Yearly Archives: 2015

New Milex/Alta Mere Cobrand Opens in Boonsboro, MD

Moran Family of Brands Opens Newest Location in Boonsboro, MDMilex/Alta Mere Franchise to Offer Complete Range of Auto Care ServicesMidlothian, IL (November 10, 2015) – Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair and auto accessories, announced the opening of their newest franchise location in Boonsboro, MD. The Milex Complete Auto Care /Alta Mere Automotive Outfitters franchise opened in October at 801 N. Main Street in Boonsboro. The Milex/Alta Mere co-branded operation provides area customers a full range of automotive repair and auto accessory solutions. Milex offers preventative maintenance services such as oil changes, brake repair, and radiator and cooling system to fuel system and engine repair along with a full range of diagnostic services. Beginning in January, they will also offer automotive accessory options such as window tinting, car alarms and vehicle safety produ ... read more

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MR. TRANSMISSION RANKED AMONG FRANCHISE ELITE IN ENTREPRENEUR’S PRESTIGIOUS ANNUAL FRANCHISE 500®

MR. TRANSMISSION RANKED AMONG FRANCHISE ELITE IN ENTREPRENEUR’S PRESTIGIOUS ANNUAL FRANCHISE 500®

Mr. Transmission Ranked among Franchise Elite in Entrepreneur’s Prestigious Annual Franchise 500®
Moran Family of Brands’, Mr. Transmission, recognized as leader in the
automotive aftermarket and franchise industries Midlothian, Ill. – Mr. Transmission was recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, 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® ranks Mr. Transmission at 478 out of 500 for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate, and system size. “In 2013, we gained strength and momentum as the automotive industry continued to improve and gain traction,” said Barbara Moran, CEO of Moran Family of Brands, parent company of Mr. Transmission and several other automotive aftermarket brands such as Milex Complete Auto Care and Alta Mere. “Being recognized among our peers in

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The differences between hybrid and regular cars.

The differences between hybrid and regular cars.

When choosing a vehicle, it can sometimes be difficult to understand why one car is different from any other, even after you test drive and purchase them. There are a lot of small features that go into a car that you may miss. These little details often only become apparent when something goes wrong with your vehicle. That’s when you find out about a part or something that needs to be replaced, costing you a lot of money. Understanding at least some of the differences between the various types of cars is important when thinking about your future and whether you’ll need auto repair. This is especially the case with newer hybrid vehicles, which have unique functions designed to save you fuel and thus money. Knowing what makes hybrids special can save you a lot in the long run. The experts at Mr. Transmission would like to offer you some important points on what makes these relatively new cars stand out, so that repairs are more affordable. A little more sophistication The ... read more

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Tips on surviving a blizzard while on the road.

Tips on surviving a blizzard while on the road.

We’re in the middle of winter, and so snow storms are a common sight. Sometimes, it’s just flurries slowly drifting onto the roads. Other times, it’s a whiteout that covers the roads in snow and makes it impossible to drive any faster that 5 mph In some cases, you may even get stuck on the roads if you drive out there. You want to do as much as possible to avoid getting caught off guard, and prevent yourself from getting hypothermia or frostbite among other conditions. The professionals at Mr. Transmission would like to offer some advice if you have to drive out on the roads during a blizzard. However, the first piece of advice they would like to share is this: Do not drive out there unless it’s absolutely necessary. What to do before In the event that your travels will cause you to be in the midst of a snowstorm, planning ahead is essential. If you can, plan your work day and driving time ... read more

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Franchisee of the Year 2014 – Albert Daniel Milex Complete Auto Care, Frederick, MD.

Albert Daniel, Milex Complete Auto Care franchisee in Frederick, MD was recently honored for his contributions to franchising and recognized by the International Franchise Association (IFA) with its annual Franchisee of the Year Award. Albert, who has been Milex franchisee for the past 7 years, is also a 2-time Franchisee of the year award winner; recognized by his peers for his outstanding performance and contributions as a franchisee to help develop and grow the Milex brand and franchising The Franchisee of the Year Award is a major portion of the IFA’s Public Affairs Conference. This annual conference brings hundreds of franchise business leaders together in Washington, D.C. to discuss important topics regarding franchising with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Albert is a positive role model and mentor for the entire Milex system. Albert has been the recipient of the Award of Excellence for the past 6 years which is a reflection of outstanding customer service while cons ... read more

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