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Ways You Could Be Killing Your Car

Each day, week, and season you and your car must face a multitude of difficulties. For you, problems can range from forgetting to do the dishes to coping with the boss' new "big project." For your car, they rest somewhere in between low tire pressure to a failed transmission. You'll have to look somewhere else to help with those dishes, but here is...

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  Across all seasons, there are some things that your car needs in order to run smoothly and to last long. Many forget that in the winter, that fact is devastatingly apparent and it shows on our gas bill receipts. Truth be told, the prime cause of the heightened gas fee lies in your tires! There is a direct causation between tire pressure (or ...

I've been around the automotive service world for many years. "Do I need to go to the dealership or can I go somewhere else?" is probably one of the most common question I hear. And my answer has always been..."it depends". There are many reasons to go back to the dealership as well as many reasons not to. Autumn is a busy time for my wife and I. W...

As society progresses; innovation changes, perspectives shift and a new generation enters the workforce. Diversity is currently one of the driving factors companies are looking for during the hiring process. AutoPair excels at creating a diverse and inclusive environment. AutoPair allows each member to contribute their distinctive qualities that st...

Several years ago, AutoPair founder & CEO Ken Koger had a vision to create a network that provided resources to help vehicle owners and shop owners. Tapping into his military experience provided Ken with the tools to deploy that plan. Five years ago, Todd Conner, CEO of Bunker Labs had a vision that every member of the veteran community has the...

Y our brakes are the most important part of a car, slowing and stopping the car and allowing for safe control of your vehicle. But, how they work is a mystery to some. How They Work  When you push your foot down on the brakes, you cause a connected lever to push a piston into the master cylinder. The master cylinder is filled with hy...

  1871 , the de facto hub and showcase for technology startups in Chicago, recently sat down and interviewed AutoPair's founder & CEO, Ken Koger. Ken was chosen by 1871 along with 2 other member startups to share his thoughts on his relationship with 1871 and how it has impacted the growth of AutoPair. "1871 has, by far, been an excel...