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Volvo San Antonio Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Principle Auto Group joins the campaign to bring awareness to Breast Cancer Awareness Month in San Antonio. More than 220,000 women are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer each year, but thanks to generous donations, continued research, better screenings, and early detection, breast cancer death rates have been declining.

In our effort to bring more awareness to this cause, here are some facts about breast cancer:


  • 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed…

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Car Accessories Every Driver Needs

It’s 2017 and there are gadgets for everything these days. That includes car accessories, too! Check out this list of interesting and helpful products that may make your driving experience just a little bit easier!


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  1. Extra-Wide No Blindspot Rearview Mirror. This panoramic mirror attaches to your permanent rearview mirror to increase your field of view from 52 degrees to 180 degrees. It enlarges the view behind your vehicle, providing a clearer picture of what’s trailing you. This product automatically reduces the headlight glare of other vehicles by 50% and clamps over most standard rearview mirrors without requiring tools…

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Back to School: Teaching Your Teen to Drive

School supply lists have been posted, grocery lists have been made, and new clothes are hanging in the closet: that can only mean one thing--school is starting soon. With the hustle and bustle of sending your children and teens back to class, it’s easy to overlook some things. In this “Back to School” edition, we’ll touch on teen driving in honor of a new school year ahead of us!


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Relinquishing control as you…

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Travel Tips for Holiday Weekends

Whether you’re still feeling the effects from your July 4th travel, or are gearing up to visit family over the long Labor Day weekend in a few months, having a few helpful travel tips might make it all a little less stressful. Take a look at the following tips to ensure that your trip is smooth sailing all-around.


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Be prepared. It will take more time and effort on the front end, but by packing snacks, water, pillows, blankets, phone chargers, etc. you will have a more comfortable trip. Packing food and drinks limits the amount of pit stops due…

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Things to Remember When Filling Up At the Pump

For most Americans, a trip to the gas station is a weekly occurrence. With prices at a steady decline, these visits have become less painful than in recent years. Take a look at the following list of tips we’ve created and make sure you’re getting the most out of your trips to the fuel pump and your wallet!


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Turn off your car. Although this may seem like a no-brainer, many people keep their car running while filling up at the pump even with signage advising against it. If a spark were to occur under the hood it could…

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Best Volvos to Consider for a Growing Family

Volvo understands the needs for practical, safe, and convenient vehicles. Growing families know this concern more than any other group. Now more than ever, families are on the go and much of life takes place in a vehicle. Between play dates, carpool, extra-curriculars, and vacations, the need for ample cargo space inside an equally comfortable ride is very important. We’ve set out to create a list of the top three Volvos that are perfect for families so you don’t hae to sacrifice safety for comfort or smooth handling . Whether you’re still expanding your family or are teaching…

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Keeping Your Kids Entertained on Road Trips

Summer is a busy time of year. Between vacations, family reunions, and traveling in general, if you plan to make any trips with young kids in tow, we know how crucial it is to have multiple forms of entertainment to make the drive as painless as possible. We’ve put our heads together to provide suggestions for keeping your restless kiddos distracted while you make lengthy trips!


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Classic games

Classic games like “I Spy” turns the local scenery into a fun game that everyone can get involved in. Older kids can switch it up a bit and try something like…

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Where to Plan Your Texas Weekend Vacation

It’s officially summer which means the kids are out of school, the community pool is at max capacity, and your family is itching for a quick (and affordable) trip out of town to recharge before tackling the rest of the summer commitments.


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Being a Texan, you don’t have to look very far for new and creative options when it comes to vacationing. Between its diversity of landscapes and world-class tourism, there is an exciting and travel-worthy reason to load up the car and plan a vacation right here in the Lone Star State!


  1. Son’s Island on Lake…

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Volvo Aims to Keep Your Grad Safe in IIHS 2017 Top Safety Pick

School may be out for summer, but if you have (or are) a recent high school graduate, four more years of higher education may be on the horizon! Volvo Cars is a leader in safety technology because we want the best for our consumers, and that includes drivers who may be making a long trek to college in the coming months.

 

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We are excited and honored that FIVE of Volvo’s 2017 lineup made the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) list of Top Safety Picks for 2017. The IIHS conducts vehicle tests to determine crashworthiness, which is how…

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