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Vehicle Maintenance is Important

Vehicle Maintenance is Important

Technician certification organization ASE surveys show a well-maintained vehicle not only lasts longer, it retains more of its resale value.

With a sluggish economic recovery and today’s consumers watching their finances carefully, it’s no surprise that the average age of vehicles in the United States is more than 11 years old, according to automotive research firm R.L. Polk and Co. With motorists holding on to their vehicles longer than ever before, maintenance takes an even greater importance in keeping roads — and people — safe. (more…)

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2017 Car Show Awards

2017 Car Show Awards

Chevy Bolt, Honda Ridgeline, Chrysler Pacifica win North American car, truck, utility awards

DETROIT– The Chevrolet Bolt was named the 2017 North American Car of the Year at the Detroit auto show, while the Honda Ridgeline took the truck honors and the Chrysler Pacifica took home the newly minted top utility vehicle of the year. (more…)

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Safest Cars on the Road for 2016 – 2017

Safest Cars on the Road for 2016 – 2017

The bar keeps getting raised for cars to score in the top category of safety. Now, in addition to crash protection, cars must have effective headlights to get the highest rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Driving down a winding road at night, the power of your headlights may determine if you see a pedestrian or an oncoming car and are thus able to avoid an accident. That’s why the IIHS is also weighing the effectiveness of headlights when assigning its top auto safety rating. (more…)

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New Year Car care tips. PA State Inspection and Emissions $29.95

New Year Car care tips. PA State Inspection and Emissions $29.95

PA State Inspections and Emissions for just $29.95! Call 610-825-6558
We are located at 2014 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

If your car has been taken for granted, the start of the new year is an ideal time to make things right and commit to regular maintenance. By doing so, vehicles will respond with improved performance, safety and reliability, and owners will likely save on costly repair bills that often are the result of neglect.

Protect your pride and joy. Here’s how to be a better car or truck owner in 2017. Resolve to take better care of your car or truck this year. Here are 10 New Year’s car care resolutions that will help extend your vehicle’s life and protect its performance in 2017 and beyond. (more…)

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IBM explores conversational interfaces in BMW i8 hybrid sports cars

IBM explores conversational interfaces in BMW i8 hybrid sports cars

BMW Group to locate research team at IBM’s Munich Watson IoT HQ
IBM explores conversational interfaces in BMW i8 hybrid sports cars

Munich, Germany – 15 Dec 2016: IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced a new collaboration with the BMW Group, through which the companies will work together to explore the role of Watson cognitive computing in personalizing the driving experience and creating more intuitive driver support systems for cars of the future.

As part of the agreement, the BMW Group will collocate a team of researchers at IBM’s global headquarters for Watson Internet of Things (IoT) in Munich, Germany and the companies will work together explore how to improve intelligent assistant functions for drivers. (more…)

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