- September 5, 2017
- By admin
- In Auto body repair, Belts, Brakes, collision repair, Diagnostics, Engine, Heating, Steering, Suspension, Tires, Transmission
In 2016, auto recalls reached an all-time high at 53.2 million vehicles. This was a 7 percent increase over the previous high of 51.1 million in 2015. Specifically, over 42 million vehicles were affected by faulty airbag inflators. This marks the largest American safety recall of all time and leading to at least 16 deaths.
Driverless cars are coming to the streets and highways sooner than later. Despite the legal wrangling between Google and Uber over the technology itself, it is predicted by some that 60% of cars on the road in the next 10 years will be driverless, although no one knows for sure.
Stats show that 92% of today’s consumers read online reviews before making a purchase. So, it’s likely that before you buy a new microwave or a washer and dryer set, you’ll be scouring the internet searching for what others have to say about the product. But do you do the same thing when choosing an
When you think of ‘summer’, what do you picture? Trips to the beach, family cookouts, or relaxing by the pool? What about sweating on the side of the road in 100-degree heat with a steaming engine or a flat-tire? Probably not. Mid-summer car care is important! We’d bet that being a stranded motorist isn’t your
After the initial shock of getting in a collision has worn off and you’ve contacted your insurance company and now need to find a body shop to repair your vehicle, there are questions that you should ask when researching the best shops to have the work done. Like any other industry not
Let’s face it, nobody wakes up in the morning and says, “I hope I get into a fender-bender today so I can go to my auto body shop!” Ridiculous self-talk? Definitely. But could a fender-bender happen? Absolutely. The point is body shops are similar to plumbers, electricians and lawyers. Nobody really thinks about what they
You’ve had a collision and you’ve gone through all the steps to get your vehicle repaired. You took the car to your insurance company—or sent pictures of the damage—for an appraisal of the damage. You then got an estimate at your local body shop and had it repaired. You want it repaired so it
When having your car repaired after a collision there has been extensive debate and even litigation regarding the use of after-market or used parts as opposed to original manufactured equipment (OEM) parts when performing the repairs. Depending on who you talk to, there are two sides to this argument. Critics and some body shops
Let’s face it, you never actually plan to get into an accident—whether a minor fender-bender or major collision where you’ll need extensive auto body work done. This is not a business where you’re driving down a street and say, “Oh geez, I think I’ll get my front end repaired now. Oh, there’s an auto body