• 2019 Chevrolet Colorado in Slatington, PA
    Tips & Tricks,  Winter

    Myths About Driving in the Winter

    It’s important to prepare for the winter and follow tips about how to winterize your vehicle. However, there are also some common myths about driving in the winter, which are simply not true and should not be followed.  Idle Your Car While it can be convenient to get into an already-warm vehicle, you don’t have to idle newer vehicles before driving in the winter. In fact, idling can cause your vehicle to consume fuel quicker and emit carbon monoxide, which can be dangerous if your vehicle is parked in your garage. All-Season Tires Are Great for Every Season While all-season tires are useful during warmer seasons, they are not the…

  • American Countryside Corn Field
    Local,  Summer

    The Best Drives in Pennsylvania

    Summer is the perfect time to roll down the windows and go on a scenic drive. Pennsylvania has beautiful nature views and charming towns that make it the perfect place to take a drive. Here are some of the best drives to take in the Keystone State. Delaware River Valley This 19-mile drive from Easton to Mt. Bethel winds along the Delaware River and provides gorgeous views of luscious farmland. You can take the drive a step further, by stopping to wander along the Tekening Hiking Trails and witness breathtaking cliff views. Gateway to the Endless Mountains Once considered “one of America’s most scenic drives” by National Geographic, this 38-mile…

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Custom Trail Boss
    Service,  Summer,  Tips & Tricks

    Summer Truck Maintenance: Tips for Hot Weather

    Proper maintenance is key to keeping your truck in prime working condition, and it can also help to preserve the resale value. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of summer truck maintenance tips. You’ll need to adapt your pickup for warmer weather and different driving conditions, including everything from tire care to the electrical system. Tire Pressure One of the most important things to check in the summer is tire pressure. Air pressure tends to increase in warmer weather; however, tires can also lose pressure over time. Checking your tire pressure in the summer will ensure tires are not overinflated or underinflated. Plus, while you’re at it, you can also…

  • St. Patrick's Day
    Local,  Seasonal

    What to Do This St. Patrick’s Day in Lehigh Valley

    Looking to have some family-friendly fun this St. Patrick’s Day? There are plenty of wonderful events right here in the Slatington area, so go grab your green clothes, pack the kids into your trusty Chevy from Rentschler Chevrolet, and get ready for a delightful St. Patrick’s Day in Lehigh Valley. Allentown St. Patrick’s Day Parade The holiday parade in Allentown is one of the most spectacular in the region. This year marks the 62nd year of the event. The parade kicks off at 1:30 p.m., but you’ll want to arrive early for the fun pre-event activities, like the Flag Raising Ceremony that starts at 11:45 a.m., and also to secure…

  • Keep Your Vehicle Clean
    Car Health,  Seasonal,  Tips & Tricks,  Winter

    Tips to Protect Your Car from Road Salt

    Road salt is great for thawing out icy roads, but bad for your car—and not just aesthetically. Here are a few tips to help protect your car from road salt, so you can prevent rusting and corrosion. Wash Regularly If road salt is left on your car’s surface or undercarriage, it can cause rusting, corrode the finish, and even the damage the vehicle’s mechanics. The best way to prevent this problem is by washing your car regularly during winter months. Try to give your car a good scrub every other week on days where the temperature is 40 degrees or higher. To avoid freezing temperatures, wash during the daytime, and…