A matter of time…

…and Spring will appear.  We promise.  As many of you are looking outside, whether from a vantage point similar to this picture or ground level residential, you’re likely seeing a lot of white.  OK, we get it.  With the exception of those into winter sports, the greater majority of you are tired of what Mother […]

Merry Christmas!

Regardless of what traditions you have, personal vocations you follow, or family/friends you might have near – we’re certain the majority of you find favor in this season. “Giving” is the spirit in the air, and that’s always a good thing.  True to this form, we’d like to make certain you know how grateful we […]

Winter driving

Click HERE for great reminders in preparing for Winter driving, compliments of our friends at The Rapidian and Grand Rapids Community Media Center. Already have Winter tires installed?  Great!  Did you know we offer year-round tire storage to help you conveniently free up space in your garage? Contact us today for details.  616.774.7048 or service@communityautomotive.com

Fork Fest 2013

Autumn is in the air, and several of our friends are ready to meet you at beautiful Romence Gardens so you can sample their latest delicacies. Who doesn’t love good food?  Seriously. This is an amazing event we look forward to each year, and Thursday’s efforts are proving to be one for the ages.  More […]

ArtPrize 2013

If you’ve been anywhere near West Michigan the past five years, ArtPrize requires little to no introduction.  Nevertheless, it’s something we believe truly adds value to our community, and we’re proud of the way it brings more people to experience Grand Rapids. This year’s not much different than last in terms of formalities, so you […]

Clean and GREEN

Please click HERE to learn more about what Community Automotive Repair is doing to decrease our carbon footprint and preserve our piece of planet Earth. Related articles Google’s Carbon Footprint Continues To Fall (While Being Carbon Neutral 6 Years In A Row) 5 Apps to Measure (and Reduce) Your Carbon Footprint

Back to School Vehicle Care

On occasion we come across media already published to the internet that we consider relevant content.  Rather than re-invent the wheel, we’re happy to give credit where it’s due.  In this case, Advance Auto Parts has done a nice job of explaining some important tips on how to assure your vehicle’s ready for Back to […]

What does THAT even mean?

Hydrophobe (n) [hahy-druh-fohb] Having no radiating processes; Applies particularly to certain nerve cells. When Kia Motors recently announced the 2014 version of their popular model the Cadenza was going to be equipped with hydrophobic windows as a standard option, the room was quiet.  It was as if people wanted to be impressed, but let’s be […]

A picture's worth a…

…thousand words!  (but we won’t use nearly that many here) If the iconic Volkswagen Type 2 (Bus) isn’t the most noticeable and memorable fixture of the “Woodstock” era, it simply must be among the top 3.  There’s no shortage of graphic images available from around the entire world, on display so each proud owner can […]

Save at the pump

10 simple ways to save money on fuel for your vehicle 01. Keep consistent with regular maintenance – worn spark plugs, contaminated fluids, and dirty filters are just a few variables that can effect your overall fuel economy 02. Refrain from extended idle of your engine – rule of thumb, if you’re going to be […]