The Fowler family has presided over the Modern group for four generations, overseeing an exhaustive collection of new, used, and certified preowned vehicles. Cars in need of service seek refuge in one of the dealership’s 18 service bays, where technicians perform simple tune-ups and four-wheel alignments or investigate the impetus behind a check-engine light. As an added convenience to its customers, Modern Nissan offers online scheduling for service appointments, as well as rentals that satisfy your craving for new-car smell.
For FlyCarolina, the sky is never the limit. In the last 15 years, they have helped many aspiring pilots learn how to fly with their custom flight-training programs. More than 20 aircraft comprise the school's fleet, which is used to train pilots from beginner through commercial levels. FlyCarolina also offers a private jet charter service. Licensed pilots can take advantage of FlyCarolina's flying club and co-ownership programs. Plane owners can also take advantage of the company’s professional aircraft maintenance services.
Soaps, dressings, and protectants rain down on cars from within Pro Shine Car Wash's automatic tunnel while scrubbers busily sweep away smudges. With monthly and annual unlimited-wash packages, drivers can steer their roadsters through the tunnel at the first sign of dirt or seasonal allergies; full-service details are also available for cars requiring more in-depth service. As autos are being bathed, hot cups of Seattle's Best coffee aromatize Pro Shine's in-house Internet lounge, where customers can recline with a cup of joe and a wireless network to scour the web for hood ornaments shaped like jumper cables.
Parks Chevrolet’s skillful team of technicians nurtures chariots with thorough oil-change packages. With each Maintenance I package (a $28.95 value each), they’ll douse engines in up to five quarts of fresh oil, replace ragged filters, and chase away lost penguins nesting in the fan belt. Then, they’ll slather lubricant onto steering and transaxle shift linkages, underbody contact points, and parking-brake cable guides, reducing friction to improve overall auto performance. After mechanics top off thirsty fluids and check tire pressures, jalopies will be prepped to sail smoothly across asphalt oceans for another 3,000 miles.
Cars emerge from Carolina Springs AutoSpa Detail Shop sparkling clean and well oiled. At both locations, cars traverse wash tunnels where soaps, wheel cleaners, and triple-polish applications remove surface dirt and restore shine to the paint and chrome. The staff at the Cornelius location tackles more severe forms of dirtying with carpet steaming, engine cleaning, and high-speed buffing, and the staff at the University location offers oil changes and basic maintenance services.