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Victoria Transmission & Auto Care to donate $5,000 in services and cash to local women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 27, 2014

Victoria, BC – Local automotive repair shop Victoria Transmission & Auto Care has announced their latest initiative to support local women and drive their vision to educate the community about proper vehicle safety and repair.

“Pink My Ride”, aneducation-based contest for local women, will select 12 female finalists for the opportunity to attend an exclusive version of the shop’s popular Ladies’ Night Events on Sept. 15th, to learn important vehicle safety and maintenance activities […]

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Victoria Transmission & Auto Care and DriveWiseBC join forces with the Victoria Police Department to promote safer teen driving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 9, 2013

Victoria, BC – Local automotive repair shop Victoria Transmission and Auto Care and driver training school DriveWise BC have teamed up with the Victoria Police Department to host a free auto education day for teens on September 14, 2013; at Victoria Transmission & Auto Care’s location at 1885 Government Street.

The free event is focused on teens aged 14-19, who have either started driving or plan to soon. “We have put a big […]

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Victoria Transmission Launches New Video Series to Help Educate Drivers about Vehicle Safety & Maintenance

March 29, 2012

Victoria Transmission & Auto Care is pleased to announce that it has recently created a series of videos, designed to educate and inform drivers about their vehicles. Videos appear on Victoria Transmission & Auto Care’s YouTube.com channel, breaking down into two key categories:

1. Under the Hood – A set of videos that explain what goes on in your engine, and why each engine part is important:  Under the Hood Series

2. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) from […]

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Victoria Transmission & Auto Care and DriveWise BC Announce Innovative Partnership to Promote Driver Safety

January 18, 2012

Victoria Transmission & Auto Care and DriveWise BC are proud to announce an important strategic partnership designed to promote increased awareness around road and vehicle safety for new drivers.

Victoria Transmission & Auto Care Holding Ribbon-Signing Campaign in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 3, 2011

Victoria Transmisson & Auto Care is pleased to announce that it will be holding a month-long campaign to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Auto Shop Goes Green, Joins Forces With Sierra Club

Douglas Magazine

July/August, 2011

Victoria Transmission and Auto Care has entered into a partnership with Sierra Club of British Columbia to develop an overall sustainability strategy, as well as everyday business activities that allow it to be more environmentally sensitive.

Victoria Transmission and Auto Care’s facility on Government Street is already a “dry shop”, meaning they do not wash any oil, lubricants, or chemicals into the drains; they are also transitioning to more power-conscious lighting systems.

Victoria Transmission & Auto Care Distributes Seedlings to Customers in Celebration of Earth Day

Victoria, BC, April 19, 2011

Victoria Transmission & Auto Care   is pleased to announce that it will be distributing seedlings to every customer visiting its Government Street location the week of April 18, 2011 – in Celebration of Earth Day. The idea came from an employee on the Victoria Transmission & Auto Care team, all of whom will also be receiving seedlings.

As a part of its effort to be the greenest automotive service, repair and maintenance shop in […]

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Victoria Transmission & Auto Care Announces Partnership With Sierra Club of BC

Victoria, BC, January 17, 2011

Victoria Transmission & Auto Care is proud to announce an important strategic partnership with Sierra Club BC, an environmental non-profit organization, dedicated to protecting B.C.’s wilderness and wildlife.

As a part of the partnership, Sierra Club BC will work with Victoria Transmission & Auto Care   in regard to its ongoing sustainability strategy, and everyday business activities that allow it to be more environmentally sensitive. The Victoria Transmission & Auto Care   facility on Government […]

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Repair Shop Goes Female-Friendly, Green; Downtown Garage Gets Two Thumbs Up

By Darron Kloster, Times Colonist

February 12, 2011

With women playing an increasing role in household earnings and deciding how a family’s money is spent, a Victoria automotive company is changing its service model to reflect the trend. Victoria Transmission & Auto Care is the first vehicle repair facility on Vancouver Island to adopt the AskPatty.com Female Friendly certification. Founded by influential blogger and Los Angeles-based consultant Jody DeVere, who has the ear of big automakers and suppliers around the […]

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