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August

Already Outside: Your Uber Self-Driving Car will be Arriving Shortly

This blog has discussed the benefits and drawbacks of hybrid and electric vehicles, but self-driving cars may be the biggest auto tech we have yet to cover. In some ways, it’s hard to imagine this is even real. Well, we can all pinch ourselves. It is real—maybe a little too real—and it feels like completely different […]

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Two-Post Lift Safety: Lifting Points, Adapters and Common Sense

If you were out driving your car and came to a red light, it would be pretty ridiculous if you pulled out into the middle of the intersection and parked, right? That’s common sense. We know that safe driving means stopping before the thick white lines, staying in your lane, using turn signals, etc. Likewise, certain […]

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Should I Buy Diesel, Gas, Hybrid or Electric? (Part 2 of 2)

Part 1 of this series focused on diesel and gas options. Part 2 explores the pros and cons of hybrid and electric vehicle types. If you’re interested in hybrid and/or electric car options, you’re probably a go-getter who finds excitement in all things futuristic, new, advanced and efficient. Can’t say we blame you! Most of the headline-grabbing advances […]

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July

Should I Buy Diesel, Gas, Hybrid or Electric? (Part 1 of 2)

Part 1: Keeping With Tradition By all accounts, we live in the age of choice. Thanks to an extremely competitive new and used car sales market, there are more car options than ever before: diesel, gas, hybrid and electric options are sold in every price range, and there are pros and cons to every type. Electric car […]

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The 5 Best Cars to take on a Road Trip this Summer

We’re coming to that point in summer when most of us have either made the big getaway-vacation plan or otherwise come to fear that it may be too late. Not so! The great North American landscape is full of potential for thrill-seekers, weekend warriors and of course, the most rugged outdoorsy type. The car you drive […]

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Despite Fatal Auto Pilot Crash, Tesla Primed for Market Dominance

Santa Paula, CA—July 2016—There are two major indicators that Tesla’s Model 3 is turning over the world of auto repair and professional service. First and foremost, as of July 12, 2016, the Tesla 3 model, which is expected to cost consumers $35,000, already has 325,000 pre-orders/deposits. For context, the Toyota Camry sold just over 250,000 units in 2015. Meanwhile, […]

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June

8 Car Shows to get Excited About this Summer and Fall (2016)

It’s hard to believe that six months ago we were still ringing in the New Year. Early winter showcased, as usual, the two largest and most public car shows in the world: Detroit’s North American International Auto Show and the Chicago Auto Show. Cars and car tech are getting faster, sleeker, safer and debatably more gorgeous every […]

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How to Keep your Car and Loved Ones Safe this Summer

Summer is officially here in America, and looking at one national weather report for summer 2016, it’s likely to get very hot. Average temperatures vary depending on where you live, but the overall message is that North America is going to experience above-average temperatures across the board. This is especially true in the East, and […]

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How Can I Stay Competitive in the Auto Repair Market?

In the United States, there are currently 1.1 vehicles registered for every one person in the country (16-years-old and over). Simple math says there are more cars than people in America, and this is good news for the auto industry. Vehicles will always need to be serviced, and it’s nearly impossible to outsource this industry overseas. For both […]

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October

How to Convince Your Spouse You Need a Car Lift

You know what’s great? Facts. You know what’s even better? Facts that are easy to digest. As we’ve known all along, DIY is not only great way to ensure your automobiles are properly serviced but also the best way to save money. And now the good folks over at Auto Parts Warehouse have been kind […]

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