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Category Archives: Fuel economy

CarMax Top Hybrids for 2020

CarMax Top Hybrids for 2020

  Truckee High School students lined the streets today as part of a nationwide effort to demand "action" on climate change.  We thought we would take this opportunity to list the CarMax list of their best choices for hybrid vehicles.  The team at Quality Automotive Servicing is preparing for the increase in hybrid vehicles in our town.  To add to our expertise on servicing hybrid vehicles, two of our technicians are attending two-days of advanced training on servicing hybrids like the popular Toyota Prius and models from Honda, Lincoln, Hyundai, Chevy, GMC,  Nissan, Lexus, Infiniti, Audi, BMW, VW, Porsche and Mercedes.   Hybrid vehicle owners can count on QAS to be the best choice for local hybrid service.    What will your next vehicle be;  gas, hybrid or electric?   15. Honda Civic Hybrid 14.  ... read more

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Earth Day: Beyond the Blue Bag

Earth Day: Beyond the Blue Bag

  One of the biggest things you can do this Earth Day is pay a little attention to your vehicle.  By changing a few habits and paying attention to maintenance, you can do your part in helping the environment.  Here’s the Quality Automotive Servicing short list of things you can do to be a “Green Vehicle Owner”.  Save gas, save on landfill material, save the planet.   1. Keep the engine running at peak performance. A misfiring spark plug can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent. Replace filters and fluids as recommended in the owner’s manual or by your Quality Automotive Servicing service technician. 2. Don’t ignore that ‘Service Engine’ light. Today’s vehicles have much cleaner tailpipe emissions that they did 30 years ago, but a poorly running engine or faulty exhaust system will pollute much more than it would otherwise.   3. Keep tires pro ... read more

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