BETHESDA, Md. More than 100 vehicles were inspected on Sunday, Oct. 7, during the first-ever consumer vehicle check-up event hosted by the Car Care Council in conjunction with the Northwood University International Auto Show in Midland, Mich.
In celebration of October Fall Car Care Month, the council sponsored the event, which was held in the parking lot of H.H. Dow High School and provided free vehicle check-ups for consumers by professional automotive technicians from Belle Tire and automotive technology students from Delta Community College. Teams inspected 41 different items on each vehicle, including lights, fluid levels, belts, hoses, tires, filters, battery and other systems and components.
A number of booths set up along the vehicle check-up event lanes featured educational and product demonstrations. The Midland Police department was on-hand to inspect and teach proper child safety seat installation, while Northwood University student volunteers assisted with consumer orientations, gift bag giveaways and other activities.
Aftermarket companies sponsoring the event included:
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
MAHLE Original Filters
Standard Motor Products
Raybestos Brake & Chassis
Anderson’s Service Centers
For more information about the Car Care Council, visit www.carcare.org