Entries by alison

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Recycling Used Auto Oil

How often do you get your oil changed? There are a lot of people who dabble in auto repair and change their own oil at home. Even if you don’t change your own oil, every vehicle still needs an oil change done regularly to run at peak performance. But have you ever thought about why […]

Common Auto Insurance Discounts

We all know that we need auto insurance – it’s an absolute necessity in the world today. But how much time lately have you spent exploring your insurance options, or even looking into discounts within your current insurance company? Insurance companies offer a lot of incentives to reward good driving behavior, as well as incentives […]

Emissions Testing in Arizona

Air pollution is a big cause for concern. Motor vehicle CO2 emissions are one of the major causes of air pollution, which is why there are laws on a state-by-state basis that enforce setting emissions standards through vehicle emissions testing. There is greatly increased traffic in the metropolitan areas of Phoenix and Tucson, which is […]

Beware of Windshield Repair Scams

Incidents of windshield repair scams have been a problem in recent years. There has been a crackdown in recent years to help prevent this type of situation, but you should still be extra cautious if an unsolicited stranger tells you there is damage to your windshield that needs to be repaired or replaced right away. […]

Arizona Driver Safety Programs

According to the latest statistics available with the Arizona Department of Transportation, a total of 952 people were killed in car crashes in 2016. Out of them, 100 drivers were 24 years of age or younger; 30 were drunk drivers of ages 24 years or younger. These are senseless deaths and they ended lives needlessly. […]

Learn the Meaning of Common Auto Shop Lingo

Have you ever taken your car to a mechanic/dealership and not been too sure what exactly they are saying? In the automotive world this happens quite a lot. Non-car people aren’t that bothered with car terms most of the time, but a lot of them wish they knew more because they do occasionally come in […]

Best Pickup Truck of 2018: Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 has been named the best pickup truck of 2018 by Cars.com for its distinctive off-road behavior and capability, as well as for its dynamic on-road manner. Colorado ZR2 was nominated along with the Silverado 3500 for the award. The judges found ZR2 to be one of the most distinctive vehicles on […]

Peeling Paint Jobs: How It Happens and What You Can Do

One unfortunate aspect of aging in vehicles is the peeling of a once-perfect paint job. Thankfully, new painting technology prevents most peeling paint problems from happening on newer cars. However, there are still older classic cars from the 60s through now-90s era that are susceptible to the threat of peeling paint due to their age.