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Wasteful Thinking

Sunday 11 August 2019

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that good for it? Manufacturers say it doesn't harm the vehicle.  They say it's because modern vehicles are made differently from those in the past.  Just about all newer vehicles employ f... read more

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Uptown Imports in Minneapolis

Sunday 03 September 2017

With Minneapolis gas prices being what they are, many of us in MN are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Minneapolis area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in MN. But there are things all Minneapolis drivers can do to save fuel: We can improve our driving habits and stay on top of preventive maintenance at Uptown Imports. These things make small s... read more

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Monday 09 May 2016

Most Minneapolis drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. MN folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Minneapolis drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something more we can do? After all, some of us Minneapolis road warriors can't cut back on our driving, and others would like to do more to economize.Weight is one major enemy of... read more

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