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4 tire tips for teen drivers
(BPT) - Getting a driver’s license is a pivotal moment for many teens, and with the privilege of driving comes greater freedom and independence. For parents, this can be both a moment of great pride and overwhelming anxiety.In 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) r... Read More

5 unbelievably easy ways to get better gas mileage this summer
(BPT) - Gas prices historically rise with the temperature and so do the miles we drive. We head to the beach, transport kids to summer camps, take summer vacations and ferry college-bound students to explore university campuses. “With so much warm weather driving ahead, it pays to take steps ... Read More

Computadoras y piezas de repuesto: Ahora es más fácil encontrar lo que necesita
(BPT) - No hace mucho, la máquina de escribir era la mejor herramienta para compilar datos, y las bibliotecas llevaban el inventario de sus libros con tarjetas indizadas que se guardaban en gavetas de madera. Obviamente, las computadoras han mejorado la productividad, pues nos permiten una m... Read More

5 automotive mobile devices ideal for teenage drivers
(BPT) - Many parents worry when their teens start to drive. Distracted driving, inexperience and simple carelessness are all reasons for parents to be concerned. The added distraction of a cellphone and all its available functions bring even more reasons to worry.While it would be great if parents ... Read More

5 simple tips for safe towing
(BPT) - With the summer months ahead, people will be towing boats, jet skis, campers, landscaping equipment, ATVs and more.Towing can be tricky so it’s important to plan ahead and emphasize safety. Operating a vehicle becomes a whole new task when another set of wheels is hitched to the back.... Read More

From footballs to tires, inflation's important
(BPT) - If 2015 has shown us anything so far, it’s that deflation can cause a frenzy, especially when it comes to footballs. Who would have thought that slightly flat footballs would become a national debate? One thing’s for sure, it’s now clear how important proper inflation is a... Read More

Tips for buying your first ATV
(BPT) - First-time buyers account for more than a quarter of all-terrain vehicle sales each year. As with any major purchase, a little education can go a long way toward helping you get the best possible deal for your money.  Polaris Industries, a leading manufacturer of ATVs, offers the foll... Read More

10 tips to safely sell a car online
(BPT) - Looking for a new set of wheels? Need to raise some cash for a home improvement project? Heading back to college?Last year, a whopping 42.5 million used cars were sold in the United States, many by private owners. And 94 percent of those transactions involved an online search, according to ... Read More

What's the real cost of that auto repair? How to know if you're paying the best price
(BPT) - Do you take your car’s “health” for granted? Only when the check engine light comes on do you realize how important a fully functional vehicle is to your daily life. Feelings of fear, regret and anxiety often rush in: “Will my car break down?” “Should I h... Read More

The road to speed and sustainability [Infographic]
(BPT) - The future of speed and sustainability has arrived as Michelin joins forces with Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for the road ahead. FIA’s Formula E Championship, an all-electric vehicle racing series designed to bring the sport closer to the public and showcase the ev... Read More

Car buying and selling simplified: Insider secrets to avoiding hassles and saving money
(BPT) - Having a car is a necessity for most people, but buying and selling one shouldn’t cause headaches and waste time. Industry insiders know there are steps that can help both buyers and sellers maximize their investment while minimizing stress.“The process of buying or selling... Read More

3 great reasons to clean your car this spring
(BPT) - Spring cleaning isn’t just for your home – it’s a smart thing to do for your vehicles, too. A few simple steps can help boost your vehicle’s integrity and beauty while maintaining its value, plus you might even regain that new-car smell. 1. Your car is a reflection o... Read More

6 ways to ease your long commute
(BPT) - Research shows Americans spend $33 billion annually on aftermarket products to enhance the styling and performance of their vehicles. Whether it’s for functionality or appearance, you can find just about any product to modify your car, truck or SUV to fit your needs. An updated naviga... Read More

Computers and car parts: Finding what you need has never been easier
(BPT) - Not that long ago a typewriter was the best tool for recording data and libraries kept track of books with index cards packed into wooden drawers. Obviously computers have improved productivity by letting people manipulate data faster. But have you ever considered all the physical, hold-in-... Read More

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