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From a hydrogen-powered hypercar to a flying Cadillac, the future of automotive appears otherworldly.
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The 9 Most Fascinating Cars at CES 2021

From a hydrogen-powered hypercar to a flying Cadillac, the future of automotive appears otherworldly.

From a hydrogen-powered hypercar to a flying Cadillac, the future of automotive appears otherworldly.

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Nothing says movie nostalgia quite like the cars the characters drive, especially when the film involves racing of any kind. In many cases, these vehicles can become the visual icon for the entire film. They also become extensions of the characters themselves — they’re not just props, they become key elements of the character development.

From Mad Max to James Bond, we've ranked the most famous movie cars.

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Vehicles are machines, and like any machine they need maintenance. For most vehicles, regular maintenance begins at 5,000 miles and continues from there every 5,000-10,000 miles. Of course, checking your car on a more regular basis is even better.

Conduct regular vehicle maintenance and you’ll avoid potentially costly breakdowns and extend the life of your car.

Even for the most diehard gearheads and auto gurus out there, it’s impossible to truly know and retain everything there ...
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50 Crazy and Interesting Car Facts That You Should Know

Even for the most diehard gearheads and auto gurus out there, it’s impossible to truly know and retain everything there is to know about cars.

Even for the most diehard gearheads and auto gurus out there, it's impossible to truly know and retain everything there is to know about cars. Unfortunately, the human mind just isn't advanced enough yet. Maybe someday Elon Musk will come up with a microchip that contains the complete encyclopedia o...

Holiday road trips always sound fun in theory, but let’s be honest: The irritation level can get pretty high in there ab...
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Holiday road trips always sound fun in theory, but let’s be honest: The irritation level can get pretty high in there about 30 minutes into the drive (especially if you’re traveling with little ones). Make this season’s car rides your most painless and festive yet with these super simple, plan-ahead tips.

Your car trip just got a whole lot easier.

With the amount of money we spend on the payments, maintenance, and repair of our cars, you’d think we’d have a better r...
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With the amount of money we spend on the payments, maintenance, and repair of our cars, you’d think we’d have a better relationship with our vehicles. But understanding our cars—how they work, how to care for them, repair costs—can be overwhelming.

Feel more confident about maintenance, and repairs to your car. The five things you should know before your car before you get behind the wheel.

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Pumping gasoline is a routine to which most people give little thought. Just stop at the gas station, pay, fill up and go. But have you ever wondered where the gas you buy actually comes from?

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Flying cars may seem futuristic – but from commercial jetpacks to personal air taxis, they are already here. Here’s how ...
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The flying car is here – and it could change the world

Flying cars may seem futuristic – but from commercial jetpacks to personal air taxis, they are already here. Here’s how they could transform the way we commute, work, and live.

Flying cars may seem futuristic – but from commercial jetpacks to personal air taxis, they are already here. Here’s how they could transform the way we commute, work and live.

One way to avoid a turkey of a Thanksgiving road trip is to make sure the vehicle you will be driving is running well. A...
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Don’t Let Your Thanksgiving Road Trip be a Turkey - Be Car Care Aware

One way to avoid a turkey of a Thanksgiving road trip is to make sure the vehicle you will be driving is running well. A 10-minute pre-trip check is a quick and easy way to help avoid the inconvenience of a breakdown many miles away from home, says the non-profit Car Care Council.

One way to avoid a turkey of a Thanksgiving road trip is to make sure the vehicle you will be driving is running well. A 10-minute pre-trip check is a quick and easy way to help avoid the inconvenience of a breakdown many miles away from home, says the non-profit Car Care Council. The Car READ MORE....

If you've ever driven west on Interstate 80 through Nebraska, you've seen one of the flattest and emptiest roads in Amer...
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What's the Secret Behind the Numbers on the Interstate Signs?

If you've ever driven west on Interstate 80 through Nebraska, you've seen one of the flattest and emptiest roads in America ... and you probably had some time to ponder life's most important questions. For example, why is the highway called "I-80," anyway? And why do some interstate names have one, two or three digits?

Why is one road named I-5 while another is I-480? We take a closer look at the digits on those red, white and blue shield-shaped signs.

Shorter days, fatigue, compromised night vision, rush hour, and impaired drivers are some of the risks we face when driv...
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Driving at Night

Shorter days, fatigue, compromised night vision, rush hour, and impaired drivers are some of the risks we face when driving at night. These risks become especially pronounced moving into the weekend, with fatal crashes peaking on Saturday nights, according to NSC analysis of NHTSA data.

In the coming days, NSC is working on major enhancements to nsc.org. The forthcoming improvements will enhance the user experience and strengthen our services in a new safety era. During this time, log-ins and some transactions on nsc.org may be unavailable from Oct. 30 through Nov. 4. If you are un...

The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh winter weather. The Car Care Council recomm...
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Motorist Checklist for Fall Car Care Month in October - Be Car Care Aware

The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh winter weather. The Car Care Council recommends that car owners follow its Fall Car Care Month checklist and inspect their vehicles before the temperatures drop and severe weather hits.

The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh winter weather. The Car Care Council recommends that car owners follow its Fall Car Care Month checklist and inspect their vehicles before the temperatures drop and severe weather hits. Heating, Wipers & Lights Make sure he...

No one wants to admit to being a distracted driver, but we’ve all texted, talked and eaten while on the road. The truth ...
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No one wants to admit to being a distracted driver, but we’ve all texted, talked and eaten while on the road. The truth about distracted driving is that it doesn’t take much for our attention to be diverted.

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Car batteries are the strong, silent member of the automotive team. They do their job regardless of heat, cold weather a...
10/12/2020
How Often Should I Replace My Car Battery?

Car batteries are the strong, silent member of the automotive team. They do their job regardless of heat, cold weather and the drivers who demand so much of them. While a battery that allows a car start at the first turn of the key is a joyful thing, it doesn't last forever.

You probably don't think much about your car's battery -- as long as it's working well. But even the best battery eventually transforms from a chemical powerhouse to a chemical paperweight.

We're always trying to figure out what the Golden Age of cars was, but the truth is that ever since World War II, we've ...
10/02/2020
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We're always trying to figure out what the Golden Age of cars was, but the truth is that ever since World War II, we've lived in something of an endless Golden Age.

Our criteria were simple: Was the car a smash hit at the time, historically important, and did it change the game or exert a huge influence?

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has announced the winners of its SMP “Women in Auto Care” Scholarship. The inaugural ...
09/25/2020
Standard Motor Products Awards Women in Auto Care Scholarships

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has announced the winners of its SMP “Women in Auto Care” Scholarship. The inaugural competition has presented two female students with $5,000 each.

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has announced the winners of its SMP “Women in Auto Care” Scholarship. The inaugural competition has presented two female students with $5,000 each.

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An air cabin filter is an important component in any vehicle's heating and cooling system. It helps protect the passengers from contaminants in the air they breathe.

An air cabin filter is an important component in any vehicle's heating and cooling system. It helps protect the passengers from contaminants in the air they breathe.

With gas prices remaining low, motorists should take advantage of their savings and invest it back into their vehicles. ...
09/04/2020
Low Gas Prices + Simple Car Care = More Savings - Be Car Care Aware

With gas prices remaining low, motorists should take advantage of their savings and invest it back into their vehicles. By spending a little now to increase fuel efficiency, drivers can multiply fuel savings and save more money at the pump, says the Car Care Council.

With gas prices remaining low, motorists should take advantage of their savings and invest it back into their vehicles. By spending a little now to increase fuel efficiency, drivers can multiply fuel savings and save more money at the pump, says the Car Care Council. With the average cost of a gallo...

Driving can be very stressful, particularly if you are stuck in heavy traffic or are an inexperienced driver, and this s...
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Driving can be very stressful, particularly if you are stuck in heavy traffic or are an inexperienced driver, and this stress will eventually take its toll on the heart. However, researchers now confirm that there is a simple fix for this problem: listening to the right music while driving.

Recent experiments involving driving in stressful traffic conditions suggest that listening to music at this time may help protect heart health.

Back-to-school season is the ideal time to review your ABCs; the ABCs of car care, that is. The Car Care Council recomme...
08/21/2020
Learn the ABCs of Car Care - Be Car Care Aware

Back-to-school season is the ideal time to review your ABCs; the ABCs of car care, that is. The Car Care Council recommends that motorists brush up on their auto care knowledge to make sure their vehicle is operating at its most efficient level before the school year commences and the onset of fall and winter weather.

Back-to-school season is the ideal time to review your ABCs; the ABCs of car care, that is. The Car Care Council recommends that motorists brush up on their auto care knowledge to make sure their vehicle is operating at its most efficient level before the school year commences and the onset of fall....

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It starts with Hot Wheels and garbage trucks and blossoms into something more. Brett Berk dives into the psychology of why you never stopped loving automobiles.

A look at how playing with Hot Wheels and toy dump trucks can start kids on a path to a lifelong car obsession.

Brake Safety Awareness Month in August is the perfect time to have your brakes checked to make sure they are in safe wor...
08/07/2020
Stop and Check Your Brakes - Be Car Care Aware

Brake Safety Awareness Month in August is the perfect time to have your brakes checked to make sure they are in safe working condition before summer ends and the school year starts, says the non-profit Car Care Council.

Brake Safety Awareness Month in August is the perfect time to have your brakes checked to make sure they are in safe working condition before summer ends and the school year starts, says the non-profit Car Care Council. Brakes are a normal wear item for any car and eventually they’re going to need...

Only you can protect your family or yourself from defective or noncompliant vehicles or equipment that could pose a thre...
07/31/2020
Are you Driving an Unsafe Car? What You Need to Know About Recalls - Be Car Care Aware

Only you can protect your family or yourself from defective or noncompliant vehicles or equipment that could pose a threat to your safety.

By James C. Owens, Deputy Administrator, U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Only you can protect your family or yourself from defective or noncompliant vehicles or equipment that could pose a threat to your safety. Hundreds of injuries have been...

You may love the heat of summer, but you need to help your car keep its cool when temperatures rise. An engine that runs...
07/24/2020
11 Tips to Keep Your Car from Overheating

You may love the heat of summer, but you need to help your car keep its cool when temperatures rise. An engine that runs too hot can damage the vehicle and threaten your safety. Here are some tips we’ve compiled to help prevent your car from overheating:

Summer temperatures can make your car overheat – unless you take the right precautions. Check out our tips to keep your car cool this summer.

Summer is the main season for “cone zones,” road construction where you will likely hit a bump or two, or come across lo...
07/10/2020
‘Cone Zone’ Season Can Be Tough On Vehicles - Be Car Care Aware

Summer is the main season for “cone zones,” road construction where you will likely hit a bump or two, or come across loose stones and other hazards. These rough road conditions can be tough on a vehicle’s steering and suspension system and can throw out the alignment, while loose stones have the potential to damage the vehicle’s exterior or windshield, according to the non-profit Car Care Council.

Summer is the main season for “cone zones,” road construction where you will likely hit a bump or two, or come across loose stones and other hazards. These rough road conditions can be tough on a vehicle’s steering and suspension system and can throw out the alignment, while loose stones have ...

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07/02/2020
Here's How Your Car's Engine Works

This is how the combination of an engine, fuel, and air makes your car move, explained in plain English, in case you're not an engineer.

This is how the combination of an engine, fuel, and air makes your car move, explained in plain English, in case you're not an engineer.

Keeping your vehicle clean inside and out can pay big dividends when it comes to maintaining its long-term value. The no...
06/26/2020
Keeping Car Clean Protects Vehicle Investment - Be Car Care Aware

Keeping your vehicle clean inside and out can pay big dividends when it comes to maintaining its long-term value. The non-profit Car Care Council suggests some simple steps to keep your vehicle clean and protect it from the elements so it retains its resale and trade-in value.

Keeping your vehicle clean inside and out can pay big dividends when it comes to maintaining its long-term value. The non-profit Car Care Council suggests some simple steps to keep your vehicle clean and protect it from the elements so it retains its resale and trade-in value. Declutter – Start th...

We all know the frustrations of modern life and juggling a busy schedule, but speed limits are put in place to protect a...
06/19/2020
Speeding

We all know the frustrations of modern life and juggling a busy schedule, but speed limits are put in place to protect all road users. Learn about the dangers of speeding and why faster doesn’t mean safer.

Speeding endangers everyone on the road: In 2018, speeding killed 9,378 people. We all know the frustrations of modern life and juggling a busy schedule, but speed limits are put in place to protect all road users. Learn about the dangers of speeding and why faster doesn’t mean safer.

One of the safest choices drivers and passengers can make is to buckle up.
06/12/2020
Seat Belts

One of the safest choices drivers and passengers can make is to buckle up.

One of the safest choices drivers and passengers can make is to buckle up. Many Americans understand the lifesaving value of the seat belt – the national use rate was at 90.7% in 2019. Seat belt use in passenger vehicles saved an estimated 14,955 lives in 2017. Understand the potentially fatal con...

We love car facts. Those pieces of knowledge that give extra insight into the story of the car and the industries that s...
06/05/2020
17 Car Facts To Impress Your Friends With

We love car facts. Those pieces of knowledge that give extra insight into the story of the car and the industries that surround it, or the sociology of the car and its roll in society.

We love car facts. Those pieces of knowledge that give extra insight into the story of the car and the indu...

Most vehicles start out with a “new car smell,” but there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore.
05/22/2020
Your Nose Knows: Six Vehicle Warning Signs You Can Smell - Be Car Care Aware

Most vehicles start out with a “new car smell,” but there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore.

Most vehicles start out with a “new car smell,” but there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be car care aware and avoid the hassle and expense of an unexpected breakdown, says the Car Care Council. “Unusua...

Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, thus damaging the internal structure of the battery. That’s why it’s a good idea...
05/01/2020
Five Steps Towards Better Battery Behavior - Be Car Care Aware

Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, thus damaging the internal structure of the battery. That’s why it’s a good idea to check your battery as the seasons change from hotter to cooler or if you’ve been driving in a hot part of the country.

Here’s hot news about your car battery that may seem surprising: It’s not so much the cold that gets it down as it is high heat. Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, thus damaging the internal structure of the battery. That’s why it’s a good idea to check your battery as the seasons chang...

In May 1919, a pair of English astronomers leveraged a rare solar event to confirm Einstein’s predictions how light and ...
04/24/2020
Albert and The Car: How Einstein’s Work Still Affects Modern Drivers | Car Care Articles | Sensible Driver

In May 1919, a pair of English astronomers leveraged a rare solar event to confirm Einstein’s predictions how light and time were influenced by gravity. The result was a plethora of new technologies used in modern life every day.

Albert Einstein labored in academic obscurity for 14 years until an eclipse of the moon launched his theories on time and space into orbit. In May 1919, a pair of English astronomers leveraged a rare solar event to confirm Einstein’s predictions ...

Address

1110 N US Highway 27
Saint Johns, MI
48879

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:30
Thursday 08:00 - 17:30
Friday 08:00 - 17:30

Telephone

(989) 224-2072

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I want to Thank Kurt Hufnagel and Gary's Garage for helping me out today. My auto battery was dead and I cound not get the vehicle to start with a charger. Kurt came to my home (as a favor) jump started my car so I could drive it to Gary's Garage where he installed a new battery for me. All within 1/2 hour. Great Service!!! I have always taken my vehicles to Gary's Garage since I started driving. My parents took there cars there too. When Kurt bought the business, that did not change. You can't find better customer service anywhere and I trust Gary's Garage with all my vehicles.