Spring Cleaning to Sell: How to Maximize Your Car’s Curb Appeal

Even though it might not quite feel like it, Spring is finally, officially here! With the winter we've had, you--and your car--are probably ready for more than a change in season. If you're thinking about switching up your ride this Spring, you'll need to do a little Spring cleaning to get rid of all the [...]

How To Avoid The 7 Worst Winter Driving Mistakes

Winter driving means more hazardous roadways and requires more attentive drivers. Here are our top tips and reminders to get you and your loved ones safely to your destination, whether it's just to work or a few states away. Mistake 1: Relying on 4 wheel drive on an icy road Sometimes, when a car is [...]

New Year’s Driving Resolutions: More Safety, Less Spending

We’re 22 days into 2014. How are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? Hitting the gym every day? Spending less? Staying organized? If you are struggling to stay on track with some of these tougher resolutions, we have a few here that we are sure you can keep. Each one is a small change [...]

January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs|

What’s Wrong with My Car? Translating Mechanic-Speak

When you take your car to the mechanic, do you ever feel like you need a translator to understand what’s wrong with your car?  Poor communication is a major cause of distrust, and often, frustration between mechanics and customers. Mechanics are trained to repair complex systems and speak in very technical terms, while the average [...]

October 11th, 2013|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs, Car Tips, CARCHEX, Safety And Driving Tips|

New Car Buying Guide

Buying a new car can be a challenging process. Between figuring out the right car for you, determining (and sticking to!) your budget, and interacting with dealerships, many people can become overwhelmed. Keep these helpful tips in mind and you’ll have a smooth and quick car buying process that will reward you with a car [...]

DIY Car Repair Safety

It's rapidly becoming nearly impossible for the DIYer to do much of anything when it comes to their repairing their own car. In each and every operation, it will vary from car to car and engine to engine, so it becomes about finding out what special tools and procedures are needed before attempting even basic [...]

July 24th, 2013|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs|

The Country’s Coolest Car Washes

Is getting your car washed just one more thing to add to your to-do list? Does hitting up your local car wash leave you watching the clock in a dull waiting room? Well, you might be in the wrong place. Check out our list of the coolest car washes across the country -- each one [...]

Car Lover Gift Ideas For Dads & Grads

June is here again. That means Father’s Day is right around the corner and graduation festivities are happening all month long. Don't know what to get the awesome dad or grad in your life? We've got a few ideas.. For Grads: Your new graduate is going to need reliable transportation to and from that new [...]

What Should Be in My Summer Car Emergency Kit?

While many of us prefer summer breezes to winter blizzards, extreme heat, humidity, and other summer weather can take a toll on your car. It is important to keep an emergency kit with items appropriate for the season in your car just in case. In this video, Pat Goss explains what you should always keep [...]

Summer Driving Tips

Sure, average gas prices are still the highest they’ve been in years, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your summer road trip. It’s one of America’s greatest travel traditions! Here are some tips to help you save on your summer road trip. Getting your car ready Before you climb behind the wheel, [...]

May 21st, 2013|Categories: Auto Maintenance & Repairs, Safety And Driving Tips|