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2011-08-11 15:09:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas prices and tough economic conditions are affecting Americans' driving and spending habits. According to a recent survey sponsored by AutoZone, more than half of U.S. drivers are making sacrifices in order to accommodate for higher gas prices.

2011-07-20 07:00:00

CARSON, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As that midsummer road trip approaches, it is time for the annual summer engine tune-up ... or is it? Typically, car owners visit their local repair shop for a tune-up before hitting the road, but the traditional definition of a tune-up has changed.

2011-05-23 12:16:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As vacationers pack up their cars, trucks and SUVs to embark on weekend getaways and summer road trips, national gas prices and average vehicle age are reaching all-time highs.

2011-04-25 10:33:56

Spark plugs, little changed in 150 years of use, may soon be going the way of the rotary telephone with the emergence of new laser technology that could replace the ceramic and metal plugs on vehicles in the near future.

2011-03-01 07:35:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ignition products company ENERPULSE, Inc.

2011-03-01 07:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers can save money while tuning up their lawn mowers, chainsaws, gas-powered trimmers and other outdoor equipment through Federal-Mogul Corporation's (Nasdaq: FDML) popular "Smart Choice(TM)" offer on premium Champion® spark plugs and tune-up kits. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/DE55113 ) From March 1 through April 30, 2011, consumers can qualify for a $1.50 mail-in rebate on the Champion brand's innovative "One...

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