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  • Ethanol Is Good For America

    (NAPSI)—How much you pay at the pump, how much we can avoid pollution and combat climate change, and how effectively we can stand up to other countries can all depend on whether the government continues a policy that’s been called an unmitigated success.

  • Slow Down To Get Around Trash Trucks

    (NAPSI)—Road accidents caused by distracted or speeding drivers are a huge risk for the more than 135,000 men and women of the waste and recycling industry who are out in force each day keeping our communities clean and healthy-but you can be part of the solution.

  • Top Three Auto Repair Red Flags

    (NAPSI)—Finding an auto repair shop you can trust can be a challenge. Here are three warning signs to watch for on your next trip to the mechanic.

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Thursday 06/19/2014
New Car Technology May Take The Wheel out of Human Hands
Updated: June 20, 2014 - 1:35 am

(NewsUSA) - Google has been making news in recent months for its work in a ground-breaking area: driverless automobile technology.

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Thursday 06/05/2014
Buying A Once-Wrecked Car
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 1:36 am

(NAPSI)—When it comes to used cars, safety is no accident. But an accident shouldn’t keep you from buying a used car you love. In fact, you may drive away with a bargain.

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Tuesday 06/03/2014
Americans Want Easier Car Shopping
Updated: June 04, 2014 - 1:36 am

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - A recent Edmunds.com survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults shows that Americans of all types are looking for a better car buying experience. To learn more, visit www.edmunds.com/carweek.

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Tuesday 05/27/2014
Dealers Make Smart Moves in Bullish Auto Market
Updated: May 28, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NewsUSA) - Indications are rosy for U.S. auto sales now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.

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Thursday 05/15/2014
Rigorous Testing For Agricultural Tire Performance
Updated: May 16, 2014 - 1:35 am

(NAPSI)—To help feed a growing world population, farmers depend on having the right equipment. When they climb aboard their tractors or combines, they’re counting on their agricultural tires to deliver the best possible field performance and value. Rigorous testing can play a key role in ensuring that new products will stand up to the challenging conditions that farmers experience throughout the growing season.

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Thursday 05/08/2014
Tips To Keep DIY Truckers On The Move
Updated: May 09, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—Increasingly, when it’s time to move out of a college dorm, into a first apartment or on to a new home, consumers are saving time, trouble and money by doing it on their own.

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Monday 05/05/2014
Get a Grip -- Tips for Safer Driving on Wet Roads
Posted: May 05, 2014

(NewsUSA) - It's that time of the year again -- time for wetter roads and, unfortunately, more accidents.

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Thursday 05/01/2014
Potholes Pack A Powerful Punch
Updated: May 02, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—Hitting a pothole can be more than a momentary jolt. While the tires and wheels should be visually inspected as soon as possible, you should know there could be damage to the steering, suspension and alignment systems that you can’t see. To help determine if hitting a pothole has damaged your vehicle, watch for these warning signs:

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Protecting Against Sun Damage While In A Car
Updated: May 02, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—The average American spends more than 101 minutes a day in a car. Unfortunately, what many drivers and passengers fail to realize is that when they are in a car, not all the danger they face is on the road.

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Thursday 04/24/2014
Maintenance Pays
Updated: April 25, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Many drivers find that if they want to make their car last, it pays to put it first. Taking good care of your car means you are more likely to avoid problems, both now, while you’re driving it, and later, when you sell it.

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Tire Maintenance Is Key To Safe Summer Driving
Updated: April 25, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Tires are the only thing between you and the road, so it’s imperative motorists stay on top of tire maintenance. Proper tire maintenance is important all year, but especially in the summer months as the temperature starts heating up and the frequency of tire blowouts increases.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
Ladies And Gentlemen, Start Your Engines
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—For dependable vehicle operation, it’s essential, for starters, to prevent ignition system failure. That way, you won’t be left stranded by the side of the road.

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A Car's Wipers Need Care To Keep Things Clear
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—Windshield wipers may be among the most overworked and underappreciated equipment on your car.

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Noteworthy Partnership Supports Young Farmers
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—An all-American truck brand and a magazine known for its world-class photo essays have found a new way to support America’s farmers.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
Potholes Can Be A Menace To Shocks And Struts
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—The most enduring memory of the winter of 2014 just might be the millions of potholes that continue to dish out punishment to drivers and passengers across the U.S. and Canada. But abominable road conditions can cause more than just a bone-rattling ride; they can also damage important steering and suspension components, including shock absorbers and struts.

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