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Fred Gagnon
1280 Powder Springs Rd SW Marietta GA 30064
Owner operator of NAPA's Premier Service Center Marietta GA 30064
Interests: All things automotive
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Filed under: Weird Car News 'This RV will never leave Texas from what I can tell,' the owner writes. Continue reading Dalmation puts RV into reverse and into lake at boat ramp Dalmation puts RV into reverse and into lake at boat ramp originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 12... Continue reading
Most of us knew the back seat of a boxy minivan better than homework folders, Happy Meal mazes, and Saturday morning cartoons combined. The 2020 Cadillac XT6 that showed up Sunday ahead of the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is more spacious than those minivans from yesteryear... Continue reading
One way to avoid a turkey of a Thanksgiving road trip is to make sure the vehicle you will be driving is running well. A 10-minute pre-trip check is small potatoes compared to a big helping of inconvenience if you break down many miles away from home, according to the... Continue reading
Reliability and quality reports over the years haven't been kind to Jeep, but consumers have. Continue reading
Filed under: Etc.,Videos,Weird Car News,Safety,Hatchback,Truck Please don't do this. Continue reading Police: Driver crashes trying 'Bird Box' blindfold challenge Police: Driver crashes trying 'Bird Box' blindfold challenge originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:20:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this... Continue reading
Subaru takes aim at better styling to keep the brand's sales streak going. A new design language launches this year with the redesigned Impreza. Continue reading
Filed under: Aftermarket,Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Videos,Tesla,Green Automakers,Transportation Alternatives,Autonomous,Electric EDF's nuclear plant uses autonomous shuttles. Here's how to swap out Model X LEDs. Model S taxis arrive at Montreal airport. Johnson Controls builds its fourth battery plant in China. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: brighter LEDs for Tesla Model X, French nuclear plant uses EV... Continue reading
If your hybrid doesn't use the engine much, is it possible for the gasoline to "go bad" over time? Ray injects some know-how into the question. Continue reading
Filed under: Humor,Weird Car News,Toyota,Driving Dogs riding in cars are a pretty common scene, as are cats, birds, and all manner of smaller creatures. Continue reading Pennsylvania horse catches ride in man's minivan Pennsylvania horse catches ride in man's minivan originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:30:00... Continue reading
Now entering its third generation, the car that launched Cadillac's high-performance V-series brand is better than ever. More technology, more performance, more luxury, and more comfort come wrapped in a shell that's (relatively) light, stiff, and sharply styled. It's a stunning achievement in the vaporous world of super-fast... Continue reading
Filed under: Videos,Autoblog Minute,Auto News Recaps Senior Editor Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute. Continue reading New Chevy ad suggests truck war is alive and well | Autoblog Minute New Chevy ad suggests truck war is alive and well | Autoblog Minute originally appeared on Autoblog on... Continue reading
Filed under: Etc.,Weird Car News,Lamborghini,UK,Coupe,Supercars Italian supercars have a well-deserved reputation for sexy styling, fiery, passionate souls, and eye-wateringly high performance. And sometimes they catch fire. Continue reading Lamborghini Aventador bursts into flames in London traffic Lamborghini Aventador bursts into flames in London traffic originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri,... Continue reading
Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future appointed longtime Ferrari executive Marco Mattiacci to the post of global brand and commercial officer. Continue reading
Filed under: Ownership,Videos,Auto Repair,Maintenance,Autoblog Details Compounding is a very delicate art, much the same as polishing your car's paint. Clear coat is very thin, so there is little room for error. Here's how to properly compound your paint with a dual action machine. Continue reading How to compound paint to... Continue reading
Filed under: Humor,Videos,Weird Car News A driver in England immediately regretted his decision to charge into the waters of a flooded street, becoming stranded in the process. Continue reading Man charges car into deep water, immediately regrets it Man charges car into deep water, immediately regrets it originally appeared on... Continue reading
Porsche's 911 TV spot featuring the computerized likeness of Muhammad Ali has been pulled from airwaves following the boxing great's death as a show of respect. Continue reading
You've probably forgotten the Reatta, right? It's true-it's been 25 years since Buick last had a convertible in its lineup. This year, GM's premium brand wants us all to drop the top again, with the first four-seat convertible it's ever imported from Poland: the 2016 Buick Cascada (pronounced "cass-KAH-duh," not... Continue reading
Filed under: Celebrities,TV/Movies,Videos,Cadillac,Wagon,Luxury,Specialty It's still a Cadillac, but that's where the similarities end. Continue reading Ghostbusters' Ecto-1 detailed in behind-the-scenes video Ghostbusters' Ecto-1 detailed in behind-the-scenes video originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 08 Jun 2016 18:35:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this... Continue reading
To quickly shift gears on its U.S. advertising message this year, Nissan made sure to involve its dealer body in the campaign. Continue reading
The 2016 Buick Enclave is a handsome SUV with seating for up to eight, flexible cargo options and our pick among the three large General Motors crossovers. The Encore shares a skeleton, front-wheel bias, and unibody construction with the Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia, which means it isn't as thirsty... Continue reading
The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V isn't a shot fired across the noses of established Germany luxury/sport sedans and coupes-it's a shot fired up them. The ATS-V takes on the likes of the BMW M3/M4 and Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG with vigor. While taking on established brands on their own territory is tough... Continue reading
Filed under: Government/Legal,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Weird Car News,Driving,Safety,Police/Emergency A Georgia man is in jail today after attempting to bribe a police officer in an effort to avoid a DUI charge. Continue reading Georgia man offers cop beers and cash to avoid DUI charge Georgia man offers cop beers and cash to avoid DUI... Continue reading
With the arrival of the small CLA sedan three years ago as its entry vehicle, Mercedes-Benz has moved the latest version of its C-Class range up in size, style, and features. Now the C-Class Cabrio soft-top convertible has been unveiled as the last of the four C-Class variants, following the... Continue reading
Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Videos,Kia,Mercedes-Benz,Misc. Automakers,Green Automakers,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Electric Venturi launches a Kickstarter campaign to break its EV speed record. Kia partners with UC Irvine on V2G technology. Daimler launches Mercedes-Benz Energy to sell stationary storage globally. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Venturi seeks funding for speed record, Kia partners on V2G Recharge Wrap-up:... Continue reading