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AAA Texas: “Miles-to-Empty” Warning - New Research Finds Drivers Should Not Rely Too Heavily on In-Dash Fuel Economy Display

AAA Texas: “Miles-to-Empty” Warning - New Research Finds Drivers Should Not Rely Too Heavily on In-Dash Fuel Economy Display

By Daniel Armbruster & Joshua Zuber Automotive, Transportation and Traffic Safety

Coppell, TX — In-dash fuel economy displays estimate the number of miles a vehicle gets per gallon, including how many “miles to empty.” AAA tested the accuracy of these systems and found their estimates vary significantly over shorter trips or are dependent on the...





AAA Texas: Cold Temperatures Can Shorten Your Car’s Battery Life

AAA Texas: Cold Temperatures Can Shorten Your Car’s Battery Life

By Daniel Armbruster & Joshua Zuber Automotive

Coppell, TX — A car battery loses a third of its power in freezing weather. As the air outside cools, the oil in your car thickens. Parts move slower and your battery must use more power to turn over and start the engine. Make sure your battery and charging system...



AAA Texas: Extreme Summer Heat Can Push a Car Past Its Limits

AAA Texas: Extreme Summer Heat Can Push a Car Past Its Limits

By Daniel Armbruster Automotive

Coppell, TX — With many areas of Texas experiencing triple-digit temperatures, AAA Texas reminds drivers that summer’s extreme heat can push a vehicle past its limits, and that can lead to many drivers finding themselves stranded at the roadside. Last summer, AAA...



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