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December 2012 - Helpful Car Maintenance Tips

Monthly Archives: December 2012

How to Figure Out Your Car’s MPG (Miles per Gallon)









If you know how to do basic mathematics, then figuring out your MPG is going to be a breeze. Just a couple of easy steps to follow:

Indianapolis 500


The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, also known as the Indianapolis 500, the 500 Miles at Indianapolis, the Indy 500 or The 500, is held annually over the Memorial Day weekend, the last full weekend in May, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. The event lends its name to the Indy Car class, or formula, of open-wheel race cars that have competed in it.
The event, billed as The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, is considered one of the three most significant motor sports events in the world. The official attendance is not disclosed by Speedway management, but the permanent seating capacity is more than 257,000 people, and infield seating raises capacity to an approximate 400,000

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Auto Shows of North America

Auto Show Schefule

Auto shows continue to offer an intense and personal opportunity unlike any other strategic marketing event. Each year, the auto show experience grows in popularity and scale. And, just when you think it can’t get any better – it does – as venues get larger, exhibits grow higher, and manufacturers boggle the mind by launching 100 or so new vehicles while a global audience looks on.

But today’s auto shows are more than a good time. It is here where consumers seek to expedite their fact finding and close the information loop by learning about (and, in some cases, driving) the incredible variety of vehicles available at some 65 auto shows across North America. Click Here for Full Schedule. ‎

The Greatest Car Songs of All Time

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Image courtesy ofgraur razvan ionut/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Singers and songwriters have had a love interest  with the car since its development. From Johnny Cash to ZZ Top, here are some top picks for the world’s best songs about cars.

2012 New York Auto Show Roundup – Wide Open Throttle Episode 11

On this special episode of Wide Open Throttle, Motor Trend’s Detroit editor Todd Lassa recaps the top 6 cars of the 2012 New York Auto Show.

Classic Cars, Unique Oldsmobile F88, Muscle Cars at The Gateway Auto Museum Colorado

The Gateway Auto Museum in Gateway, Colorado (Gateway Auto Museum)  hosts one of the finest collections of American classic cars in the world. The Museum takes visitors through a timeline of 100 years of American automotive history, through several themed galleries, and affords a rare opportunity to view the unique collection from every angle.

How To Check Your Oil

A quick clip on how to check your cars oil from the folks at howcarst

How to Get the Best Gas Mileage out of Your Tires and Replace them Less Often

With gas prices at an all time high, most Americans are scrambling to car pool, drive less, take public transportation or are just resorting to selling their cars.

Of course, many consumers are turning, more and more to hybrid cars as a solution to offset the higher prices at the pumps. And for those of us who want to keep our environment clean and stay in shape at the same time, bicycling riding is making a strong come back in many US cities.