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There’s a wonderful scene in the movie Doc Hollywood, where Michael J. Fox listens as an older woman explains the floaters she’s seeing. As she’s talking, he carefully removes her glasses, cleans them, and slides them back in place. After a stunned second she sighs and says, “I’m cured!” If [...]
Once upon a time, it was normal to take your car in once a year for a complete tuneup. Part of that tuneup involved checking all the filters, and cleaning or replacing them as needed. Today, tuneups may not get done for years. The spark plugs on most cars tend [...]
Well known as the face of Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care, the Cottman Man has starred in TV commercials, hosted his own blog, and taken on a fresh look in a series of animated online shorts. But now, the Cottman Man has leapt into a completely different medium as [...]
The Trusted Auto Repair Brand Increases Service Availability in the Charlotte Area Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care today announced that its Cornelius, N.C. location is moving to South Charlotte. Relocating to 6729 E. Independence Blvd., the center will increase accessibility to auto services in the South Charlotte area. Fred [...]
It’s time: The car that took you from place to place for so many years, the one that’s been part of your life for as long as you can remember, just collapsed into a pile of rust and dirt in your driveway. Okay, maybe that’s overstating things, but it’s time [...]
We’ve all experienced the horror and humiliation: trying to describe a noise we heard to a repair technician. You stand there, making whistling, whining, or groaning noises, in the feeble hope that they’ll recognize it before you’ve lost all sense of dignity. They won’t, but what choice do you have? [...]
Denny Mugan isn’t your typical new Cottman center owner. For one thing, he’s a mechanic: He got his start as a general auto technician about 16 years ago. He’s also an experienced shop manager, having worked as the center manager for the Cottman center he now owns. So when he [...]
It’s the middle of summer, the temperature’s pushing into triple digits, and you’re stuck in traffic. Suddenly a light on the dashboard comes on; it looks like a thermometer. Your car’s beginning to overheat. What should you do? First, if the air conditioner’s on, turn it off; if it’s off, [...]