Types of Motor Oil

Breaking the Motor Oil Code Motor oil sounds simple. You need it to lubricate the moving engine parts of your car. You understand that clearly, but you may be confused about what to buy once you realize that there are different kinds of oil stored in bottles with various numbers and codes. The professional ASE

2020 Brakes for Breasts

Thank You For Supporting Our Fundraiser! Each year, AutoStream Car Care participates in a fundraiser for the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research Fund. We are proud to support the fight against breast cancer, and we are grateful to you, our customers, for helping us do so with the annual Brakes for Breasts fundraiser. Our

20 Questions in 30 Min with Doug Grills

Listen as AutoStream’s very own co-founder, Doug Grills, provides insight on creating and growing a successful, family-owned, multi-location, automotive service business. (And a few interesting facts about Doug himself!)

Do You Need New Tires?

Tips From the Automotive Experts According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 11,000 car crashes per year are related to tires that are in poor condition. To be sure that your tires are safe and road ready, let the ASE certified technicians at AutoStream Car Care in Columbia, Maryland, assist you by

Maintaining Your Hybrid Vehicle

What’s The Same & What’s Different Apples to Oranges We’ve all heard people talking about comparing apples and oranges, and that might be what comes to mind when you think about how you need to maintain your hybrid vehicle as compared to a traditional car. While there are some similarities, there are also plenty of

Protecting Car Batteries In Winter

Prevent a Frozen Battery Snowmen dressed up with buttons and scarves are cute. Frozen car batteries are not. It means that your car won’t start, leaving you stranded in bitterly cold weather and having to purchase another battery. Therefore, it is important to keep your battery checked to prevent freezing during cold weather. AutoStream Car

Auto AC & Heating Explained

Keep Me Comfortable! Today’s travelers want the benefit of heat in the winter and cool air conditioning in the summer. But keeping your car’s AC system working isn’t as straightforward. The ASE certified technicians at AutoStream Car Care in Clarksburg, Maryland, know all the ins and outs of vehicle climate control and will be glad