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Top 10 Ugliest Cars Ever

Top 10 Ugliest Cars Ever

This article was originally posted on RM Auto Buzz, to view the original article click here.  All photos are property of RM Auto Buzz.  1. Porsche Panamera (2010 - Present)   After the superstar success of Porsche's Cayenne SUV, the German sports car brand turned its attention toward another segment: the four-door sedan. Actually a hatchback, the resulting Panamera tried to nail down the DNA that makes the 911 coupe such an icon, but applied to a larger body with a front-engined layout. While the Panamera just may be the most exciting four-door ever, its misshapen styling and particularly its ugly rear haunch makes it also one of the least attractive.   2. Ford Granada (1975 - 1980) The Granada was Ford's attempt to compete with the rising popularity of luxury sedans from Germany with a flashy sedan of its own. With styling cues from a V-shaped front grill ... read more

10 Tips for Cleaning Your Car Like a Pro

10 Tips for Cleaning Your Car Like a Pro

The following article was written by Micah Wright at Autos Cheat Sheet. To view the Original Article please Click HereMichael Trevor is a staple in the Cincinnati automotive scene. He is a man who knows damn near everyone, and has quite the reputation as being one of the area’s most knowledgeable luxury and exotic specialists. So with beautiful driving weather blanketing the American landscape, I opted to reach out to Trevor in the hopes of seeing if he had any tips on how the rest of us might be able to do away with all of the road grime, salt, and scratches that winter leaves in its wake. There are many different ways of cleanin ... read more

Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

Tips To Help You Focus On The Road This article was originally posted by Geico insurance agency, to view the original article please click here. Nearly everyone is guilty of some form of distracted driving. In fact, distracted drivers are almost everywhere you look: the cell phone socialite, the in-car iPod DJ, the high-fashion cosmetician, the 3-course meal king or queen. Here are some good ideas to help you drive more safely Use your cell phone for emergency situations only.  While you're driving, a cell phone should only be used for emergency purposes. Even then, it's best to pull over safely to the right shoulder to make a call. Even hands-free devices can still cause you to miss important visual and audio cues needed to avoid a crash. Social conversations on cell phones should not be carried on while driving. Remember, it ... read more

End of Summer Mega Rebate On Hankook Tires

End of Summer Mega Rebate On Hankook Tires

Now at All Tech Automotive, purchase four select Hankook tires and take up to $100 off via this mail-in rebate. Move quickly, as this is the best rebate deal we've seen on Hankook tires. Choose from Ventus, Kinergy, Optimo, or Dynapro styles. Deal ends September

Why Are My Brakes Squealing?

Why Are My Brakes Squealing?

Are your brakes squealing every time you stop in traffic? Concerned that you may be driving in an unsafe vehicle? What does it mean when a brake pad squeals? and what should you do about it? This week, the staff at AllTech Automotive cites a great article by Rick Popely  of cars.com covering this topic and answering your questions about brake issues. To read Rick's original article please click here.    Why are my brakes Squealing? If you're lucky, the squealing (or squeaking) noise that your brakes make when you first drive your car in the morning, particularly after rain or snow, is just surface rust being scraped off the rotors by the pads the first few times you apply the brake pedal, or the result of moisture and dirt that collects on the rotors, including from condensation caused by high humidity. If it goes away afte ... read more

10 Things Your Tires Can Tell You About Your Car

10 Things Your Tires Can Tell You About Your Car

We have often heard the question from our customers "when should I replace my tires?" To simplify answering this, the team at Alltech Automotive decided to share this great article by Matthew Jancer from Popular Mechanics about Tire Wear. To read his full original article, click here! Your tires are your car's only connection to the road. They're overlooked as safety items, but sometimes they're the first place where a problem will appear. We show you how to read your tires and know what the warning signs mean. Center Wear It Looks Like: Your tire is worn down only in the middle. The Diagnosis: This tire was overinflated, causing the center ring only to contact the road. Consequently, whoever drove this car had ... read more

How Often Should you Change Your Car Fluids?

How Often Should you Change Your Car Fluids?

Many of our customers ask us how regularly they should be checking and changing their car fluids. To help them understand the answer to this question, the staff at Alltech has shared this great article by Thorin Klosowski on Life Hacker. To read his original post click here!  Cars need a ton of maintenance to keep running smoothly. The easiest thing anyone can do is check the fluids to ensure your car stays healthy. With that in mind, here are the five fluids you should check on a regular basis. A large chunk of your car's maintenance is preventative and regardless of your skill level pretty much anyone who can lift a hood can check the fluids. Doing so on a regular basis keeps your car running well and your repair costs down. Knowing the basics also empowers y ... read more

Summer Heat Car Care Tips

Summer Heat Car Care Tips

The summer is a great time for roadtrips, driving with the top down, and enjoying the road in your ride. However, with the summer beginning, there is also a number of issues that come from the Summer heat that can potentially damage your car. The while searching online for useful information for our customers and drivers, the staff at All Tech Automotive found a great article on Autotrader by Nick Polermo on tips to keep your car cool. To read his original article and more posts like it, click here!    Summer HEat Car Care TIps     Check your fluids and perform regular maintenance.    Confirm proper tire pressure to avoid a blowout and improve fuel economy.    Keep yourself cool with a/c and your vehicle cool by parking in the shade. The arrival of summer marks an ideal time to make sure your car or truck i ... read more

All Tech Automotive Launches New Website

All Tech Automotive is located at 174 Church Ave. in Ballston Spa, NY. Since our humble beginnings, we have been providing honest and fair automotive repairs to Ballston Spa, NY, Malta, NY, Saratoga, NY, and surrounding areas. At All Tech Automotive, during every automotive repair and tire sale, we look to build lasting relationships with our customers. Please feel free to browse an online list of the automotive services and tire brands available at our location in Ballston Spa, NY. All Tech Automotive offers on-line maintenance schedules for your car or light truck, followed up with friendly reminders that let you know when your car is due for service. It has never been easier or more convenient to keep your car or truck in top shape. We take time to explain every job and always provide you with an estimate in advance. We are a full-service shop and can handle both your basic requirements and your ultimate performance needs. From batteries, to brakes, to tune-ups – let us make ... read more

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