Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Can a bad battery make a car already in motion stop moving?

Thursday, June 11th, 2020
Man pushes a car along a road.

Car Battery Driving Impact

A car’s battery exists to provide starting power and buffer electrical demands when the alternator isn’t spinning fast enough to keep up. What happens when the battery dies? Can a dead battery stop your car if you’re driving it?

Yes, a dead battery will cause your vehicle to function progressively worse until it finally grinds to a halt on the side of the road. Whether your battery merely doesn’t have enough power to run the car, or is damaged to the point that it can’t hold a charge, a battery that supplies inadequate power to a vehicle will eventually be unable to power the spark plugs and injectors, which are essential mechanical elements.

What will happen to my car if the battery dies because the alternator has stopped working while I’m driving?


What are Rancho® shocks?

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
2020 Chevy Silverado rolls through a dusty off-road environment

Rancho® Brand Shocks, Company and Product Info

If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you may have come across models that boast about providing “Rancho® shocks.” Why are Rancho® shocks such an exciting feature to have? What exactly are Rancho® shocks?


Does the 2020 Chevy Equinox have remote start?

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
Red 2020 Chevy Equinox

2020 Equinox Remote Start Feature Availability

Those looking for a delightful two-row SUV are likely already turning their gaze to the 2020 Chevy Equinox. This excellent two-row SUV has long made us smile with its solid handling, impressive fuel economy, user-friendly infotainment tech, and, of course, perfect predicted reliability rating. For 2020, Chevy has added some new standard driver assistance features, although the diesel powertrain is no longer available.

But even with the accolades, there are some particular features drivers look for. One of these oft-enjoyed amenities is remote start. Does the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox have remote start?


How much cargo space does the 2020 Ford Explorer have?

Thursday, April 30th, 2020
2020 Explorer driving over a bridge

2020 Ford Explorer Cargo Space, Seating, and More

If you’re shopping for a proper midsize SUV, then you’re looking for some serious utility. Unlike crossover SUVs that skimp on space, a midsize SUV is designed to fit everything you need it to and then some.

How does the 2020 Ford Explorer measure up? Does it meet the bar or fall flat? How much cargo space does the 2020 Ford Explorer have?


What to Teach Your Children About OnStar

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
hand pressing sos button

Why You Should Teach Your Kids About OnStar 

We’ve all heard stories about little kids calling 9-1-1 just to see what happens. For most kids, it’s the first phone number they learn and memorize, but hopefully, it’s one they never actually have to use. Unfortunately, curiosity sometimes gets the best of them. 


Your Silverado’s Trailering Profile Is a helpful Way to Use and Track Your Favorite Trailers

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
trailer profile in sivlerado

How to Create a Trailering Profile for Your Chevy Silverado 

If you do a lot of driving in your Silverado, then you probably know your truck well. But what you may not know is that there are ways to personalize the trailering profile for your vehicle in order to help your pickup know a little bit more about you as well Confused? Allow us to explain. 


Cadillac Super Cruise Is Paving the Future of Autonomous Driving

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
cadillac steering wheel and dashboard

What Is Cadillac Super Cruise and How Does It Work? 

Cadillac Super Cruise. It sounds pretty awesome, doesn’t it? But, if you’re eyeing up a new Cadillac or if you currently own one and aren’t quite sure what this feature is, then allow us to explain.  


What Connectivity Features are Available in the 2020 Buick Encore?

Monday, January 27th, 2020
2020 Buick Encore black exterior front fascia driver side driving city in far background

2020 Buick Encore Available Connectivity Features

In 2020, one of the most important things to people is staying connected. No matter where they are, people want to be able to connect with friends and family. To meet this common need, modern vehicles have added connectivity features to their list of features. The 2020 Buick Encore is no different. Keep reading to learn what connectivity features are available in the 2020 Buick Encore.


What Technology is on the All-New Cadillac XT6?

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
2020 Cadillac XT6 from exterior drivers side

2020 Cadillac XT6 Advanced Technology and Safety Features

The Cadillac XT6 has made its global debut in 2020, and this all-new crossover SUV fills the gap between the XT5 and Escalade, providing three-rows of seating and a spacious interior. The XT6 has a luxurious interior and Cadillac has taken each aspect of the vehicle under careful consideration. The 2020 Cadillac XT6 has a capable 3.6L V6 engine with a nine-speed automatic transmission and four selectable drive modes. It also has plenty of room for passengers and cargo, offering 78.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first row and seating for seven passengers. (more…)

What Technology Features are on the 2020 Ford Escape?

Monday, November 11th, 2019
2020 Ford Escape Titanium trim level from front drivers side parked in parking garage

2020 Ford Escape Technology Features

The 2020 Ford Escape made its debut this fall and is now in stock at Eric von Schledorn in Milwaukee, WI. There are plenty of features to get excited about on this model, like entertainment technology, advanced safety features, seating and cargo capacity, and selectable drive modes. Let’s dig a little deeper into the technology features on the 2020 Ford Escape. (more…)