Servicing automotive a/c systems: The difference between R-134a and R-1234yf

by Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative Read time: 5 minutes I get a lot of questions about automotive air conditioning products. It’s understandable, considering how rapidly refrigerant technology has changed over the years. It’s also a relief, because it’s crucial that these products are used correctly. Modern automotive air conditioning systems can be more…

BG Rev-It® selected for MOTOR Magazine’s Top 20 Tools

WICHITA, Kan.– The new BG Rev-It® automated throttle actuator was chosen to be in MOTOR Magazine’s Top 20 Tools for 2020!  “We’re humbled to be selected for this prestigious honor,” said Nathan Ebert, BG Chief Business & Strategy Officer. “This award fuels our innovation fire as we continue to develop products and equipment that improve more…

Spiro Morogiannis joins BG from BG LSI of Oklahoma

WICHITA, Kan. — BG Products, Inc., is pleased to welcome Spiro Morogiannis as the newest member of Team1BG™ Wichita. Prior to joining the Wichita team, Spiro spent three and a half years as a Sales Rep with BG LSI in Oklahoma, one of BG’s independent distributors. He began his BG career working in the Tulsa more…

BG MOA® upgrade meets API SP, which includes fuel economy benefit

WICHITA, Kan. — Industry-leading BG Advanced Formula MOA® has been reformulated and upgraded to be compatible with API SP and GM dexos1™ Gen 2 licensed engine oils. “At BG, superior engine performance is not solely achieved by meeting the newest industry standards,” said Nathan Ebert, BG Chief Business & Strategy Officer. “It is achieved by more…

Why is my car’s steering so loud?

by Jon Hansen, Central Kansas Territory Manager, Kansas BG Read time: 2 minutes Nobody, and I mean nobody, likes it when their car squeals. It’s scary. It’s embarrassing. And, it means your car might need to go to the doctor. If you’re hearing a whining noise when you turn your steering wheel you most likely more…

Tire rotation: Why it’s important and how often you should do it

by Jon Hansen, Central Kansas Territory Manager, Kansas BG Read time: 2.5 minutes Tires are pretty straightforward, right? They’re just rubber and air that keep your vehicle on the road. In truth, there’s more to tires and tire maintenance than just airing them up or changing a flat. When it comes to vehicle maintenance, most more…

NEW App for automotive technicians at BG Shops

WICHITA, Kan. – BG Products just launched a mobile app for automotive Technicians on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store (U.S. and Canada). “The best techs always have the best tools,” said Andy Baldassarre, BG Director of Marketing and Training. “And this new BG Tech App ensures Technicians perform at their best more…

Bg mobile app for automotive technicians
Engine cleaning: Oil-based vs. fuel-based deposits

By Dustin Willhite, BG Director of Product Technology Read time: 5 mins Recently, I was asked to answer the question: “What’s the difference between oil-based and fuel-based deposits?” Now, I’ve answered this question a lot for the marketing folks so I thought I’d break it down in writing. Here goes: Let’s think of oil as more…

oil and gasoline deposits are like molasses and sweet tea
BG honored with Innovation Award, for the second time

WICHITA, Kan – BG Products, Inc., was selected for the Wichita Business Journal’s 2020 Innovation Awards. The awards honor individuals, teams, and companies who have developed innovative approaches and solutions in the workplace. With our eye on the future, BG Products, Inc., completed its expansion with a distribution center in El Dorado. This new distribution more…

Wichita Business Journal Honoree
3 ways to ensure you’re buying a reliable used car

By Mary Augustine, BG Customer Retention Manager Read Time: 1.5 mins There’s nothing wrong with buying a new car. But, much like when my children bring stray critters and random items inside the house, I find myself saying, “You don’t know where that thing has been” followed by, “Get that thing out of here!” It’s more…