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Changing a Flat Tire in the Most Efficient Manner

Never try to change a tire while still in the way of oncoming traffic, ride the rim to a safe location. The car brake should be on and the car in park before changing the flat tire. Loosen the lugs on that flat tire only slightly, then slowly jack up the vehicle so the tire is barely off the ground. Remove the lugs now, then the tire, then replace with the spare tire.

Tighten the lugs on the spare tire enough so the tire is snug against the brake rotor. Once the tire is secure, lower the car jack so…

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Signs Of A Leaking Exhaust

Owning your own vehicle is a great investment that provides you with a lot of convenience. However, there is a lot of routine maintenance and repairs that need to be done in order to protect this investment. Your exhaust is just one part of your vehicle that may see some damage because of regular use of your vehicle. Routine maintenance can often diagnose a problem, but there are some other common signs that you should keep an eye out for. This can include: 

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The XC40 Wins Again--This Time, Five Stars and Top Ratings

Recently named European Car of the Year, the Volvo XC40 is back at it again achieving yet another momentous accolade--top ratings and five stars in its 2018 Euro NCAP tests. By receiving such high marks, the XC40 joins the elite ranks of the XC60 and XC90 as being one of the safest cars on the road. This feat is even more spectacular due to the fact that the 2018 Euro NCAP testing saw an overhaul this year, becoming significantly more rigorous and demanding.
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Volvo Earnings Call--Announces Huge Sales, Growth

Today on their quarterly earnings call Volvo Cars had tons of positive news to report, including the colossal achievement of hitting their highest ever quarterly operating profit which totaled $4.6 billion. This awesome accomplishment is bolstered by the fact that this profit total is seeing an increase of 28.6% compared to Q2 of last year. Volvo’s revenue for the second quarter of 2018 also increased by 26.9% to the tune of $73 billion with 170,232 cars sold.

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Move Over Uber, Lyft--Volvo’s M Mobility Brand is Coming Soon

With its hyperfocus on people, the environment, and of course, our relationship to automobiles and how we use them, Volvo has launched an entirely new mobility brand simply entitled M. Part of their new mission called “Freedom to Move,” Volvo has launched M in order to provide reliable access to on-demand cars through a single,  intuitive application. Specifically, through its application, M aims to learn about user’s preferences, habits, and lifestyle needs in order to fully personalize the customer experience.
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The Living Sea Wall--Volvo's Important Ocean Conservation Project

For over a decade The Volvo Ocean Race has been hosting waterfront clean-ups all over the world in an effort to reduce the amount of waste that is not only carelessly dumped into the ocean, but also clogs up beautiful shorelines and destroys natural habitats and their dependent wildlife. The beach clean-ups alone, however, are not enough to save our oceans and our planet; and thus, Volvo has crafted a solution like none other--the Living Seawall.

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Volvo's Impressive Next Generation Roadside Assistance

Ever been driving along, enjoying the drive with music floating through the speakers, when suddenly the engine light comes on and smoke begins to billow from the engine? Not only is it super unnerving to be unaware of what’s wrong with the vehicle, you’re also not sure exactly when help will arrive, further adding stress to an already less-than-ideal situation. Well as of June 1st, 2018, Volvo plans to change the way their customers view unfortunate accidents with the introduction of their Next Generation Roadside Assistance!
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Volvo Partners Up with Luminar--What Does It Mean?

Recently there have been a lot of excitable talks about Volvo’s partnership with automotive sensor start-up company Luminar, the development of self-driving cars, their safety, the future, and more, so we’re here to break it all down and explain exactly what it all means. Spoiler alert: it’s all pretty awesome.
 
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The All-New Volvo S60: Scandinavian Design, Built in the USA

Volvo has just launched the all new S60 luxury sedan, but what makes this announcement truly special is the fact that this model is the first Volvo car to ever be produced in the United States. Volvo’s first ever American manufacturing plan is based in Charleston, South Carolina and has now been officially inaugurated as well--talk about a groundbreaking occasion! And the news just gets more exciting!

 

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New Luxury, Less Clutter: The Art and Zen of Volvo Ownership

Partnering with The Harris Poll, Volvo Car USA wants to explore American opinions and insights across four core values: design, technology, safety, and environment. The most recent “Volvo Reports: Decluttering the State of Luxury” survey was conducted online and gathered information from over 2,000 adults living in the United States; and of those sampled, an astonishing 85% believe they need to declutter their lives from “too much stuff.”
 
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