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Brakes for Breasts Is This Month!

Brakes for Breasts Is This Month!

Photo by Angiola Harry  on Unsplash   For those who want the information quickly, we’ll get right to the point: from October 1st to October 31, the Auto shop is giving away free premium grade-brake pads or shoes! All you pay for is the labor and any other necessary parts! But stick around for the rest of this article if you can, because the why is important. We Are Participating in the Brakes for Breasts Campaign! In October, women worldwide prepare for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we all show our support for those who have survived and lost their lives to this terrible illness. Once again, The Auto Shop in Jefferson City will be participating in the Brakes for Breasts campaign. You’ll notice your favorite football players wearing their pink gear, stores selling Breast Cancer Awareness items, and (if you’re at risk) you’ll hopefully be encouraged ... read more

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Zen and The Art of Driving For Your Kids

Zen and The Art of Driving For Your Kids

Zen and The Art of Driving For Your Kids Photo by Element5 on Unsplash School’s almost in session, Mid-Mo! We’ve got a few months of adjusting to new schedules, figuring out what’s missing from our school supply list, and early AM drives with kids who’ve been used to sleeping past noon. That morning commute to school can be difficult for you and your children, but we’ve got some tips on combining zen and the art of driving. With some preparation and a good attitude, you can make driving your kids to school an enjoyable experience. With a little bit of preparation and a good attitude, you can make driving your kids to school an enjoyable experience. When possible, choose the safest route for your child's school. If an alternate route is shorter or safer than the one suggested by Google Maps or your phone, use it! Also, remember to plan for constr ... read more

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Services Your Vehicle Needs To Survive The Hottest Month Of The Year

Services Your Vehicle Needs To Survive The Hottest Month Of The Year

Services Your Vehicle Needs To Survive The Hottest Month Of The Year Photo by Timothy Dykes on Unsplash We’ve had our fair share of heat waves in Mid-Missouri this Summer. A record-breaking June is sure to be followed by a record-breaking July, and if your car isn’t keeping up with the rising temperature, you may be looking for some guidance. Below, we have an easy-to-follow guide on the Summer services your car may need. 5 Services To Schedule This July AC Services. If your AC is out, and you’ve made it to July without touching it, that’s impressive! But here in Missouri, we still have some hot months to go. Check to make sure your AC is working how it should. Something could be wrong if it’s not cooling down your ... read more

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The Complete Guide To Transmission Fluids

The Complete Guide To Transmission Fluids

Photo by The Blowup on Unsplash The Complete Guide To Transmission Fluids It is so empowering to feel knowledgeable about your vehicle. Knowing the little things helps you make more informed decisions about car maintenance and can even make spotting a problem more manageable. Transmission fluids are one of those things that most of us have heard of but few of us really understand. Here’s your complete guide to your transmission fluids! What Are Transmission Fluids For? Your transmission fluids have a big job. They support your vehicle in: Lubrication Fluid pressure Preventing rust and oxidation The transmission is an essential part of your car, and without one, your vehicle won’t be able to shift gears properly. Having the right amount of transmission fluid is essential for keeping your vehicle running and keeping you safe.  Where Are The Transmission Fluids? Th ... read more

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Cool Car Startups That Are Changing The Narrative

Cool Car Startups That Are Changing The Narrative

Photo by Joe Nomias on pixabay Cool Car Startups That Are Changing the Narrative  The term “startup” has become buzz-worthy, especially as more and more tech startups break through the beginning stages of their new businesses and gain popularity. Many may know a person working at a startup or even someone crowdsourcing and fundraising for their own. But did you know that there are startup companies out there for vehicles?   When we think about big names in the automotive industry, many of us jump to our favorite type of vehicle or our favorite car commercials. Even gear heads might have five or six classic vehicle brands that come to mind, but most of these will be pretty mainstream. What you may not know is the big names in 2022 for automotive start up’s, like:   Rivian. An electric vehicle company headquartered in Irvine, California ... read more

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