The Serra Auto Park Blog

Extended Warranties: What’s the Deal?

When you buy a car, you’ll be asked if you want to purchase an extended warranty.

If you’re not familiar with the term or how they work, you won’t be able to give an informed answer.

Here’s what you need to know about extended warranties.

What is it?
An extended warranty covers the cost of certain repairs after the manufacturer’s warranty has run out.

There are a variety of different…
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Here’s Help for Filing an Insurance Claim After an Accident

You’ve been in an accident.

After you’ve made sure everyone’s okay and you’ve worked through the necessary paperwork with the police, what do you do?

You have to get in touch with your insurance company.

Here’s what you need to know about filing a claim.

If the accident was your fault
Assuming you have collision coverage, you should call the number for your insurance company that’s listed on the…
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Hone Your Presidents’ Day Knowledge with These Quick Facts

Presidents’ Day is more than a day that the post office is closed or that the kids get off of school.

Do you know when the U.S. started celebrating it or why it’s so special?

Here are the answers to all of your burning question about this February holiday.

It all started with George Washington

Our first president passed away in 1799.

On the occasion of his February 22 birthday in 1800, the…
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Think You Know Everything About Valentine’s Day?

Ahh, Cupid.

February is his busy season.

Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love, but do you know where this sweet day originated?

Here are some fun facts you may not have known.

1. Saint Valentine was an actual person.

Check out these popular legends that are attached to the man known as Valentine or Valentinus.
  • The Roman Emperor Claudius II decreed young men were not allowed to get married because they didn’t…
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Surprise Your Valentine with a New Vehicle

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.

What better way to wow your love than with the gift of a new vehicle?

It may take a little finagling, but you can pull off the surprise of a lifetime.

Here’s how to do it.

Choose wisely
It would really be a bummer to buy your love a car that didn’t suit their needs or that they didn’t like.

Before you start shopping…
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Our Name May Be Changing, But Everything You Love Is Still the Same

A name carries with it a lot of meaning.

You’ve come to associate Park Auto Group with quality service and a commitment to our customers.

In 2018, the “Park Auto Group” name will be transitioning to “Serra Auto Park.”

We want to explain why this shift is happening now and what won’t be changing.

Serra Automotive has actually owned Park Auto Group since 2012, along with 25 other locations across the country.

These other thriving locations are already operating under the Serra name and – for the sake of unity, clarity, and simplicity – it’s time for Park Auto…

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Does Your New Year’s Resolution Include Car Care? It Should!

 Your new year may be starting off with a list of resolutions.

Maybe you want to shed a few pounds or you’re determined to build your savings account.

If you’re hit and miss with maintaining your vehicle, this task should move to the top of your list.

Here’s a handy guide to help you know what you should be keeping up with.

The first rule
No matter what you may have heard…
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The History of New Year’s Traditions

There are some activities that are synonymous with the New Year’s holiday.

Champagne, the ball dropping in New York City, and maybe even a smooch when the clock strikes 12.

Have you ever wondered where the celebration of the new year began?

Let’s get our history on.

Party like it’s 1999 (B.C.)
The first New Year’s Eve celebration of record took place in Mesopotamia in 2000 B.C.

Mid-March was…
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2018 New Car Models to Get Excited About?

It’s always exciting when it’s time for the new year’s car models to make their debut.

What will the latest gadgets be? Will your favorite model get a body-style upgrade?

Here’s what you can expect to see with the new 2018 automobiles.

Greater horsepower
Many of the new models will have some serious get-up-and-go.

Take a look at this list of vehicles that are getting a major horsepower boost for 2018…
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