We've all experienced it, your car sits in an open parking lot on a sunny day, you get in, and it's scorching hot inside. Not only is this uncomfortable but it also isn't good for your car!
Long road trips are becoming an increasingly popular way to take a vacation. Before you hit the road, you should prepare your car to handle the trip, no matter where you're heading this summer! Taking certain steps helps to ensure your engine will run smoothly and your trip will go well.
Today, smartphones are equipped with GPS, calling, and texting features. In recent years, these features have increased cell phone use while driving. In fact, distracted driving accounts for thousands of deaths each year. In 2017, distracted drivers in Minnesota killed 59 people and injured 223.
Recently, the Minnesota House voted 106-21 to pass a new bill that bans the use of electronic devices while driving, by taking a hands-free approach. Learn all about this new law coming into effect August 1st.
When you begin your search for a new or used vehicle, you typically start off with a particular type of car, truck, or SUV in mind. Whether it’s a hybrid or fuel-efficient vehicle, your first step in the purchasing process is research — that way you won’t feel lost when you walk into a dealership.
During your search, maybe you think a sleek Audi to whiz around town in would be the right fit. Or perhaps you’re considering an SUV, so you have room for the kids and all of their gear. Whichever option you decide on, your next step is going to be visiting a dealership.
Shopping around is a great way to get more information, but that decision can take a significant amount of time and energy. When the purchasing process drags on for too long, the end result can sometimes be purchasing a vehicle that wasn’t exactly what you wanted.
It can be frustrating to visit tons and tons of dealerships only to find out that the first dealership you visited offered you the best deal in town. To help you identify when you’ve found the right dealership, here are 5 signs that the first car dealership you visit may be the best one for you:
Have you heard of the term “drivetrain?” Maybe not, but you’re likely familiar with it even if you don’t realize it. Drivetrain is the group of components that deliver power to a vehicle’s axles and wheels. There are four types of drivetrain: all-wheel drive (AWD), four-wheel drive (4WD), front-wheel drive (FWD), and rear-wheel drive (RWD).