Happy April Fools Day and, most importantly, Happy National Car Care Month. You may think of your car as a means to an end. If you’re like many of us, you might consider it an expression of your identity, or maybe even a member of the family. In fact, a Toco Warranty study found that […]
Did you live through the era of disco and bell bottoms? What about big hair, neon clothes and parachute pants? Can you recall the early days of the internet? Then you will probably relate to these nostalgic trials and tribulations of car ownership and repair in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. R.I.P. Yellow Pages 1 […]
2019 is the first year in US history that the number of millennials surpassed the number of baby boomers. Today, there are about 79.8 million millennials in the U.S. (ages 23 to 38 in 2019), while the total number of baby boomers (ages 55 to 73 in 2019) is 74.1 million. As baby boomers reach […]
Your car wants winter to end just as much as you do. While you sit comfortably on your heated seats all bundled up in a warm coat, your car is completely exposed to all of the harsh winter elements – battling salt, slush, ice, snow and hail to get you where you need to go. […]
If driving on post-winter roads feels like you’re operating a Lunar Roving Vehicle across craters on the moon, you’re not alone. Along with spring flowers and showers come potholes. Cities like Omaha, DC, Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, New York, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, LA and Seattle (to name a few) are no strangers […]
Beyond the trending Google searches like “Game of Thrones Season 8 Air Date” or “Academy Award Winners”, millions of drivers are turning to Google to find quick answers to their most pressing car questions. We analyzed Google Trends to see what’s grinding US drivers’ gears in 2019 and to provide you with the most helpful, […]
‘Tis the season for holiday lights so merry and bright – unless it’s your check engine light! Some are solid and some may flash, but this is no time to ignore the lights on your dash! When your dashboard twinkles, it may be tempting to put off finding an auto mechanic for diagnosis, but it’s […]
Ever wondered if your automotive service shop is running at optimum efficiency? Efficiency is key to running any business. Here are three tips to maximize efficiency. Tip 1: Establishing an Operating Budget and Turning a Profit Getting down to basics – your monthly budget. What does it cost to operate your business on a monthly […]
This article is for automotive service professionals. It focuses on how to better serve customers in ways to meet their expectations. How and when a shop communicates with their customers is key. Texting is just one component of a customer’s expectations. How often do you have an important question for your customer, but you just […]
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