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Proper Fleet Care and Tips

Driver Checks & More Let’s talk about how comfortable, secure vehicles are a treat for the drivers of a company fleet. People are more productive when they are not consumed with worry about safety hazards or unpleasant working conditions. When you own a bunch of vehicles, keeping up with purchases, driving records, logistics, maintenance, and […]

Do-It-Yourself Towing – If You HAVE To

Or Don’t. There are a variety of ways you can tow a vehicle yourself. Perhaps you’ve seen some of these jerry-rigged masterpieces on social media or even out on the road. A car strapped into the bed of a pick-up truck or on top of a minivan. It’s comical, but it’s also very unsafe. If […]

Auto Repair? It’s Easy If You Do It SMART.

Be SMART With Your Vehicle Who here wants to dish out dollars for auto repairs? You’re probably not volunteering yourself. Repairs just aren’t something people look forward to. Vacation? Yes. A new car? Highly likely. Home improvements? Perhaps. But car repairs? Who wants to spend their hard-earned dollars on that? The thing is, auto repairs […]

Towing: Do You Really Need it?

This Guide Will Help you Decide Have you ever had to pull off on the side of the road for any reason? Whether for blue lights, a bathroom break, or a flat tire, it’s a very unnerving situation. While you’re at a standstill, the rest of the world is whizzing on by, especially on a […]

The Big Questions About Engine Failure Answered

Who, What, When, Where, Why? Just because your engine may be failing doesn’t mean you are a failure. You should be aware of what to look for, though, so you don’t let engine failure stop you on your way to work! Knowing in advance who you’ll take your car to is reassuring, and once repairs […]

How to Manage a Fleet

Owning a business with a fleet of vehicles is sort of like parenting multiple children. Keeping up with all the schedules, assignments, achievements, and ailments can be extremely overwhelming. One way to ensure things run smoothly is to hire a professional to assist you. Another helpful practice is making sure everyone is up to date […]

Sludge – An Engine Killer

The Death of an Engine and How to Avoid it It sneaks around when no one is looking. It doesn’t care if it’s day or night. It can paralyze its enemy if its enemy isn’t super careful. Then it starts to destroy everything else in sight. It’s dark and clumpy and oozes all over. What […]

The Low Down On CVT Transmissions

Breaking Down the Vehicle System Understanding how Continuously Variable Transmissions work is easier when each word is examined independently and then pieced back together. So here’s the low down: Continuously – The easiest of the three words means to perform without interruption. To get the full effect, some synonyms for continuously are constantly, ongoing, and […]

The Death of an Engine and How to Avoid it

Prevent Nasty Engine Sludge It sneaks around when no one is looking. It doesn’t care if it’s day or night. It can paralyze its enemy if its enemy isn’t super careful. Then it starts to destroy everything else in sight. It’s dark and clumpy and oozes all over. What is it? It’s engine sludge! The […]

Watch Out for These Engine Repair Signs

And Head Straight to a Professional An engine repair issue requires expertise that most drivers don’t have. Watch out for one of these common signs that you need repair services and don’t hesitate to take your vehicle to a reliable Wisconsin auto center for affordable inspections and repairs. Enjoy unbeatable services and prompt repairs from […]