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Family Road Trip

Family Road Trip

Hi Everyone, Megan Here!  My family and I  are getting ready to hit the road for a summer road trip.  In all, we'll be driving our 2013 Toyota Prius just over 1,700 miles from Michigan to North Carolina.  As parents, we start thinking through plans for the trip a few weeks in advance.  The destination and route are the same as years past-my husband Brian's family's home in North Carolina, but we still have other aspects of the trip to plan out.   Fuel Economy Brian and I were debating renting a minivan instead of taking our Prius.  I went to the EPA's website to figure out the fuel economy for the trip.  Our sweet Toyota Prius will have us spending just under $50 each way on our road trip! When contemplating renting a van (an added $350 expense) we saw we would easily double the amount of money spent on fuel.  That sealed ... read more

We are Eric Zane Show Sponsors

We are Eric Zane Show Sponsors

It's not a secret that we value other small, local businesses.  We've ventured out into an unknown territory, but with a well known and loved personality.  Ervine's Auto Repair and Grand Rapids Hybrid is happy to announce we are now sponsors of the Eric Zane Show Podcast!  He's local, he loves his family, he's funny and he drives a hybrid! Perfect!  To learn more about Eric and his show, please visit https://ericzaneshow.com/

Eric Carlson Named NAPA/ASE Technician of the Year

Eric Carlson, owner of Ervine's Auto Repair in Wyoming, Michigan, has been named the NAPA/ASE Technician of the Year. He was selected from more than 300 NAPA Auto Care centers in the west Michigan region for the second consecutive year. The Technician of the Year award is presented annually by NAPA Auto Parts and ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) to an individual in the automotive repair and maintenance industry who meets a list of detailed requirements. Carlson was selected for demonstrating superior technical skills and business practices, showing a commitment to customer service and training, supporting his business' community and demonstrating outstanding service to the industry. About Eric Carlson Carlson has 29 years of experience in the automotive repair and maintenance industry, all of which have been spent in the Grand Rapids area. He and his wife, Jamie, have owned Ervine's Auto Repair (4311 Stafford Rd) since 1994 and continue to provide top quality service ... read more

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