Gasoline Blends: Summer Versus Winter

by Moderator on ‎02-15-2016 04:16 PM - last edited on ‎03-09-2016 03:21 PM by Lithium Technologies (14,542 Views)

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Gas prices tend to be lower in winter, but the reason why evaporates when warmer weather arrives.

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VIDEO: Maximize Your Car’s Resale Value

by Moderator on ‎02-03-2016 02:37 PM - last edited on ‎02-05-2016 03:40 PM by Lithium Technologies (23,366 Views)

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All cars lose value over time, but there are steps you can take to ensure your car’s value remains as high as possible.

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Does Your Car Have a Spare Tire?

by Moderator on ‎12-21-2015 02:14 PM - last edited on ‎12-29-2015 04:49 PM by Lithium Technologies (7,410 Views)

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More than one-third of 2015 vehicles were sold without a spare tire, a growing trend that is catching drivers by surprise when they get a flat.

 

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3 Things to Know About Connected Cars

by Community Manager ‎12-09-2015 02:50 PM - edited ‎12-16-2015 12:12 PM (5,879 Views)

Today’s cars are high-tech machines that communicate with the world around them, constantly giving and getting information. Here’s what that means for you.

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VIDEO: Stress-Free Parallel Parking

by Lithium Technologies on ‎10-30-2015 10:14 AM - last edited on ‎11-13-2015 09:54 AM by Moderator (1,965 Views)

In recent tests by AAA, park assist systems completed maneuvers faster and bet­ter than drivers parking on their own.

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VIDEO: Is Your Car Winter Ready?

by Community Manager on ‎10-13-2015 09:56 AM - last edited on ‎11-03-2015 10:43 AM by Lithium Technologies (881 Views)

Now’s the time to prepare your car for the rigors of winter driving. Stay ahead of the weather with these tips—they may surprise you.

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Do You Know What This Warning Light Means?

by Moderator on ‎09-14-2015 10:50 AM - last edited on ‎10-05-2015 10:56 AM by Lithium Technologies (4,299 Views)

It means one of your tires has dropped 25% below its optimal air pressure, potentially tripling your crash risk.

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Finding the Safest Car

by Lithium Technologies ‎08-24-2015 02:18 PM - edited ‎09-04-2015 09:31 AM (2,802 Views)

Buying a new car? Learn how to find one that offers the best protection for your needs.

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Your Car’s Battery Revealed

by Lithium Technologies ‎08-12-2015 04:44 PM - edited ‎10-08-2015 02:35 PM (1,773 Views)

The lead-acid battery was invented 150 years ago, and the one in your car still follows the same principles. But how does it work—and why does it inevitably die?

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Technology Can Reduce Rear-End Collisions

by Community Manager on ‎07-22-2015 04:05 PM - last edited on ‎07-23-2015 03:33 PM by Lithium Technologies (2,008 Views)

Collision-avoidance systems can reduce the number of traffic fatalities from rear-end collisions.

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VIDEO: Are Your Headlights Bright Enough?

by Community Manager on ‎06-29-2015 02:00 PM - last edited on ‎07-08-2015 04:19 PM by Lithium Technologies (19,510 Views)

AAA’s tests show that your headlights might fall short in safely illuminating a dark road; older, cloudy lenses reduce visibility even more.

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How You Should Take Action When You Get A Recall Notice

by Community Manager on ‎06-22-2015 11:44 AM - last edited on ‎08-05-2015 01:56 PM by Lithium Technologies (8,094 Views)

Vehicle recalls are on the rise. Here’s what to do if a notice lands in your mailbox.

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VIDEO: How to Save on Fuel for Your Car

by Community Manager on ‎06-22-2015 11:44 AM - last edited on ‎07-31-2015 04:11 PM by Lithium Technologies (2,709 Views)

Stop-start systems can save you money—for as little as $300 on a new car. This video shows how.

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The Value of a 24-Point Vehicle Inspection

by Lithium Technologies ‎06-08-2015 12:32 PM - edited ‎06-25-2015 04:44 PM (6,991 Views)

You can’t put a price on peace of mind, especially when it comes to preventing your car from breaking down on the road, but AAA Members can get that peace of mind for free at a AAA Approved Auto Repair facility.

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5 Reasons to Get Regular Checkups for Your Car

by Lithium Technologies ‎04-06-2015 11:01 AM - edited ‎04-30-2015 11:14 AM (1,847 Views)

Regular vehicle checkups can reveal hidden problems before they become serious. Here are some things that require routine maintenance that you shouldn’t ignore.

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Can Your Watch Talk to Your Car?

by Lithium Technologies ‎03-26-2015 02:03 PM - edited ‎05-18-2015 10:38 AM (1,740 Views)

Wearable technology like smartwatches aren’t just convenient ways to communicate with others, they may let you communicate with your car as well.

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How to Spot a Flood-Damaged Vehicle

by Lithium Technologies ‎03-25-2015 11:15 AM - edited ‎04-16-2015 05:11 PM (1,424 Views)

In the market for a used car? Before you buy, check the CARFAX report and follow these tips to identify a flood-damaged vehicle.

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VIDEO: Top IIHS Auto Safety Picks for 2015

by Lithium Technologies ‎03-25-2015 11:02 AM - edited ‎04-16-2015 05:06 PM (918 Views)

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ranked 71 vehicles as top safety picks for 2015, thanks to new safety technologies.

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Is It Time to Check Your Battery?

by Community Manager on ‎02-11-2015 01:49 PM - last edited on ‎10-13-2015 10:29 AM by Lithium Technologies (1,254 Views)

Have your car battery checked at your local AAA Approved Auto Repair shop before it dies and stalls your plans.

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Understanding New Vehicle Warning Systems

by ‎01-22-2015 12:36 PM - edited ‎01-26-2015 03:16 PM (6,286 Views)

Blind-spot and lane-departure warning systems can help prevent a car crash, but drivers need to know their limits.

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Rear-View Cameras Can Save Lives

by Community Manager ‎12-17-2014 02:21 PM - edited ‎12-19-2014 09:35 AM (7,414 Views)

There is danger whenever you back up your vehicle, but rear-view cameras can make it a little less risky.

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