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The Dexos Dilemma: What It Means to Your GM Vehicle

What is dexos oil? And why do I have to use it in my vehicle?Although it’s been six years since General Motors transitioned to its dexos oil specifications, there’s enough confusion and misinformation that we regularly receive questions from customers concerned about maintaining their vehicle warranties.Here’s the short answer to the dexos dilemma: If you own a 2011 or newer … Continue reading The Dexos Dilemma: What It Means to Your GM Vehicle

Don’t Top-Up Your Gas Tank! It’s Bad for Your Vehicle, and Your Wallet

Headed to the gas station? Don’t top-up your tank. It’s bad for your vehicle and your wallet.\n\nAccording to www.dailyfinance.com, “Once the pump automatically clicks off, you’re not getting much additional gas after. Instead, fuel is likely being diverted through the pump’s vapor recovery system and right back into the station’s tank. That means you’re paying … Continue reading Don’t Top-Up Your Gas Tank! It’s Bad for Your Vehicle, and Your Wallet

Intersection Throwdown: Which is More Efficient, a Four-Way Stop or Roundabout?

Which type of intersection is more efficient, a four-way stop or a roundabout? Mythbusters put it to the test. See the results on our Facebook page and tell us which system you prefer.

The Best Time to Buy Car Insurance? It Depends on Where You Are

Is there a “best” time to buy car insurance? In many states, there is.\n\nIn fact, nationwide, insurance rates vary by about 7.5% from the cheapest month to the most expensive month. Read more and get more info for your home state — including the best and worst month(s) to buy — here.

Subcompacts and Minicars Flunk Crash Test

Just one of the 11 subcompact and minicars recently subjected to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) small overlap front crash test achieved an Acceptable rating.\n\nNone of the vehicles tested earned the top rating of Good, and the Chevrolet Spark was the only vehicle to earn an Acceptable rating. Four vehicles — the Ford Fiesta, Kia Rio, Mazda … Continue reading Subcompacts and Minicars Flunk Crash Test

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