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Brian England

Brian England, the current president of BA Auto Care (formerly British American Auto Care) got his start with an auto apprenticeship in a small town in the northwest of London. He came to the U.S. in 1972 to work for a Land Rover dealer in Rockville, MD, and a few years later, started British American Auto Care with his wife, Jennifer. A big believer in preventive auto maintenance, Brian's philosophy is to encourage and educate drivers on the benefits of adhering to a regular maintenance plan.

Website: https://baautocare.com

Email: BrianEngland@baautocare.com

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Making Sense of Driver Assistant Systems on Your Car

by Brian England on Mon, Nov 19, 2018

What You Need To Know

As automation in auto technology fast forwards and driver assistance systems quickly become the new normal in daily driving, understanding the basics of these systems becomes paramount.  It won’t be long before we start relying on these systems to keep us safe on the road. 2018 saw driver assistant systems filter down to all makes and models. Soon we will accept and trust these systems. 

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Topics: driving safety, driver assistance systems

Your Teen Driver’s First Car And How To Keep Them Safe On The Road

by Brian England on Tue, Oct 23, 2018

One of the major concerns we constantly hear about from our customers here at BA Auto Care is how to keep their newly licensed teen drivers safe on the road. Is there a car model or size that will ensure a safer driving experience for their son or daughter? Should the newest driver in their family drive a larger, heavier, slower car loaded with high tech safety features?

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Topics: teen drivers, first car, driving safety, teen safety, auto repair

Mobile Auto Service - The Pros and Cons

by Brian England on Mon, Sep 17, 2018

Not too long ago, I was testing a car down Berger Road when I saw a man working under a school bus! He was changing the oil on the street! This got me thinking about mobile vehicle services. Some mobile automotive services are already common, such as mobile detailing and mobile windshield and glass repair; but what about mobile mechanics?

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Topics: mobile auto service, mobile mechanics

Auto Repairs that Sound Simple Can Cost A Lot

by Brian England on Sun, Jul 22, 2018

One of the hardest things for some of our auto repair customers to understand is why their specific repair or service cost so much. An explanation of the repair may sound simple and straightforward, but the actual work required to accomplish that simple repair can be very complicated. The dilemma is, if we explain something in a way that a layperson can understand, the simple explanation can make a customer think it’s a simple job. Where possible, we like to share with a customer what’s involved in a repair, but that's not always feasible.

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Topics: auto repair shop you can trust, complex systems, costly repairs

Move in May

by Brian England on Tue, May 15, 2018

We are in the middle of May, have you boosted your outdoor activity level yet? 

The shift to warmer weather has many of us focused on enjoying more outdoor activities. In fact, May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and this week is National Women's Health Week.  Getting active is a great way to give your health a boost!

If you are procrastinating on getting your outside activities in gear, a fun event that can get you moving is Bike to Work Day.  It is this Friday, May 18, 2018. If you are in Howard County, the primary event for Howard County takes place at the Whole Foods Parking lot in downtown Columbia from 7 AM to 9 AM.

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Topics: Local Health Improvement Coalition, healthy

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When it comes to auto service we believe that excellent customer service is all about information and relationships. The more you know about automotive services, the easier it is to have a good relationship with your auto shop because you understand exactly what's happening with your car. We hope this blog will help to facilitate a good relationship with your auto shop, whether it's BA Auto Care or any other shop. We're happy to provide you with great information about auto service, repairs, and a few other topics we love.

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