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Richins Car ProfessionalService Fun Stuff: World’s Fastest Cars

Speed limits don’t apply to what we’re going to be reviewing today; the world’s fastest cars! Let’s look at the top five production automobiles that can be purchased and are actually street legal. Faster than NASCAR and Indy Speeds One amazing...

Charge Your Electric Car With Solar Power

You can power both your home and electric car with solar equipment. Installing an inverter can handle the power needed for charging. Decreasing solar prices are good news for drivers and automakers like Nissan and Tesla who are focusing on making more electric...

Are You Prepared?

Welcome to the Richins Car ProfessionalService blog. Since you are visiting a service center website, we will assume that you own a car. For most of us, our vehicle is our principal mode of transportation and rarely does a day go by that we don’t use our cars to...

States Respond Differently to Cell Phone Use While Driving

The dependency, necessity, and the convenience of our smartphones has become a well-known fact. There is sufficient evidence that their use increases the risks of motor vehicle accidents. Because of this, lawmakers have addressed phone usage with regulations on the...

Draper Car Lovers: What Is Your Favorite Auto Brand?

Some Draper motorists are loyal to one auto brand, while others will mix and match different makes to suit all of their needs. There are hundreds of brands of cars internationally but most of the small ones are owned by one of the following mega-corporations: General...

Your Parking Brake and You

It goes by many names: parking brake, emergency brake, handbrake, E brake. When used properly it can be one of the most important safety features on your vehicle. This secondary breaking system was created to be used in the case of brake system failure. Nowadays most...

What Do Those Numbers On My Tire Mean?

Way back in 1971, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) mandated a standard tire identification number (TIN). The NHTSA wanted to make it easier to contact owners when a tire was found defective and needed to be recalled. The NHTSA requires tire...

How Algorithms Affect Your Driving

“Algorithm” is a big, scary word. But, boiled down, all an algorithm is a set of particular rules that are followed (usually by a computer) to solve a problem. Many times the problem that needs to be solved is a prediction for a company so they can improve...

3 Critical Things Your Auto Shop Wants You To Understand

At Richins Car ProfessionalService, we pride ourselves on both our technical skill and our dedication to customer service. We are frequently reminded, however, that our relationship with each of our valued customers is reciprocal. Some of our clients make things...