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What’s New with the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
2021 Volkswagen Arteon exterior shot in red paint color parked alongside a river on a cobblestone road

2021 Volkswagen Arteon Specs and Features Overview

Volkswagen has just held a world premiere for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon model. So, what has changed with this new model year update for the VW Arteon premium sedan? Today, we’ll take a look at the specs, features, trim levels, color options, release date, and more, concerning the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon!


Can I Recharge My Air Conditioning on my Own?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
stock photo of hands operating air conditioner recharge gauges and hose

Out of all the home repairs people get nervous about doing, air conditioning recharging may be one of the most misunderstood. This post is dedicated to helping car owners like you get informed about your car air conditioning so you can decide for yourself if you think you can do it yourself, or if you would rather take it in to the professionals to take care of it.  


How Do I Keep My Car Safe During the Summer?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
stock photo of flower in sand summertime

The summer can be a dangerous time for cars. Excessive heat can cause rapid expansion of components within the car, sunlight can deteriorate some car interiors causing cracking and fading, and dry, dusty weather can make cars run less efficiently. For this very reason, this post is dedicated to bringing together some ideas as to how you can avoid these damages to your car when the summer sun starts blazing. 


Will My Car Be OK Sitting Around While Social Distancing?

Monday, April 20th, 2020
Service engine light on in the dashboard

Times are certainly a bit strange these days. We are all adjusting to a new and different normal for the time being. We are all being responsible by staying indoors as much as possible. Social distancing is important to keep us healthy, but how is that affecting the health of your car? 


What Can Get Rid of COVID-19 in my Car?

Sunday, April 12th, 2020
Man hand washing a car

Hygiene is at the forefront of many people’s minds these days. We want to stay healthy and safe, but it can seem impossible. With the news out there, you might think it takes some heavy-duty cleaners to protect your car. 


What Happens If I Don’t Change My Oil?

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Close up of oil being poured into an engine

Car maintenance is one of the hardest parts of owning a car. It can be difficult to stay on top of the maintenance schedule. The maintenance can also be pretty expensive. The cost of time and money can add up after a while.


Is There a Service Program for Oil Changes in Downtown L.A.?

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Tire being clamped and worked on

The maintenance for our cars seemingly never ends. Every few months it’s time to find a mechanic and get an oil change. It happens so frequently you could almost set your watch to it. After a while, those costs can start to add up though.


2017 Volkswagen Golf safety features

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
blue volkswagen golf on road by fence

The safety and security of you and your passengers is our number one priority and it should always be yours, too. Each of Volkswagen’s models are fitted with advanced safety technologies and are among the safest vehicles on the road. As for the Volkswagen Golf, safety can be found everywhere. Let’s go over some of the Golf’s safety features.  (more…)