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Make A Smart Choice with the All-New 2019 Volvo V60 Momentum

Do you desire a vehicle with an exclusive design that you will absolutely love? How about one with a high-level of technological features that you will find useful? The All-New 2019 Volvo V60 Momentum delivers that and more.

Glide down the road while the exterior exudes a distinct grille smiling back at all the passersby. The retractable moonroof is providing an al fresco energy allowing the passengers to absorb the sunlight into their souls. 

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Safety by Headlight Restoration

Driving in severe weather or at night means your headlights need to be bright and unobstructed. Sadly, they get dirty and covered in insects, mud and other nasty residues no matter what you do. Fortunately, a few tricks make it easy to restore your headlights, and help keep the streets of Houston safer for everyone.

Insect Repellant

This is the strongest makeshift trick, which cuts through darn near anything. Unfortunately, it also will eat through paint and finishes sometimes, meaning you need to be super careful with it. 

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Hands-Free iOS has Never Been Better Thanks to Apple CarPlay

Using your smart device on the road is straight up not safe. Unfortunately, we’re all unavoidably dependent on this technology even when driving. We need directions, the ability to handle incoming and outgoing calls on the fly, and we can’t live without our NPR or Spotify now can we?

Of course, systems to integrate your iPhone into your vehicle are not new – but they were never truly hands-free or really that integrated. 

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Spring Car Care Tips You Can Count On

Caring for your car is a year-round job, but it's especially important in the spring. After a long winter, it's vital that you take proper care of your car. You already know about the value of oil changes, but did you know there are other maintenance procedures you should have done to your car?

When you bring your car in for a full maintenance check, you'll want to have your tires rotated. 

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Are Summer Tires Right for You?

Do you live in an area that is hot most of the year? Summer tires, or performance tires, have been specifically designed for hot weather driving. Effective in either dry, or wet conditions, they provide traction, and allow for better precision driving. So, if you live somewhere where there isn't a winter, or if you want to experience better performance while taking corners and accelerating, summer tires may be just what you are looking for.

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The Vehicle Battery Powers Your Vehicle

A vehicle battery is necessary to start your vehicle's engine and to keep the vehicle running after start-up. If the battery is not charged fully or has other problems, then you could be in a situation where your vehicle will not start.

The battery has quite a job to do, as it provides power to the starter, fuel system, ignition system and many other electrical parts when you start the vehicle.

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Tips for Surviving a Roadside Emergency

Planning right now for a potential roadside emergency is smart and will keep you out of harm’s way.

  • Pack a small toolbox with a hammer, screwdrivers, wrenches, pliers, and a roll of duct tape. The duct tape can be used make small repairs and patch holes in a radiator hose so you can drive to a service station instead of being disabled.
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When the Temperature of Your Engine is Too High

The temperature of your engine has a gauge on your dashboard. If the gauge shows that your engine is too hot, there is a problem with your engine. Don't drive your vehicle around if the engine is hot, as this can cause further issues with your car.

Bring your car to our service center at DeMontrond Volvo Cars to see what is going on with your car. 

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Where Do Leaks Develop in Your Car’s Exhaust System?

Every driver is familiar with the exhaust muffler corrosion issue that develops into a noise issue that leads to expensive traffic violations. However, most drivers are not aware of the makeup of their exhaust system and where leaks can develop.

Your exhaust system is not just a pipe that carries exhaust out the rear of the vehicle. The exhaust system is made up of a series of parts interconnected by flanges, gaskets, and seals. 

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What is Brake Fluid?

Your brakes are one of the most important safety features on your car, and it's brake fluid that makes them work. Brake, or hydraulic, fluid is found in your brake lines. It delivers the force applied by your foot on the pedal to rotors that stop your wheels.

This fluid is key to you having a safe driving experience. 

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