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The state of Pennsylvania requires vehicles to undergo annual motor vehicle Safety Inspection and Emission Inspection to ensure that they are safe to operate on the road. These safety inspections can help reduce vehicle failures and accidents on the motorways that may cause injuries or death. Only authorized PennDOT Inspection Stations, like Plymouth Auto & Tire Center, can provide your Pennsylvania Vehicle Safety and Emission...

While spring is traditionally the season to rejuvenate your garden after the cold of winter, you should not forget something else: spring auto repair and maintenance. The winter months were also hard on your car, and it probably needs a couple of inspections, an oil change, a service, a few system checks, and maybe also a new set of tires. Plymouth Tire and Auto Center...

The best way to handle an auto repair is to not need one in the first place. Sounds easy enough, right? The number one way to prevent a breakdown is with proper preventative maintenance done by professionals. In this article, we will feature four expert tips explaining what you must do for your vehicle if you want to prevent future breakdowns. Top Off Your Brake Fluid   This...

Waymo test vehicles are requiring less human intervention, Calif. DMV says. Waymo’s self-driving test vehicles are relying less on humans and are miles ahead of the pack when in comes to driver takeover rates, requiring a human take the wheel about 1,000 times less frequently than some competitors. On Wednesday, the California Department of Motor Vehicles released its second annual summary of autonomous vehicle driver disengagement reports -- defined as situations where a human must intervene while the car is in driverless mode. Waymo, the stand-alone self-driving technology company spun out from Google, reported a decrease in the rate of driver takeovers from 0.0008 per mile driven in 2015 to 0.0002 in 2016.

According to the nonprofit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), motorists can help the environment and their own finances by incorporating a few good practices. Regular vehicle maintenance and better driving habits are two simple ways any car owner can go “green” — both for the environment and one’s own wallet.

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.

Ford drops an engine, lowers the hood on '18 Mustang Ford Motor Co.’s dropping an engine and lowering the hood on the Mustang as part of the venerable pony car’s 2018 model year freshening. The updated Mustang gains a more aggressive look that includes new hood vents and an optional spoiler. It also gets an optional 12-inch digital cluster, new-generation LED headlights and taillights available across all trim lines, and a number of new tech features.

WASHINGTON -- The EPA has accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles of failing to disclose software in 104,000 diesel pickups and SUVs that allows them to exceed pollution limits. The EPA stopped short of calling the software in 2014-16 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500s a “defeat device” but said the carmaker failed to disclose its use. Fiat Chrysler said it meets all applicable regulatory requirements and will work with President-elect Donald Trump’s administration to contest the allegations. The EPA and California Air Resources Board told the automaker they believe its auxiliary emissions control software allowed vehicles to generate excess pollution in violation of the law.

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.

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.