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Stop eating inside a dirty car: It’s really time to sanitize the steering wheel to prevent coronavirus spread

Stop eating inside a dirty car: It’s really time to sanitize the steering wheel to prevent coronavirus spread

By Janet Eastman | The Oregonian/OregonLive The effort you’re making to clean and sanitize your home to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus should extend to your cars, say experts. The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 may remain viable for hours to days on surfaces such as a steering wheel, door handles and seat belts, according to public health experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A study by CarRentals.com found that an unclean steering wheel can be ... read more

5 Steps to make your car winter-ready

5 Steps to make your car winter-ready

Steve Sargent of Mr. Transmission Milex in Cary, NC speaks with Jeff Hogan on 5 steps to make your car winter ready. Story originally aired on WARL: https://www.wral.com/5-steps-to-make-your-car-winter-ready/18963037/

Milex/Mr. Transmission Ranked a Top Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

Milex/Mr. Transmission Ranked a Top Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

Auto Repair and Transmission Franchise Named to Annual Franchise 500 List Milex Complete Auto Care/Mr. Transmission, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair and transmission repair services, was recently named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Recognized by entrepreneurs and franchisors as a top competitive tool of measurement, the Franchise 500 ranked Milex/Mr. Transmission as #481 for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate, and brand power. Placement in the Franchise 500 is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry, as evidenced by the fact that Entrepreneur received more than 1,000 applications this year, making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever. The key ... read more

Milex and Mr. Transmission franchisee builds on a strong customer service foundation

Milex and Mr. Transmission franchisee builds on a strong customer service foundation

Milex and Mr. Transmission franchisee builds on a strong customer service foundation Jason Kuriger puts the customer on a pedestal at his co-branded franchises Milex®, which does general automotive repairs and maintenance, and Mr. Transmission®. He says that operating both out of the same building in Crest Hill, Illinois, has been a win-win, although finding and keeping good staff can be a challenge. “I want to get the right people who are motivated for the right reasons and on the same track.” When interviewed for this article, he was losing two valued technicians because of moves. But after seven years in the automotive services industry (he owned Milex first and added Mr. Transmission in 2015), Kuriger is confident in his ability to find staffers who will put the customer first, just as he does. Both franchises offer complete independence in handling customer service. “When you have a good, loyal customer base, you can support that custo ... read more

Moran Family of Brands Recognized as a Franchise “Game Changer”

Moran Family of Brands Recognized as a Franchise “Game Changer”

Moran Family of Brands is proud to be featured in the December issue of Franchise Dictionary Magazine. As part of the most recent edition, Moran named to the annual “Game Changers” ranking by the publication. Franchise Dictionary chooses its “game changers” on a set of criteria which includes: Impacting veterans. Moran Family of Brands has 14 veteran franchise owners in the system who have been enlisted in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines branches of the military, as well as the national guard.  Moran is an active member of VetFran, an initiative that provides a $5,000 franchise fee discount, mentorship and training programs for any honorably discharged U.S. Veteran transition to civilian life. Millennials choice. Moran’s franchise locations across the country offer excellent employment opportunities for talented millennial w ... read more

Fall Car Maintenance with Mr. Transmission

Fall Car Maintenance with Mr. Transmission

Talk of Alabama Speaks with Randall Whitworth of Mr. Transmission Birmingham about how to take care of your Fall maintenance. Story originally aired on ABC’s Talk of Alabama: https://abc3340.com/station/talk-of-alabama/talk-of-alabama-mr-transmission-118

Randy Whitworth, children share bond at Mr. Transmission

Randy Whitworth, children share bond at Mr. Transmission

From left, Randall Whitworth, Randy Whitworth, Kimberly Countryman and Amberly Whitworth in the Mr. Transmission/Milex shop owned by Countryman and located off Alabama 119 and U.S. 280 in the Greystone area. Randy Whitworth, children share bond at Mr. Transmission When Randy Whitworth and his three adult children get together, it’s not unusual for them to discuss business. That’s because all of them are in the same business: transmissions and auto repair. Whitworth, 60, owns the Mr. Transmission shops in the Riverchase area and in Pelham. His daughter, Amberly Whitworth, is the manager of the Riverchase shop, while his son, Randall Whitworth, manages the one in Pelham. His oldest daughter, Kimberly Countryman, coordinated the sales, marketing, advertising and administrative responsibilities for both locations for the past 12 years, but in June she opened her own Mr. Transmission/Milex shop on Alabama 119, just off U.S. 280 and across from the new Tatte ... read more

How to save yourself from expensive car repairs

How to save yourself from expensive car repairs

Taking good care of your car is essential to keeping down the cost of repairs and keeping you safe. Bill Granger of Mr. Transmission Milex of Bradenton, FL talks maintenance thats good to know for college kids who might be driving a car far from home.  Story originally aired on CBS 10: https://www.wtsp.com/article/entertainment/television/brightside/good-to-know/how-to-save-yourself-from-expensive-car-repairs/67-d6c9778c-3d3a-412d-9959-ba1ad0618467

Handy tips on simple car maintenance

Handy tips on simple car maintenance

Many SA families are sending their students off to college. For these young drivers, car care may not be at the top of their minds. Danny O'Rourke and Rob Cassidy from Mr. Transmission of San Antonio share some handy tips on simple car maintenance. Story originally aired on KENS5: https://www.kens5.com/video/news/handy-tips-on-simple-car-maintenance/273-560b3fca-9726-4150-87dc-5c65f5dceb54

Car care tips for students before heading back to school

Car care tips for students before heading back to school

Ronnie Weiss, Mr Transmission/Milex, offers a few car care tips for students to keep their vehicles running smoothly as they head back to school. Story originally aired on FOX 26 Houston: https://www.fox26houston.com/houstons-morning-show/car-care-tips-for-students-before-heading-back-to-school

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