VW Diesel Engine

The Great Volkswagen Scandal The last decade has seen several outlandish auto maker scandals with Toyota’s run away acceleration, GM’s ignition cylinder failure and GM’s and Chrysler’s “too big to fail” bailouts, but none of these hold a candle to the brazen actions of Volkswagen’s cheating on diesel emission testing. It can be argued that neither GM nor Toyota knew … Read More

Severe Service

They Said What? Over the last few years there has been a dramatic switch in the attitude of car makers regarding their service requirements. First off, many have changed the language in the owner’s manual from “Recommended” to “Required” maintenance. This single statement is a bold indicator of where they are headed. This requirement includes what service schedule you should … Read More