Take Care of Your Car and It Will Take Care of You

Laracy, Alex
September 2004
Convenience Store News;9/13/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Shell V-Power Consumer Car Care Survey, that was conducted to gauge consumer behavior and attitudes toward routine car care. According to the survey, West Coasters are more likely than their East Coast counterparts to treat their cars with a wash and wax job. But while the car-loving Left Coasters are busy soaping up the exteriors of their cars, they may be neglecting their engines. The survey of 1,032 Americans, found that one in five Americans purchases the cheapest gasoline available. Overall, the survey found that the majority of Americans are generally interested in maintaining their cars to ensure they look and run their best, but admitted that they could improve their behavior at the car wash and the gas pump.


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