It’s exciting when you first get your hands on your brand new car. Everything is clean, shiny and smart. You can’t wait to get it on the road and give it a good test drive. However, it’s important not to push the engine hard for the first few thousand miles to prelong the life of your engine, according to the manufacturer’s advice. With advances in the technology, fuel and oil used in cars the strict ‘go slow’ advice of yesteryear is more relaxed today but it’s always wise that if you wish this vehicle to last a long time, careful driving and care to the engine in the first few thousand miles can still be beneficial. We recommend that when you pickup your new car from the dealer, ask them the best approach for running in the engine. Read more!