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4 Ways To Identify Abnormal Tire Wear

Posted by Poquet Auto on Dec 22, 2016 3:07:26 PM

Where rubber meets the road.

Tires are what separates you and your vehicle from the cold, hard, and dangerous surface of Minnesota’s roadways.

Have you ever walked out to your vehicle and spotted a dreaded flat? Minnesota roads cause all sorts of wear and tear to your car's tires which can lead to flat tires.

So, how do you spot abnormal tire wear before you’re stranded somewhere? With a trained eye, you can tell if something is wrong simply by looking at the wear patterns on your tires.

No matter the season in Minnesota, understanding your car’s tire wear patterns will help keep you on the roads.

[Video] 5 Easy Tips to Prepare Your Car for Winter

Posted by Poquet Auto on Dec 22, 2016 3:02:04 PM

If it’s cold, it’s time to prepare your car for winter. Seeing as how we’re in Minnesota, we better get used to that reality and face it head on. After all, you don’t want to be stuck out in the cold more than you have to, right?

To help you do just that, we wanted to share this video from Ammo to help you get your car ready for the cold months ahead.

[Videos] Installing A Car Seat: With & Without a Base

Posted by Poquet Auto on Dec 14, 2016 4:00:28 AM

So you have a baby now, and you have to install a car seat to take your little one home. However, you’re a new parent and you’re not classically trained in car seat installation. To help solve this dilemma, we wanted to shares these two videos to help you transition into parenthood and help you and your little one get home safe.

Looking to buy a new car seat? Click here and check out this video by Magic Beans!

Let us know if these videos were helpful in the comments!

48 Electric-Car Charging Corridors Have Now Been Designated on U.S. Highways

Posted by Poquet Auto on Nov 16, 2016 4:48:05 AM

Two week ago, the White House announced a range of actions intended to stimulate and speed up the production of zero-emission electric vehicles in the U.S. This alternative fuel network plans to include 55 Interstate highways, with 48 of those designated as EV charging corridors. In total, the planned charging stations cover nearly 25,000 miles of road, with the appropriate signage along the corridors indicating where to charge up. EV owners can expect an existing or planned EV charging station within a 50-mile radius of one another.

The Federal Highway Administration has released a list of the locations of the corridors, which ones have been approved for the signage, and the type of fuels each will offer. Along with EVs, the program will accommodate vehicles that run on compressed natural gas, hydrogen, or other fuels.

The Difference Between All-Wheel Drive (AWD) & 4-Wheel Drive (4WD)

Posted by Poquet Auto on Oct 27, 2016 6:00:14 AM

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).

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