off lease in 2016, the topic of whether to buy or lease a car is hotter than ever.

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Thursday 06/02/2016
How to Get More Bang for Your Buck When Buying a Used Car
Updated: June 02, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Everyone knows used cars are cheaper. But how do you make sure you are not getting a lemon?  Don’t rule out a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle, say experts.

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Put Your Phone Away: Distracted Driving Includes Hands-Free Talking
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) In an age of constant communication and connectivity, it can be difficult to take a break. But drive time is when your phone should take a backseat to safety, say experts.

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