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The Shabana Motors Auto Blog

3 Things to Do for Labor Day in the H!

Posted on Wed, Sep 02, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Known as the “workingmen’s holiday”, it’s ironic that too many people will still have to put a shift in this coming Labor Day. However, whether you have to work or not, you’ll still have some free time available Labor Day Weekend—and what better way to fill it than to head to one of H-Town’s sweet celebrations. On Monday September 7th (or the preceding days/nights), take a break from laboring at your job to give yourself the gift of fun-filled free time. Here are three not-to-miss events taking place around Houston this Labor Day Weekend 2015.

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Places to Take Your Dog in H-Town on National Dog's Day

Posted on Wed, Aug 26, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Your dog is your best friend—an unfailing companion. Pooches are there for you through good times and bad, and they are faithful no matter what you do. If you have a dog, celebrating National Dog Day is an excellent opportunity to pay him back and say thank you. All you have to do is load your pup in the car, let the breeze flow through his fur and take him to one of H-Town’s excellent spots where man’s best friend is always welcome.

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Tags: Around Houston

Shabana Motors Now Offering You a Warranty!

Posted on Mon, Aug 24, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

We’re changing things up a bit at Shabana, and we think you’re going to like it.

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Tags: Car Purchase

Can I Buy a Car with No Driver's License ?

Posted on Wed, Aug 19, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

A driver’s license and car seem to go hand in hand. The thought of looking for a car without a license may seem like a foreign concept. However, there are people that have a good reason to purchase a car even when they don’t have that small rectangular identification that says they are legal to drive. So the next question becomes—is it even possible to buy a vehicle without a driver’s license?

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Tags: Car Purchase

4 Things to Know When Trading in Your Car

Posted on Wed, Aug 12, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Your trade-in can make a big difference in what kind of vehicle you’ll be able to purchase. Often, it’s the down payment toward your next car. The goal is to get the most value out of it, and there are a few ways to prepare your current ride. Before you head down to the dealership, it’s helpful to remember that doing a trade-in is not simply handing over your car when the time comes. You’ll need to prepare, and have a few things ready. Here are four things you’ll want to know about trade-ins.

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Tags: Used Car

Celebrity Rides: James Harden

Posted on Wed, Aug 05, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

It’s no secret professional sports pay big. Contracts are at record highs, and players like James Harden - shooting guard for the Houston Rockets - are reaping the rewards. Harden is a player that demands notice—he possesses point-making moves that are flashy and inspired. He also happens to have a personal collection of cars that is flashy and inspired.

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Tags: Celebrity Rides

Can I Buy a Car While on Unemployment?

Posted on Wed, Jul 29, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Although the economy has improved over the last few years, it still isn’t as stable as it once was. Companies can’t or won’t always hold onto their employees, and while searching for a secure job, unemployment is the only option. One issue that people face is the necessity of a reliable vehicle. Not only is it important for getting to job interviews, it will be essential to that future employment. The question becomes whether you are able to even by a car if you’re on unemployment.

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Tags: Car Financing, Car Purchase

4 Places to Get Your Car's Air Conditioning Fixed in Houston

Posted on Wed, Jul 22, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Summer in Houston is a pretty great time. There are festivals, concerts and activities that all take advantage of the nice weather. Summer can also get hot, with temps soaring into the 90s, and sometimes even the 100s. One amenity you can’t really live without in your car is air conditioning—so what happens if you’re AC has decided to breakdown this summer? Well, you probably want to call one of these excellent auto mechanics in Houston and get it fixed ASAP. That way, you can resume enjoying your summer while getting from here to there in the comfort of a blissfully cool car.

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Tags: Car Maintenance

Can I Finance a Car with Outstanding Credit Collections?

Posted on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

It’s easy to feel as though you’re suffocating under bills and collections. However, getting back on your feet financially takes a job and the ability to get there. One of the first questions someone may ask themselves is, am I able to get a car even with outstanding collections? The answer is yes, if you take the right steps. You’ll still have some obstacles to overcome, but if you put the effort in, you’ll be able to get into a vehicle.

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Tags: Car Financing

Celebrity Rides: Akon

Posted on Wed, Jul 08, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, loves cars. His collection, like his career, is prolific. You have to hand it to the man—he’s managed to stay busy since 1996, and shows no sign of slowing down. He’s worked with hundreds of artists, including gigantic names like Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Lady Gaga, David Guetta, Eminem and Snoop Dogg. He’s more than a musician who can write, play numerous instruments and sing/rap—he also possesses talent in music production and business.  

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Tags: Celebrity Rides