Car Car Tips & Other News

Improve Performance, MPG With Fresh Spark Plugs

Spark plugs produce a lightning storm beneath your hood--if they are operating properly.

Winter weather can severely reduce the potential of these critical components and affect your vehicle’s charging system. Get a spring upgrade.

Are your tires safe? Take the penny test

Everything in your car—including its ability to stop, avoid road debris, handle wet surfaces and reduce road noise—rides on the quality of the tires. They are the lowest common denominator in vehicle safety.

A View From Your Seat: National Parks

There are national parks meant for hiking and camping under the stars. And there are destinations with grand views for drive-through tourists.

Here’s a list of stunning national parks for harried travelers.

Avoid Costly Repairs With Wheel Alignment

You clipped the curb while trying to parallel park and now the car drifts right. Left unaddressed, you could face an expensive repair or tire replacement. Now what?

 

Pacific Coast Drive: Ocean Meets 'Wow!'

There’s a reason Highways 1 and 101 from California to Washington attract drivers from all over the globe.

Simply put, this long and winding road leaves travelers awestruck--1,400 miles of windswept vistas and foaming ocean.

 

USO: 75 Years of Help to America’s Veterans

It started as a way to give soldiers some structured down time and a laugh or two.

Seventy-five years later the United Service Organization is vital to providing veterans and active military with essential services. Comedian Bob Hope made the USO famous by performing for troops, but entertainment accounts for only a part of the organization’s mission.