At The Gas Stop's more than 20 locations across Minnesota and South Dakota, customers can pull into automated car-wash bays, where their cars receive beautifying polishes and foam baths. Gas pumps stand by to replenish tanks, and an indoor deli sates customer appetites for everything from coffee and ice cream to taquitos and salads. The Gas Stop supports good causes throughout its communities, such as the Land O' Lakes Save Five for Schools program, which helps increase school budgets while bringing high-fives back into the K–12 curriculum.
For more than 50 years, the employees at Get N Go Car Wash?a division of the locally owned Get N Go fuel and convenience stations?have found ways to make people's lives easier. Not only do the automated washes render vehicles squeaky-clean in about 15 minutes, but the company's online car-wash club also lets customers buy packages and manage their accounts 24/7. Some Get N Go locations even offer fresh mixed salads and wraps for hungry, health-conscious travelers or SUVs trying to diet down to compact-car size.
The affable staff of Frankman Motor Company tend to a stable of dozens of car makes and models and demonstrate auto expertise with maintenance services. Tune-ups, oil changes, and brake inspections are all performed by ASE-certified technicians to ensure rides run smoothly through hectic commutes, family vacations, and gah-zoline raids from marauding gangs of mutant Australians. Frankman’s fleet of used vehicles includes Fords, Plymouths, and Hyundais, and those looking for a new motor conveyance can peruse Frankman’s ever-changing weekly specials or check out the value of their current car by filling out the online trade-in value-estimate form.
Bill Graham began selling tires in 1951 and started building an empire shortly after. Now owned and operated by his sons, Graham Tire boasts 26 locations, two retreading plants, and more than 400 employees across four states. Each location's ASE-certified technicians keep vehicles operating at peak efficiency by performing preventative maintenance, engine diagnostics, and meticulous repairs for everything from transmissions to suspension systems with their suspenders tangled. The company also upholds its reputation as one of the largest independently owned tire dealerships by routinely outfitting vehicles with treads by various name-brand producers, including Goodyear, Dunlop, and Hankook.
Dakota Mobile Auto Glass owner Kelly Ryan always has his customers’ convenience in mind. He brings his glass repair; car door repair; and window, mirror, and wiper blade replacement services directly to them, completing most repairs within 24 to 48 hours. He also handles all insurance paperwork necessary to process claims, saving customers the trouble of forging their car’s signatures, and backs all services with a lifetime warranty, which covers normal wear and tear, as well as manufacturer’s defects.
With more than 40 years of experience, the salesmen and mechanics at NB Golf Cars know their way around all kinds of off-road sports, trail, and utility vehicles. In addition to packing their showrooms with the latest commercial and industrial models, they also keep owners motoring smoothly with thorough inspections, tune-ups, and repair services.