Tips

Tips for washing your vehicle like a pro

Taking your vehicle through the car wash is a great feeling. The rush of water, the soap running down your windshield, the swoosh of drying air… and the $10+ price tag. Well, the last thing isn’t so great. This cost can really add up after a while. Luckily, with a little elbow grease, you can [...]

2018-06-07T13:30:59+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Tips for washing your vehicle like a pro

Save green and be green this month!

You don’t have to rely on the luck o’ the Irish to save green this month. Just drive more mindfully and you’ll see cost savings year-round! When you drive smarter, you’re also being green, because it benefits the earth as well as your wallet. Here are five tips to help you save a pot of [...]

2018-03-12T14:41:44+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Save green and be green this month!

4 auto-themed gift ideas for your Valentine

4 auto-themed gift ideas for your Valentine   Cards, chocolate, roses—classic Valentine’s Day gifts. Classic, but boring. Go unique this year by getting your Valentine something he or she will use every day—a gift for their vehicle. It doesn’t have to be the gift of a new car (although, if you can do this, kudos [...]

2018-02-12T09:47:05+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Comments Off on 4 auto-themed gift ideas for your Valentine

Don’t Wait on Brakes!

When you think vehicle safety, think brakes. This crucial system is a top priority, as brake pads, shoes, drums and rotors all work together to keep your vehicle prepared for all terrain, weather, and road conditions. Performing regular maintenance on your brakes helps your vehicle stop quickly... which can save lives. Here are four signs [...]

2017-08-25T15:47:23+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Don’t Wait on Brakes!

Tips for Purchasing Your Next New or Pre-Owned Import

Last month we gave tips for taking care of your new or pre-owned vehicle. This month, let’s back up a bit and start at the beginning. Summer is a great time to purchase a new import and cruise the open road. If you’re planning on purchasing a new car, what are some must-take steps in [...]

2017-07-21T12:44:11+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Tips for Purchasing Your Next New or Pre-Owned Import

So You Just Got a New Car… Now What?

Congrats! You’ve just been handed the keys to a new (or new to you) vehicle. In between admiring the paint job, handling, speed, and interior, invest time in caring for your new ride. Doing so will help the vehicle last for the long haul… and look good while doing it. Here are a few places [...]

2017-07-03T14:36:23+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on So You Just Got a New Car… Now What?

5 Signs that Your A/C Needs to be Serviced

Imagine basking in the glory of a beautiful, 85-degree PNW day. You enjoy the warmth, but are looking forward to your vehicle’s air conditioning for your trip across town. You turn the temperature dial to blue. You turn the fan on high. And..... weak, warm air comes out. Your dreamy day has turned into a [...]

2017-06-02T14:33:41+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on 5 Signs that Your A/C Needs to be Serviced

Prepare Your Car for Summer Road Trips

Believe it or not, summer is on its way. Seriously! Don’t let the rain fool you. Soon we’ll be trading in our umbrellas for flip-flops. Even more exciting, it’s time to start planning summer vacations. Many of us will opt for one or more road trips, and that’s great! There’s no better way to enjoy [...]

2017-05-05T10:02:51+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Prepare Your Car for Summer Road Trips

Care for your car during National Car Care Month!

  Doesn’t it seem like everything has its own day or month? National Puppy Day! Pancake Day! Oral Hygiene Awareness Month! Jazz Appreciation Month! While these may be fun to celebrate, April is home to National Car Care Month—a time when you can evaluate your car and stay safe on the road. This is a [...]

2017-03-31T11:35:52+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Care for your car during National Car Care Month!

5 Tips to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Previously, we talked about setting New Year’s resolutions for your car. If you haven’t done this yet, we’ve got a great goal to get you started: save money on gas. Sure, gas isn’t $4 a gallon like it was a few years ago, but it doesn’t hurt to cut down your fuel expenditure each month! Check [...]

2017-03-13T10:37:55+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Improve Fuel Efficiency