Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Royal Oak, Michigan, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Michigan are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe h...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 31, 2020
Good vehicle care for us Royal Oak residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required differ...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 24, 2020
If you park your vehicle outside, you are exposing it to all sorts of critters that would love to use it for nesting, food storage and shelter. There are plenty of pictures online of people who've discovered there was more than an engine under the hood. In one case, the driver of an SUV started...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on May 17, 2020
Theres not much Royal Oak drivers can do about the price of gas in Michigan, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop l...
Posted in Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down
on May 10, 2020
Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Royal Oak drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays ...
Posted in Drive Train
on May 03, 2020