At-Home Battery Charging with Help from Volvo Cars Bend

Don't be left stranded at home due to a dead battery under the hood of your vehicle. Thanks to Volvo Cars Bend's tips, you can get your vehicle back on the road in under 20 minutes. Maintenance charging will ensure that your vehicle is always ready to go at a moment's notice.

There are many different battery chargers on the market that allow you to charge your battery in your own garage. If you're looking for the ability to quickly charge your vehicle in a rush, a fast charge function is what you want to ensure…

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Winter Car Care

It is important for you to take care of your vehicle all year long. However, car care is even more critical during the winter. It is best for you to start preparing early. You will need to have your oil checked and changed. Cold climates have a tendency to make your oil thicker. The viscosity, or thickness, of the oil is one of the things that you should consider before buying oil. You can refer to the owner's manual if you aren't sure about the type of oil you should purchase during the winter.

You will also need…

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Volvo V90 Cross Country

The Volvo V90 is a luxury wagon with a beautiful interior. The seats are especially attractive, being comfortable and welcoming, yet retaining a sleek, contemporary look. The Cross Country trim is an interesting choice because it is an offroad specialist.

Normally offroad vehicles have a larger body type, but the V90 has the powerful T6 engine with 316 horsepower to drive it. The Cross Country also adds on tougher cladding, more clearance, and a special off-road mode. The Cross Country has a wealth of luxury features as well like a

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Sharing the road with bicyclists

Part of being a responsible driver in Bend is learning to share the road. Lately, more and more people are getting around on bicycles. There isn't a comprehensive network of bike lanes here yet. That means that these cyclists will be using the same roads as automobiles.

Cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians all have a right to be on the road, too. Cars have the potential to do a lot of damage to these others on the road. The best way to prevent crashes is simply practice awareness. Always use side and rear-view mirrors. Understand there could be a motorcycle…

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Charge Your Phone During the Drive with the Volvo XC40

Sometimes you're in a rush in the morning and don't have time to charge your smartphone. You're going about your day when you suddenly notice that your battery's down to 7%. What can you do? Do you interrupt your schedule to charge your phone at the library, or buy an expensive emergency charger at the gas station?

With the Volvo XC40, you'll never have to worry about your phone's battery dying again. The Volvo XC40 comes with a smartphone storage area that allows you to charge your phone while you're driving through Bend…

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How to charge your car's battery

One of the worst things that can happen to you as an automobile owner is winding up with a dead battery. This can happen because your battery has reached the end of its useful life or because it has lost its charge. If you have a temporarily dead battery, there are a couple of different ways you can charge it.

For a quick charge to get your battery going so your car will run, you can do a jumpstart. This involves hooking your car's battery to another's using jumper cables. After running the other car for awhile and…

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The Basics of Wheel Alignment

Some drivers assume that a wheel alignment service is basically the same thing as having your tires inspected and rotated. While tire rotation is a key part of regular maintenance work for your vehicle, it does not focus on the precise angles of how each tire is connecting with the road.

That is where a wheel alignment service picks up the slack to keep your tires aligned properly. It involves correcting any variations in the angles for each tire from the top and side perspectives. They are expertly adjusted by the skilled mechanics of the service department at Volvo Cars…

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Get Energized with the Volvo V90 Cross Country

With the hectic pace of modern life, energy is frequently in short supply. The Volvo V90 Cross Country is a luxury wagon that can help ease the energy-crunch in your life. The following two features will keep you vibrant and enthusiastic throughout the week.

Life sometimes feels like a litany of errands. With the V90, getting everything home in one trip is now a possibility. An impressive 53.9 cubic feet of cargo space gives you enough room to make all your rounds at once.

 

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Replacing a Flat Tire, Yourself

At Volvo Cars Bend, we believe that understanding how to replace a flat tire is crucial knowledge. You may think that you’ll just always call your roadside assistance program if you have a flat, but you may not have time to wait, especially if your flat occurs in a rural area far from Bend, OR.

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