January 25, 2021

Can Falling Leaves Damage Your Car?

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Those beautiful autumn leaves can cause problems for your car. In fact, it’s best to avoid parking under trees—especially if you’re not driving much. Leaves find their way into a car’s nooks and crannies, getting caught under wipers, and clogging air intakes and drain holes, such as those around the sunroof. Plus, wet leaves contain tree sap, which is acidic and can damage the finish on a car’s paint, reports John Ibbotson, chief mechanic at the CR Auto Test Center. 

If you need to clear leaves from your car, do it carefully, picking them out with your hands or by using a leaf blower with light air pressure. (Too much pressure can cause leaves to become lodged in hard-to-reach places.) To unclog sunroof drains, you may be tempted to remove debris with a wire hanger, but that can tear

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Talladega briefly stopped after 13-car crash and wall damage

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — NASCAR’s playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway was briefly red-flagged so a wall could be repaired after Kurt Busch went airborne in a 13-car crash.

The melee Sunday required a welding truck go onto the track to repair a damaged section of the wall.

The race was messy from the very start with the first caution called before a single lap had been completed. The intensity never ceased and it became mayhem as two lanes of traffic hurtled around the 2.66-mile track.

Jimmie Johnson appeared to be hit from behind by Clint Bowyer, causing Johnson to turn left into Busch’s car. Busch smashed into the outside wall, was hit from behind and his car launched over the car of Cole Custer.

“I didn’t know he was flipping at first because you are looking what’s in front of you and he was above me,” Custer said.

Busch, winner

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Warning of damage from Brexit tariffs, UK car industry says it should be prioritised

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s car industry body said on Wednesday the sector should be prioritised in Brexit negotiations and warned of the damaging effect of tariffs after the BBC said some automotive exports could attract tariffs even with a trade deal.

a close up of a car: FILE PHOTO: A Mini car is seen with a Union flag and European Union flag design on its bonnet in London

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FILE PHOTO: A Mini car is seen with a Union flag and European Union flag design on its bonnet in London

The United Kingdom has so far failed to persuade the European Union to accept car parts from Japan and Turkey as British when they are used in Britain, the BBC reported, citing a letter from Britain’s Chief Brexit negotiator David Frost.

“Given its importance to the economy and livelihoods and the damaging consequences of tariffs we need the sector prioritised in negotiations, not traded off against other industries,” said the Chief Executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Mike Hawes.

(Reporting by Costas

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Bike Lanes Forestall Injury And Scale back The Need For An Auto Accident Damage Lawyer

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