Eric and Jamie Carlson have 4 elementary school aged grandchildren who are currently doing school at home with their parents - just like many of your children! One Sunday afternoon Eric and Jamie made this video for the grandkids and all of their friends - including you! After watching the video below, click the "take the quiz" picture, fill out the answers and submit it. Each student that completes the quiz will receive a Culver's ice cream coupon in the mail from us! Take the quiz! 📖 You don't need to get all the answers right to get your treat 🍦There are time stamps after each question to help your student find the answer after watching the video. We'd like to thank Dan, owner of Culver's in Jenison, MI, for donating these treats when we went to purchase them!
Thank you for keeping us busy and trusting our family with your family vehicle. Per the Department of Homeland Security and the State of Michigan, we're deemed an essential business and we are open. Click the here to be taken to a video message from Eric and Jamie! We are doing our best to keep our work family safely employed. Your support in this is both appreciated and needed. Because of this, we've enacted the Ervine's Auto Repair and Grand Rapids Hybrid Stimulus Plan! Remember those 2019 Customer Loyalty Rebate Checks? If you haven't used yours yet, we're going to double it! Did you already use yours this year? Great news, you can use it again! Did ... read more
Did you know we sponsor a few podcasts at Ervine's and Grand Rapids Hybrid? One of the podcasts is called GR Rideshare Adventures Podcast. It's a podcast that talks gig-economy but mostly Uber and Lyft driving. On a recent episode Jason Teri and I sit down and chat all things Ervine's Auto Repair and Grand Rapids Hybrid! Though it was a bit out of my comfort zone, I fell back on my expert knowledge of Ervine's Auto Repair and Grand Rapids Hybrid. We talked about our history, 25th birthday celebration, culture, awards, and shenanigans that make Eric (my dad) shake his head. We also talked about the newly added service to BMW and Minis! Since this episode was recorded, I have vowed to never say "I don't know anything about cars" again and I'm now learning abou ... read more
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