April 2013

Car Care Council says three out of four cars need service

(April 3, 2013) BETHESDA, Md. — If you own a vehicle, chances are it needs some work, according to the Car Care Council. National Car Care Month in April is the ideal time to give your car some extra attention. The results of vehicle inspections held at community car care events across the country during Car Care Months in April and October 2012 reveal that 77 percent of vehicles need service or parts.

Edmunds raises 2013 auto sales forecast to 15.5 million new cars

(April 3, 2013) SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Edmunds.com sees reason for the automotive industry to be optimistic about car sales for the rest of the year, and is raising its 2013 light vehicle sales forecast to 15.5 million. The industry hasn't achieved that level of annual sales since 2007.

Car Care Council offers tips on getting vehicle ready for spring

(April 1, 2013) BETHESDA, Md. — April is National Car Care Month and the Car Care Council reminds motorists to spring into action and follow 10 basic maintenance procedures to make sure their vehicles are running at peak performance for the summer driving season.