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Fuel Saving Tips As Gas Prices Soar

Record Gas Prices Make it Perfect Time to "Be Car Care Aware" With gas prices reaching close to a dollar a litre in some pats of the country, Car Care Canada is offering gas saving maintenance and driving tips that really work. "Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gasoline is wasted every day by motorists, because simple and inexpensive vehicle maintenance is neglected," says Car Care Canada’s Marc Brazeau. "Loose or missing gas caps, under-inflated tires, worn spark plugs and dirty air filters all contribute to poor fuel economy." Car Care Canada offers these fuel-saving tips: Vehicle gas caps – In Canada, the provinces with emissions testing programs suggest that this is a common cause for failing an emissions test – yet it is simple and inexpensive to fix. According to US studies, about 17 percent of the vehicles on the roads have gas caps that are either damaged, loose or are missing altogether. Under inflated tires ... read more

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Spring Into Savings!

Save up to $25,000 or more by maintaining your current vehicle! So how can you save up to $25,000 or more by maintaining your current vehicle rather than purchasing a new car or truck? Here's some points to ponder! If you have a reliable vehicle that is paid for, as an example, you may be spending $1000 per year on preventive maintenance service (regular oil changes and inspections) and general repair. A new car or truck priced at a modest cost of $30,000 will not only have a monthly payment and interest structure if financed, but insurance costs are also higher. So, let's say as an example, you spend $1000 for service, repair, and accessories on your current vehicle this year as opposed to payments of $450-$800 per month (based on interest rate, down payment, and total length of payment plan). At $600 per month, you would spend $7,200 this year on car payments, plus pay higher ve ... read more

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Maintenance