Is it better to do oil changes yourself or by a shop?

I agree that doing your oil change can save you some money, but doing an oil change is more than just an oil change. If you take your vehicle to a shop, it allows you to get it inspected at regular intervals for problems or services that are going to need to be done. I […]

Gas vs Electric – Is a Hybrid the Solution?

In my last article, I talked about gas versus electric vehicles. This time, I wanted to expand a little bit on hybrid vehicles. At this point, I believe that hybrid vehicles are a better choice due to the main factor that our infrastructure is not ready for all-electric vehicles. Hybrids give you the best of […]

Gas Vehicles or Electric Vehicles?

I get asked questions like this all the time. To answer these questions, first, you need to consider your driving routes. In town driving is not a problem, the out-of-town or commuting to work could become an issue. As of today, there is a gas station on every corner, but there is not a charging […]

Finding a Used Car

Some people would rather pull their teeth than deal with a used car salesman. I admit that some salesmen can be difficult, but finding a good used car may not be as bad if you know what to look for. Don’t buy a car if someone tells you, “It only needs this and it’s a […]

Car Parts – Prices and the Internet

Is this a good price for this repair? This is a question I get asked a lot by friends and family out of town. Of course, getting an estimate from multiple shops is the quickest way to answer that question but also the trickiest. Keep in mind, when looking for estimates, always consider warranties and […]

How to find the right mechanic for you

One of the hardest things to do in the automobile repair industry is to find a good mechanic. A lot of people believe that dishonesty is a major factor in automobile repair. That may be a factor in some places, but it is not a major problem. In my experience, it is more of a […]