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  • Keep Your Hybrid Rolling Through Fall

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    Fall is back to school and back to work time. That means returning to a crazy schedule of activities and commitments for you and your family. Make sure your hybrid won't let you down by following these important tips to keep it performing in top-notch condition. 1.  Change Your Oil and Filters & Have Your Brake Pads Checked Like regular gas engines, hybrid and hybrid-electric vehicles need regular oil and filter changes. However, they don't need them as often because th... read more

    Tuesday 25 April 2017
  • How much does it cost to get my car fixed? Can you PLEASE give me a price NOW over the phone!

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    We get this call all the time. Everyone is in a hurry and everyone these days, including myself, we just want to get the information, make the best decision, get it done and move on with their lives. I need brakes on my car, how much will it cost, asked the caller. Hmmm…Well that depends….. All cars are different and all drivers drive their cars differently. Need and cost can vary greatly depending our customers’ actual needs and what their expectations are. There is no way... read more

    Tuesday 25 April 2017
  • Top 10 things that every hybrid vehicle and electric vehicle (EV) owner needs to know…. Test your Hybrid IQ

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    Don’t let your hybrid vehicle sit for long periods. This will cause the battery to degrade faster. It’s scientific fact that your battery is going to loose its power and capacity. Document its health so you know when it does. The good news is that current battery conditioning equipment provides reports with charts that display battery health. (This technology is only available at The Hybrid Shop locations.) Hybrids are not as fuel-efficient on steady, long trips... read more

    Tuesday 25 April 2017
  • Winter Maintenance Tips for Hybrid Vehicle, EV and PHEV Owners

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    Winter is right around the corner, and with it, frigid temperatures and precipitation that make the trek to work treacherous. Cold temperatures are hard on cars and especially so on cars that have a hybrid battery. Here are some winter maintenance tips for to keep your hybrid vehicle performing in the cold. Park It Inside Cold temperatures and a hybrid battery do not act well together. Keeping your hybrid vehicle in a garage, even if it is not heated, will maintain the battery from feeling the... read more

    Tuesday 01 November 2016
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