cars

Easy tips to curb car care costs
News ARA 9/22/2012 at 12:16AM

Did you know it’s possible to save hundreds of dollars a year when it comes to automotive expenses? You can save money and keep your car running longer by doing a little research and by upgrading some of the car care products you already buy. Here are some easy tips for you to keep your [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/13/2012 at 7:45AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 82. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 72. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY:  Movie Night in Astoria Park Come see a free outdoor screening of the animated movie “Cars” at the Astoria Park Lawn. Click [...]

Gas prices increase for first time in more than 2 months
Gas prices increase for first time in more than 2 months
News Billy Rennison 7/09/2012 at 9:27AM

For the first time in nearly three months, gas prices in the city have increased. The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.75, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, three cents higher than a week ago. Last week, gas had fallen to its lowest cost since January. Over the past [...]

City scofflaws to face the boot
City scofflaws to face the boot
News Alexa Altman 6/19/2012 at 12:54PM

Motorists with multiple parking tickets might soon find a pesky boot anchored to their car wheel as the city revs up to roll out its wheel lock program. The initiative, set to begin in north Brooklyn on Monday, June 25 and spread to the outer boroughs over the summer, targets scofflaw vehicles – those with [...]

More charging stations coming to Queens
More charging stations coming to Queens
News Liam La Guerre 6/19/2012 at 12:40PM

In an effort to put a “charge” into fostering clean energy, Governor Andrew Cuomo recently awarded $4.4 million to 10 companies and municipalities to install 325 new electric-vehicle (EV) charging stations throughout the state. Queens residents can expect some of these charging stations will be plugged into the borough as well. “It is expected to [...]

Rash of rims and tires being stolen in south Queens
Rash of rims and tires being stolen in south Queens
News Terence M. Cullen 6/05/2012 at 8:00AM

If you live in Howard Beach, Ozone Park or Lindenwood, police are cautioning that you keep an eye on your car — and be wary of where you store your wheel lock key. There has been an increased number of thefts in rims and tires from late-model Nissan Maximas, Honda Accords and Toyota Camrys, police [...]