Car Care Month Is Good Time To Check In With "Virtual Mechanics"
13 October 1998
ADVISORY/National Car Care Month Is Good Time To Check In With "Virtual Mechanics"--(AutomotiveWire)--
Deja News (http://www.dejanews.com) Puts You In The Drivers Seat For
Free, Informative And Entertaining Automotive Discussion
WHAT: All things automotive are discussed every day on the Web's leading destination for discussion, Deja News (http://www.dejanews.com). October is National Car Care Month, reminding us all to maintain and repair our cars before the brunt of Winter hits. Talking with others in the Car Channel on Deja News gives you a chance to ask questions or share your expertise regarding automotive care and repair. With millions of participants coming each month to Deja News, you'll find groups engaged in all manner of automotive-based discussion, and you can join in. Deja News, http://www.dejanews.com, effectively provides you with direct access to the expertise of a worldwide community focused on cars. SAMPLE DISCUSSION TOPICS: The "Cars" discussion channel on Deja News currently contains approximately 235,390 different automotive-focused messages. Examples include: -- Getting Fair pricing from mechanics. -- Taking care of your car through regular maintenance is your best extended warranty. -- Is this the sign of a worn clutch? WHO: Anyone with Web access has a direct line into the conversation through Deja News (http://www.dejanews.com). Deja News provides a free, Web-based interface for participating in, reading and searching more than 80,000 Internet discussion forums, including Usenet newsgroups. Deja News participants generate over 130 million page views per month. Interested parties should visit the Deja News site and click on the "Cars" channel. A list of active discussion forums will be presented immediately. Participants can then join the discussion group that best meets their needs by just clicking on the appropriate link. SOURCES: http://www.dejanews.com David Wilson, Vice President of Marketing for Deja News "Deja News provides a place for millions of people to come and share their opinions, experiences and knowledge," said David Wilson, VP of Marketing at Deja News. "Discussion participants are posting over one million messages on peak days. Deja News' user-friendly interface makes it fun and easy to join in those discussions." MEDIA CONTACT: Greg Wise, Public Relations Manager, Deja News Gwise@dejanews.com or 512/502-6244 Kira Perdue, Account Manager, Alexander Communications Inc. Kperdue@alexandercom.com or 404/897-2300, ext. 317