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2014-04-09 00:21:28

Polar Vortex-stricken Midwest and Northeast see 9 percent hike in car repair costs,but hybrid repairs drop as much as 28 percent IRVINE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CarMD, provider of leading-edge car repair data and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, today released its 2014 CarMD® Vehicle Health Index(TM) report on common check engine-related car repairs, associated costs and annual trends for model year 1996 to current vehicles. For the second year in a row, 2013 saw an...

2014-02-12 12:21:35

Continental Motor Works has a popular program called the Continental Car Care Club that provides customers with regular routine maintenance on their vehicle. Owner Jeff Spevack has overseen the program and strongly encourages all drivers to invest in regular maintenance to help avoid the need for major repairs. SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With over 30 years in business, Jeff Spevack of Continental Motor Works has a keen understanding of the programs...

2013-10-30 23:00:08

With decreased visibility, it is important to check headlights, brakes and rims. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 As the days grow shorter, people need to change their driving habits to adjust to the extra hazards of evening glare and earlier night fall. Studies by the National Safety Council show that fatal traffic accidents are three times higher than during the day. Adjusting to the new driving practicing can be difficult after being accustomed to increased daylight hours....


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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