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5 Tips to Save on Luxury Car Maintenance Costs – Rolls Royce Auto Repair in Spring TX

5 Tips to Save on Luxury Car Maintenance Costs – Rolls Royce Auto Repair in Spring TX

With its top-of-the-line design, technology, and performance, your Rolls-Royce is definitely a prized investment. However, some problems are bound to show up eventually due to wear and tear. You have to address potential repair needs and performance issues ASAP to keep your car reliable for a long time.  After all, the last thing you’d want is getting stuck on a Texas highway with a broken Rolls-Royce. Unplanned repairs on luxury vehicles can reach astronomical prices too. That’s why we are giving five tips to maintain your vehicle, check for potential problems, and save more money in the long run. 1. Be proactive about Rolls Royce maintenance and repair in Spring, TX Most mechanics in Spring, TX would say that you should bring your Rolls-Royce for maintenance every 3000 to 5000 miles. Our experienced mechanics at ABR Houston repair ... read more

Auto technicians are in high demand- which may mean more expensive vehicle repairs

A national shortage of auto technicians may make it more expensive to get your car fixed. The Colorado Department of Labor estimates the demand for auto technicians in the state will increase by 12.5 percent over the next nine years; an overall increase of about 1,500 jobs. "I've had a b-tech position open for over two years," Marc Zandell, owner of Golden Triangle Auto Care said. "We use Indeed, we use Craigslist. I even tell my parts vendors that if they bring somebody to me, I'll give them 300 dollars." Zandell says finding younger employees who are qualified has been a challenge. "The industry is aging, most of the good techs are on the older side," Zandell said. "A lot of kids coming out of high school today, we want to work on computers... You're still working on computers, but it's not at a bench. It's under a car." According to the Colorado Department of Labor, the average master technician salary in 2017 was ... read more

Record 7 million Americans are 3 months behind on car payments, a red flag for economy

A record 7 million Americans are 90 days or more behind on their auto loan payments, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported Tuesday, even more than during the wake of the financial crisis era. Economists warn this is a red flag. Despite the strong economy and low unemployment rate, many Americans are struggling to pay their bills. "The substantial and growing number of distressed borrowers suggests that not all Americans have benefited from the strong labor market," economists at the New York Fed wrote in a blog post. A car loan is typically the first payment people make because a vehicle is critical to getting to work, and someone can live in a car if all else fails. When car loan delinquencies rise, it is a sign of significant duress among low-income and working-class Americans. "Your car loan is your No. 1 priority in terms of payment," said Michael Taiano, a senior director at Fitch Ratings. "If you don't have a car, you can't get bac ... read more

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