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From footballs to tires, inflation's important

Tires must be cold when inspected for tire pressure (at least four hours after the vehicle has been driven).

3 days ago


Tips for buying your first ATV

First-time buyers account for more than a quarter of all-terrain vehicle sales each year.

3 days ago


 2016 Honda Pilot Elite

Honda’s third generation Pilot set to fly into Pittsburgh

When the all-new, 3rd generation Pilot goes on sale at Pgh area showrooms this summer, it should take the 3 row SUV category by storm.

3 days ago


Bobby Rahal Jaguar Honored with Top Award

Pride of Jaguar winners are dealers who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and the Jaguar brand.

1 week ago


Clean vehicles often, probe of rusty brake pipes finds

Investigators checked vehicles in Pennsylvania, surveyed owners in Ohio, and did random checks in other salt-belt states.

2 weeks ago


 The All-new Shelby GT350 Mustang in Oxford White with a Sonic Blue stripe.

Ford gives historic Shelby GT350 nameplate deal-changing updates

If you’re a fan of high performance vehicles, you’ll like the newest offering from the folks at Ford.

1 month ago


 2016 Honda Pilot

Honda charts new territory with reengineered, redesigned 2016 Pilot

It’s hard to make a good thing even better, but that’s exactly what Honda did when it rolled out its brand new Honda Pilot.

1 month ago


 When the dust settles, the all-new 2016 #Tacoma stands alone.

Toyota’s 2016 Tacoma builds on mid-sized pickup truck’s legacy

With more than 50 years of history under its belt, changing a vehicle like the Toyota Tacoma always makes some folks nervous.

1 month ago


Local Chevrolet dealer steps up to bat through successful youth baseball program

Chevy Youth Baseball is a grassroots initiative that establishes a positive relationship between local dealers & the communities they serve.

1 month ago


Lincoln Navigator charts a course for safety on the road in town and out

Size, comfort and modern technology are the essence of the newest Lincoln Navigator and it’s proving to be a winning combination.

1 month ago


 Around 50,000 people attended this year’s Pittsburgh International Auto Show which featured an exotic/supercar exhibit. "

Pittsburgh voted ninth-best car town by Movoto Real Estate blog

Earlier this year, Pittsburgh was named the ninth-best city for car lovers by the Movoto Real Estate blog.

1 month ago


 The Lincoln Motor Company unveiled the MKX Concept at Auto China in Beijing. The MKX Concept hints at a global sport utility vehicle that will become the third of four all-new Lincoln vehicles due by 2016.

With the new MKX, Lincoln’s got the answer if you like it quiet or loud

The new audio system in the MKX offers uncompromising acoustics and intuitive technologies.

1 month ago


 A contemporized version of the popular compact SUV. Updates include new styling with premium accents, new wheel designs and new available safety features, as well as a larger color touchscreen radio and a standard rear-vision camera for entry-level models.

Chevrolet’s popular Equinox gets a major mid-cycle refresh for 2016

Equinox was the first in its segment to offer 4G LTE. It provides a mobile hub for drivers and passengers to stay connected.

1 month ago


 2015 Camaro Z/28 carries on the legendary Z/28 tradition of lightweight, nimble and incredibly powerful performance that makes it equally at home on the street or the track. It features a hand-assembled LS7 427 cid engine that delivers 505 horsepower and 481 lb.-ft. of toque, mated to a TREMEC TR6060 6-speed manual gearbox. Z/28 also benefits from a wide array of other features designed to improve track performance, including highly efficient cooling systems, a fully integrated aerodynamic package, and race-proven spool-valve dampers. (Richard Prince/Chevrolet Photo)

2015 Z/28 is the most track-ready Camaro ever

“It takes the Z/28 back to its racing roots and adds to the strong lineup of Chevrolet performance cars.”

1 month ago


 The Cadillac ATS-V sedan arrives track-capable from the factory next spring, powered by the first-ever twin-turbocharged engine in a V-Series. Rated at an estimated 455 horsepower (339 kW) and 445 lb-ft of torque (603 Nm), the 3.6L V-6 is the segment’s highest-output six-cylinder and enables 0-60 performance of less than 4 seconds and a top speed of more than 185 mph.

Local dealers begin taking orders for the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V

More than just a desirable road car, the ATS-V is also Cadillac’s latest entrant into the world of motorsports.

1 month ago


 The Chevrolet Bolt EV concept vehicle (left) makes its global debut Monday, January 12, 2015 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. The Bolt EV concept is Chevrolet's vision for an affordable, long-range, all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range - starting around $30,000. The 2016 Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended range was also unveiled. (Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for Chevrolet)

Chevrolet Increases Its Commitment to Electric Vehicles

The new Bolt EV concept shows Chevy’s vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle that’s also affordable.

2 months ago


 The 2016 Nissan TITAN XD, which made its world debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is set to shake up the highly competitive full-size pickup segment when it goes on sale in the United States and Canada beginning in late 2015 - with a bold all-new design that stakes out a unique position in the segment between traditional heavy-duty and light-duty entries.

Nissan commits to full-sized pickups with new TITAN XD

Pittsburgh area Nissan dealers are already anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new TITAN XD, which should be later this year.

2 months ago


Tips for maintaining your diesel vehicle during the winter months

According to biodiesel.org, 44 new clean diesel car, truck and SUV models were available in the 2014 model year.

2 months ago


The perfect car tips for any trip

Across the country people are planning to take longer road trips this year.

2 months ago


Kia Sorento offers more upscale ride, expanded features

The new, larger Sorento is clearly pulling a little further away from its entry-level sibling the Sportage.

2 months ago


 Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept

Hyundai’s Santa Cruz is aimed toward Pittsburgh’s “Urban Adventurers”

If you’re old enough to remember the old Chevrolet El Camino or were a fan of the more recent Chevrolet SSR, you’ll like this new buggy.

2 months ago


 Michael Horn, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, stands with the 2015 Golf and the Golf GTA, winner of the North American Car of the Year Award.

Volkswagen and Ford come up big in North Amercian Car/Truck of the Year Awards

They are considered the two highest automotive awards in the nation, chosen by a jury made up of 57 auto journalists from around the globe.

2 months ago


 The 650-hp, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is one of the most capable vehicles on the market, capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in only 2.95 seconds, achieving 1.2 g in cornering acceleration, and braking from 60-0 mph in just 99.6 feet.

American-made Corvette Z06 stands up to the best supercars on the planet

Under the hood, the new LT4 6.2-liter engine puts out 650 horses, making the Z06 one of the most powerful production cars in the U.S.

2 months ago


 Photo: Lee and Susan Baierl and Greg Barrett President and Chief Development Officer Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation

: Baierl Automotive donates $20,000 to Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund

The Free Care Fund at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC helps to ensure that all children receive the medical care that they need

2 months ago


Show drives into town with more “bling” than ever before

There are a host of new attractions this year, including a new display of exotic cars that includes Ferraris, Lamborghinis & Maseratis.

2 months ago


 Tame the snow this year with a set of winter tires.

Top 10 Winter Tires

This list was compiled from tests by Automobile Protection Association, based on a 195/65R15 size driven on various compact-sized cars.

2 months ago


 The all-new Lincoln MKX, debuting today at the North American International Auto Show, is designed to attract a wide range of customers in the United States and beyond by offering more technology, engine choices and personalization options.

New 2016 MKX offers new engine choices, technologies

At the North American International Auto Show, Lincoln showed off its new Lincoln MKX, expected to hit Pittsburgh area showrooms this fall.

2 months ago


How a tape measure and scale can save your child's life

Booster seats protect children who are too big for a car seat but too small for a seat belt.

2 months ago


 The all-new, carbon-fiber, mid-engined Ford GT supercar, expected to go into production in 2016, will redefine innovation in aerodynamics, EcoBoost and light-weighting.

Ford showcases carbon fiber supercar

The GT is one of more than 12 new Ford Performance vehicles coming by 2020.

2 months ago


 The 2016 Cascada features a top that can be put down on the fly at 31 miles per hour.

Buick rolls out its first convertible in 25 years and a new flagship sedan concept

It’s been a long time since Buick customers could feel the wind in their hair in new vehicle. But they shouldn't have to wait much longer.

2 months ago


Subaru Performance Icons Have an Almost Cult-Like Following

Completely redesigned for 2015, the WRX and the WRX STI have been garnering more than their fair share of awards and favorable reviews.

3 months ago


 The Mini Hardtop 4 Door is the first four-door Mini to be built on the shared front wheel drive global architecture with BMW Group.

Mini spreads its wings with new Hardtop 4 Door

Mini is not your typical car brand—especially when it comes to rolling out new models.

3 months ago


 Celebrating 27 years with #1 Cochran

#1 Cochran tech with highest billable hours celebrates 27 years at company

Ed Wasil, of Mt. Pleasant, is celebrating 27 years with #1 Cochran.

3 months ago


Winter driving habits improving in some areas

Drivers have become more educated with this dilemma and are looking to improve.

3 months ago


 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250.

Mercedes-Benz CLA offers upscale luxury at a mid-sized price

While the new CLA is attracting its fair share of Generation Y clientele, it’s also attracting older clients who don’t need as much vehicle.

3 months ago


Cochran Infiniti Celebrates Unprecedented Dual Grand Opening

The elegant new Infiniti Galleries represent the finest in architectural and environmental design.

3 months ago


 The Lincoln Motor Company unveiled the MKX Concept at Auto China in Beijing. The MKX Concept hints at a global sport utility vehicle that will become the third of four all-new Lincoln vehicles due by 2016.

Lincoln Unveils the 2016 MKX Concept, Third of Four Models Due by 2016

Drawing inspiration from airplanes and motorbikes, the Lincoln MKX Concept’s design evokes feelings of power and agility.

3 months ago


Toyota Prius c is the most affordable and efficient car without a plug

The 2015 Prius c is Toyota’s most affordable and most fuel-efficient hybrid vehicle.

4 months ago


When it comes to Lincoln vehicle design, inspiration is everywhere

Ever wonder where vehicle designers get their inspiration for materials and colors used inside a vehicle’s cabin?

4 months ago


 This Honda Fit B-spec racecar was prepped for competition by Honda Performance Development, Honda's North American racing company.

New 2015 Honda Fit keeps racking up accolades and awards

If you’re in the market for a subcompact entry-level vehicle, you should really take a look at the new 2015 Honda Fit. A lot of people are.

4 months ago


Lincoln hopes to appeal to buyers with new scent

Visitors to select Lincoln dealerships across the country will experience Essence of Lincoln, an award-winning scent.

4 months ago


Are your car seat fears founded?

Driving your newborn home from the hospital is when you know your life has changed.

4 months ago


Baierl Automotive Supports the Free Care Fund at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Baierl Automotive has announced that they will donate $50 to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s Free Care Fund with every test

4 months ago


Lifetime achievement award honors Greensburg auto dealer

Bud Smail of Smail Auto Group receives recognition for his industry accomplishments and community service by fellow dealers and the P.A.A.

4 months ago


Lexus concept is almost too beautiful for words

"The LF-C2 concept shows what’s in store for our brand’s future design direction,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group VP and GM.

4 months ago


 Motor Trend Editor-In-Chief Edward Loh (left) presents General Motors CEO Mary Barra with the 2015 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Award for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. Motor Trend makes the announcement Wednesday, December 3, 2014, noting the 2015 Colorado emerged as Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year by a rare unanimous vote. The editors were impressed with Colorado’s clean-sheet design, “right-sized” package, excellent handling, and overall capability. (Photo by Steve Fecht for Chevrolet)

Chevrolet’s Colorado wins rare unanimous decision from Motor Trend

To determine which truck deserved top honors, Motor Trend editors subjected all contenders to numerous instrumented & real-world road tests.

4 months ago


 Honda Cr-V Named 2015 Motor Trend Sport/Utility Of The Year.

Honda’s new 2015 CR-V Redefines “Mid-Model Refresh,” Wins Motor Trend’s Sport/Utility of the Year Award

Exterior design changes, including re-styled front & rear bodywork, mirrors & wheels, lend a bolder, sportier appearance with unique style.

5 months ago


 The 2014 Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet’s first mini-car for the U.S. and Canadian markets, is a stylish and practical choice for urbanites who want a car that’s easy to drive and own. Attention-grabbing colors include (from left to right) Techno Pink, Jalapeno, Salsa, Grape Ice and Black Granite.

Chevrolet “Sparking” Interest With a New Audience

Our small cars – Spark, Sonic and Cruze – attract more new car buyers to Chevrolet than any other vehicles in the lineup.

5 months ago


 Inside, the A6 and A7 will offer new interior design selection combinations with Flint gray and Cedar brown.

Audi’s A6 and A7 get more efficient and refined for 2016

While not as flashy as the R8 competition, Audi also chose to make two introductions at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week.

5 months ago


8 ways to protect the value of your car this winter

As the seasons change and winter approaches, protecting your vehicle becomes even more important.

5 months ago



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