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Reduce Your Chances of a Tire Blowout with These Simple Steps

Few driving hazards are more unnerving than an unexpected tire blowout. However, many tire blowouts are preventable if the driver takes some simple precautions.

Regular tire inspections and timely maintenance are the keys to avoiding tire blowouts. Before hitting the road, especially on a long trip, check tire pressure with a standard tire gauge and visually inspect each tire for bumps, weak spots and other signs of wear. 

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Knowing What to Do in the Rain

The best way to avoid an accident in the rain is to have a grip on safety protocols before you even start driving. If your tires are checked regularly and your headlights are working, you are already in great shape for staying safe in rain. You should also make sure that your windshield wipers are functioning properly.

Once you are behind the wheel, you need to remain in control of the car by taking off cruise control and reducing your speed.

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New Volvo XC60 Follows 90 Years of Volvo Innovation

 

788,400. That's the approximate number of hours Volvo has been at work producing innovative cars and cutting-edge technologies. Have you heard of the 10,000 hour rule - the rule that posits that after 10,000 hours of doing something, you become an expert? If you believe that this rule holds true, then Volvo must be more than just an automotive expert. More than a pioneer, Volvo has gone through successes and failures; it has stuck around throughout the decades. Volvo is stronger for it. Volvo continues in the spirit of innovation, marching on... 

 

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Volvo Focuses on Safety for All Sizes

Volvo has been focused on safety for decades. Here at Volvo Cars Orange County, we know safety matters to our customers, which is why it matters so much to us. Volvo has a vision for the future that says it would like to see no one killed or seriously injured in a Volvo vehicle by the year 2020—this includes children, which is why Volvo offers its own line of specially designed children’s seats.

 

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Californians Seem Ready for Autonomous Cars Despite Reservations from Rest of Country

However you feel about it, autonomous cars seems to be the way of the future for automobiles. In order to get a hold on how the country feels collectively about autonomous driving, Volvo Cars conducted a huge online survey called the Future of Driving. Here in California, folks seems quite eager about autonomous driving; elsewhere, not so much.

 

 

 

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Two Thumbs Up for Volvo’s Head-Up Display

Buying a new vehicle can be a stressful experience, even though it’s also very exciting. You want to make sure you get all the features you need and want to make your daily driving enjoyable, which is why here at Volvo Cars Orange County, we want to introduce one of the best features available on the 2016 Volvo XC90, Volvo’s Head-Up Display. When you’re a more attentive driver, you’re a better driver, simple as that. Check it out below, then come see us to test drive the real-deal.

 

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Experience True Scandinavian Luxury in the XC90 Excellence

 

Raise an @Orrefors crystal glass to the new #XC90Excellence.

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The Volvo XC90 Excellence is the epitome of luxury. Boasting four individual seats for a first-class driving experience for both you and your passengers alike; they can sip champagne out of the rear-cooling compartment while you navigate the road ahead. If they're looking for even more comfort, there's even an individual massage function positioned under Perforated Fine Nappa leather seats.

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