Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Can I trust an online credit application?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
are credit applications online safe

Thinking about purchasing your next vehicle and wondering if online credit applications are safe? How do you know if you can trust putting all your personal information into a form on a public website? Keep reading below to learn more about this online financing process. (more…)

What do I need to know about choosing my auto insurance coverage?

Friday, January 18th, 2019
which auto coverage is right for me

Auto insurance is something that all drivers need to have, so it is important to know what you are paying for in your coverage plan. To understand the auto insurance plan that you will be choosing, there are a few terms that will be helpful to know. Continue reading below to learn some helpful terms and tips about auto insurance! (more…)

Check out these 5 helpful holiday traveling tips!

Friday, December 7th, 2018
holiday travel tips

Happy holiday! It is time to celebrate the season with family and friends. Unfortunately, not everyone lives close together so there is a lot of traveling that goes on. If you are one of the families that travels this time of year, then you might want to check out the helpful travel tips that we put together below. Keep reading to check them out! (more…)

Step by Step Guide: How to Carve a Pumpkin

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
carved pumpkins

One of the most famous Halloween traditions is to carve a pumpkin and display it as decoration for this spooky holiday. Carving pumpkins can be a lot of fun and it allows you to be as creative as you would like. If you have never carved a pumpkin and would like to learn how to, check out the step by step guide below to walk you through it! (more…)

Stay safe on the road this season by checking out these fall driving tips!

Friday, October 12th, 2018
fall driving tips

Fall is a beautiful time of year, but don’t get caught up in the fall colors and forget to pay attention to the road. With the new season, there are a few things to pay attention to when you are behind the wheel. Keep reading below for a few helpful safety driving tips for driving in the fall! (more…)

How can you improve the fuel economy for your vehicle?

Thursday, September 13th, 2018
filling car up with gas

If you are like one of the millions of people around the world that drive, then you are used to filling up your vehicle with gas. It is no one’s favorite thing to do, but it is necessary for us to get around with most vehicles. But what if there was a way to not make as many trips to the gas pump and to save a little bit of cash in your pocket? There is! There are actually multiple ways. We put together a list of five ways that you can help improve your vehicle’s fuel economy. Keep reading below to check them out! (more…)

Check out these Nevada traffic laws you may not know!

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
nevada driving laws with speed limit sign

Most people know the basic laws when it comes to driving, but are there some that you may be overlooking? Something like we know that we shouldn’t leave children or pets in a vehicle that is unattended, but did you know there is actually a law about it? We put together a short list of a few traffic laws in Nevada that are easily overlooked. Check them out and make sure you are up to date with the law! (more…)

How often do I need to change the oil in my car?

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
how often should you check your oil?

We have all heard someone tell us to be sure to change the oil in our car before taking it on a long trip, but when else should we be changing the oil? And what happens if we don’t change it? There is a lot that goes into the regular maintenance of a car and an oil change is just one part of it. Keep reading below to learn how often you should be changing the oil in your car to keep it on the road and running smoothly. (more…)

Helpful Tips for New Teenage Drivers

Thursday, July 19th, 2018
girl in drivers ed parking next to orange cones

Getting your teen out on the road is both scary and exciting. It’s hard to believe they are already driving, where did the time go? One thing’s for sure if they are going to be driving you want them to be totally prepared. That means that the car is ready for them, they know what to do if something were to happen to the car and most importantly, they know how to drive safely.

Since there is no easy way for you to let go and not worry about them when they are driving, we thought we would try to help by making a helpful list for them to look over before they hit the road. Keep reading for a list of helpful tips for teenage drivers to know before getting behind the wheel. (more…)

VIDEOS: Using Apple CarPlay in your Volkswagen vehicle

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
Siri on the Volkswagen infotainment screen

How do I pair my iPhone to my Volkswagen using Apple CarPlay?

As you well know, using your phone behind the wheel can be very dangerous. Luckily, though, Volkswagen models feature Apple CarPlay. This is a feature that connects your Apple mobile device to your Volkswagen infotainment system, allowing you to use your vehicle’s touchscreen and intuitive voice commands to control your phone for a number of functions. With Apple CarPlay, you can message on-the-go, navigate, and play music and podcasts. A lot of drivers are wondering just how this feature works. How do I pair my iPhone to my Volkswagen using Apple CarPlay? The team here at Findlay VW wants you to stay in-the-know, so we put together this post with useful tutorials for you. Check out this blog post to learn more! (more…)