Category Archives: 2010 NovDec

News To Make You Furious- The BP Spill may have stopped, but it isn’t over…

OK, both you “Furious” fans out there, this time it’s quick and simple.  Here’s an article on the latest shenanigans from the about the company Greenopia picked as their 2009 “Greenest Oil Company”…. By Jia Lynn Yang, Washington Post Staff … Continue reading

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Electric and hydrogen fuel vehicles are hitting the road for real

Chevy Volt is finally here!  The much anticipated extended range-electric goes on sale in December, with a base sticker price of $33,500 after a $7,500 federal tax credit. The Volt is GM’s latest attempt at an electric car sense the … Continue reading

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Free Coffee Season is here!

Free Coffee Season is here! Our CHRISTMAS COFFEE GIVEAWAY is on the way!  Schedule service any time during the week of December 20-31 and pick up a FREE bag of fresh-roasted, fresh-ground coffee when you pick up your vehicle.  Our … Continue reading

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Our free Shop Calendars are in!

We had an amazing response from our clients when we asked about their favorite community groups.  When we started the project we were worried that we wouldn’t get enough nominations to fill out the calendar, but the hardest part of … Continue reading

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Surviving the TSA search

Ready to fly for the holidays?  The TSA has plans for you!  The Grand Governmental Groping is going on now at an airport near you.  If you’re torn between having naked pictures taken while you’re being irradiated or explaining to … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Holiday Feast Essentials

The holiday season is about getting together with family and friends to enjoy great food, so this time I’m bringing together recipes that are the foundation of any holiday feast.  Here are a two of my favorite appetizers, an excellent … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Warranties DON’T mean you’re stuck with the dealer!

We often see customers resurface after a three year absence. When asked why they haven’t returned, the common reply is:  “We bought this car new, and thought we had to participate in a dealership service program to maintain the full … Continue reading

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The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

Tom Dwyer Automotive moves into books   Portland is at the forefront of the sustainable business movement, and is recognized nationally as a model for its pioneering work in this area.  New on the bookshelves this season is “The Portland … Continue reading

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Hybrid or Diesel?

For now, Diesel vs. Electric is the choice if you want high-mileage vehicles The MPG dilemma is on the minds of many, deciding whether to keep an aging car or to purchase a new one with better fuel economy. The … Continue reading

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Politicians For Hire

Our current campaign finance system locks in special-interest control Money is killing our fair electoral system. Over the years, many of us have noticed the surge of negative attack ads, and prolific character assignations in political advertising.   This is an … Continue reading

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