Monthly Archives: November 2019

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in PEQUANNOCK?

There is a clear and vocal demand in PEQUANNOCK and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the NJ market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on PEQUANNOCK area roads today, and many more being developed. Yet each of these vehicles has its own advantages and disadvantages. PEQUANNOCK auto owners should learn what these advantages and disadvantages are before running out and purchasing one of these alternative fuel vehicles at your nearest PEQUANNOCK dealership.PEQUANNOCK drivers should carefully research the vehicle care before buying an alternative fuel vehicle, as it may or may not coincide with the standards for gasoline vehicles. You should look at costs as well; these vehicles may help save our environment here in PEQUANNOCK, but that might not represent a savings to your wallet. You'll need to decide what you can afford and what wi ... read more

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Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us PEQUANNOCK drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around NJ, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. The hardest part is choosing from the thousands of wheels available at NJ tire shops.The team at BOCK AUTOMOTIVE can help you get some things in mind before you make a purchase. Let's start with function and think about how you drive.For example, maybe you have a large SUV but you don't drive off-road around NJ, so an off-road tread isn't important. Also, because you are not out bouncing over rocks in the NJ backcountry, you don't need a high profile tire to protect your rims. So that means you can probably go with the low-wide look.If you have a winter season with rain and snow or if you find you need better ice and snow performance, they make great, high-performance snow tires that won't make i ... read more

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Tires and Wheels

BOCK AUTOMOTIVE Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every PEQUANNOCK driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all NJ seasons.PEQUANNOCK off-roaders should be excited about the options available to them as well. The tread on off-road tires is designed to handle the wear from bumps and rocks. The tires' high profile protects rims from damage.But what if you own an SUV but aren't interested in off-roading around NJ? You can change out those high-profile beasts for a lower, wider look if it suits your style.BOCK AUTOMOTIVE tire professionals can offer great auto advice on how to choose tires that match your needs and style.If you just need to purchase new tires, a tire professional at BOCK AUTOMOTIVE can also help you select the tires that are best for your driving needs and habits. The right tires will protect you and your vehicle on the road.So personalize your vehicle ... read more

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Tires and Wheels

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer.  A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years.  Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles).  In Canada, the average life expectancy of a vehicle there is around 13 years, and in the U.S., it's around 15.  Vehicles are lasting longer these days, and there are several reasons for that. One expert cites better technology and overall quality improvements.  While in past years, vehicles were made mainly of heavier steel components, more modern vehicles contain lighter magnesium and aluminum alloys, high-strength steel, polymers and carbon fiber.  They last longer and reduce the overall vehicle weight, and that can contribute to better fuel economy. Modern internal combustion engine designs have been improved, and since they use more computers, they are more efficie ... read more

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Older Vehicles
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