Entries by Beckley Automotive

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Automotive Innovations to Expect in the Near Future

The automotive world changes every year with new models, new technology, and new safety features to please the most dedicated car enthusiast. Innovations for luxury vehicle safety, military vehicles, high-performance hybrids, and “green” manufacturing topped the list for 2015, according to Popular Science Magazine. Here are some highlights of what’s new: In May 2015, the […]

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Low on Oil? Aging Piston Rings May Be the Problem

Most car manufacturers recommend changing the oil in your car every 3,000 miles. It’s a good practice to maintain your engine and keep clean oil running through all its moving parts. But if you’re ultra-busy, changing the oil on your own or taking your car to a shop for an oil change doesn’t always happen. Sound familiar? […]

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Delaying Auto Repairs Can Cost You Big

When your car stops running it’s easy to know that something major is wrong and you have no choice but to head to your mechanic immediately. But what happens when there’s a minor noise, a slight firing delay, an occasional stutter? You can still drive the car so it must not be catastrophic, right? The demands […]

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Reboot: Quick Tip for Fixing Electrical Problems

It wasn’t that long ago that cars were designed with a basic electrical system. Wiring, fuses, and relays helped power basic things light lights, dashboard messages, and the radio. And there are still a lot of older cars on the road that don’t have any more bells and whistles than this. But the vast majority of cars […]

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Spring Break Road Trip? Give Your Car a Check-Up Before You Go

What are your plans for spring break? It’s that time of year when a lot of people take a road trip. Some will catch a plane and head to super-sunny places like Hawaii, Cancun, or the Bahamas. But for a lot of people with kids home from school, a week off work, or a spring-fever […]

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The Four-Step, Go-Green Guide for Car Owners

Ever heard of Elon Musk? He’s one of the masterminds behind a series of high-tech companies like SpaceX, SolarCity, and PayPal. But he’s not just a savvy businessman and entrepreneur. He’s also an engineer, inventor, investor and founder of Tesla Motors. If you ever thought about driving a hybrid vehicle or all-electric car to save […]