Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

March 26, 2017

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Chicago Bigf... More

Battery Basics for Chicago

March 21, 2017

It's important for Chicago drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Illinois weather. Most Chicago area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. Howev... More

Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) and the Maintenance Mindset

March 12, 2017

When it comes to their vehicles, some Chicago residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Chicago drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance but just... More

Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

March 7, 2017

Chicago residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium the ... More