• Winter BMW Care: What is Antifreeze and Why Do I Need it?

    Published 1 day ago — by Lisa Federico

    What is antifreeze and do I need it?

    What is antifreeze and do I need it?
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    What Is Antifreeze?

    Antifreeze is a liquid mixture of water and ethylene glycol that is used to prevent the freezing and overheating of the engine in your BMW. You may have heard the term “coolant” interchanged with “antifreeze,” they are similar, but comprised of different concentrations.

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  • Winter BMW Care: What Are Winter Tires and Do I Need Them?

    Published 1 week ago — by Lisa Federico

    Do I need winter tires or snow tires for my ride?

    Do I need winter tires or snow tires for my ride?
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    The term “winter tires” may also be referred to as “snow tires.” They are designed to provide your BMW with better handling, traction and braking in cold conditions, including snow and ice. You won’t need to have them on your BMW all year long, as it is advisable to switch back to all-season tires for optimal performance in the warmer months.

    A few factors can help determine if your BMW should have winter tires. Things to consider include:

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  • Best Holiday Gift Ideas for the Car Enthusiast

    Published 2 weeks ago — by Lisa Federico

    Holiday Gifts for the Car Enthusiast in Your Life

    What will you give that car enthusiast in your life for the holidays?
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    We’ve set the clocks back and the sounds of the season have begun to play in the stores. The holidays are upon us, folks. Don’t waste your time scrambling at the last minute for the perfect gift for the car lover in your life. Here are some of the best holiday gift ideas to fit all budgets and types of car enthusiasts.

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  • Independent BMW Repair Shops Respond to COVID-19 Crisis in Their Communities

    Published 3 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Independent BMW Repair Shops Respond to COVID-19 Crisis in Their Communities.

    Helping hands during COVID-19 Crisis
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    While the COVID-19 pandemic has been sweeping across the nation, many people and businesses have been helping to support the fearless men and women on the frontline, who are helping those that are sick or in need of care. Whether it is collecting and donating all sorts of PPE equipment and shipping them to local hospitals and assisted living homes, or crafting homemade face masks and protective face shields and dropping them off at nearby medical facilities, it seems like many are doing their part to pitch in and help.

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  • Simple Tips on How to Go Green With Your BMW

    Published 4 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Simple Tips on How to Go Green With Your Vehicle.

    Go Green with your vehicle today!
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    As the season changes from the dark winter to the bright spring, it’s a good time to talk about going green and how to become more eco-friendly with your BMW.

    Help protect the environment with this short list of some easy ways to make your BMW more green-friendly.

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