Tag: auto repair

Tire Retailers to Target Parents of Young Children With Safety Messages

Safe­ty is a top pri­or­i­ty when a new baby arrives in the fam­i­ly, but new research com­mis­sioned by Miche­lin North Amer­i­ca, Inc. (Miche­lin), indi­cates par­ents are over­look­ing a crit­i­cal safe­ty gap when it comes to hit­ting the road with their most pre­cious car­go. The over­whelm­ing major­i­ty of car-owning par­ents sur­veyed say their children's safe­ty is impor­tant to them, but only about a third (37%) claim to have checked their tires to ensure they are safe.

Auto Aftermarket Parts Sellers to Promote Top-Selling Wipers, Washer Flue and Lighting

"The U.S. auto­mo­tive after­mar­ket indus­try grew its retail sales by 2.5% in 2018, accord­ing to The NPD Group. In addi­tion to favor­able weath­er ear­ly in the year, this increase was fueled by the fun­da­men­tals of the indus­try being strong: More vehi­cles are on the road, the aver­age age of vehi­cles is trend­ing old­er, and the major­i­ty of con­sumers are uncon­cerned about high­er gaso­line prices."

Auto Insurers to Promote Policies With Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs

New Esurance sur­vey results of over 1,000 U.S. dri­vers reveal that even though two-thirds of respon­dents were not at fault for their col­li­sions, they still expe­ri­enced high out-of-pocket expens­es for things like rental cars or repairs beyond insur­ance cov­er­age. And that's in part because they're miss­ing vital steps that could help them avoid these added costs.

As Temperatures Rise, Auto Repair Shops can Heat up A/C Check Advertising

Imag­ine being stuck in traf­fic on a 90-degree day when your vehicle's air con­di­tion­ing sys­tem mal­func­tions. With sum­mer heat­ing up, the non-profit Car Care Coun­cil rec­om­mends that motorists be car care aware and have their A/C sys­tem checked to make sure it is work­ing prop­er­ly.

Over 70% of Home and Auto Owners Don’t Have a Plan to Handle Surprise Maintenance Costs

Bud­get­ing for month­ly expens­es like gro­ceries and util­i­ty bills is a no-brainer, but accord­ing to a new study con­duct­ed by Lib­er­ty Mutu­al Insur­ance, Amer­i­cans aren't bud­get­ing for essen­tial home or car main­te­nance. The research found that the major­i­ty (80%) of home­own­ers and (74%) of auto own­ers don't have a plan or bud­get in place and tend to pro­cras­ti­nate or deal with home and car main­te­nance issues as they arise. In fact, almost half of Amer­i­cans (48%) have less than $1,000 saved for home main­te­nance issues or repairs and one in three have no mon­ey saved. When it comes to auto main­te­nance, the major­i­ty of Amer­i­cans (60%) are sav­ing less than $500 and more than one-fourth aren't set­ting aside any mon­ey at all.