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How to Keep Your Car A/C from Going Bad Over the Winter

Fall is on its way, and for many people it’s a welcome break from the heat and misery of summer. For some people, the air conditioners are already turned off for the season; others still have several more weeks before they can give the old A/C a break. But should you give your car’s A/C a break? Winter A/C Maintenance As we’ve mentioned before, car air conditioners often break down over the winter. Clearly, they’re not…

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Evolution of Auto Air Conditioning

Air conditioning comes standard on almost every car sold in the U.S. today. Even if you are driving around sweating in a sweltering hot car, it is usually not because the vehicle doesn’t have A/C; it’s because the A/C it has is broken. Yet for much of the history of the automobile, air conditioning was either a cutting-edge luxury or a sci-fi writer’s dream. The automotive air conditioners of today are the result of a century’s…

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The 6 Road Trips to Take Before You Die

We’ve talked about how to save money on a summer road trip, and the seven hottest road trips you could take. But what about the best  road trips? To answer that question, we’ve come up with a list of drives that we think all road warriors should take at some point in their lives. To make it doable, we limited it to roads within the U.S. And to even be considered for the list, they had…

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10 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Road Trip

Though it does make for some hot roads, the sunny summer season is prime time for that classic American pastime: the road trip. Although increases in gas prices have made taking a road trip pricier than in the past, it remains arguably the best and most popular way to see the country. And for our cost-conscious customers, we have 10 tips on how to do a road trip on the cheap—saving money while still getting to…

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7 Hottest Road Trips in the World

Summer is the traditional season for road trips. It’s the time to pack up and head to the beach, or the mountains, or perhaps even overseas (where you can rent a car and continue your trip). Of course, it’s also the hottest time of the year. It means you don’t have to worry about driving on snow or ice, which is helpful. But it can also make for some uncomfortable hours behind the wheel if you…

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How Hot Does Your Car Get?

We’ve all experienced getting into a parked car on a sunny day. It feels like you’re climbing inside an industrial-size oven, and all you can think about is getting the A/C running to cool it down before you get baked. But how hot is it, really? Why does a car interior feel hotter than pretty much any other place on earth? And what can you do to keep it cool?   Greenhouse on Wheels For starters,…

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