Auto Services in Pennsylvania
Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Automobile Body Shop Equipment & Supply-Wholesale & Manufacturers, Automobile Repairing & Service-Equipment & Supplies
Address: 13065 Perry Hwy, Conway
Phone: (724) 935-4190
Auto Repair & Service, New Car Dealers, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting
Address: 1010 Route 19 N, Fairview
Phone: (888) 571-5737
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Automobile Parts & Supplies
Address: 330 W Wayne St, Portersville
Phone: (724) 287-4154
Auto Repair & Service, Tire Dealers, Auto Oil & Lube
Address: 5091 Kevin Dr, Albion
Phone: (814) 476-1757
Auto Repair & Service
Address: 2711 Marne Hwy, Andalusia
Phone: (609) 267-9890
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Auto Transmission
Address: 466 Crown Point Rd, Sharon-Hill
Phone: (856) 848-5020
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:44:00 EST
General Motors has an early success on its hands in the form of the initial rollout of the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickup trucks. According to the automaker, dealers have ordered nearly 30,000 of the trucks thus far, a number that far exceeded GM's early expectations.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:29:00 EST
This high demand for the Colorado and Canyon twins has prompted GM to add a third shift to its Wentzville Assembly plant where the trucks are built, starting early next year. An extra shift will add an additional 750 jobs at the location to the 1,315 that were already employed there, according to the press release that you're welcome to read down below.
Such positive sales projections for the Canyon and Colorado may portend good things for the midsize pickup segment, which was once hugely popular but has more recently contracted, with the Nissan Frontier and Toyota Tacoma standing firm as the market leaders. Now that GM's entries are the most up-to-date, and with the segment's first diesel engine on the way, it will be interesting to see how the trucks continue to sell and if their hopeful success leads more automakers back onto the playing field.
Car buyers have a responsibility to be well-informed consumers. That's not always a very simple task, but some guidelines are self-evident. If you live in a very snowy climate, you generally know a Ford Mustang or Chevrolet Camaro might not be as viable a vehicle choice as an all-wheel drive Explorer or Traverse, for example. If you want a fuel-efficient car, it's generally a good idea to know the difference between a diesel and a hybrid. But what if it's kind of tough to be an informed consumer? What if the information you need is more difficult to come by, or worse, based on different standards for each vehicle? Well, in that case, you might be a truck shopper.
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 16:15:00 EST
For years, customers of light-duty pickups have had to suffer through different ratings of towing capacities for each brand. For 2015 model year trucks, though, that will no longer be a problem. According to Automotive News, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler Group have announced that starting with next year's models, a common standard will be used to measure towing capacity. The Detroit Three will join Toyota, which adopted the Society of Automotive Engineers' so-called SAE J2807 standards way back in 2011.
The standard was originally supposed to be in place for MY2013, but concerns that it would lower the overall stated capacity for trucks led Detroit automakers to pass. Ford originally passed, claiming it'd wait until its new F-150 was launched to adopt the new standards, leading GM and Ram to follow suit. Nissan, meanwhile, has said it will adopt the new standards as its vehicles are updated, meaning the company's next-generation Titan should adhere to the same tow ratings as its competitors.
We record Autoblog Podcast #313 tonight, and you can drop us your questions and comments regarding the rest of the week's news via our Q&A module below. Subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so, and if you want to take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at 10:00 PM Eastern tonight.
Discussion Topics for Autoblog Podcast Episode #313
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