How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

April 24, 2022

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Blair's Ferry Automotive in Marion

April 17, 2022

With Marion gas prices being what they are, many of us in Iowa are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Marion area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Iowa. But th... More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

April 10, 2022

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Marion driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Blair's Ferry Automotive will ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Marion

April 3, 2022

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Marion, Iowa, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Marion streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks the gas... More