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Volvo XC90: Driving With a Clearer View

Volvo XC90 is stylish, which is expected in a luxury SUV, but this popular vehicle has more to offer. That includes its audio and technology features. Helping keep an eye on everything around you is the 360 degree Surround View Camera. You'll worry less about impaired visibility in tight spots because this camera projects a high-resolution image onto the center display. Another neat aspect is the 180 degree side camera angle that lets you see what's headed around the corner in front and behind you. 

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The V90 Lets You Save Energy and Gain Nuance

As one of the leading luxury wagons currently on the market, the Volvo V90 lets you save energy and take control over your driving experience in a way that is unparalleled by other models on the market.

For example, the Start/Stop Technology included with the car makes it incredibly easy for you to save money while also conserving energy for the environment. It does this by forcing the engine to shut off temporarily when it isn't being used extensively, restarting once you resume driving.  

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Winter Tire Sipes Don't Work in Warm Weather

Here at Volvo Cars of Charlottesville, we like to keep our customers and other drivers aware of common safety issues. As warm weather months approach, one issue that may impact many drivers is the use of cold-weather tires in warm weather. While this practice may seem safe, and actually presents many preventable hazards.

Most winter tires are studless, meaning that they lack any kind of metal spikes for traction. While these winter studless tires lack spikes, they make up for this with special groove and sipe shapes that maximize traction during cold and wet weather.  

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How Do You Jump Start Another Car?

Every driver dreads the moment that they go out to their car to find the battery dead. In times like this, you may need to have someone else jump start your car. If you're uncertain about how this process works, your friends at Volvo Cars of Charlottesville have decided to break it down for you.

First, you'll need to make sure you have jumper cables available. Make sure both batteries have similar voltage levels. Hooking up the cables properly will be more important than if one car has negative ground and the other has positive.  

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