• 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

  • FREE Brakes for Breasts

    Monday 30 September 2013

    An Underground Movement is spreading across the United States by Independent Auto Repair Shops! 64 Auto Repair Shops Across the U.S. are PUTTING THE BRAKES ON BREAST CANCER! For the Month of October, Auto Craftsmen and 64 other Independent Auto Repair Shops across the US are Giving Away Free brake inspecti... 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