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2014-10-07 12:21:21

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can't see or be seen, according to the non-profit Car Care Council. "With fewer daylight hours in fall and winter, it's important to make sure your vehicle's lights and wipers are working properly so your visibility is not compromised and you can be seen by others," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care...

2014-09-30 12:21:34

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October is Fall Car Care Month, and the Car Care Council reminds motorists that checking their vehicles before the temperatures drop is a sensible way to avoid being stranded out in the cold and the unexpected expense of emergency repairs. "The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh winter weather. Winter magnifies existing problems like hard starts, sluggish performance and rough idling," said Rich...

2014-09-19 08:21:08

ILMINISTER, England, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornerstone Autos Limited, based in Ilton, Somerset is a Mercedes specialist but deals with all makes and models in its purpose-built garage. They are pleased to announce the addition of Motorcycle MOTs, servicing and repairs to their existing Class 4 and 7 facilities. Subject to local planning permission, the firm is to begin selling motorbikes from this location also. Mr Jeremy Gay, Cornerstone Autos...

2014-07-07 08:29:59

MUNICH, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New MicroTrack sled test facility measuring 220 meters in length / First M=LIGHT LED lamp series installed / Curb test for ultra-modern side tests The vehicle safety requirements stipulated by institutes such as the New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are becoming more and more stringent and the associated test procedures more complex. As a result, vehicle...

2014-06-24 12:21:46

Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Can Make the Difference BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Road trip car trouble can be a real nightmare, but performing a pre-trip vehicle check helps drivers avoid a vacation breakdown disaster, says the Car Care Council. "When dreaming about summer vacation, the thought of a roadside breakdown can be terrifying," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "Performing a pre-trip driveway inspection gives motorists peace of mind by...

Autonomous Cars Get Green Light In California, But With Strict Rules
2014-05-22 10:35:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the near future, you might not be able to get mad at the driver of the car that cuts you off – at least not in California where that car might not actually have anyone behind the wheel. While the days of a true driverless car are still far down the road, this week California's Department of Motor Vehicles approved regulation effective September 16 that would allow automobile manufacturers that have secured the proper permits to...

2014-05-02 16:20:56

OTTAWA, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - 5514 KM (the car seat importer) and Transport Canada are informing the public of a safety concern related to 618 Fisher Price Safe Voyage Grow-with-Me child car seats, Model FP3000C, manufactured by Team-Tex on August 22, 2013. Issue: During a simulated crash test with a 6-year old test dummy and the restraint in a forward-facing position, the top tether strap tore out of the plastic back and the test dummy's head went forward beyond the allowable limit. Safety...

2014-04-15 12:22:04

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global market review of automotive seating - forecasts to 2028 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE seating sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts.This global market study offers: Automotive OE seating market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket share data tablesExclusive interviews with major companiesProfiles...

2014-04-14 16:20:28

LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global market review of automotive lighting - forecasts to 2028 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE lighting sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts.This global market study offers: Automotive OE lighting market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsMarket share data tablesExclusive interviews with major...

2014-03-28 08:20:19

LEYLAND, England, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Street Repairs has today has teamed up with Halfords Autocentres to offer a FREE steering, tyre, and suspension check. After analysing data http://www.StreetRepairs.co.uk realised that 86% of reported problems that originated from their online fault reporting system related to potholes and pothole damage to vehicles. This new initiative is yet another way of assisting UK road users when their vehicles are damaged...


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