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Help With Your Back-To-School Shopping List

School is starting once again. And that means driving from store to store to get them all the supplies they need. Fortunately, plenty of experts have recommendations for stocking up on this back-to-school season.

Tips Help Keep Teen Insurance Premiums at Reasonable Rate

Besides making sure they’re safe, a parent’s next concern for their teen driver is insuring them. How can parents get the best value out of their insurance premiums for young drivers?

Prevent Summer Sun From Damaging Your Car’s Factory Finish

Summer isn’t kind to vehicle finishes. Months of searing sun and filthy roads leave paint gritty, wheels grimy and windows spotty.

Here’s what to know and what to focus on to restore that glimmer and shine.

Alignment Inspection Helps Avoid Common Yet Expensive Repairs

Rough roads, under inflated tires and driving over the curb can all make your wheels fall out of alignment.

Not only does it make a car harder to drive, improper alignment wears out your tires faster and can reduce fuel economy.

Amateurs, Experts Tap Inner Galileo for Eclipse

Later this month all of North America will experience an eclipse of the sun. NASA has some suggestions for where to go and how to safely view this naturally occurring phenomenon.

Steering Fluid Issues May Trigger Driving, Handling Problems

You're not navigating that winding road without power steering.

Power steering might be one of your vehicle’s most underappreciated technologies. But as the miles build up, bits of plastic and rubber inside the system can wear down and cause problems.

Road Trip Flicks: ‘A League of Their Own’

Baseball and July go hand in glove, and movies about America's favorite pastime make for a great watch while on a road trip.

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the cinematic classic “A League of Their Own”, a family-friendly, star-studded film about a women's professional baseball league during World War II.


Fight Back Against Battery Heat Fatigue

Nothing saps a battery like heat. Your older battery may be living on borrowed time until one hot summer day delivers a knock-out punch.

Learn some simple tips to avoid a battery failure this summer.

The Wonder of Clay: Create A Showroom Shine On Dull Paint

You know how Silly Putty can pull off newsprint? The same concept applies to clay bars and all that gritty gunk on your car.

Car care professionals turn to clay before applying that shiny coat of wax. This only takes a few minutes, and the results are worth the effort.

Red, White & Blue Salute To Ice Cream

July is National Ice Cream Month, and here's our salute to the frozen treat. Chances are, no matter where you live, there's an ice cream festival within driving distance.

Find out about events that might be happening near you, and learn about America's rich history with ice cream.