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Yearly Archives: 2018


Diesel-powered BMW vehicles will only be available for a few months more in North America. For 2018, BMW offered a handful of diesels, with the 3 Series available as the 328d, the 5 Series as the 540d xDrive and the X5 as the 35d. For 2019, all those will be gone. The 540d and the X5 35d have already been plucked from BMW NA’s online configurator, and the imminent debut of the new, G20 body 3 Series will sweep the F30 328d off the roster quite soon. In a statement to Autoblog, a BMW spokesperson confirmed that the brand is focusing on PHEVs in favor of diesels. "BMW of North America has seen a de ... read more

Takata airbags- make sure your car isn't affected by the recall on them!

Takata airbags- make sure your car isn't affected by the recall on them!

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is warning that tens of millions of cars with Takata air bags face an increased chance of exploding during a collision after prolonged exposure to hot and humid conditions. "Tens of millions of vehicles with Takata air bags are under recall," an NHTSA site devoted to the recalls says. "Long-term exposure to high heat and humidity can cause these air bags to explode when deployed. Such explosions have caused injuries and deaths." According to the NHTSA, there are 50 million defective Takata airbags in 37 million U.S. vehicles. Many of them are in states such as Texas and ... read more

When shady shops get caught doing shady things

Warning: If you click this link there are some swear words in it. That being said- Some shops are out there to deceive, plain and simple. For a guy to take an oil filter off, cut it open, pour metal shavings in it, and then offer a low ball price to purchase the car as "a joke" is anything but a joke. Thankfully, the shop has cameras, and records their service bays, just like we do. We want to protect your vehicle when we’re not here, and protect ourselves against stuff like this as well. This is a shop up in Dallas. Shame on them

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