Ever wondered if your automotive service shop is running at optimum efficiency? Efficiency is key to running any business. Here are three tips to maximize efficiency. Tip 1: Establishing an Operating Budget and Turning a Profit Getting down to basics – your monthly budget. What does it cost to operate your business on a monthly…

It goes without saying, but when a customer searches for your business online, you want the results to be accurate.  Have you checked your business’s information lately? Today, we’ll be taking a look at how to make sure your Google My Business details are accurate, and how to update them.   What is Google My…

This article is for automotive service professionals. It focuses on how to better serve customers in ways to meet their expectations. How and when a shop communicates with their customers is key. Texting is just one component of a customer’s expectations. How often do you have an important question for your customer, but you just…

Across the spectrum of autonomous vehicles, vehicles designated for ride sharing and car sharing, and vehicles for personal and business use, one of the most common ownership responsibilities is vehicle maintenance and repair. Most vehicle owners do not look forward to these services, viewing them as an inconvenience or lost time. Any delay at the…

Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care is naming October 21st National Check Your Transmission Day. And they’ll perform a TransCheck 21 Plus Inspection to provide consumers with a complete picture of the condition of their transmissions. The procedure is simple: You bring your car to your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care center. They…

When it comes to shopping for auto repair and maintenance services, today’s consumer turns to online search to become educated; Google, Bing, yahoo, etc. Their findings and how the business interacts online ultimately influence their decision on a business to deliver the automotive service. It’s critical for businesses to have the necessary tools and resources to…

when do i need a transmission flush

In today’s day and age, there is no longer an industry standard for how often you need to change your transmission fluid. So, if you’re wondering, “when do I need a transmission flush?” you won’t find an exact answer here. Instead, you’ll get armed with enough knowledge to keep your car running well. First, What Does Transmission Fluid…