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…

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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…

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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…

“I am absolutely blown away by the results.”

I just want to say. I have been in this industry for 35 years. I have put in a ton of MOA, 44K, and the usual maintenance products. I recently had a 2013 Dodge Dart with a 1.4 Multiair engine in with codes for the VVT system. This car was ill-maintained and barely driveable. To more…

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How to get customers without having a website

By Danielle Wallace, BG Content Strategy Manager Read time: 3 minutes You don’t need a website. Yes, you read that right. There was once a time when it was highly recommended that every single business have a website. Coffee shop? Website. Landscaping company? Website. Personal trainer? Website. Auto repair shop? Website.  ADAPT OR DIE! Things more…

BG: Be Green… for life!

By Ravon Kirkendoll, BG Integrated Systems (ISO) Coordinator Read time: 2 minutes Unfortunately, when it comes to being “green,” much of the manufacturing world gets a bad rap. And why wouldn’t they? Things like poor product maintenance and waste management contribute to this bad reputation.  At BG, we take environmental concerns seriously, and we can more…

Maintenance must go on: Why I got an oil change in these turbulent times

By Sydney Anderson, BG Content Strategy Specialist Read time: 3.5 minutes Hi, I’m Sydney. I’m a wife, cat mom, grammar nerd, and coffee lover. And, to be quite frank, I knew nothing about proper automotive maintenance before I started working at BG. But now? You bet I’m getting my car in the shop before my more…