• Procrastination Prevention in Wilmington

    Monday 09 July 2018

    Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or regular maintenance. You may make the excuse that you don't have time, it can wait until tomorrow, you have other things to do. Well, there are some things you should NEVER put off when it comes to your... read more

  • The Economy of Maintenance for Wilmington Drivers

    Tuesday 07 November 2017

    Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Wilmington drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like the inconvenience and uncertainty of vehicle repairs. But that payment has a detrimental effect on our budget and bank account.Edmunds.com ... read more

  • New Life for Your Older Car in Wilmington

    Monday 29 August 2016

    Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Wilmington families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parents just told you to do without, that you should have taken better care of it. They considered the loss a “life lesson.”But today many Wilmington drivers tend to neglect one... read more

  • Let PONTE'S AUTOCARE Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

    Monday 02 May 2016

    If you haven't shopped in the Wilmington area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Wilmington, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few more years gets even more attractive.On the plus side, vehicles these days are engineered to last for 150,000 miles (250,000 km) or more. So why don't they? Usually it's... read more

  • Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at PONTE'S AUTOCARE

    Tuesday 04 August 2015

    The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Delaware residents to review their finances. More and more Wilmington drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today have over 75,000 miles/120,000 km on them. And the average age of vehicles is now over eleven years. That translates to some car care issues that many Wilmington men and women haven't dealt with in the... read more

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