TECH TALK: Checking tire PSI, how often to rotate them, and more!

In this episode of Tech Talk, Jon Hansen talks about tire basics. Watch the video or read the transcript below! Hey guys. I’m Jon Hansen, and this is Tech Talk. Today we’re going to talk a little bit about tires and tire maintenance.  A lot of people are intimidated by tires, but they’re actually a more…

TECH TALK: How often to change the windshield wiper blades and why

In this episode of Tech Talk, Jon Hansen talks about windshield wiper maintenance. Watch the video or read the transcript below! Hey guys. It’s Jon Hansen with Tech Talk.  Today we’re gonna talk about wiper blades and when you should replace them.  If you don’t know when to replace your wiper blades, this video’s for more…

How to communicate you’re open during the pandemic

Read time: 2 minutes There’s a reason automotive shops are considered essential business. They keep important vehicles on the road. It’s difficult to know what businesses are open, what hours they have, and what their options are to keep a safe distance during this time.  But, you’re in luck. There are easy ways to communicate 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…

BG Proving Ground: Committed to proving BG excellence

Read time: 1.5 minutes The BG Technology and Training Center is home to the BG Proving Ground, a facility dedicated to hands-on automotive research, development, testing, and training. The new, larger facility has allowed the BG Proving Ground team to grow and expand, and continue to push the envelope for automotive excellence. Here’s what this more…

ASTM International gives credibility to BG products

by Todd Leinen, BG Product Technical Support Representative Read time: 2.5 minutes Most companies have bold commercials or bottles with labels that claim all sorts of performance capabilities for automotive lubricants or fuel additives. BG does. So what exactly is it that sets us apart from other “additive companies”?  It’s our commitment to quality. Sure, more…

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…