Auto Services in Pennsylvania
Auto Repair & Service, Tire Dealers, Tires-Wholesale & Manufacturers
Address: 560 N Reading Rd, Reamstown
Phone: (717) 733-0388
Automobile Parts & Supplies, Automobile Parts & Supplies-Used & Rebuilt-Wholesale & Manufacturers, Automobile Accessories
Address: 500 S 7 St, Elysburg
Phone: (570) 754-7491
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Window Tinting
Address: 4110 Old William Penn Hwy, North-Washington
Phone: (412) 519-5053
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting
Address: 6506 Carlisle Pike, Shiremanstown
Phone: (717) 591-2776
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Used Car Dealers
Address: 1771 Tomlinson Rd Ste F, Torresdale
Phone: (215) 677-3696
Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Automobile Parts, Supplies & Accessories-Wholesale & Manufacturers
Address: 1146 Wyoming Ave, Old-Forge
Phone: (570) 344-4745
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:30:00 EST
General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America. Most significantly, 8.2 million examples of the affected vehicles are being called back due to "unintended ignition key rotation," though GM spokesperson Alan Adler tells Autoblog that this issue is not like the infamous Chevy Cobalt ignition switch fiasco.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:57:00 EST
For the sake of perspective, translated to US population, this total recall figure would equal a car for each resident of New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Montana, Delaware, South Dakota, Alaska, North Dakota, the District of Columbia, Vermont and Wyoming. Combined. Here's how it all breaks down:
7,610,862 vehicles in North America being recalled for unintended ignition key rotation. 6,805,679 are in the United States.
Ford's extensive use of aluminum in its 2015 F-150 is a big deal. A really big deal. Big enough, in fact, that General Motors is reportedly changing its fullsize pickup strategy. According to The Wall Street Journal, The General has locked in partnerships with Alcoa Inc. and Novelis Inc. - companies that will supply aluminum for the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks.
Thu, 09 Feb 2012 12:58:00 EST
"Ford's introduction of the 2015 F-150 pickup truck was a game changer, and it's the first, not the last, conversion of this type," Novelis spokesperson Charles Belbin told the Journal. The switch to aluminum has allowed Ford to shave roughly 700 pounds off its fullsize truck's curb weight. And while official mileage ratings have not been announced, the weight loss should go a long way for improving efficiency, especially when combined other efficiency-minded improvements including better aerodynamics and new, turbocharged V6 engines.
Of course, aluminum-bodied cars are nothing new. But extensive use of aluminum in a major, best-selling product like the Ford F-150 is expected to kick off widespread use of this weight-saving material as availability rises and cost decreases. The WSJ reports that GM had originally explored the idea of moving to aluminum pickups back in 2008, but abandoned the idea due to cost concerns amid economic woes.
General Motors unveiled the company's refreshed GMC Acadia at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show yesterday, and if you were paying attention, you may have noticed something curious about the vehicle. While the new Acadia looks considerably better than its predecessor, a few components of the design looked more than a little familiar. Upon closer observation, it appears that GM has simply repurposed elements of the now defunct Saturn Outlook crossover on the 2013 Acadia. Both vehicles seem to share the same wrap-around rear glass, back hatch, tail light openings and exaggerated, squared-off fender arches.
While the vehicles are differentiated by badging, tail lamps and a rear valance, there's no denying the similarities toward the vehicle's rear. Up front, both share similar fenders, though adjustments have been made for the varying headlight designs.
That's good news if you just can't imagine life without the Saturn Outlook.