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

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

A/C Problems? Don’t Sweat it!

  For many people, a significant part of summer is embarking on road trips- whether to a neighboring state or (for the hardcore ones) cross-country. While there are many factors that can cause stress to a Read More

Parastaran Receives Champaign Urbana...

Parham Parastaran (Central ’89) received the Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation’s Local Business Community Impact Award Saturday,March 5,2016. The News Gazette sat down for a Q & A session wi 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

“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

Fast Tire/Car-X & Antioch Commu...

Fast Tire/Car-X Antioch just finished their four week learning program with Antioch Community High School. The program, put together by Kevin Jensen and instructed by Harley Komosa, let local high school stu Read More

Crazy K Hiatus

The annual Car-X Crazy K will be on hiatus for 2016. The event, which has raised more than $300,000 for local charities, has become too busy. Parham Parastaran decided the break is best so he can evaluate the f Read More

Car-X’s Parastaran to be Honor...

 On April 2, 2016 Parham Parastaran will receive the Local Business Community Impact Award. This award, presented by the Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation, is presented to local business owners who are commi 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

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

How To Conserve Gas

With gas prices reaching record highs, it is helpful to practice a few simple approaches to conserving your vehicle’s gasoline intake. • Observe the speed limit – Gas mileage decreases significantly when 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

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

Fixing Your Old Car vs. Buying a New...

As drivers, there comes that inevitable time in which we are faced with a dilemma: Repair our current car or purchase a new one? It is at this point in history, coming out of a recession, when we are starting t Read More

Windshield Wiper Maintenance Tips

  Being able to drive safely depends upon many factors, including being able to see clearly.  Now that it is back to school time it’s even more critical to be able to see any impending obstructions or Read More

2015 Crazy K

The fifth annual Crazy K, an obstacle based 5k race aimed to raise money for charities, took place on September 19, 2015 at the Champaign County Fairgrounds and Crystal Lake Park in Urbana, IL. The run, which o Read More

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