Brothers' Auto Tech reaches out to cars with promises of tender loving maintenance and woos waiting drivers with the gifts of free WiFi and shuttle service. The ASE-certified technicians tend to vehicles dating back to 1930 in the 5,300-square-foot facility, performing everything from basic oil and lube services to in-depth engine and transmission work. Brothers' Auto Tech's shock and strut replacements help forge a stronger symbiosis between wheels and pavement, and brake and electrical diagnostic services help keep both lone-ranging cars and massive company fleets humming melodiously. Headlight restoration focuses on improving visibility at night and improving the look of a vehicle by removing the hazy layer from the outer surface of the headlights. When not focused on automotive performance, staff members offer fuel-economy advice and maintenance tips.
"Car detailing is an art," according to Small Change's vehicular professionals, and this philosophy is backed up by their fastidious attention to detail and devotion to customer education. On location or at their headquarters, the technicians not only hand wash, wax, vacuum, and squeegee, but consult with customers post-treatment on best practices for keeping autos glossy and clean. Treatments are available individually or in packages, and a budget-conscious membership plan helps customers quit the necessity of getting only a quarter of their vehicle cleaned per visit.
Since 1988, Auto Care Super Saver has been helping car owners save cash with maintenance punch cards redeemable at local auto shops throughout the course of a full year. These cards come loaded with all kinds of prepaid services, including at least three full-service oil changes with up to 5 quarts of oil, lube, and a new filter. Depending on the location, punch cards may also feature tire rotations, brake inspections, engine-light readings, air-conditioning performance tests, and other repairs and inspections essential to a car's well-being. Customers can transfer the punch card's benefits to any ride, ranging from station wagons to sports cars to feral merry-go-round mounts.