Archive for the ‘Tips and Info’ Category

What is the difference between active safety features and passive safety features?

Monday, July 15th, 2019
front view of red chevy impala

Safety should always be at the front of your mind when you’re driving. Even if you’re just shopping for a new car, safety features should be among the things you ask about. We often see some safety features depicted as active and some as passive. What do these terms mean? Keep reading to find out.  (more…)

3 ways you can save money on car insurance

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
left front view of dark chevy impala parked by water

Car insurance is one of the most boring topics to talk about, but sometimes it’s necessary. Everyone who has a car likely also has some form of car insurance. Of course, insurance isn’t always cheap and it can be a financial burden. Check out a few simple ways you can save on car insurance.  (more…)

Is it better to buy a new or used car?

Monday, July 8th, 2019
A front right quarter photo of the 2019 Ford Escape in a town square.

Anytime you have gone car shopping, you have likely seen a selection of new vehicles and another selection of pre-owned vehicles. Used cars almost always come with a lower price tag, but what other advantages come with them? What about new cars? Keep reading to learn about the benefits of both new and used vehicles.  (more…)

How to keep your car cool this summer 

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
thermometer rising in front of shining sun and clouds

Summer is a wonderful time of year. The weather is pristine, there’s more to do, holidays to celebrate, and barbecues to be had. With this wonderful weather comes some dangers, however. If your car sits in the sun all day, the inside of it can get well over 100°F, even if the air temperature is 70°F. Continue reading to learn more about how to keep your car cooler in the summer.  (more…)

Easy ways to stop or prevent car sickness

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
woman about to throw up out of car window

If you’re prone to car sickness, you know that long car rides can be miserable. Motion sickness is no joke. What causes it, though? How can it be stopped or prevented altogether? Continue reading to learn more so you feel better during your next road trip.  (more…)

3 tips for teenage drivers

Monday, April 8th, 2019
girl driver and driving instructor in front seats of a car

When you’re a teenager, driving is a big deal. You feel like you wait forever to get your license and then you finally pass your driver’s test and you’re free. No matter what your age is, driving comes with plenty of safety concerns. Younger drivers, however, might need some reminders as they get on the roads for the first time. Keep reading to learn more. (more…)

How can I get dog hair out of my car?

Friday, April 5th, 2019
four puppies in back of red car

If you drive around with your furry friends, you know they can leave hair behind. And we’re not talking about your hairy uncle Ron. No, we mean your doggo. Some dogs shed a ton and leave fur everywhere they go. This can be unsightly, and it can cause serious allergy problems for some of your passengers. So, there has to be an easy way to get rid of it in your car, right? Well, there are a few easy ways to do that. Keep reading to learn more.  (more…)

Why is my check engine light flashing?

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
service engine soon light, gas meter near empty

One of the most common annoyances drivers everywhere face is that little orange check engine light. It might say “SERVICE ENGINE SOON” or it might just be a little symbol loosely resembling an engine. Regardless, it can be very annoying because nothing else may seem obviously wrong. There are a few different explanations for why your light is on. Keep reading to explore those.  (more…)

Online car credit approval Milwaukee WI 

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
two people talking at a car dealership

Are you looking for easy access to online vehicle financing? With Eric von Schledorn Motors, you can apply for credit for your next Ford, Chevy, Buick, or Cadillac. If you are a new or used car shopper in the greater Milwaukee area, consider doing business with Eric von Schledorn Motors. Start your journey by easily applying for financing online. Continue reading to learn more.  (more…)

Helpful tips for renting a car 

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
man in blue suit holding car keys

The ability to rent a car when you’re away on vacation is undeniably convenient. You can’t exactly pack up your car when you board your flight, but you still need to get around when you get to your destination. Enter the rental car. Rental cars are great, but there are some things you should know if you want to save money on one. Keep reading to learn more.  (more…)