Introducing Town & Country’s Ice Cream Flavor

A local ice cream shop, Norwood Ice Cream & Candy Company, created an ice cream flavor for Town & Country! It is now for sale at Norwood’s, located at 7556 Main St Sykesville, MD 410-875-7238. We want everyone to go try the new flavor, so when you come into either Town & Country shop, you will receive a coupon for ice cream at Norwood Ice cream and Candy Company.
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WELCOME BACK FORD BRONCO!

Great news for those of us who liked the rugged Ford Bronco – it is back! Twenty five years after it was discontinued, Ford is bringing Ford Bronco back. In its new incarnation, it will become an SUV, but it still has that rugged Ford Bronco design. It will come with two choices of the turbocharged EcoBoost engine, you will have a choice of automatic or manual transmissions, and plenty of accessories to choose from. Unlike the original Bronco, the new Ford Bronco SUV will be roomy enough to take friends or family on those outdoor adventures. Naturally, Town & Country Auto Repair will be ready to support the new Ford Bronco when it becomes available. In the meantime, we…
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VOLKSWAGEN INDUSTRIAL CLOUD – IMPROVED VW?

May, 2020—Volkswagen is not only betting its future on electric cars (we talked about this in our previous blog posts) but it is also working on restructuring its manufacturing processes through creation of an Industrial Cloud, which is supposed to improve efficiency of its manufacturing plants, and reduce production costs. Initially by 2019 Volkswagen linked 3 plants, but now it plans to expand the project to 15 plants. Volkswagen Industrial Cloud provides standardized ways to collect manufacturing plant data, and use the data to provide predictive maintenance information and reduction of vehicle rework though the use of Artificial Intelligence applications. Data from several hundred thousand machines and manufacturing plant items will be recorded by sensors, and fed into the AI…
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HONDA RECYCLES AND FINDS NEW USES FOR OLD HONDA HYBRID BATTERIES

Honda Hybrids are pretty popular, and Honda manufactures plenty of them. As those vehicles age, so do their hybrid batteries. At some point, they need to be replaced. At Town & Country Auto Repair we offer broad range of Honda Hybrid services, and we also do Honda hybrid battery replacements. With all those used hybrid batteries piling up, Honda decided to find a way to recycle and reuse them. In Europe it expanded its partnership with a major European recycling company – SNAM. They will evaluate used hybrid batteries and divide them based on the state – if they are still viable – they will be used for electrical storage for homes and businesses. If they are dead, they will…
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HONDA HELPS STUDENTS LEARN NEXT GENERATION MANUFACTURING

Volkswagen continues to expand its electric vehicle (EV) commitments. As it continues the $800 million investment in the Chattanooga TN plant, it also ramps up training for those working in the high-voltage environment. Training ranges from 2 weeks to 6 months, depending on the jobs involved. Training will involve working in high-voltage environment, working with high-voltage batteries, and robotics. Volkswagen plans to start producing electric vehicles at the Chattanooga plant starting in 2022. It’s a part of VW commitment to building millions of electric vehicles in this decade. Workers will receive training onsite, but they will also travel to the Volkswagen plant in former East Germany, where Volkswagen is already producing its Volkswagen ID.3 electric vehicle. We are thrilled to…
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