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Be Sure Your Teen's First Vehicle Is Safe to Drive

Many parents look forward to the day their son or daughter learns to drive and buys their first vehicle. There are many factors that can go into making that first vehicle purchase, but one often overlooked is a vehicle's safety rating. At Ferrari of Austin, we want you to make the best choice possible.

Safety ratings are the best way to judge how safe a vehicle is to drive, but there are few things that help new drivers in particular. Teens are safer if they stay away from high performance vehicles, for example, because the extra horsepower can tempt…

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Be Sure Your Teen's First Vehicle Is Safe to Drive

Many parents look forward to the day their son or daughter learns to drive and buys their first vehicle. There are many factors that can go into making that first vehicle purchase, but one often overlooked is a vehicle's safety rating. At Ferrari of Austin, we want you to make the best choice possible.

Safety ratings are the best way to judge how safe a vehicle is to drive, but there are few things that help new drivers in particular. Teens are safer if they stay away from high performance vehicles, for example, because the extra horsepower can tempt…

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Boost Your Fuel Efficiency with a Few Proven Tips

With the busy summer road trip season about to kick off, it is important to learn how to get the most fuel efficiency out of your vehicle. The fuel economy experts at Ferrari of Austin are well-equipped to answer any questions that you might have about saving money at the pump. We want you to to be an informed vehicle owner by equipping you with the knowledge that you need to make sound automotive decisions.

By driving more efficiently, you will naturally improve the fuel economy for your vehicle.  

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Boost Your Fuel Efficiency with a Few Proven Tips

With the busy summer road trip season about to kick off, it is important to learn how to get the most fuel efficiency out of your vehicle. The fuel economy experts at Ferrari of Austin are well-equipped to answer any questions that you might have about saving money at the pump. We want you to to be an informed vehicle owner by equipping you with the knowledge that you need to make sound automotive decisions.

By driving more efficiently, you will naturally improve the fuel economy for your vehicle.  

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Stay Calm After an Auto Accident

An auto accident can be a scary experience. When you are hit by another driver, your first step is to assess your own injuries. If you are hurt, call the police immediately for assistance if you are able. When you aren't injured, look for others who were involved and could be hurt.

Make sure you are safe when getting out of your vehicle. You may be in the middle of a road or stuck precariously over a ledge. Get yourself to safety if you can, and try to take deep breaths to stay calm. 

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Tips for Replacing a Flat Tire

When you’re driving down the road and get a flat tire, it’s important to know how to replace it. At Ferrari of Austin, we want to make sure you’re able to replace the flat so that you can make it to a trusted service center.

When you change a flat, you need to have a few tools. Many of these come standard in your vehicle, though it’s a good idea to check for some of the other items you should have. This includes a spare tire, a car jack, a lugwrench, tire tools, and a flashlight…

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Understanding "Move Over" Laws

We've all seen the electronic signs on the highway that say, "Move over and slow down for stopped or emergency vehicles." What many motorists don't know is that law enforcement agencies are starting to get serious about enforcing "move over" laws and being unaware of them is no defense if you are issued a violation.

All 50 states have enacted "move over" laws, primarily to protect law enforcement officials on the side of the road but also to help shield emergency or even road maintenance workers and prevent them from being hit.  

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How to Control Odors in Your Vehicle

What can you do if your car smells? For one, you’ll need to locate the source of the smell. In most cases, odors have gotten stuck in the fabric of your car seats. This can happen if you smoke, constantly eat in your car, or spill something that’s particularly rotten in your vehicle. While cleaning your seats with shampoos and cleaners can work, you also want to make sure that you vacuum the floors and seats as well. 

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

You may not think that it’s important to wash your car every week, but for your tires, this step is crucial. You can develop a tire bloom if you don’t wash your tires often of dirt and debris. This should be done at least once a week, and you don’t have to spend too long cleaning your vehicle for it to maintain a good shine.

With your wheels, you want to use a garden hose, small bucket, tire cleaner, and tire gel. You can also get a microfiber towel and a tire brush if you want to…

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Windshield Chip Repairs Help You Prepare for the Unexpected

No driver wants to replace their windshield. The process can be expensive, time-consuming, and inconvenient all-around. It's impossible to anticipate damage happening, but it's important to be prepared for the unexpected. This is why our dealership believes it is important to educate yourself on the signs of windshield damage so you can save money with a windshield chip repair!

What is a windshield chip repair? Well, it's a process that involves a technician using a specific type of resin to fill in the gaps of your windshield's glass and strengthen the bonds.  

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