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Eliminate Minor Scratches With Touch-Up Paint

Touch-up paint can restore a car that lacks curb appeal if the color precisely matches the finish. The process of tackling a basic touch-up project is easy, and you can complete each phase quickly by following a few practical steps.

In order to accurately match the paint, you'll need the vehicle's factory color code. It's usually found on the dash, near the VIN number, or in the car owner's manual. During the prep phase, you must eliminate any rust that can interfere with the new coat of paint.  

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Safety on the Road is Your Number One Goal

Your safety on the road is not guaranteed. It is something that you can enhance by preparing for ahead of time. The more preparation that you do for your road trip, the more likely you are to end up remaining safe.

A lot of people forget to think about important dynamics such as when to purchase gasoline or when to stop along the trip. Purchasing gasoline should be done during the coolest period of the day for example when the gas is the most dense and thus gets the most miles per gallon. You should also be purchasing this gas…

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Impressive Interior Design Sets the Volvo XC90 Apart

The interior design of the Volvo XC90 is quite different from that of its competitors. With so many great features available in vehicles right now, a lot of manufacturers have made these options available at an additional cost. Volvo has packed the XC90 with tons of these features, but they are all included in the standard package of each trim level. Let's take a closer look at what you get.

Some of the convenience features included in the interior package of the XC90 includes a panoramic moonroof that lets in natural light, four zones for automatic climate control, keyless…

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Purchasing from the Volvo Certified Pre-Owned Program

When it comes to buying your next car, the Volvo Certified Pre-Owned program offers a way for you to save money and drive away with a car that you can depend on.

The always popular Volvo Certified Pre-Owned program imposes tough qualifications on all Volvo vehicles before they can be driven away. For example, they must have no more than 80,000 miles and are submitted for a 170-point inspection before any customers are even able to test drive them.  

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Volvo XC60: High-Quality Tech and Audio Features Make Every Ride an Adventure

The Volvo XC60 is a popular luxury compact SUV known for its sporty style and driving experience. This vehicle is built for adventure - that's why it's equipped with all the audio and tech features you need for your next road trip.

When you need some navigational assistance, the XC60's 12.3" digital driver display is a lifesaver. This display features plenty of relevant information, ranging from road signs to guided directions, and the intuitive interface adapts to each user.  

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Learn About Vehicle Fluid Leaks

Due to natural wear and tear, a vehicle eventually develops a fluid leak. At some point, a car, truck or SUV owner may notice a wet spot beneath the vehicle. You may be able to determine where the leak originates by looking under the vehicle with a flashlight. Determining the color also gives a good indication of what type of fluid is leaking.

Simply place a piece of white construction paper or cardboard under the area where the damp spot exists. Once fluid appears on the paper or cardboard, look up under the vehicle to determine the location.  

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What Exactly does the Latest Volvo XC90 Teaser Reveal?

After watching that clip, we can assume a few things about the 2015 Volvo XC90. First of all, it's obviously a family-friendly ride. That being said, most crossovers are fit for full crews, so that's not really a major discovery.

We also got a pretty good look at the interior. From that we can clearly see that the Apple CarPlay we reported on a while back is there.

While we don't get…

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The Most Critical Members of the Family Rate the Volvo XC60

Recently we talked about child safety on our Carlsbad Volvo blog. That's obviously the most important feature to consider when buying a new vehicle. Fortunately for you and your crew, the Volvo XC60 got a Top Safety Pick+ nod from the IIHS. Furthermore, it was the first vehicle in its class to earn that distinction. However, if you'd like to get the kids' perspective on this safe and stylish crossover, just click play below.

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Volvo Drive-E Powertrains Help Nurture Mother Nature with Sustainable Practices

Green Up Day is just days away, and we know folks in the Carlsbad, CA are looking for ways to make a difference on this beautiful home we call earth.

There are various ways one can clean up the environment; for some, it means picking up litter or practicing better recycling methods, and for others, it means finding environmentally products that will show long-term sustainable satisfaction.  Volvo Drive-E powertrains are an excellent example of such…

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