Can Your Tire Be Repaired?

Four Qualifications Have a nail in your tire? You might be able to patch the hole without worrying about costly tire replacement! To do so safely, you’ll want to make sure the tire meets a few safety standards. Here’s what the experts at Cardinal Plaza Shell in Springfield, Virginia look for before repairing tires. You

What You Need to Know About Motor Oil

The Basics If you bring your vehicle to Cardinal Plaza Shell in Springfield, Virginia every few months for an oil change, do you know why? It can be useful to understand the basics of motor oil and why we change it, so you can continue making the best choices for your vehicle’s maintenance. Once you

4 Car Myths that you Shouldn’t Believe

Here’s the scoop on these popular car myths. We have lots of rules to follow as drivers and have been given many warnings and tips to help us be better drivers. It’s no surprise that not everything you have been told is completely true. Keep reading to learn the truth behind some common car myths:

Drive Green: How Hybrids and EVs Affect the Environment

Rising in popularity, hybrids and electric vehicles fit in with the consumer fad of increasing sustainability. It’s no secret that vehicles have greatly contributed to the Earth’s pollution. Cars have contributed about 75% of the Earth’s total carbon monoxide pollutants and about one-third of total air pollution. EVs and hybrids are a step into a

Extend the Life of Your Tires and Save Money

As much as we’d love to sell you a new set of tires, it’s better to make the ones you have last as long as possible. That’s why we’re dedicated today’s blog entry to extending the life of your tires. If you follow these three easy mainteneance steps, you’ll maximize their life and save money