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McLachlan Automotive Solutions is your source for the latest news, updates and reviews in the auto industry and your Trail BC community. Stay tuned to our blog for updates on your favourite vehicles and burning questions. You can also contact us directly with questions, comments or concerns about your car buying experiencing. 
August
14
August
14
When we refer to diagnostics, we're generally speaking of troubleshooting an electrical component in the vehicle such as a sensor failure for the engine management system that would turn on the "Check Engine" light. But realistically a diagnostic could be anything where a specialized p...
February
08
February
08
Consumers have a short attention span when it comes to shopping. Just when you think you’ve found something you love, BAM, something newer and better will always come along. The same goes for shopping for a new car. People always want the hottest, newest model on the market, but on average, ...
January
12
January
12
At McLachlan Automotive Solutions, our BMW Master Technician Karl Flovik is on hand to answer your most pressing automotive questions. Karl has more than 30 years of expertise with the BMW brand and has been installing performance tuning equipment for over 20 years as a Licensed Journeyman. The Mc...
December
08
December
08
Maintenance is a word which describes how to take care of something to keep it functioning at its best. In this case, I will be talking about maintenance on your vehicle. Most customers that I deal with prefer to have their vehicle maintained because it saves a lot of money and headache down the roa...
December
07
December
07
It Starts With a Story The key to being the successful Dealer Principal that I am today begins with a story, from me to you. I started working early on, perhaps as young as six years old, at my Dad’s GM dealership. I helped him out in the shop by holding his tools and watching him work. As a...
October
05
October
05
There are many reasons that people struggle with their credit score. Poor credit can be the result of financial difficulties, divorce, career change and a number of other changes to your life. The good news is that your credit score can be repaired. It will take time, a little elbow grease and relia...
September
02
September
02
At McLachlan Automotive Solutions, we pride ourselves on two things: the first and foremost is our commitment to our customers and that includes everything from practicing and upholding excellent customer service, to answering whatever questions you may have pertaining to your vehicle, to perfecting...
July
22
July
22
As if luxury auto brand BMW didn’t already make an attractive lineup of vehicles, these European models are becoming even more alluring with a little help from the expert touch of service technicians. Installing performance upgrades has become increasingly popular on BMW models and other luxur...
June
15
June
15
Join McLachlan Auto Solutions at the annual Smoke n’ Steel Cruisin’ Columbia Car Show on June 18th at Gyro Park in Trail, BC! We are busting out three luxury vehicles to show off to passers by. Come fawn over vehicles that are at the height of the automotive game and talk to some of our ...