This article originally appeared the the Castrol Blog. DIFFERENT OIL FOR DIFFERENT WEATHER Donning a hat and gloves in the chill of winter or a pair of shorts in the summer months are not the only changes to consider when the temperature dips or rises. Outside... Read More.
Your tires support the weight of your vehicle, right? Well, actually they don't. It's the air pressure inside them that actually supports the weight. Maintaining sufficient air pressure is required if your tires are to provide all of the handling, traction and... Read More.
Should you warm up your car in winter? It's common practice, but you may be surprised at the consequences. Old habits die hard, and one of the oldest—still rigorously enforced by many drivers—is that "warming up" the car for a few minutes is... Read More.
Fall presents ideal time for car service and maintenance. As the holidays approach, motorists should make certain their vehicle is up to the rigors of winter travel. Autumn has traditionally been a busy time for carcare activities. Whether you do your own maintenance or... Read More.
Fall driving can be unpredictable because of weather changes and the end of daylight saving time. To be safe and aware on the roads this fall, follow these guidelines: Watch out for leaves Once leaves become wet, they can present... Read More.
A rainy day can be refreshing. Driving in the rain, however, can be quite dangerous so avoid it if you can. You may be a very safe driver, driving defensively and obeying all traffic laws. But what about the other drivers around... Read More.
Winter is the enemy of the car. Cold temperatures make it harder for an engine to work properly. Snow and ice limit traction. Potholes damage wheels and tires. Salt causes rust and gravel pits the paint. But there are things you can do to... Read More.
Being stranded on the side of the road in the hottest part of the year, is no fun. Follow these tips to prepare your vehicle for what lies on the road ahead. To help avoid over-heating, a car´s cooling system, engine hoses,... Read More.
The highways are crowded each holiday season with drivers making their way to holiday feasts, shopping malls and family visits. If you're planning holiday travel with children, here are four tips to make the drive safe and enjoyable: Buckle Up! The National Highway... Read More.