Quick Facts: Americans drive, on average, the least during winter months (January through March) at 25.7 miles daily; they drive the most during the summer months (July through September) at 30.6 miles daily. [AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety] By easing into a stop, rather than slamming on the pedal, you’ll extend the life of your...

Barry Steinberg’s grandmother used to call him “plier fingers.” He was always taking something apart and putting it back together. Little did she know that her grandson would later go on to own four of the best tire and automotive service providers in the Boston area. Barry was working at a bar in a New…

From Air Force to Auto Repair: Jason Brennan’s Journey to Owning One of the Top Shops in the South Suburbs of Chicago Many veterans have trouble re-assimilating into their civilian life and into the private sector upon return. Luckily for Jason Brennan, owner of Fine Tune Automotive, he had a passion for fixing things starting…

From Headlines to Legislation to the Streets On Good Friday in Washington, DC, a longtime cycling activist was struck and killed by a man driving a stolen van at more than twice the posted speed limit. David Salovesh, a well-known advocate for protected bike lanes and safer streets, was the first cyclist killed in Metro…

How R&G Auto in Alexandria, VA Delivers a Five-Star Customer Experience Are you an automotive service provider looking to deliver the ultimate customer experience? Take notes from Alex Arauju, Owner of R&G Auto, located in Alexandria, Virginia. Alex’s auto shop has been successfully serving the Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia (DMV) area since 2007….

It’s hard enough for small and large automotive service businesses alike to attract, hire, promote, fire and enforce protocol with techs and mechanics in their shops. Whether you’re looking to hire an entry level technician or a Master Certified Automobile Technician, the complications are amplified in our current economy, where qualified candidates are harder and…