Oh boy, I love this question. Every week, at least a couple potential clients reach out just to ask this one question. We enjoy the great conversations that come about when we inquire why a person is asking. Most folks that ask about our service rate are trying to determine how expensive we are – […]
One question that we’re often asked is, “What sort of maintenance does a Tesla require?” While it’s true that electric vehicles require less maintenance than their internal combustion counterparts, it’s NOT true that they are maintenance-free.
In this fun experiment, we find out if just a wheel and tire change can add 80-100 km of range to a Tesla Model 3 Performance.
Longtime readers of the Calgary Sun are probably familiar with photojournalist Mike Drew and his column On the Road with Mike Drew. Every week, Mike travels the back roads of western Canada, taking photos and writing about what he sees. The photos are always enthralling, and Mike artfully exposes the beauty in the world around […]
As Airdrie’s hybrid and electric vehicle service leader, we’re often asked, “What are the best winter tires for an electric car? Is there any difference? Does my electric vehicle require a special winter tire?” In this article, we hope that we can answer all of those questions. While it’s true that you can install any […]
When you purchase a new or pre-owned vehicle from a dealership, it’s inevitable: You’ll have to make the dreaded trip to the finance office. With the sale done and a price agreed upon, the finance office takes over to arrange your car loan/lease and other payment arrangements. It is also their job to sell you […]
Anyone who follows our business knows that the client experience is very important to us. We’re constantly reviewing our processes and looking for ways that we can make your service experience better or more convenient. That’s why you might be surprised to learn we’re introducing a policy that – at first glance – doesn’t look […]
2020 marks my 18th year in the automotive service industry. Looking back, there are certainly workdays that I won’t forget, and this post is partially inspired by one of them. It serves as a great example of how a shop like ours would rather perform a less profitable service like a diagnosis in order to […]
One question we’ve received a lot lately is “How much do you charge for an oil change?” We usually answer by saying that instead of just an oil change, we prefer to perform a full vehicle maintenance service instead. What’s the difference?
Every couple months, we try to give back to the community by hosting free car care clinics at our shop. Our latest workshop was all about buying a pre-owned vehicle; an evening where we hoped we could help prevent at least a couple folks from making some common car-buying mistakes. Even though we earn a […]