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Message from Georgia Clean Air Force
As of August 17, 2015: Per the recent passage of Georgia Senate Bill 100, if a vehicle fails its annual emissions inspection, and the motorist has already paid all related taxes and fees, they may contact their local county tag office for information about a possible non-renewable 30-day... read more
Is Your Battery Burning in the Extreme Heat?
This has been one of the hottest summers with multiple days being in the high 90’s. You know what happens to your water bottle when left in the car, but do you know what the heat does to your battery? In short, excessive heat and overcharging shortens the life of your battery. The heat... read more
The Fault With Electronic Cars
There’s no doubt that advanced electronics have transformed every aspect of today’s cars. They are safer, faster, cleaner, more efficient , more connected and more capable than ever. The downside: As cars get older they could be more difficult and expensive to repair, especially... read more
Preserving Your Vehicle
Keeping your car clean will significantly help it’s overall value. It takes very little money or effort but can have huge returns for you. We suggest polishing your vehicle every six months and wash it weekly to remove any build-up that can damage your vehicle’s finish. On top of... read more
It's Snowing, Quick, Turn on Your A/C!
Did you know that running you’re A/C in the winter months could actually add years to your unit’s effective life span? Braxton Automotive, along with automotive manufacturers, recommends that you turn on your car’s air conditioning even when it’s cold out. Let me... read more
Potholes, Potholes and More Potholes!
If you’ve ever driven on a road in Atlanta then you’ve seen them. But how do they get there? Potholes normally start with a crack in the surface of the road. Traffic, water and changes in temperature cause the crack to widen and the road starts to come apart. Cold and/or wet climates... read more
Car Maintenance: A New Year's Resolution That Pays
The holiday season is over and 2015 is upon with endless opportunities. Between eating better and spending more time with your family, we are all making resolutions. Let this year be the year you take better care of your car. A little preventative maintenance throughout the year can save you... read more
Compliments are Free
I know you’ve been there, on the receiving end of a bad customer service experience. You’re put on hold for 40 minutes only to be transferred because they can’t help, your order comes out wrong at the restaurant or the new gadget that promised ‘xyz’ broke after only... read more
Georgia's New Left Lane Law
Have you heard about Georgia’s new left lane law? Georgia’s new law regarding slow drivers in the “passing lanes” went into effect on July 1, and the law applies to all roads with at least two lanes in each direction – not just interstates. The law was passed... read more
BMW's M5 is 30 Years Old
It’s been 30 years since BMW rolled out the first M5, and while displacement and cylinder count may have fluctuated over those past three decades, output has only increased. The first-generation E28 M5 packed a 3.5-liter inline-six with 252 horsepower and 243 lb-ft of torque. The... read more