Yearly Archives: 2021

Do My Driving Habits Affect My Maintenance Schedule?

Do My Driving Habits Affect My Maintenance Schedule?

Many vehicle owners do not understand the magnitude of their daily driving habits and the pivotal impact on a car's longevity. A few of the most common driving habits that are damaging your car include: Aggressive Braking and Accelerating Stopping abruptly can be unavoidable in certain situations. Most of the time, aggressive braking behavior results from poor anticipation and attention to your surroundings. And abrupt acceleration is the product of an adrenaline rush. Both forceful braking and acceleration wear out the brake pads and rotors, thus significantly reducing your vehicle's working efficiency. Cold Starting Cold starts are when you start your vehicle after sitting inactive for some tie. When the engine starts after these events, the engine has difficulty lubricating the transmission. Repeated cold starting affects the life expectancy of your vehicle's engine. So, it is recommended that you allow the engine to warm up before d ... read more

How Can I Be a More Environmentally-friendly Driver?

How Can I Be a More Environmentally-friendly Driver?

Automobiles top the list of the pollutants that are hampering our environment day in and day out. This has driven modern manufacturers to design eco-friendly vehicles that consume less fuel and emit fewer fumes. People are also adopting greener ways to minimize environmental damage by adopting carpooling, cycling, walking, and using public transport. Despite all these measures, driving is inevitable for most people, so here are some environment-friendly driving tips that can bring about a reduction in our carbon footprints. Invest in an eco-friendly vehicle. Modern technology has made energy-efficient vehicle options more accessible for us, such as hybrids, hydrogen battery-operated, and electric cars. Purchasing a vehicle with reduced carbon emissions benefits the environment as well as your fuel economy. Get rid of extra stuff from the vehicle. Extra weight such as bike racks, strollers, boxes, etc., in the truck or around the car increases the aerodynamic resistance, reducing th ... read more