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Last night, RepairPal was honored to be a runner-up for the Silicon Valley Business Journal's Internet Emerging Technology Award.  For such a young company and product--we've only been up and running since June--it was a compliment to be considered among a roster of well-established, innovative firms crossing a bevy of technology categories. You can read the Business Journal's coverage of RepairPal here.

RepairPal is honored to have been nominated for Mashable's Open Web Awards. The RepairPal team would greatly appreciate your support by taking a moment to vote for us. Follow the above link and select "How-To" from the drop down, then select RepairPal and enter you email address. Once you have voted, click the link in your email to validate your vote. Thanks for your support!

We've been hard at work adding requested models!  We found the data, and now here they are! Buick Enclave, Buick Lucerne, Buick Roadmaster, Cadillac CTS-V, Cadillac DTS, Cadillac STS, Cadillac STS-V, Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Aveo, Chevrolet Aveo5, Geo Metro, Chevrolet HHR, Chevy Cobalt, Chevy Cobalt SS, Chevy Equinox, Chevy Express Vans (1500,2500,3500), Chevrolet Colorado (2008), Chrysler Aspen, GMC Rally Wagon (1500,2500,3500), GMC Vandura (1500,2500,3500), GMC Savana Vans (1500,2500,3500), GMC Acadia, GMC Canyon (2008), Hummer H3, Hyundai Azera, Kia Rondo, Nissan Rogue, Pontiac G5, Pontiac Torrent, Saturn Aura, Saturn Outlook, Suzuki Reno, Volkswagen GTI, and Volkswagen Rabbit

Are you a fan of RepairPal? Tell the world by using a RepairPal sticker on your car -- or wherever else comes to mind!  Let repair shops know that you’re armed with the right pricing and repair information. The RepairPal sticker is made of the highest quality laminated vinyl and fade-resistant ink — and it’s the perfect size for your rear window. How do you get a RepairPal sticker?  Simply send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:  RepairPal, 5900 Hollis St, Suite G, Emeryville, CA  94608.  We’ll pop a sticker in the envelope and send it back to you lickety split.

The word about RepairPal is getting out, and consumer advocates everywhere are taking notice.  Check out the great spot that appeared yesterday on Phoenix's KNXV ABC 15 News.  We caught the attention of their "Smart Shopper" columnist, Daphne Munro.

BMW 335i, 335xi, 328i, 328xi (2008 Models) Chevrolet G-Series Vans, Express Vans, Metro, Impala SS (1994-1996) and the Celebrity

After many suggestions from our users and a lot work by the entire RepairPal team, we're please to announce new features and information to better help you understand and manage your car care. Our new Cars section combines the ever-expanding Common Problems information we collect with an all-new feature that allows owners to share reliability ratings and reviews for their cars. Owners and potential buyers can see what our experts and other owners say about specific models. We also have a new Encyclopedia section that features our expansive explanation of automotive systems and repair, which will now also feature Auto Care Helpful Hints to help with anything from understanding the dreaded check engine light to buying new tires.

RepairPal is a nominee for the SXSW (that's the South by Southwest Conference) Interactive Web Awards. This competition uncovers the best new websites and celebrates those who are building tomorrow's online trends. To enter your vote and review, simply click on the following link:

You asked. We delivered. Buick LaCrosse, Riviera, Roadmaster, and Skylark; Cadillac XLR, XLR V, and Eldorado; Chevrolet G Series Van (G10), Caprice, Impala, Beretta, and Corsica; Ford Aerostar, Lincoln Continental and Town Car; Mercury Capri and Cougar; and finally, Nissan Versa.

We've heard a lot of feedback from our users who wanted more features in the My Car section of the site. Thanks for all your input! Today we've released some updates that allow you to customize My Car and make it a more useful place to manage your car's maintenance. First, you can now upload your car's service records to your My Car page. Just scan or take photos of your service receipts, and upload them using the new tool. This will be the last time you'll rummage through shoe boxes of papers trying to determine when your last major service was performed. Everything is there, nice and neat, all in one place on your personalized My Car page. Check it out.