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Texting while Driving – What you can do to Help

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. Furthermore, 5,000 people die each year from distracted driving in the United States alone. Studies show texting while driving can impair a driver similarly to being legally intoxicated. The Consumer Reports study fo

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.

Central Iowa Mustang or Money Giveaway

On July 9, 2016, KIOA 93.3 and Car-X teamed up to give away a 2016 Ford Mustang valued at $27,755 MSRP.  The Mustang or Money contest enabled up to 100 people to qualify for either the 2016 Mustang or $10,000.There were two ways to qualify; participants could either enter at various remote appearances between May 14th and July 3rd or listeners could call into the radio station when the cue was played on air. For mo

Car-X is Pleased to Announce the Opening of a New Car-X Store in Ankeny, Iowa

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 seventh Car-X Tire and Auto location in Ankeny on September 22, 2014. The new Ankeny store located at 2105 South Ankeny Boulevard and has 10 bays. The service center will be open Monday thru Friday 7 a.m. to 7

Muddy but Fun – the CarX Crazy K

How to describe the fun CarX Crazy K race yesterday? Yes, it was fun. Yes, it was a bit challenging. Yes, I fell during the obstacles. Yes, I fell into a big hole of muddy water. Yes, it was hot, hot, hot. Did I mention it was crazy? I remember thinking exactly that as I ran through the course and its obstacles. The race proceeds go to local charities, and it’s an event sure to be repeated in future years. The

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