2019 Summer Automotive Events in Oregon

With all the wet, snowy, and cold weather condition we have seen lately, it’s a good time to remind everyone that sunny summer days will be here sooner than you think.  Tops down on the convertible, ice cream cones, and swimming pools, all the prerequisites for a good summer. There’s no lack of things to […]

The New 2019 BMW X7

BMW’s newest edition in the SUV category is their largest yet.  The new BMW X7 slots above the very popular X5, and competes directly against the Benz GLS, the Cadillac Escalade, and the Land Rover Range Rover. The X7 joins six other SUVs to complete a crossover lineup that ranges from subcompact to full-size models. […]

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

When we think of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), the thought of future “self-driving” automobiles might come to mind. Actually, the truth is these systems have slowly been making their way into mainstream culture over the last few decades. Systems that help you drive most likely are already installed in your daily driver. We often […]

Eco-Friendly Auto Body Services

Surprisingly, the most energy intensive steps in automotive manufacturing are the coating processes.  Not only does it take a lot of energy to coat your favorite ride with the latest colors and finishes, but the process also emits a large amount of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and CO² gases into the atmosphere. Volatile organic compounds […]

Summer Auto Fun in Oregon – Upcoming Auto Shows/Events

Summer is definitely being felt with the hot weather, and that also means it’s time to get outside and enjoy the many automotive events and shows in the area.  Late July and August are a perfect time to head out on the road, crank up that AC, and go check out some other sweet rides!  […]

I-CAR Certification Ensures High Quality OEM Repairs

I-CAR Gold Class® recognition helps to ensure that every collision repair at Dabler Auto Body will safe and of the highest quality. This not only ensures a smooth repair experience, but it also boosts the residual value of your repaired vehicle. Each OEM repair will be backed by hundreds of hours of training and experience […]

Article: 10 Breakthrough New-Car Features Coming For 2018

A new year is on the horizon, and so are new automotive tech gadgets. Don’t worry if you didn’t get what you really wanted for Christmas, we got some cool new gadgets and ideas to get your mind off that “old” gear. Forbes.com – Source Jim Gorzelany , Contributor If you’ve finally decided to trade […]

Driving Safe in a Digital World

When you walk down the street, you can see the influence of the digital world everywhere. You can really understand when you see everyone’s heads buried in a cell phone. Don’t think that influence bleeds over into automotive use and you would be wrong, maybe dead wrong.       Here are some stats from […]

Video: Expensive Car Fails

With the advent of dash cams, video cameras, and the cell phone (both capturing and causing), we can take a close look at those accidents that bring us into the auto body shop for repairs. So if you’re a fan of watching a little bumper to bumper action, you might want to subscribe to the […]