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The New Volvo Polo Features New Look, Inside and Out

Posted 1/29/18

Our Volvo mechanics sure do love to get a sneak peek of upcoming Volvo releases. The German car maker didn’t disappoint. Last June, it unveiled the all-new Polo, ahead of the model’s international launch in the latter half of the year. The new release features...

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Volvo’s New XC Series: Luxury on Wheels

Posted 1/22/18

Our Volvo mechanics are counting the pennies in their piggy banks. It will cost them 4,249,500 cents, including a $995 destination charge, to buy a 2018 Volvo XC60 when it goes on sale this fall. For that chunk of change, you get a 250-horsepower turbocharged...

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The Next Best Thing to a New Electric Saab

Posted 1/15/18

Now that Saabs are no longer being made, Saab fans had all but lost hope of ever seeing an electric Saab on the market. Maybe so, but thanks to the revival efforts of NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden), which bought Saab, a production electric cars...

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A Standing Ovation Review of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coup

Posted 1/8/18

The critics have spoken on the all new 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coup: It’s a beauty of a machine, smooth in style and sleek in its approach. Our Mercedes technicians couldn’t agree more. The new release updates its styling, offers more room for passengers, and introduces...

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Jaguar, Land Rover’s New Video Game Recruitment Tool

Posted 1/1/18

How are Jaguar and Land Rover looking to step up their presence in self driving technology, artificial intelligence and other technologies? By recruiting through a video game. Jaguar and Land Rover have launched an app featuring the animated electronic music group Gorillaz that includes a...

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The New Porsche 2018 911 GT2 RS: A Rare Jewel

Posted 12/25/17

Yeah, right about now our Porsche technicians wished they had majored in something other than Porsche repair in college, perhaps instead gone into something like Nigerian royalty or the diamond industry. The new Porsche 2018 911 GT2 RS is going to cost a lot, about...

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BMW Releases All New 5-Series Luxury Sedan

Posted 12/18/17

The next time you bring your BMW in for a brake job, you might want to prepare yourself for a little shop talk. BMW just released its all-new 5-series luxury sedan last month. Forgive our technicians if they are a little bit excited. They’ve been...

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How Often Do You Need a Brake Flush Service?

Do you really need to flush your brakes? That depends. Many will recommend flushing your brakes every 30,000 miles, but there really is no hard and fast rule. In theory, brake fluid acts in an enclosed system, and if everything works perfectly, should last the lifetime of the car. But when it comes to mechanical work, how often do things work out absolutely perfect? Yep, in your dreams. Brake fluid will naturally get dirty as the brake components wear down. So really, it’s best to have the brake fluid inspected periodically. If it’s a clear color, you’re in the clear so to speak. If it’s dark brown, time to flush, no pun intended.