• Telematics: Getting Your Smartphone to Talk to Your Car

    Telematics: Getting Your Smartphone to Talk to Your Car

    You may not know the word “telematics,” but if you’ve been around a car built in the past couple years, you’ve seen this merging of smartphone and infotainment technology. Why is it such a big trend, and how do you get your phone to work with it? Why Does My Car have to Pretend it’s

  • Towing Safety

    Towing Safety

    Thinking about buying a trailer or renting one? If you’re new to towing, there are a few things you should know to make sure you and your cargo are safe. Weight and Size You probably know that the trailer should weigh less than the Gross Trailer Weight (GTW) rating of the vehicle, but it can

  • Preventing Winter Paint Damage

    Preventing Winter Paint Damage

    When we think of the harm that our vehicles face in the winter, we mostly think of accidents caused by slick roads and the eventual formation of rust. However, this weather isn’t great on your paint, either. These tips will help you protect the look of your vehicle and stop problems before they start. Keep

  • Traveling with Cargo – A Full Car on the Move

    Traveling with Cargo – A Full Car on the Move

    How much can your vehicle carry? It’s something most of us don’t have to think about until we’re faced with a move or a big purchase, but overloading and incorrect loading can make your car or truck dangerous to drive. These tips will help you carry your cargo safely. How Much Weight Can I Put

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Road Salt

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Road Salt

    What is road salt? Is there a reason that salt damage isn’t as bad as it used to be? Should I still look into rust protection? Where does all that salt go, anyway? Here’s everything you’ve ever wanted to know about this corrosive substance. What is Road Salt? There are three chemical salts used to

  • Survival Tips for Being Stuck in Your Car

    Survival Tips for Being Stuck in Your Car

    With so much severe winter weather here in Wisconsin, it’s not hard to get your car stuck in the snow, whether you slide off the road, hit a snow bank or just find that a new layer of precipitation is keeping you from driving your vehicle out of its parking spot. Here are some things

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