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Auto Repair

5 DIY Home Auto Repairs

Sam Dillinger | Posted 03.24.2015 | Money
Sam Dillinger

There aren't enough sources, whether it's via the Internet or in person, that encourage people to attempt to make some of their own auto repairs.

Watch Out for Third Party Auto Repair Scams

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 12.31.2014 | Business
Gini Graham Scott

Some advantages of the independent services is they can often inspect and fix cars at a lower cost than at a dealer's service bay. Additionally, they provide the convenience of a nearby location for a great many drivers, since there are fewer dealerships.

Finding Out Whom to Trust When You Do Business Together

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 12.02.2014 | Business
Gini Graham Scott

I began thinking about the importance of knowing whom to trust in doing business together when I experienced two major breaches, one as a customer seeking services and another when I was providing services myself.

A Warning About Warnings

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 10.31.2014 | Business
Gini Graham Scott

What kind of duty to warn should auto repair owners, managers, and salespeople have? And what kind of responsibilities should they have when damages due to their failure to warn occur for clients who come to them for their expertise and advice?

Avoiding Auto Repair Scams

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 11.02.2014 | Money
Gini Graham Scott

Many people like me know little or nothing about their cars and don't understand what is being done to them, so they can easily be persuaded to get repairs they don't need or be subjected to other scams.

Know How to Recognize an Accurate Auto Repair Estimate

Sam Dillinger | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Sam Dillinger

Shop around. Take your vehicle to a few different repair shops (three is a good number), and get an estimate from all of them. If they all say the same thing and the prices are within the same range, you can feel confident

5 Things Your Mechanic Doesn't Want You To Know

Sam Dillinger | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Sam Dillinger

I've heard too many stories from disgruntled customers, treated poorly at the hands of an unscrupulous mechanic. So, I've decided to break the "code of silence" that exists in the field of mechanical repair.

11 Amazing Ways People Are Using 3D Printers For Good, Not Guns

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.18.2013 | Technology

Even though anyone willing to shell out $850,000 on a 3D metal printer can now produce fully functioning guns in the legal comfort of their own home, ...

One Tough Woman You AUTO Know

Nusha Balyan | Posted 10.29.2012 | Small Business
Nusha Balyan

Audra Fordin is the fourth generation owner of Great Bear Auto Repair and Auto Body Shop and she has taken the family business to new heights.

Meet The Queens Woman Redefining A Male-Dominated Job

The New York Times | Posted 04.10.2012 | Women

IT is a men-only club, these auto-repair hawkers who battle for your business as you bump your way down the pothole-pocked streets of Willets Point in...

Telling Your Child About -- Well, You Know

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

I'd put it off long enough. It was time to sit my ten year old son down and have The Talk with him. You know, the talk all caring, Jewish fathers...

And Bob's Your Uncle

Amelia Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amelia Fleetwood

As much as we all have fantasies about knowing what is under the hood of our car, for most of us, if we are honest, it is as mysterious as intergalactic space travel.