Press Releases

The Car Care Council distributes regular press releases, geared toward both the consumer media and the industry media, to further its message about the importance of preventive maintenance. For more information on any of the council’s releases, e-mail Rich White at rich.white@aftemarket.org or Lynn Konsbruck at lkonsbruck@maxmarketing.com, or call 312-768-7362.

All releases posted on this site are for immediate release and may be reprinted and reused with proper attribution to the Car Care Council as the source.

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  • Mar 16, 2016

    As winter winds down and the weather gets warmer, motorists will see more potholes on the roadways and avoiding them can be a real challenge. If you hit a pothole, the non-profit Car Care Council...

  • Mar 8, 2016

    Newer model vehicles are equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) to warn drivers that at least one of their tires is underinflated. The dashboard light looks like an exclamation...

  • Feb 9, 2016

    With the average price of gas dipping below two dollars per gallon for the first time since 2009, many motorists have been seeing a real savings at the pump. Putting some of that savings toward...

  • Jan 26, 2016

    More and more people are keeping their vehicles longer as the average age of a car on the road today is more than 11 years. Considering the cost of a new car is about $31,000 on average, deciding...

  • Jan 12, 2016

    Heavy snow can be fun for some, but many drivers dread treacherous winter driving conditions. Being car care aware will help ensure your vehicle is ready for harsh winter weather encountered on...

  • Dec 1, 2015

    After two of the worst winters ever in many parts of the country, the Car Care Council suggests that motorists take a little extra time now to make sure their vehicles are prepared for the...

  • Nov 17, 2015

    The holidays are stressful enough without having to worry about your vehicle making it over the river and through the woods in time for dinner at grandma’s house. The Car Care Council recommends...

  • Nov 10, 2015

    Buying a new car might sound cool and exciting, but keeping your current vehicle, and continually maintaining it at recommended intervals, makes more economic sense than purchasing a new one, says...

  • Oct 27, 2015

    While Halloween is a scary time of year, vehicle owners don’t need to be spooked about basic car care. The non-profit Car Care Council recommends motorists follow a preventative vehicle...

  • Oct 13, 2015

    Fall is here and its arrival means fewer hours of daylight and upcoming holiday travel. Before hitting the road, it is a wise idea to make sure your vehicle’s lights are in proper working order,...


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