Sorted by Category: From The Owner

  • Amy Mattinat elected New President of Car Care Council Women’s Board

    Wednesday 02 October 2013

    The Car Care Council Women’s Board (WB) announces Amy Mattinat, owner of Auto Craftsmen in Montpelier Vermont, has been elected the new president of the organization, effective following the WB reception at AAPEX on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nev. In this position, Mattinat will preside over all meetings and board leadership, and supervise the activities of the board for a three-year term. “I love being a part of the Car Care Council Women’s Board and I am honored to b... read more

  • Relieving Holiday Driving Stress…

    Thursday 22 November 2012

    No matter how well you plan, it happens every year…you end up rushing around like a maniac doing last minute shopping, gift wrapping, making your special yummy recipe, packing up the family car and driving in really lousy weather to visit friends and family. You would have to be Super Hero not to get stressed out. You are cramming this extra “stuff” in your normal everyday rushing around, so it is no wonder the holidays leave so many people frazzled. Remember that w... read more

  • Winter Tires Can Be Your Key To Safety

    Thursday 15 November 2012

    If you own a vehicle with a healthy engine, a strong transmission, a beefy suspension and great brakes, but your tires don’t grip the road properly, then you have no traction and no control. It is the tires that determine the type of traction, grip and control that you have with your car. If you add up the amount you paid for the vehicle + the cost of car insurance + the maintenance and repairs you have in the car + the new stereo you bought for it, the cost of good tires may be one of... read more

  • Schedule your Car an Annual Exam

    Saturday 27 October 2012

    Once a year we take our bodies to our primary care physician to make sure we are still healthy. We are prodded and poked and looked over from head to toe. They take some of our fluids and test them to make sure there are no surprises. Sometimes we are hooked up to machines to see what is going on inside. If we have noticed any weird lumps, bumps, squeaks or rattles, now is the time to ask questions. It is best to find out ASAP what is going wrong so that it can be righted before it bec... read more

  • October is National Car Care Month

    Monday 01 October 2012

    I’m putting on my Women’s Board Hat when I tell you that it’s National Car Care Month & time to get your vehicle ready for winter. Winterizing your car is essential to getting through a Vermont winter with no problems! Here a the 8 Steps to Getting Your Car Ready for Winter. 1. Clean your vehicle inside and out. Getting your vehicle washed and waxed helps protect the paint surfaces from snowy bombardments... read more