For Automotive Service Technicians: Important and simple diesel maintenance

by Tim Allbritten, BG Business Development Director Why do we ignore diesel maintenance? Presently, there are about 25.7M diesel vehicles on the road in North America (source: Experian). And, it’s widely accepted that most diesels aren’t properly maintained. Can you believe that?! In total, diesel vehicles have an estimated worth of $1.35T. That’s right… that’s more…

light-duty diesel engines
Improve shop productivity with the NEW BG MVP Coolant Machine

WICHITA, Kan. — BG’s new vacuum-coolant machine is designed with the future in mind. The BG MVP (Multi-Vehicle Platform) Coolant Exchanger allows a technician to move seamlessly between reservoirs and complete a cooling system service in less time with less effort.  “It’s universal, convenient, and simple. It’s everything a technician needs in a cooling system more…

BG Products partners with Tekmetric independent shop management system

WICHITA, Kan.– BG Products has selected Tekmetric as its dedicated auto repair shop management software, which specializes in independent shop operations. Tekmetric offers digital vehicle inspections, estimates, repair orders, customer texting, inventory, job progress, customer communication, invoices, and more.  Tekmetric will help BG shops: Improve BG product recommendations Integrate “BG canned jobs” in estimates and more…

Is customer loyalty even bigger in Texas?

By Mary Augustine, BG Customer Retention Manager Read time: 5 mins Customer loyalty looks different to everyone. For one of our loyal BG customers in Houston, Texas, it’s big. Courtesy Claims recently came across a loyal BG customer by the name of Basilio Lakas, who had his first BG Engine Service on his 2012 Dodge more…

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 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…

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
NEW BG service kills 99.9% of bacteria and viruses

WICHITA, Kan. – BG just released a professional-strength service, designed to sanitize, disinfect, and deodorize hard, non-porous surfaces, including door panels, steering wheels, dashboards, gear selectors, and control surfaces, as well as upholstery, carpet, and more, in just minutes. “BG manufacturers products and services that make vehicles safer, perform better and last longer,” said Nathan more…