Car Care Tips

January 2018

Fuel Saving Tip: Charlotte Tune Up

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's wh... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on North Carolina Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in North Carolina spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive ... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever been driving around Charlotte and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness,... Read More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Charlotte

Your browser does not support the video tag. There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Charlotte can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and program... Read More

Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Your browser does not support the video tag. Welcome to the Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St) automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Charlotte conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water ... Read More

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