People research (and buy) everything online, from simple household items like laundry detergent to more complex items like electronics. But what about cars? Buying a used car online may seem like a stretch, but researching used cars is a no-brainer. You’ll be empowered by all of the information you’ve collected and by the time you…

can you bring your own parts to a mechanic? steak

Looking for ways to save money on car repairs? Regularly maintaining your vehicle – think oil changes and tire rotations – is the best way for an automotive technician to keep an eye on your vehicle health. That way, items that require attention won’t be left to deteriorate to the point of major parts breaking,…

People - Couple Searching for Mechanic

We caught this recent article in Consumer Reports called, “Best Places to Get Your Car Repaired.”  Rather than help find a particular shop, CR compared dealerships and independent shops. Here are some of CR’s findings: On the whole, consumers were happier with independent shops than with dealerships. The only automaker that scored better than independent…