Winter and Your Hybrid

In Battery by Steves Auto Repair and Tire

Winter and Your HybridI purchased a hybrid car because I wanted better fuel economy. I didn’t think about hybrids and winter driving. How do frigid temperatures affect fuel economy? Should you change your driving habits in the cold?

A hybrid is going to be more affected by cold than a conventional car. This is because a hybrid relies on a storage battery and a generator for part of its power.

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Mechanics Trade In Long Commutes to Work Local

In Shop Talk by Steves Auto Repair and Tire

state-inspectionMatt Ledman spends more time with his family now that he’s not spending three hours a day commuting to and from work.

A mechanic who specializes in Mercedes Benz automobiles, Ledman traded working in Tysons Corner for a job at Steve’s Auto Repair in Woodbridge. He’s found a way to continue to make competitive “Northern Virginia wages” and work close to home.

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