Monthly Archives: March 2018

Amazing future in store for auto technology

     The future of the automobile over the next few years is going to be very exciting, or even unbelievable.   Who would think we will have driverless taxi cabs in the next two years? (Or so says the news; let’s hope this is not fake news.)    As electronics, computers and great designs get more refined and smarter, running at incredible speeds at lower cost, they will dominate the automotive world.   Electronics and motors are so very dependable now, cars are chock-full of them. I still remember the cars of the ‘60s: “Don’t get the option of power windows because it is just one more thing to break.   That is not the case anymore; just about all cars in the U.S. have power windows.    Advanced electronics give cars autopilot capabilities.   Electric motors have landed in electric vehicles, including the Tesla, BMWi3, Fiat 500e, Ford Focus electric, Kia Soul EV, Mercedes B250e, VW e-Gu ... read more

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Trust in quality automotive parts

     The Internet has made a lot of great information available around the world. All of my businesses use the Internet for their websites, for seeking information, and for accessing paid information websites. We used to buy thousands of dollars of books on automotive repair annually; now we use automotive repair websites such as mitchell1.com or alldata.com. We pay more than $1,000 per month to use these sites and others for our shops.    When repairing or servicing a vehicle, it is important to use high quality, reputable parts. We identify these high quality components thanks to years of installing brand name parts and monitoring their successful results.    All parts, whether rebuilt or new, are not created equal. For example, I formerly used a particular rebuilder of starters and alternators, but the customer comeback rate – this refers to a vehicle not repaired properly the first time – regarding those parts was more than 50 perce ... read more

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We would love to service your Sprinter van.

We would love to service your Sprinter van.

WE love Sprinter Vans. George owns one, a Leisure Travel Van. He Loves it.  We love to maintain it. Call for an appointment for service on your Sprinter Van

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Winner of Mayor's Award for Bold Steps

Winner of Mayor's Award for Bold Steps

2018 Bold Steps Winner George Rode Repair Shops https://www.eugene-or.gov/2824/2018-Bold-Steps-Winner-George-Rode-Repai The George Rode family of repair shops, which include AutohausStadium Automotive, and EuroAsian Automotive, were awarded the 2018 Bold Steps Award by Mayor Vinis at Eugene’s State of the City event on January 4, 2018. The other finalists for the award were Summit Bank and Good Clean Love.  The Bold Steps award recognizes Eugene-based businesses operating with a triple bottom line, balancing the needs of people and the ... read more

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