History of Tires

History of Tires

The wheel was invented around 3500 BC, becoming one of man’s greatest innovations. In its earliest form, the wheel was a curved piece of wood. Leather was eventually added to make the ride softer. Over time, the leather was replaced by rubber. The original rubber tire...
Maintenance Tips for Belts and Hoses

Maintenance Tips for Belts and Hoses

Belts and hoses help your car engine function efficiently. If they are damaged or broken, your engine could overheat, and your car could suffer. Car owners can avoid costly engine repairs by properly maintaining belts and hoses. A regular inspection of these parts...
Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Millions of Americans will be traveling to visit family and friends over the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving is a time for reuniting with loved ones who are living or working in different parts of the country. As people venture out, many will be traveling by car....
Are your Headlights Ready for Daylight Savings Time?

Are your Headlights Ready for Daylight Savings Time?

Daylight Saving Time, which began on Sunday, March 12, 2017, will end on Sunday, November 5. After November 5, clocks will “fall back” by one hour. This means that dusk will be one hour earlier, occurring during the peak hours of the evening commute. As winter...
How Car Brakes Work

How Car Brakes Work

The brake system of your car is its most important safety feature. It will bring your speeding car to a halt when necessary. You can drive confidently knowing that your brakes are working efficiently. There is kinetic energy when your car is moving. This energy is...
National Forest Products Week: Green Tech for Tires

National Forest Products Week: Green Tech for Tires

Americans celebrate National Forest Products Week every third week in October. It is a recognition of the many products that come from our forests as well as the people who work to preserve the forest habitats. Part of the celebration is educating people about the...