The Teslonda

The Teslonda

Introducing… the Teslonda! What is the Teslonda? Teslonda = Tesla + Honda Check out this video to be amazed. The Teslonda can go from 0-60 mph in 2.45 seconds. That’s somehow quicker than even the Bugatti Veyron and the Lamborghini Huracán. Jim Belosic is just a car lover that owns a software company. Because he loves to work on old cars, he thought it would be a fun experiment to mash together an old Honda with the guts of a…

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$54 per Month for a BMW?

$54 per Month for a BMW?

What if you were scanning the newspaper (did I lose you yet?), and found an advertisement stating that you could lease a BMW for $54 per month? Don’t you think news like that would spread like wildfire? After all, even just typing that out makes me feel icky – like I’m telling some sort of “bait-and-hook” lie. Maybe you would think it was an evil prank. I probably would. But lo and behold… there it was. It was a two-year…

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Britain is Banning Gas Cars (Too)

Britain is Banning Gas Cars (Too)

Perhaps we missed the news when it was released, but not too long ago, Britain said that they would banish all new sales of gas cars by the year 2040. When we heard this again recently, we thought it was a worthwhile topic to unravel. What is the Future of Gas Vehicles? Britain’s plans match a similar pledge made by France and other European nations beginning to follow suit. This push is a major part of the plan to curb…

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Monday Punday: Ford

Monday Punday: Ford

We’re big Harrison Ford fans. That’s why we wanted to honor one of our favorite actors during the release of the latest Star Wars movie, Solo. Whether you drive a Ford or not, you can take advantage of our latest promotion below. Take $25 off your next order over $250 with coupon code “FORD25.”

Wow Your Shop Customers with SMS Alerts

Wow Your Shop Customers with SMS Alerts

One of our PRO customers has recently become an amazing case study on how expanding into text messaging can generate more business for a shop. Below, we’ll overview what this shop owner did to secure a spot on top of the minds of their current and potential customers using an SMS service. What is SMS? First of all, let’s start at square one. For those unfamiliar with the term, SMS stands for “Short Message Service.” Via a SMS, you can…

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The Sugar in the Gas Tank Myth

The Sugar in the Gas Tank Myth

We’ve all heard the old prank. We’ve been conditioned to believe that putting sugar in our neighbor’s gas tank would ruin his car. Well, in a Mythbusters type of way, we wanted to put this myth to the test. First, let’s set the scene. Let’s imagine you are in fact a prankster and you have a complete disregard for other people’s vehicles. Before we proceed, shame on you. You should know better than to try to ruin someone else’s car….

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Monday Punday: Chrome

Monday Punday: Chrome

With their autonomous cars roaming their mapped streets, Android devices in millions of hands, and the majority of humanity using their search engine to find answers, Google seems to be taking over the world. We never expected that they’d get into the car wheel space, though. We will say this… the rims are faster than the ones we got from Mozilla. Take $25 off your next order over $250 with coupon code “CHROME25.”

How to Know if You Need a New Location for Your Shop

How to Know if You Need a New Location for Your Shop

When running an independent auto shop, there are many variables that come into play when deciding what will make it most successful. Like the old saying goes, though, a physical location is all about “Location, location, location!” We recently spoke with a handful of independent shop owners. They provided us with plenty of interesting tips on how to ensure you’re choosing the best location for your business. We’ve filtered out and narrowed down some of the top insights we heard…

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Volvo Makes a Few Exciting Announcements

Volvo Makes a Few Exciting Announcements

It looks like Volvo is stepping up its technology game. Starting in the Nordic region first, Volvo vehicles are now able to share traffic information through Volvo’s new “Connected Cloud.” How does the Connected Cloud work? Well, let’s assume car #1 runs into a road hazard. Car #1 will then upload that information to the Volvo Connected Cloud in real-time where it will broadcast the information to all Volvo vehicles. Then, a warning will be sent to Car #2 so…

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No More Hold Times

No More Hold Times

How Much Time Do You Spend on the Phone? I’d like for you to really think about the answer to this question. How often are you making or taking calls that simply aren’t productive? If you’re like the many auto repair professionals that we’ve interviewed, you’re likely spending an unnecessary amount of time on the phone. The worst part is – it’s costing you more business. No Hold Times… Ever Our team of Part Nerds are so adept at helping…

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