black car silhouette side view

Are there still import and domestic vehicles?

What do import and domestic mean in terms of cars?

Import and domestic are terms that have been used to describe cars for almost as long as there have been cars to describe. What do import and domestic mean in terms of cars? It should be fairly obvious. If you’re in the United States, then import means any car made outside the United States. By contrast, a domestic is any car made inside the United States. The current truth of the automotive world is a lot muddier than that now. Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 Ford F-150 red side view in mud

Quality American used trucks in Shasta County

Where to buy used American trucks in Redding CA

Nobody builds trucks quite like the American brands. You have Ford, Chevy, GMC, and Ram all making the best trucks that they have made in years, but a new truck comes with a hefty price tag. Luckily, you can literally save thousands by buying a used model right here in Shasta County. Want to learn where to buy used American trucks in Redding, CA? The answer is simple. Park Marina Motors is the name that you can trust. Read the rest of this entry >>

car driving in the rain

Best way to use anti-lock brakes

How to stop with ABS on slick roads

Have you ever tried stopping hard with a vehicle that has anti-lock brakes? You likely have at least once. Whether it was a moment of inattentive driving, a slick road, or a sudden and unexpected obstacle, from time to time you have had to stomp on the brakes and you’ve likely felt the ABS fight you. Slick roads are the hardest situation to deal with. Want to know how to stop with ABS on slick roads? We can help! Read the rest of this entry >>

Man shifting a car

Automatic vs manual vs CVT

What are the differences between transmission types?

Most people know what a manual transmission is, though we can understand if many young people grew up without any exposure to manual transmissions at all, and they will only get rarer as time goes on. What about a CVT? That’s a new type of transmission that many people may be unfamiliar with. What are the differences between transmission types? We’ll try to provide some clarity. Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Jeep Gladiator red side view on rocks

Is there an American truck that isn’t Ford, Chevy, GMC, or Ram?

Is Jeep making a truck?

Americans definitely love their trucks, and we also love American brand trucks above all else. We love Ram trucks, Chevy trucks, GMC trucks, and Ford trucks, but there’s about to be a new American truck to choose from. Who’s making it? Is Jeep making a truck? Yes they are, and we can tell you all about it. Read the rest of this entry >>