December 2012 archive

Dec 31

Happy New Year!!

Another fresh new year is here . . . Another year to live! To banish worry, doubt, and fear, To love and laugh and give! This bright new year is given me To live each day with zest . . . To daily grow and try to be My highest and my best! I have …

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Dec 28

Electronic Stability Control Safety Study

Since the federal mandate requiring all passenger vehicles to include electronic stability control by September 1, 2011 was issued in 2007, over 2,000 deaths have been prevented according to a safety study completed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Utilizing computer-controlled braking to help drivers maintain control of their vehicle, electronic stability control …

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Dec 13

Consumer Reports’ Top Winter Tire Picks

As winter weather arrives, temperatures continue to drop, and roads become icy and snow covered, many drivers begin to question the need for winter tires and wonder which tires are best for their particular vehicle.  To help answer these questions we turned to Consumer Reports, which has not only tested practically every tire on the …

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Dec 11

Best Used Car Values

Shopping for a used car can be an overwhelming task with hundreds of models to choose from in a variety of segments and price ranges.  To help drivers narrow down the field of available options, Forbes recently pulled together a list of the “Best Used Cars for Your Money,” emphasizing vehicles in varies categories that …

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Dec 03

Notable American Made Cars

While foreign automakers continue to dominate the market, accounting for six of the top ten best-selling models in the country, quite a few brands have moved production of some of their most popular models to America.  Since more and more German, Japanese, and Korean vehicles are being produced right here in the U.S., Kelley Blue …

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