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Why Do You Want an Audi? Let Me Tell You…

Audi drivers love their cars. Ask them why and you’ll get a surprising range of reasons. The brand has a reputation for innovative design and cutting-edge technology. From the driver’s point of view, reliability and customer service rate high. Thinking about...

Recent Volkswagen Emissions Problem and What To Do

We have responded to a number of questions and inquiries from local Volkswagen owners regarding recent issues on some VW models.  You may have heard that on September 18, 2015, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. received notice from the US Environmental Protection...

Synthetic Oil or Regular Oil?

One question that many car owners ask is: should I use synthetic oil or “regular” oil? Here are some ways to decide which kind of oil to use. Oil and why it is needed: Before discussing what kind of oil to use, it is important to understand why oil is needed in a car....

How to Clean Up Cloudy Headlight Lenses

A common issue that car owners face is that over time, the clear plastic lenses over the headlights can become foggy or cloudy, which degrades your night visibility.  The fogginess generally comes from a combination of sunlight damage and built-up grime. Many owners...

Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter

The leaves have been falling and the air has gone from cool to icy. You know that it is time to winter proof the house and pull out the winter coats. It’s also time to do some winter checks on your vehicle. These are some simple checks that you can do by yourself or...

Gasoline Octane Ratings and Your Vehicle

The question of what kind of octane rated fuel is one of those questions many car owners ask. You pull into the gas station and there sits 3 options (excluding diesel). The options are 87, 89 or 91 (also referred to as low grade (87), medium grade (89), and high grade...

Benefits of a Diesel Engine in Cars and SUVs

You have probably seen many models of import vehicles available with diesel engines.  We are often asked "why diesel" by our customers as they look for advice on buying a new car.  Most everyone is familiar with diesel engines in terms of big trucks, but not so much...

Considering Buying a Hybrid? Items to Consider

Buying any new car can be a challenge; there are so many options on the market today. And if you are considering moving from a traditional vehicle to a hybrid, there are even more factors to consider. Most everyone knows that hybrids are great for those seeking a more...

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