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HOW DOES GAS AFFECT YOUR MPG?

Posted by Zane Winberg on

There are plenty of reasons to care about your miles per gallon - buying less gas, causing less pollution, taking it easier on your car, getting your money’s worth, and making good decisions for the environment. Especially in the past decade both science, engineering, and the media have made huge strides toward increasing our miles per gallon and making our cars more environmentally friendly. The cars of today have much better miles per gallon than the cars of our parent’s generation. One common misconception is that the only factor in miles per gallon is the type of car you drive....

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TIRE CHAINS 101

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There’s something so magical about the snow. A fresh white blanket just really sets the tone for the holidays, doesn’t it? Well now that the holidays are over many of us are realizing just how many days, weeks, and months we will be dealing with the white frozen stuff. It means shoveling and salting our driveways, warming up our cars, leaving early to compensate for the slow driving and poor visibility, scraping snow and ice off our windows, and maybe even a scary black ice incident or two. If you’re concerned about the months ahead, there are a few different...

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NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION - FOR YOUR CAR

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You’re setting New Year’s Resolutions to make life better in 2017 (or you may be feeling guilty about NOT setting any!). You may be joining the legions of people vowing to lose weight or eat healthier. Perhaps you’re finally going to write that great American mystery novel or learn Spanish or retile your bathroom. Or your goal may be as simple as flossing daily. The types of goals and resolutions you can set are limitless… but have you thought about setting some 2017 resolutions for your car? You spend so much time in and relying on your vehicle, so it...

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YOUR TIRES VS MPG

Posted by Zane Winberg on

When you consider your car’s miles per gallon you are probably thinking about your regular trips to the gas station and the price of filling up your car every other week (or maybe more frequently than that). It’s a number or dollar sign that you might take into consideration when you are buying a new car or perhaps when you’re trying to decide which car you’re taking on a long road trip. Miles per gallon is often considered to be a fixed number, an exact metric based on the design of the car straight from the factory, and the day...

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PREPARING FOR A HOLIDAY ROAD TRIP

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This week begins the final countdown to the much-awaited Christmas holidays! Saturday night will hopefully find us gathered around a dining table stocked with delicious food and our very favorite people. For some, this may mean long drives on Thursday, Friday, or even Saturday before Christmas Eve dinner can begin. Traveling for the holidays is part of the holiday tradition itself, and can often lend added stress and extra tasks to your holiday to-do list. Today we’re sharing some helpful tips on preparing for your holiday road trip, to keep you safe, happy, and on time to enjoy your Christmas...

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