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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

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Loving Our Online Customer Service

What are you doing this Valentine’s Day? Do you have a hot date? Me neither. (I’m married.) Maybe you should check out your tires to see if you need new ones! Hey, what better way to show love than to love yourself enough to make sure you’re safe on the roads. No? It was just a thought. For our part, this Valentine’s Day, we wanted to shine the spotlight of … Continue reading

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What is Black Ice?

The key to driving on black ice is to do the opposite of your initial reaction. Don’t hit the brakes! When we’re driving, and we encounter dangerous situations, our initial reaction is to instantly stop, but in the case of ice, slamming on the brakes will only make the situation worse. Instead, remove your foot from the gas pedal, which will help slow you down as the car glides over … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: West Virginia

Being Ohio’s neighbor, West Virginia was always a state my family drove through to get to someplace else. But when I became an adult and took an east coast road trip with my best friend, we deliberately made a stop in West Virginia and that changed my mind forever. If you think West Virginia is just gas stations and trees, you’re mistaken. The scenery is some of the best you’ll … Continue reading

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How to Make the Ultimate Winter Survival Kit

Don’t be scared by that headline! Putting together the ultimate winter survival kit isn’t all that hard — and it just might save your life. You might be asking yourself “do I need a winter survival kit?” Yes! All drivers need a winter car survival kit. Being stranded isn’t only possible in Alaska. Remember the Atlanta 2014 ice storm? People were stuck in their cars for 12+ hours! image credit … Continue reading