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Regardless of type of vehicle you own, Popular Mechanics Magazine recommends buying oil with a “Starburst” symbol on the package. This icon, explains the magazine, designates that the product has been tested and is certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API). Additionally, the API marks a superior oil with a “donut” symbol, which indicates quality in performance, viscosity and energy conservation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Oil is the lifeblood of your engine.” If you don’t choose the correct oil, you could accelerate engine wear and cause a premature failure. The right oil may also help with fuel economy and emissions.
  • Regardless of type of vehicle you own, Popular Mechanics Magazine recommends buying oil with a “Starburst” symbol on the package.
  • Additionally, the API marks a superior oil with a “donut” symbol, which indicates quality in performance, viscosity and energy conservation.

“Engineers go to great lengths to determine which oil is best for their engine so it is important to follow them.”

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What Motor Oil Should You Use in Your Vehicle?

Regardless of type of vehicle you own, Popular Mechanics Magazine recommends buying oil with a “Starburst” symbol on the package. This icon, explains the magazine, designates that the product has been tested and is certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API). Additionally, the API marks a superior oil with a “donut” symbol, which indicates quality … Read More

Streetmap loses appeal against Google Maps dominance judgement – The Register

Streetmap has lost its application to appeal against last year’s High Court judgement that Google did nothing wrong by promoting its own Maps product above Streetmap’s. “The bully boys won the day,” said Streetmap, immediately after the judgement was delivered. “This is a sad day for the internet.” Lord Justice Lloyd Jones, sitting in London’s … Read More

How To Clear Your Driving Record to Save on Insurance

To err, it has been said, is human. We’ve all made mistakes, be it an inadvertent crime against fashion (I’m looking at you socks-and-sandals guy), an “adventurous haircut”, or any dating choices made between the ages of 16 and 25. Most of these lapses in judgment are fairly easy to remedy. Just like your father … Read More

Avoiding Accidents Begins With Online Driver’s Education

Getting into your car and going to work seems like a mundane thing to do. Driving down the highway, travelling the back roads, even circling the parking lot looking for a good spot are things that many of us do every day without thinking twice about it. In fact, those who have been driving for … Read More

Now Hiring: Director of Transportation for America (T4A)

Smart Growth America (SGA) is seeking an experienced leader to assume the role of director for our signature transportation initiative, Transportation for America (T4A). This is an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic team in order to help shape the next generation of transportation policy at the federal, state and local levels at a critical … Read More

Defensive driving or offensive driving?

Being an offensive driver and a defensive driver are very different things. Being called an offensive driver is definitely not a good thing to be called and the terms have mostly remained the same over the years. Being defensive on the road means looking out for other cars and people. But, being defensive does not … Read More

MAPs is the black stallion for increasing agricultural exports in 2017 – Daily News Egypt – Daily News Egypt

The farmer’s avoidance for exporting MAPs to their weak marketing, and their permanent search for brokers to export, which leads to a decline in their margins of profitability. 80% of the sector’s exports are carried out by 10 companies and that 90% of MAPs organically registered are exported. The products were sent to Turkey and … Read More

Where are the trees? ‘Green View Index’ maps them out – Niagara Gazette

This is a map that shows you where trees are. Trees are such an important part of the environment so it’s comforting to see them given the attention they deserve. They provide food and shelter for animals, natural resources for us and they even help clean our air. There is a definite need to keep … Read More

New maps show Southeast streams teeming with life – Chattanooga Times Free Press

This is good news for any nature lover or for those who pay attention to the environment. These maps show where living things are in the streams and you can see they’re doing quite well. Pollution can cause so many problems for creatures of the water so this is great to see. Key Takeaways: Now, … Read More

Using Online Maps To Plan Fishing Trips – YakAngler

Fishing is a relaxing and rewarding pastime, thought to be reserved for only the most traditional people. In the past, great spots were found and passed on to children, friends, and locals in the area. With the power of technology, the average fisherman can utilize satellites to find a spot to cast a line. Key … Read More