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New Volvo SUV Lineup at Dick Dyer Mercedes Volvo

Volvo has an attractive lineup of luxury SUVs with similar designs and share engine lineups. That kind of unity is helpful because you can choose the model that fits your size needs, and you know that it will have the same trims, options, look and feel, and feature set as the others. The three models are the XC40, XC60, and the XC90.

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Future of Volvo: What They Are Looking At

The Volvo vision for the way that they design a vehicle relies on some critical driving features that they focus on with every new vehicle that they push out. The big three things that they look at are as follows:

  • No one should be killed or seriously injured in a Volvo by 2020 (now).
  • Time savings should equal one week per year by 2025
  • Electric cars should make up fifty percent of sales by 2025

 

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The Meaning of Different Vehicle Safety Ratings

There are two investigative organizations that ascertain vehicle safety, the nonprofit IIHS and the federal government-run NHTSA. Each has their own methods and ratings systems.

The NHTSA gives each vehicle a three-part test, frontal, side-impact and rollover. It rates each car with a set of stars; vehicles receiving five stars in a rollover test, for example, mean that the car has a low likelihood of rolling over. 

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Back-to-School Service for Your Car's Cooling System

The cooling system in your vehicle is responsible for protecting all the moving parts in the engine block. These are a few parts that will be checked during the back-to-school cooling system inspection.

The thermostat has to be working correctly all the time in order to be regulating the inside temperatures of the engine block. If the thermostat housing is leaking or the part fails, the engine parts could overheat and seize.

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Keep Your Vehicle Running Smoothly in the Winter by Keeping the Gas Tank Full


You rely on your vehicle when the weather is cold outside, and you would like to know that you can trust it to get where you are going. If you keep the gas tank full, you will help your vehicle run well when the weather is cold.

When the temperature outside drops, condensation can build up in your gas tank and cause issues for you. Keeping that gas tank more than half full at all times can help you avoid such issues. Whether you usually keep your gas tank filled or not, you should definitely do that in the winter…
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Determining a Car's "Total Cost"

Although you may be excited to look for your next car, you likely have a particular budget that you must stay within. Unfortunately, many people fail to take a vehicle's "total cost" into consideration. But, only looking at a car's price tag is a mistake.

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Essential Guide for Planning Your Holiday Road Trip

Want to make it to your holiday destination in your car as quickly and safely as possible? Be sure that you consider the following holiday road safety tips so that if trouble does arise, you have some of the tools needed to get out of trouble in a timely manner.

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