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How To Simplify Your Car Wash Routine

Nothing keeps a vehicle looking better than regular washing followed by an application of quality wax.

Did you know your good deed inadvertently could scratch the vehicle’s surface? Here’s an easy way to help avoid scratches caused by wash bucket contaminants.

Wash Mitts Not Just For Car Care All-Stars

There's something about a mitt that feels comfortable, especially as little leaguers and major leaguers everywhere dust off their hats and bats for spring training.

The same is true for car washing. Mitt or sponge? See why wash mitts are becoming the fielder's choice for car care.

Next Gen Wiper Blades Improve Visibility

Manufacturers continue making subtle improvements to the humble windshield wiper blade. Upgraded blades swap out the traditional rubber for silicone, and a few premium blades even come pre-coated with rain repellent, a subtle touch that enhances visibility in a downpour.

Dash cams become eye witness to driving incidents

Drivers turn to dash cams for video evidence during accidents

Cameras similar to those worn by thrillseekers are finding their way to the dashboards of safety-conscious drivers.

“Dash cameras are helpful in hit-and-run collisions – or other situations where you’d want to get someone’s license plate,” said Johan-Till Broer of Garman, a Kansas-based electronics company that started making dash cameras this year.

Don't let all the small electronics turn a good day bad

It’s not enough anymore for your car’s battery to just help start the engine. It also needs to power a navigation system, charge your cell phone, operate a back-up camera and a plethora of 21st century conveniences. 

So how do you ensure your battery has enough strength to do all that and prevent you from being stranded thousands of miles from home on your summer road trip?