Here’s How You Can Keep Your Car Clean

What happens to the exterior of your car (staying clean versus getting dirty) is pretty much determined by the weather in your area, so it’s out of your control. But what happens to the interior is very much something you can have some control over, since it’s your domain. What do you think is the […]

How to Conserve Gas When Driving

If you drive around Lehighton, you’re likely to go past many gas stations, like the Sunoco on Blakeslee Boulevard East or the Olde Tyme Corner Store at Mahoning and S. 7th Street. In general, gas prices have been in the $2.45 to $2.55 range, per gallon, for regular gas. Midgrade has been going for $2.75 […]

When Are the Best Times to Purchase a New Vehicle?

When are the best times of the year to buy a new car? There are several key times when you’re likely to get a bargain. First, consider the make and model you’re interested in, and watch for the changeover from old to new. Typically, this occurs during August or September, when the latest models arrive […]

Things to Consider when Shopping for a Vehicle

There’s a ton of information out there about how best to shop for a car. Commercials tell us that we need to wait for a clearance sales event, or bargain with an iron fist. Moreover, everyone has an opinion about the best way to buy a car! All of that can be overwhelming: all you […]

Car Maintenance Tips to Keep It Running

Whether it is new or used, purchasing a car is a huge investment, making it vital that we do what we can to keep it running. Here are a few car maintenance tips that can help to make sure it keeps getting you where you need to go for the foreseeable future. Oil Change This […]

The Importance of Taking a Test Drive

Since buying a vehicle is a big purchase in life, it makes sense to take various vehicles for test drives before deciding on “the one” to ultimately spend money on, right? Whether you take a test drive for that “new car smell” or to see how it handles on the highway, one thing’s for sure: […]

When Do You Need Transmission Fluid Flushed From Your Vehicle?

Your vehicle’s transmission is part of its drivetrain. It comes in automatic and manual versions and its primary role is to transfer power to the wheels and shift gears to keep up momentum. When’s the last time you had your transmission flushed? Most mechanics recommend getting a transmission flush every 30,000 miles. There are some […]

Is 200,000 Miles the 100,000 Miles?

It used to be that if you knew someone with a car with more than 200,000 miles on it that was a rare thing. Today, however, cars are being made to last longer on the roads, such that 200,000 miles is like the new 100,000 miles. In other words, if hitting 100,000 miles used to […]

Why Should You Rotate Your Tires?

Tires are like shoes. Eventually they wear out. After all, tires carry a lot of weight, they’re used in all sorts of weather on all sorts of surfaces, and they’re attached to your vehicle, right? It’s inevitable that sooner or later a vehicle will need new tires. Until then, though, there are ways to maximize […]

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Self-Driving Cars: From Sci-Fi to Non-Fiction

For decades, the masses have pondered what it would be like to have a car that is fully automated and can drive its occupants without any help or input from a human other than the destination. This was long thought to be something of the movies or the distant future, but they’re here, real and […]