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Black Friday Car Shopping

Black Friday shopping isn't only in shopping malls, stores and online! You can find great deals on the car lot as well! With the end of the year getting closer, dealers want to end the year on a good note! Which means great deals for you!  Research, research, research! Get online and take a look at the dealers around you and see what they offer in addition to their inventory. Do they offer a warranty? Check out Fresno Own a Cars here! When you go out on Black Friday, be sure to have your insurance and driver's license ready just [...]

Why Warranties are Important When Buying a Car, and Why Ours is Amazing!

Warranty Madness! Warranties, are they worth it? If so, which ones? What is a Lifetime Warranty? So many questions! Many dealerships you go to will offer a warranty, some for free for a very limited time, or some you can buy as an extended warranty after the Dealerships one runs out. In this article, we will discuss why these are important and what ours here at Own a Car Fresno is so great!   Car buyers like yourself usually spend time researching what to buy and how much is a good price point, but they usually skip over the part [...]

2019-10-23T20:27:12+00:00October 14th, 2019|automotive knowledge, car buying|

Understanding the Safety Features of Today

Lets Talk Basics Do you own a car newer than the late '90s? Chances are very good that it has antilock brakes and traction control. In most vehicles, these features are now standard. ABS brakes use sensors to detect the rotational speed of each wheel, and then a controller uses valves and pumps to meter braking effort accordingly when it detects a wheel that may be on the verge of locking up and skidding. Traction control uses a processor (sometimes integral with the ABS controller) that monitors the rotational speed of the wheels and uses braking friction to slow a [...]

The Disappearing Minivan

With SUVs and Crossover's gaining more and more popularity, Minivan sales have dropped off in the last few years. The main factor for this drop in sales is that people just love the versatility and look of the SUV. Let's say you are looking for a family vehicle, a few years back the family car was a minivan, but now, there are many options to choose from! Let's dive into some of those choices! SUV - With the option of Front Wheel Drive, All Wheel Drive or even Four Wheel Drive, these family movers are very versatile. They don't have [...]

What is Adaptive Cruise Control

As our vehicles become more intelligent, one feature you might want to learn more about is Adaptive Cruise Control. When activated, this technology automatically slows down or speeds up to keep your speed set where you want it. This also keeps pace with the car in front of you so if they slow down, you slow down. You can choose your following distance usually based on car lengths. Adaptive Cruise Control Capabilities Once set, adaptive cruise control provides limited braking or full control braking to maintain the set distance. If the car in front of you slows down or stops, [...]

2019-10-15T15:35:33+00:00September 26th, 2019|automotive knowledge, car buying, safety, technology|