Sweepstakes

Free Tires or $1,500 — Enter for a Chance to Win!

The Big Top Tire Sale is coming to RightTurn this April, with incredible tire deals worth up to $250 off a set of tires. But Fortune Teller Artie just couldn’t contain his excitement, so he’s launched a sweepstakes to give away tires or cash! Which would you choose — free tires or $1,500? Once you make up your mind, head to facebook.com/RightTurnNow every day between March 22 and April 3 for a chance … Continue reading

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Green, Clean Machines: Tips for Keeping Your Car in Tip-Top Shape This Spring

It’s not unusual to see a layer of dust collecting on the dashboard after driving around all winter with the windows up. Just opening the windows can help blow some of that dust away—but also into your face. Meanwhile, spring’s pollen will often come crowding in to replace and add to the dust, filling the air vents and coating all the surfaces in the car. Check out the following spring … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Niagara Falls

It’s been a while since we packed up the car and hightailed it out of town. This time you better bring your snow boots. Just because it’s cold doesn’t mean you should hunker down all winter. The warm weather will soon return, but until it does, take advantage of the majesty of Niagara Falls in the wintertime. Why Niagara Falls in Winter? Don’t get me wrong; it’s not that I … Continue reading

Irish Contributions to the Auto Industry

Most modern celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day consist of daylong consumption of corned beef, cabbage, and green beer. But Ireland, and St. Patrick himself, gave the world more than just a reason to dye a river green. Not exactly known for their automotive achievements globally, Irish cars — past and present — have made some iconic contributions to the auto industry that are widely recognizable and quite notable. Not to … Continue reading

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Female Engineers in the Auto Industry

  In 1987, March was declared Women’s History Month. Which sadly, seems much too late to celebrate the contributions of women to better the world we live in. History is inescapable and showcases how we got from there to here. Ignoring the significant accomplishments of women in history creates a mindset in people to live rootless lives, which can be damaging to current and future endeavors. So here we are … Continue reading

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3 Powerful Women Driving the Auto Industry

Women continue to tear down stereotypes and shatter the glass ceiling, and the auto industry is no exception. Once a “male only” field, women continue to climb the ranks and a handful have conquered the industry at the top. We are thrilled to see more female executives emerge as key players at the table rather than just models in sports car advertisements. Beyond Glass Ceilings When it comes to female … Continue reading

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3 Major Differences between Electric Cars and Gas-Powered Cars

There are some obvious differences between gasoline vehicles and electric vehicles. Instead of a gas tank, you have a battery. Instead of a gas pump, a charging station. Instead of an engine, electric motors. But these are all just different components that perform the same essential function. There are more fundamental differences between gas and electric cars that may not be so obvious. Let’s take a look.   Electric cars … Continue reading

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Roads of the Future

When my eldest sister had to drive me around town before I got my license I recall her once saying, “They can send a man to the moon but they can’t make roads that don’t get potholes.” Little did she know that those are two completely different professions and to use them interchangeably is just silly. But after thinking about her comment, roads haven’t really changed over my lifetime and … Continue reading

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5 Most Important Dashboard Warning Lights

You’re probably familiar with most of the symbols and dashboard warning lights in your car. Things like the low fuel light or headlight indicator are pretty straightforward. But there are a few vehicle warning lights that are sometimes misunderstood but incredibly important. Here are the most critical dashboard warning symbols you should know. Low Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light I’m listing this one first because low oil pressure has the potential … Continue reading

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White House Wheels and the Presidential Motorcade

Being the President of the United States I’m sure has its difficulties, but it has to be super cool just because of the cars. Nowadays, the presidential motorcade includes a car that makes James Bond’s Aston Martin look like amateur hour. Nicknamed “The Beast” or “Cadillac One” or “First Car,” the official car of the president has many secrets we could never know about; however, there are some things we … Continue reading