Checking and Maintaining Your Tires

Here are a few easy tips to keep your car moving smoothly. The lifespan of your tires quickly depreciates if they aren’t properly maintained. A new tire, on average, costs about $120 dollars. Tires that aren’t properly inflated can be a huge liability or threat on the road because they tend to become distorted and…

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Checking Your Vehicle’s Fluid-Based Systems

Your automobile needs to be serviced on a regular basis. If not, critical parts could fail – placing at risk the time and money you put into your vehicle. One of the first steps to ensuring your vehicle is kept in good working condition is to keep an accurate record of all your maintenance needs.…

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Beware: No Heat Means No Coolant

General Inspection of Your Vehicle Despite the late season snow, spring is here and the temperatures will soon rise. Now is the time to make certain your vehicle’s A/C and heating systems are in top-shape and free of any defects. Vital fluids such as coolant and refrigerant can affect the performance of your vehicle. Not…

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Tracer Products Implements Millenial Incentives Program

Tracer Products, the automotive division of Spectronics Corporation, is featured in a Newsday story about millennial employees and how they are changing financial compensation in the workforce. Spectronics president Jon Cooper (center) highlights the company’s new employee compensation program.  Cooper says the change is aimed-in part-at attracting and keeping millenial workers.  “The decision to move away from our old (annual…

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6 Tips for $aving Fuel Costs while Cutting Emissions

It hardly came as a surprise to the trucking industry when the Obama administration recently (August 16) finalized new fuel economy standards for heavy-duty vehicles. The president made history in 2012 when he mandated the nation’s first-ever fuel-economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. This latest round of requirements for vehicles that must cut their carbon…

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