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Car Care
Taking care of a car is no different than taking care of a body. Like going to the doctor for a checkup, cars need maintenance to stay healthy. Alex Skander, owner of Ska...
April 16, 2024 Local News
CONNOQUENESSING TWP ­— David Carr spends a lot of time in his garage tinkering with his restored classic cars. That’s all right with his wife, Linda, because she’s often ...
April 16, 2024 Local News
As the cold air leaves and warm temperatures signal the arrival of summer, road trip season is officially upon us. According to the United States Department of Transporta...
April 16, 2024 Special Sections
Legacy of love on four wheels spreads message of integrity
Legacy of love on four wheels spreads message of integrity
October 14, 2023 Special Sections
Year after year, vehicles slip and slide out of control all over the road as winter conditions wreak havoc, often rendering even the most experienced drivers in need of s...
October 10, 2023 Special Sections
As the winter season approaches, it's important to make sure vehicles are prepared for the cold weather and the slippery roads that come along with the drop in temperatur...
October 10, 2023 Special Sections
Precautions are key to driving in the winter, according to two Butler repair shops. Though Erin Conley of Wrecktify Collision in Butler sees crashes happen throughout the...
October 10, 2023 Special Sections
People often celebrate a milestone birthday by getting a new car, but the car Chris Salkeld got for his 21st birthday in 2006 wouldn’t be road ready until almost six year...
October 10, 2023 Special Sections
Catalytic converters are a common target for theft, but officials say there are several ways to deter thieves from removing them. Marc Iarrapino Jr., owner of Iarrapino’s...
October 10, 2023 Special Sections
Getting behind the wheel of new car can be nice, but some people see buying a brand-new set of wheels as commitment to years of high monthly payments for a vehicle that w...
April 18, 2023 Special Sections
Finding used a vehicle never has been an issue, but finding one that is both reliable and affordable is the true challenge. Kenny Galvan, owner of Lyndora Auto Sales in L...
April 18, 2023 Special Sections
Consider these pros and cons
Consider these pros and cons
April 18, 2023 Special Sections
Whether you’re taking to the open road, leaving your vehicle behind, or enjoying staying at home, readying your vehicle for the summer shouldn’t be overlooked. Luke Kim,...
April 18, 2023 Special Sections
Devices prone to theft, corrosion
Devices prone to theft, corrosion
October 14, 2022 Digital Media Exclusive
Winter is right around the corner, and in Butler County, the season almost always seems to create problems for drivers from start to finish. But there are a number of way...
October 14, 2022 Digital Media Exclusive
Devices prone to theft, corrosion
Devices prone to theft, corrosion
October 11, 2022 Special Sections
The Plano, Texas, office of Toyota’s mobility and innovation arm looks like a sleeker version of the typical bright white, open-floor startup. On one wall of the Legacy W...
October 11, 2022 Special Sections
It cost as much as a Mercedes, could travel only 79 miles, and was both the hero and villain of Hollywood. Only 10 years after it rolled into driveways, almost all were c...
October 11, 2022 Special Sections
Winter is right around the corner, and in Butler County, the season almost always seems to create problems for drivers from start to finish. But there are a number of way...
October 11, 2022 Special Sections
The first things to come to mind when many people ponder vehicle maintenance are oil changes and routine tune-ups. Though each of those things are vital components of aut...
October 11, 2022 Special Sections
Many people are drawn to motorcycles because of the intensity and excitement riding provides. Motorcycles are fun and routinely draw attention from other motorists. What ...
April 19, 2022 Special Sections
Without a functioning engine, a car is just an expensive driveway ornament. Engines keep vehicles moving, much in the same way the heart provides oxygen and blood to keep...
April 19, 2022 Special Sections
DETROIT — Toyota, the top-selling automaker in the U.S., is rolling out its first fully electric vehicle in eight years. The company on Tuesday unveiled the battery-power...
April 19, 2022 Special Sections
As electric vehicle sales take off, the number of those EVs on the road is growing faster than the number of public charging points to support them. That’s one of the hig...
April 19, 2022 Special Sections
As spring rolls in, and flashes of summer days come and go, it becomes time to shed those winter tires and prepare your vehicle for the hot summer days ahead. The harsh w...
April 19, 2022 Special Sections
Drivers likely need no reminder that the cost of fuel is high. In November 2021, data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration indicated the average price per gall...
April 19, 2022 Special Sections
Learning to drive can be a daunting task for teens, and a nerve-wracking milestone for their parents. Local driving schools across Butler County emphasize remembering saf...
April 19, 2022 Special Sections
Ira Murdick has spent a fair share of his 75 years either in front of a wheel or under the hood of a car. These days, he usually stands behind a counter at Murdick's Aut...
October 12, 2021 Special Sections
EMLENTON — During the height of Butler's booming industry with the merger between Pullman and Standard Steel Car, the U.S. government called on the American Bantam Car C...
October 12, 2021 Special Sections
ZELIENOPLE — Auto Accenting can upgrade cars, trucks, motorcycles and off-road vehicles with a variety of accessories and custom touches. The most popular way the shop f...
October 12, 2021 Special Sections
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