Apple CarPlay Enables You to Drive Safely While Using Your iPhone

There are many advantages to playing music and using the apps on your smartphone while driving. However, using your smartphone while driving can cause hazardous distractions that can lead to an accident. For this reason, many cars, trucks, and SUVs at Caspian Auto Motors have an infotainment system with Apple CarPlay compatibility.

Apple created CarPlay to make the best features of your smartphone safely accessible while driving. With CarPlay, you can connect your iPhone to your vehicle's infotainment system and see a condensed version 

 

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Consider These DIY Car Detailing Tips!

If you are going to detail your vehicle yourself, consider some tips from our staff at Caspian Auto Motors, so the process will go smoothly! The key to keeping your vehicle as clean as possible is to keep up with detailing it regularly.

Once you've set a schedule, consider investing in or making trash bins, so you can have everyone that rides with you throw trash away in the bins. Check your vehicle every day, so you can get rid of items that don't belong inside. If you have damaged surfaces, you can buy colorant and repair kits…

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Understanding Auto Finance Terminology

If you’re a car buyer new to auto financing, it’s important to understand the process and terminology used by lenders. Here are auto finance terms you may hear from the lender.

  • Annual percentage rate (APR) – the percentage of your loan the bank will charge for interest and loan fees
  • Balance – the amount you owe (principal and interest) that you need to pay off the loan
  • Co-signer – an individual that agrees to pay off the loan if the borrower does not pay
  • Credit insurance – insurance you can buy that will pay the loan if you become ill or die…
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Tips to Avoid a Tire Blowout

A tire blowout is no fun for anyone. Blowouts are not only unexpected, but it can also lead to severe consequences on the road. Unfortunately, blowouts are a common occurrence. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to minimize your risk of having a blowout on the road. Here are three tips to consider:

Regularly Check Your Tires

Get in the habit of checking your tires before you get on the road. Go around your vehicle and check your tires for any abnormalities. When examining your vehicle, look for things like tire bulges and torn tires. 

Check Tire…

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Do Your Brakes Need Work?

Brakes are an important part of our vehicles, yet they’re often ignored until they stop working or functioning as they should. Providing regular maintenance on your car’s brakes is the best way to keep your brakes in good shape so they can offer you the protection you need.

How do you know if your brakes need work? Do you know what signs to look for? Here are some signs that your brakes might be in need of service.

  • Your vehicle is leaking brake fluid.
  • Your vehicle’s brake light is on.
  • Your vehicle’s brakes have a soft…
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Back-to-School Service Tips

The start of another school year may mean carpooling with other parents or sending your child off to college with your vehicle. Regardless of which scenario applies to you, automotive service should be first and foremost. You want a vehicle, and you want your child driving a vehicle, that’s in good condition and not likely to break down.

There are many services you can provide on your own, such as adding more windshield wash, but your best bet may be to bring it to our dealership. When we provide back-to-school service, you can 

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Android Auto Overview

Android Auto delivers your smartphone's apps directly to the display on the infotainment screen in your vehicle. The feature was originally released in 2015 and has increased in popularity and use in recent years. The technology allows you to have more access to different tools and features on your device for a high level of accommodation while sitting in the driver's seat. Android Auto mirrors the Android device and allows you to use maps, navigation, music, text messages, and phone calls.

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What Are Wheel Alignments?

Perhaps you’ve hit one too many potholes or you were involved in a little fender bender that has your steering wheel vibrating when you travel at freeway speeds. Whatever the cause, having your wheels out of alignment isn’t just annoying, it can actually cost you money in wasted fuel and increased wear and tear on your tires.

Your front and back wheels don’t just sit parallel to each other on a single plane. In an ideal world, they always would stay in that exact alignment, but as you encounter road debris, accidentally hit a curb or drive…

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Learn About Honda Fit Exterior Features

If you are interested in a compact vehicle with a sleek finish, the Honda Fit is something to consider. It gets excellent gas mileage, and there are a number of trim options for you to consider. At the base model, you get chrome 15-inch wheels, while the sport trim comes with 16-inch wheels and a rear spoiler.

The sleek design gives the Honda Fit a look that is easily recognized, and you can choose from a range of trims to customize the vehicle. If you want a sunroof, this comes standard in the EX and EX-L trim models.

 

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How A Transfer Case Works, And Why Is It Important

A transfer case is an innovative device in your vehicle that transfers power from the transmission to the drive axles. It's a part of your vehicle's drivetrain, which connects the engine to the tires. This is an ideal component for off-road vehicles. It helps make the shift from 4WD to AWD seamless and unnoticeable.

A transfer case is located under the vehicle's floor, near the center differential. It contains an input shaft, an output shaft, and a driven shaft. The input and output shafts are connected through gears or chains. 

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