New Year’s Resolutions for Your Vehicle

With a new year comes a renewed commitment to being a better person. When making your personal New Year’s resolutions, don’t forget to consider care and maintenance of your vehicle. Regular maintenance can spare you from a breakdown when you least expect it. It can also save you money in the long run. Here are a few resolutions that will help you be a better car owner.

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Are Hybrid Vehicles More Challenging When It Comes to Collision Repair?

Hybrid vehicles are those that contain two separate energy systems, such as gas and electricity. While these vehicles save money on fuel costs and are better for the environment, they’re not without their challenges. This is especially true when it comes to collision repair. Here are a few potential challenges when restoring hybrid vehicle components.

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How to Keep Your Vehicle Looking Like New

You rely on your vehicle every day to get you where you’re going. You also take pride in its appearance, as it’s evidence that you’re a conscientious car owner. Regardless of the age of your vehicle, it’s possible to make it look like new long after it rolls off the lot. Here are a few tips for more efficient cleaning and care of your vehicle.

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Getting Your Car Ready for Cooler Weather

While Albuquerque residents don’t need to worry about ice and snow when winter rolls around, lower temperatures during this time of year can still cause issues with your vehicle. That’s why the right preparation is so important to safeguard your car against cooler temperatures. Here are a few steps you can take to ensure your vehicle is ready for fall and winter.

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Dashboard Warning Lights – What Do They Mean?

Today’s vehicles are much more complicated than they used to be. In any given vehicle, regardless of how high-tech or advanced it is, there are anywhere from 30 to 100+ computers. This means that sensors, dash lights and warning lights can come on for any number of reasons. While some signals are straightforward — such as those that signify you need gas or air in your tires — others leave considerable room for interpretation. Without a guidebook in front of you, how can you make sense of what each light means? While every car is different, and while we can’t tell you what every dashboard light means without having the vehicle in front of us, we can tell you what the most common warning lights on every vehicle mean.

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What To Look For When Buying a New Car

Shopping for a new car can be both exciting and overwhelming. On the one hand, you’re about to invest in a sleek, high-tech and comfortable new ride that you can show off to your friends, family and coworkers. On the other hand, there are a lot of considerations you must make regarding everything from financing to upgrades to vehicle history. To help your car buying journey go as smoothly as possible, we’ve prepared this handy checklist of things to look for both before and during your search.

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Pros and Cons of Owning a Tesla

When it comes to modern-day symbols of wealth and prosperity, the Tesla fits the bill pretty perfectly. Economically friendly, sleek, quiet and fast, the Tesla is one of the most sought-after vehicles on the market today. It’s also exclusive, with prospective owners having to join a waitlist before acquiring one. Whether you’re in the market for a new vehicle or simply want to make yourself feel better for not being able to afford one, you may want to know if all the hype surrounding this space-age vehicle is warranted. To answer your question, explore the pros and cons of Tesla ownership below.

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Which Paint Color Gets Dirtiest the Fastest?

While choosing the color of your vehicle seems less important when compared to things like safety features and performance, it actually has a bigger impact than you might think. People are attracted to certain paint colors because of the feelings they evoke. A red sports car appears fast and slick, while a black car is refined and classy.

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