Monthly Archives: January 2013

1/2 Off Oil Service Special!

1/2 Off Oil Service Special!

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Maintenance

The New Drive Clean Program

The New Drive Clean Program

Drive Clean Modernization Drive Clean plays an important role in safeguarding Ontario's air quality by identifying excessively polluting cars and trucks with emissions problems and requiring them to be repaired. While today's vehicles are cleaner through advances in emissions technology, all vehicles require regular maintenance to keep them operating properly. Learn more>> Over the past decade, Drive Clean has tightened emissions standards and focused the program on the vehicles that are most likely to pollute. On January 1, 2013, Ontario introduced changes to the emissions test to make the Drive Clean program even better. The new test takes advantage of the computerized monitoring equipment in today's technologically advanced vehicles The modernized Drive Clean program will provide significant benefits by: Providing a faster, more accurate ... read more

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Maintenance

Alarming Generation Gap Identified When it Comes to Vehicle Maintenance

What happens when your kids grow out of the backseat and into the driver's seat? Who's looking after their vehicles? Results from consumer research recently conducted clearly shows today's youth are neglecting their vehicles. This poses a safety threat to themselves, as well as others on the road. We are facing a generation gap when it comes to vehicle maintenance. Today's driving youth (18 to 24 years) don't know what their cars need and are not taking care of their vehicles. Youth are less likely to change their oil every 5,000 km than more experienced drivers. Many young people (22%) had no idea when to change it at all or wait until the oil light comes on. Only 45% of youth bring their vehicle in for maintenance at least once a year versus 76% of people over 50. 22% never bring it in or only when it breaks down and 34% wait for a warning light or a strange noise. 10% of young drivers reported that they never put air in their tires and an additi ... read more

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January Charity: Toys for Tots

January Charity: Toys for Tots

Our January Charity of the Month is TOYS FOR TOTS. Toys for Tots' mission is to 'bring the joy of Christmas to needy children'. Mark's Auto Service will donate $5.00 to Toys for Tots for every online appointment scheduled this month. Schedule your Online Appointment Here. When booking an appointment online, please select the charity you want to donate to from the Charity Drop-Down Box. Thank you for helping us support Toys for Tots! Learn more about Toys for Totshere.

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Outreach