Get Summer Road Ready

Are you ready for the Summer? Let the ASE Certified Techs at Car-X Tire & Auto make sure your vehicle is safe & road ready!       Get vacation ready w/ the following tips: Battery- Read More

Should your College Student Take the...

Back to school can be a time of big decisions for parents and students. One of the most difficult is whether or not to take a car away to college. Consider the following when making this decision: • Respon Read More

Working Together With Habitat for Hu...

Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County is honored to be a “regular” at the Car-x Crazy K annual event. We love participating in the race, and volunteering for pre-event and obstacle course duty. Read More

Car-X is Pleased to Announce the Ope...

CAR-X ANKENY, IOWA – NEW STORE OPENING SCHAUMBURG, IL – Roger W. Hill, President and CEO of Car-X, announced the opening of a new store in Ankeny, Iowa. Mark Goldner, the Des Moines franchisee opened his s Read More

Let us know how we’re doing

Have you found Car-X’s services to be a positive experience? Tell us why. Hearing about the experiences of our patrons is something we value. Reviews and feedback are important to us because they help us tai Read More

Find my Young Driver – New Tra...

Have you ever wished you could control how fast your teen drives? Or could find out where they are REALLY going when they say they’re “going to a friend’s”? As automobile technology continues to advance Read More

Muddy Fun for a Cause

At Car-X, we’ve been getting ready for the fifth annual Car-X Crazy K, an obstacle-based 5K race aimed to help local charities. Since the first Crazy K in 2011, you have helped us raise a total of $214,300 i Read More

Texting while Driving – What y...

We continue to see staggering statistics about texting while driving. A new study conducted by Consumer Reports found eight in ten young drivers admit to talking or texting on their phone while driving. Further Read More

“Rattle Rattle Thunder Clatter” – So...

Most of us have experienced a curious sound coming from our vehicle. It is always a little nerve-racking, as some sounds can be indicators of serious problems, while others have simple fixes. Responding appropr Read More

Avoid Getting Stranded!

What to do if… …Your car won’t start There are several possible reasons your car may not start, such as corroded cables or a light left on. • If your car makes a clicking noise when you turn you Read More

The Kindness of Strangers

We are proud to share the following letter from customer, Atlas Laster, about an experience he had at the Kirkwood, Missouri Car-X location. Read More

How to Change a Tire

It is likely at some point in your life you will get a flat tire. Do you know what to do without having to ask for help? • It is important to find a flat, level surface on which to change the tire. This will Read More

Hybrid Cars – Worth the Price?

Hybrid vehicles have become a hot topic in the automobile industry within the last few years. They are well-known as being a great “green” option as opposed to traditional vehicles, but also well-known for Read More

Spring Cleaning Your Car

Spring is a great time to clean and maintain your car. Follow these tips to make sure your car stands out in the warm, sunny weather. Wash Inside • Take out any unnecessary items. Weight can affect the cond Read More

Support the American Heart Associati...

Join St. Louis area Car-X shops in supporting the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk on Saturday, May 19th at Busch Stadium. The Heart Walk is a fun-filled, family oriented, non-competitive walk where p Read More

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