Car Care Tips

Tips to keep your car on the road.

  1. Virginia Tire & Auto August 27, 2018

    Building a Brand on Backlick: Virginia Tire & Auto Re-opens in Springfield

    Virginia Tire & Auto is increasing our presence in Springfield: we are re-opening our original 1960s era gasoline service station at 6620 Backlick Road as a modern Virginia Tire & Auto! This re-opening has been many years in the making, in part because Springfield, Virginia, has such a special place in our hearts. Our ties […]

  2. Virginia Tire & Auto August 2, 2018

    Meet Cassidy Pierson, Training Coordinator at Virginia Tire & Auto

    The people at Virginia Tire & Auto are what make us who we are. From entry level technicians and master mechanics to sales associates and store managers, we wouldn’t be able to provide our customers the service and support they need without every single employee. We’re extremely  passionate about offering quality training to our employees […]

  3. Virginia Tire & Auto July 16, 2018

    Making Decisions: Myron Boncarosky’s Legacy of Putting Customers and Employees First

    More than four decades of dedication and integrity paved the way for Virginia Tire & Auto’s success. By Tom Sileo Early in his career, Myron Boncarosky recognized the importance of honesty and hard work while working at Texaco. He also noticed that something was missing. “I wasn’t able to make decisions,” Virginia Tire & Auto’s […]

  4. Virginia Tire & Auto May 31, 2018

    5 Types of Jobs in the Automotive Industry

    The automotive industry is constantly evolving and growing. With the addition of advanced technology and cutting-edge innovation comes a need for people who are passionate and educated about the trade. Some might assume that working with cars means you’re the one under it, tinkering and tweaking the various parts that keep it running. While that […]

  5. Virginia Tire & Auto May 17, 2018

    Meet Naweed Kakar, General Service Technician at Virginia Tire & Auto, Dulles

    Anyone who drives a car knows that regular maintenance is necessary to keep you on the road safely. Most drivers have also experienced unexpected car trouble, requiring a last-minute rush into the closest auto shop for diagnosis and repair. What some drivers don’t know, however, is what it’s like to be the one behind the […]

  6. Virginia Tire & Auto April 19, 2018

    10 Traits of Successful Automotive Technicians

    Working in the automotive industry means having endless opportunities to interact with customers, solve problems, and keep families and their vehicles safe. But, it can also mean grueling work days, stressful situations, and the challenge of keeping up with ever changing technology.    If you’re interested in an automotive career, it’s important to be aware […]

  7. Virginia Tire & Auto March 29, 2018

    How to Choose a Trustworthy Auto Repair Shop

    Your car is one of your biggest investments. So, when it comes time to get your oil changed or your tires rotated, you don’t want to entrust just anyone with your vehicle. Plus, when unexpected repairs or emergencies occur, having a trusted place to go can give you peace of mind. There are a lot […]

  8. Virginia Tire & Auto March 15, 2018

    7 Facts About Company Culture at Virginia Tire & Auto

    A healthy and thriving company culture is at the top of our priority list here at Virginia Tire & Auto. Why? We care about our employees and we want to retain the talented people we hire. Workplace culture is one of the top factors contributing to employee happiness, according to TINYPulse. At the beginning of […]

  9. Virginia Tire & Auto February 15, 2018

    All About Our Mechanic Apprentice Program and Continuing Education

    When you become a member of the team at Virginia Tire & Auto, it’s not just a job. It’s a career with many opportunities for growth and learning.   Virginia Tire & Auto prioritizes making an investment in our people. Our Mechanic Apprentice Program allows current employees to advance in the company by completing on-the-job […]

  10. Virginia Tire & Auto December 14, 2017

    Meet Julio Argueta – Mechanic at Virginia Tire & Auto Dulles

    Most of us have taken our cars into the repair shop before, and while some auto repair shops will explain what’s wrong with your car and what needs to be fixed, the overall repair process can still sometimes feel opaque. A few weeks ago we interviewed General Manager Dan Viteri and learned a lot about […]

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