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Monthly Archives: October 2016

How to avoid GDI Performance loss

How to avoid GDI Performance loss

GDI performance loss is becoming a much more common maintenance issue on a lot of newer vehicles. To the customer, it is a mysterious problem and most people do not even know it exists. Some vehicles owner don’t know they even own a GDI vehicle in the first place so the purpose of this video blog is to focus on educating our customers on what this maintenance service is, why it is recommended and how often you may need it. GDI stands for Gasoline Direct Injection. It is a service designed to keep your vehicles power and maintain fuel efficiency. It is recommended if you are experiencing any loss of power, loss of gas mileage and is recommended as a maintenance service every 15,000 miles on the newer GDI vehicles.  The service will help with the following; ⦁    Restores performance ⦁    Restores fuel efficiency ⦁    Restores power ⦁    Reduces harmful emissions To break down the process we had Greg Kamrath from BG ... read more

How much does it really cost to own a car?

How much does it really cost to own a car?

Life is becoming more expensive than ever and for the first time in a long time, the new generation are at risk of not making as much money as their parents did. Bills and credit card debt is stacking up and more people are struggling to get by how they used to. I don’t mean to be a downer on your mood today but one of your major expenses comes with owning a vehicle. Not only owning a vehicle, but maintaining it, registering it and insuring it. A car can really take its toll on your bank account. This blog talks about the real expense of owning a car and what it shows might shock you.  But if you pay close attention to how much your vehicle costs, it can also represent an opportunity to buy and own your car the right way and save a lot of money each year. The problem is, you don’t always understand the complete costs of owning a vehicle. As mentioned above we have 4 major expenses; The initial down payment (or total cost of the vehicle) Finance costs – most p ... read more