Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Automobiles - advice and guidance

Looking for advice before you hit the dealer lots? Check out the following resources available through the Fauquier County Public Library and on the web.

Purchasing an Automobile
Databases - Use your library card to log in to Find It Virginia to search InfoTrac and General Reference Center Gold for consumer publications, including Consumer Reports.

The following web sites (listed alphabetically) provide a wealth of information (features, safety, etc.) for the prospective car buyer:
Aside from the many general buying guides available at the library and on the web, there are other resources related to cars that will be of interest to purchasers and owners.

Auto Repair and Owner Manuals
The library carries the Chilton manuals and those available for check-out are mostly located in the 629 area of the non-fiction section.

On the Web, only a few sites offer free repair information and resources (Chilton, Haynes, etc., all charge fees for access to their repair manuals):
Energy Efficiency/Fuel Economy
The following Web sites provide fuel economy information -- of particular interest during these times of high fuel prices:

~ Alison -- Electronic Resources Librarian

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