1. Paris Car Ban: A Look Into the Future?

    Here in the US, there are many laws regulating emissions from your vehicles in order to protect the environment. Most states require your car undergo some form of emissions test every time it goes in to your Fort Collins automotive shop for an inspection. Here in Colorado, it is indeed a requirement…Read More

  2. Autonomous Car Question: Do You Need a Map?

    Technology is moving faster and faster, almost seemingly overnight. You buy one phone, thinking it's the best of the best, and a week later, you see a commercial for something bigger and better. You purchase a car at your favorite Fort Collins automotive shop based on the features available to make …Read More

  3. Standouts at the NAAS

    If there's one thing an auto show brings, it's interesting concept cars. It's always exciting to see what manufacturers plan to showcase, some cars seeming too futuristic to ever sit in Fort Collins automotive lots! But, hey, there’s an audience for every product, right? Well, that’s what some m…Read More

  4. Your Fort Collins Auto Shop And Car Safety

    New years Eve is a world wide party night. Its a night of celebration, of dropping balls and fireworks. Many pubs and clubs do some of their best businesses on New Years Eve. Meeting friends to ring in the new year, and bid farewell to 2014 is a celebratory tradition. Unfortunately, it is also a nig…Read More

  5. Why Mechanics No Longer Do Automotive Tune Ups

    Mechanics in Fort Collins don’t do tune ups anymore because modern cars are so computerized, that the many adjustments and tweaks that comprised the majority of an auto tune up are simply not necessary. Valves don’t need adjusting, ignition timing on modern cars is regulated and controlled by yo…Read More

  6. Common Brake Problems And A Guide To Brake Repair

    Your Fort Collins Auto Repair shop will service quite a few vehicles that need brake repair. Most cars use disc brakes, and they are not a terribly complex system. They are composed of a brake fluid filled hydraulic system, a set of padded clamps known as calipers, and a disc known as the rotor. Add…Read More

  7. Fort Collins Automotive Mistakes To Avoid

    Treat your car with car, and it can last a very long time, up to 200,000 miles. Also, a well and properly maintained car will perform better, experience less mechanical breakdown and failure, and cost the owner much less in upkeep. If you want to keep your car running efficiently and well, there are…Read More

  8. Cold Weather Car Maintenance

    It can seem like our cars give us more trouble in the winter than other times of the year. They're not falling apart, trust us, they're just cold! We need extra clothing, home heating and several pairs of warm socks and a good coat to get ourselves through cold temperatures. Our bodies haven't chang…Read More

  9. Get Your Car Ready To Go Watch Wildlife

    Enjoy watching our bountiful Colorado wildlife this fall without even having to leave your car if you don’t want to. This is a great time, before snows get deep and weather gets too frigid to watch our elk, bighorn sheep, antelope, moose and other animals. Our smaller creatures, like chipmunks, be…Read More

  10. Night Driving

    Your Fort Collins auto repair has seen plenty of banged up and damaged vehicles come into the shop as a result of accidents that occurred at night. What is it about night time that alters safety for driving? It’s not the cars. There are numerous factors which require us to be more alert when drivi…Read More

  11. Automotive Maintenance For Teens

    With the fall comes a whole new crop of young drivers. Some are just getting their learners permit, others have managed to acquire  their first drivers license. Many will be taking drivers ed at school to help them learn all the legal and safety aspects of responsible driving. Some of our young dri…Read More