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 […]

February’s Local Events – Salem, OR

Are you looking for something to do in Salem, OR and the surrounding Willamette Valley area?  Well we’ve comprised a list of local events in the area to check out!   Mid-Valley Food Summit Date and Time Sat, February 3, 2018 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM PST Location Willamette University – Putnam University Center 900 […]

Article: How Car Suspension Systems Work

Source – YourMechanic.com How Car Suspension Systems Work by Jason Unrau On the surface it appears the suspension of a car has a pretty straightforward job. If the bumps end up being less bumpy then it’s all good, right? In reality, the suspension system has a massive amount to do and the components have to […]

Video: Airless 3D Printed Tires

Michelin is on to something, and it might be big.  Look what they have to say about their latest tire concept: At Movin’On, Michelin is lifting the veil on what we think mobility will look like tomorrow: an airless, rechargable, 3-D printed organic tire, developed from bio-sourced, biodegradable materials. A connected tire, it provides real-time […]

Upcoming Car Culture Events in Oregon/Washington

We’ve comprised a list of events of car related events coming up in Oregon and Washington.  Enjoy! Winter Rod & Speed Show: Albany Friday, January 19, 2018 Saturday, January 20, 2018 Linn Co. Fair & Expo Center 3700 Knox Butte Rd E Albany, OR Exit 234 off of I5 Friday: 7:00pm to 10:00pm Saturday: 9:00am […]