Hawthorne Auto Clinic
4307 SE Hawthorne Blvd  Portland, OR  97215
Tel: (503) 234-2119    Fax: (503) 234-4230


The Advice & Info Page

Where to go for more help with your car and its problems...plus
other interesting information on related topics.


  • Car Care Council (CCC)  Car Care Council's Mission is to educate motorists about the importance of maintenance, repair and enhancements for safer, cleaner, better performing vehicles.


  • Car Talk  Public radio's long-running, hilarious, "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers" program.
  • Portland Peak Oil  We're a grassroots group of concerned local citizens, from different backgrounds, with different interests, who've separately become aware of the looming crisis caused by the peaking of world oil supplies.
  • This year, the Oregon Environmental Council celebrates its 40th anniversary. Over the last four decades, the council's work and partnerships have made Oregon a healthier, cleaner place for all of us, and for generations to come.
  • The End of Oil?  A thought-provoking article on the future of fossil fuels.
  • And another interesting article on the End of Oil. (You might need to click past a couple of ads.)
  • Check out Tom and Ray's hints and tips for increasing your car's fuel economy.
  • For more car care tips, as well as information about donating your car as a charitable contribution, take a look here. The 'tips' page is a little hard to find - it's located here.

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