Women are more likely to be quoted an inflated price for automotive repairs according to a new study.
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A study released today by CarMD shows that the average nationwide cost to repair issues causing a “check engine” light have increased 10 percent since 2011.
Automakers and auto dealerships are opposing a bill that would require rental car companies to prohibit renting of recalled vehicles until they are repaired.
A bill that would require vehicles under safety recalls to be grounded from rental fleet use is being introduced again by a group of senators.
Every week Ask AutoGuide provides iron-clad vehicle-shopping advice to distressed, confused or otherwise bewildered consumers. Whether they’re in the market for a family-friendly crossover or something that’s good in winter weather, the Oracles of all things automotive have been there to lend some helping hands. But this week they’re taking a slightly different approach.
Depending on where you live, the price for car repairs and maintenance will vary according to information in a new study.
Infiniti has announced its newest incentive in customer service, the National Collision Repair Network.
“Facilities that have the willingness to participate in this program must have the commitment to achieve higher standards in the collision repair industry. This program will be a platform to satisfy all aspects of their customers’ automotive service needs,” said Carnie Colliver, the senior manager of Parts and Service for Infiniti Americas.
The purpose of the program is to provide consistency to all Infiniti owners looking to get their vehicles serviced regardless of where the vehicle is worked on. Infiniti will be visiting garages all around the U.S. to designate them as Certififed Collision Repair shops.
Any garage may be certified, whether it is privatley owned or already part of the Infiniti dealer network. The certified shops are recognized for their overall repair work, training, equipment and delivery services.
Customers looking for an Infiniti certified shop can search for them online using Infiniti’s dealer locator.
Porsche may have made a serious mistake in hiring an ex Wile E. Coyote illustrator to assemble their Cayenne SUVs. Sure it’s funny to see the sneaky canine’s eyes pop out, but there’s nothing funny about that happening to your car.
Jokes aside, more than 20,000 Porsche Cayennes from the 2011-12 model year, including the Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne S hybrid and Cayenne Turbo are experiencing just that. It seems that there’s a chance your headlights might become detached during one of those athletic sprints to get the kids to a soccer game, or any time for that matter.
The recall was expected to begin on February 23, owners will be contacted by the automaker if their vehicle needs to be repaired.