Transmission fluid: What is it and how can you protect it?

By Michael Belluomo, BG Technical Service Manager Read time: 2 minutes Automatic transmission fluid. What exactly does it do? And how long can it last?  Automatic transmission fluid (ATF) has some unique and specific properties that make it the most complex fluid in your vehicle.  What does automatic transmission fluid do? It’s a lubricant to more…

New chemistry lab means advances for BG Products

By Dustin Willhite, BG Director of Product Technology Read time: 3 minutes As BG Products, Inc., continues to be the innovator and leader of automotive maintenance services, we proudly have expanded our corporate headquarters to house the brand new 34,000-square-foot BG Technology and Training Center. The BG Product Technology Team is thrilled and incredibly grateful more…

How to qualify for the Lifetime BG Protection Plan®

By Mary Augustine, BG Customer Retention Manager Read time: 1.5 minutes I often get asked: Can I change my own oil and still qualify for the Lifetime BG Protection Plan®? The short answer, unfortunately, is no. But here’s why:  That’s why the Lifetime BG Protection Plan® only covers an oil change… performed by a professional more…

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9 car fluids you should probably know about

Read time: 4.5 minutes Up to 60% of your car is made up of fluids. Wait, that’s your body. But, your car is powered by fluids too! In fact, just like the human body, cars rely on fluids to keep them running.  There are nine different fluids coursing through the systems inside your car. Ever more…

Explore the updated BG Certified training program

WICHITA, Kan – The updated BG Certified training program is now available. With this exciting revision, it’s easier than ever for our business partners to familiarize themselves with BG products and services.  The program features many new additions like a mobile-friendly user interface and interactive course material. Mobile-friendly user interface With the world virtually at more…

BG celebrates expansion with ribbon-cutting ceremony

WICHITA, Kan – On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, BG hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for our corporate expansion in Wichita. The new BG Technology and Training Center, a 34,000-square-foot facility, is a welcome addition to our headquarters. The new building features a state-of-the-art chemistry lab and automotive testing facility, home to the BG Proving Ground. It more…

BG’s Meeghan Hansen awarded WBJ 40 Under 40

WICHITA, Kan – BG Products, Inc., is excited to announce that Meeghan Hansen, Chief of Staff, has been recognized as a 2019 Wichita Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree. Meeghan has been with BG for more than 10 years. Throughout her tenure with the company, she has held a multi-faceted set of roles, including Market more…

BG MOA® is a huge hit for a family on-the-go!

Quick story about BG MOA®: We’re an auto shop here in Waynesboro, Virginia, and use BG products for all of our own vehicles and recommend its use to all of our customers. My wife puts a lot of miles on our 2005 Dodge Caravan with the running around of our four kids. One daughter, in more…

“This type of service is rare now-a-days”

As a BG customer for 20+ years, I have never been disappointed with the products I have used. […] This was the first time I actually contacted the company directly. As with your products themselves, your customer care/concern is superior! Thank you. This type of service is rare now-a-days. Bernie NeumannEnglewood, FL

What causes the oil change light to come on?

Read time: 2 minutes Answer: The oil life monitor. All right, let’s talk about this monitor. Modern-day vehicles have an oil life monitor that uses a complex algorithm to calculate the wear and tear on your oil from day-to-day use. This algorithm takes into account engine load, oil temperature, engine temperature, average vehicle speed, ambient more…