Here’s why you should drive your car during quarantine.

Read time: 1 minute Fact or Myth: It’s not harmful for your vehicle to sit for an extended period of time.   Answer: Myth! Yes, myth. It’s more harmful for your vehicle to be dormant during this time than driven every day. Why? Fuel absorbs moisture over time and long-term contact can lead to corrosion in more…

Minutes matter: Maintaining emergency vehicles

By Nathan Ebert, BG Chief Business & Strategy Officer Read time: 2 mins COVID-19 has taken our world by surprise. For our first responders, private transporters, healthcare workers, and other frontline organizations, this global pandemic is especially unsettling. These workers don’t have the option of working from home, and they can’t rely on social distancing. more…

Tech Talk: How often to change the air filter in your car and why

In this episode of Tech Talk, Jon Hansen talks about air filter maintenance. Watch the video or read the transcript below! Hey guys, it’s Jon Hansen with Tech Talk. Today we’re going to talk about air filters and air filter maintenance. A lot of people don’t understand what an air filter does for your engine. more…

On Break with Belluomo: Engine cleaning with BG EPR®

In this episode, Michael Belluomo discusses BG EPR. Watch the video or read the transcript below. Welcome back, Mike Belluomo here. You saw my last video on BG MOA® during my coffee break. Well, you didn’t know that I drank too much and I got a little bit jittery.  Spilling coffee on the counter is more…

4 tips to buying a used car from a car expert

By Tom Probus, Automotive Research Specialist, BG Proving Ground Read time: 2 minutes I recently helped my daughter through the car buying process. The most important things for me were safety and reliability. She should be able to enjoy her new ride without having to spend extra money on maintenance or replacements. It’s easy to more…

On Break with Belluomo: BG MOA®

In this episode, Michael Belluomo discusses BG MOA®. Watch the video or read the transcript below. Hey, good afternoon BG audience. Mike Belluomo here. I’m taking a little coffee break. Sometimes it’s too cold, sometimes it’s too hot. Today, it’s just right.  Today, I’m going to give you a little understanding of BG MOA®.  I more…

Questions with Casey: Where can I buy BG products?

Casey Greseth answers another frequently asked question about BG products. Watch the video or read the transcript below for the answer. It’s not as simple as just pointing you to our website. BG manufacturers professional use products and equipment that are only available to licensed repair facilities. In fact, as a BG Field Trainer, I more…

As told by a parent: 5 tips to keep your teen driver safe

By Danielle Wallace, BG Content Strategy Manager and mom to a teenage daughter. Read time: 4.5 minutes As a parent, one of the hardest things to accept is that your kid is growing up. This becomes painfully apparent when they ask if they can drive their friends to the mall – wait, what? Wasn’t she more…

TECH TALK: Your car battery doesn’t like cold weather

By Tommy Garcia, BG Technical Sales Engineer Read time: 1 minute One of the most overlooked items when it comes to winter car care is your battery. It’s common to check things like oil, coolant, and wipers. And yes, those things are important, but they’re not going to leave you stranded like your battery will.  more…

What causes the coolant light to come on (even in cold weather)?

By Thomas Probus, Automotive Research Specialist Read time: 3.5 minutes Answer: It depends on the color of the cooling system light and the kind of vehicle you’re driving. We’ve just made it through the holiday season. And all of those Christmas lights reminded me of the multi-colored lights that can show up on your dash. more…