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The Importance of Car Covers for Your Vehicle

If you don't have a garage to park your vehicle, or when you have an expensive car that you want to put into storage, car covers are an excellent layer of protection for your vehicle. When parking outside, car covers protect your vehicle from the elements, and from any dust or debris that might hit your car from the road.

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Apple CarPlay Overview for Drivers

Ever since the inception of mobile phones, drivers have been warned about the dangers of talking or texting on your phone while driving. Apple CarPlay is a smart and safe way to use your phone while driving. All your phone’s features that you’ve been using at home can now be used safely in your vehicle.

You can make phone calls, listen to your favorite tunes, receive and send texts, get road directions and more. All these things can be done on your vehicle’s built-in display. On some new vehicles you can even start and unlock your vehicle…

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How to Make Back-to-School Carpooling Work for You

Carpooling is a great way to save time and money as well as get to know the neighborhood kids and their parents. Carpooling can enable you to make the trip to and from school once in a week rather than every day. Here are some back-to-school carpooling tips to make it work for you.

  • Get to know the parents of all the children you’ll be taking to school and get contact information before school starts.
  • Seat the children with other children their age and those that share interests.
  • Bring along extra water and snacks.
  • Leave early enough in case…
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What Can Android Auto Do for You?

Android Auto is a tool that connects your compatible smartphone to your vehicle when equipped. It makes life easier by giving you access to a variety of Google features. Not only does this mean you can stay in touch and listen to your favorite music, but it also means you get less distracted at the wheel.

Saying "Hey Google" will activate the Google Assistant. From there, you can ask for the weather forecast, look up directions, or find music to stream. Android Auto not only helps you find a route to your destination, but it can also give you real-time…

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Tips for Test Driving a Vehicle

After searching for your next vehicle for a long time, you think you may have found the perfect vehicle. The next step, and probably the most important part of car buying) is test driving the vehicle to see if it’s everything you want in a vehicle. Test driving the vehicle is much more than just taking it for a ride. Here are some do’s and don’ts for the test driving process.

  • Take the vehicle several miles and even on the highway to see how it runs a higher speeds.
  • Ask the dealer to show you all the…
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What is a Transfer Case?

A transfer case is a component of four-wheel drive (4WD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles that transfer power from the engine to the front and rear axles. The transfer case is located between the engine and the transmission.

The transfer case also includes a differential, which allows each axle to rotate at different speeds. Proper maintenance of the transfer case ensures that the 4WD or AWD system works properly when you need it most. Most 4x4 and AWD vehicles have a two-speed transfer case. It allows the driver to select between "high range" and "low range." 

 

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Capability Features for the Ford Escape

If you are worried about fuel efficiency in Bremerton, the Ford Escape offers three engines and four powertrains to help you conserve fuel. When buying from Truck Town, you can choose from the following powertrains:

  • 1.5 liter EcoBoost Engine
  • 2.0 liter EcoBoost Engine
  • Hybrid IVCT Atkinson Engine
  • Plug-in IVCT Atkinson Engine
All of the powertrains except the plug-in hybrid feature All-Wheel Drive with AWD disconnect. With AWD disconnect, your vehicle will automatically detect when you do not need AWD, and you will be able to save energy by reducing 
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