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Drive Carefully and Save Your Food

If you are traveling with food this holiday, season be sure to pack it carefully so that you don't have to deal with any spills in your vehicle. Pack food in containers that have tight-fitting lids and keep them warm in insulated bags or boxes. A cardboard box lined with towels will work in a pinch.

Be sure to allow extra time for bad weather, poor road conditions, and all the extra cars that will be on the road this time of year. Drive carefully to be safe and to also avoid having your food go flying. Secure food…

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Online Financing Applications Are Easier Than Ever

If you need a new vehicle and one that will work well in snow, sleet or rain, you will want to check out online financing applications to start the process. The online process will allow for the consumer to see what vehicles are available through the car lot and then to apply for the financing of the vehicle they like.

The application process can be started in the comfort of your own home, from your desk at work or from sitting in a doctor’s office. When you submit the application to the dealer, someone will pull the file and…
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Advice Prior to Purchasing a New Car

One thing that you need to know before heading to the nearest car dealer is the total cost that you will incur after getting a new SUV or sedan. The total cost of ownership may exceed your expectations, as these additional fees are not added to the price tag. Let’s explore the most common new car costs to take into consideration:

  • Insurance: A new car will have to be covered right away.
  • Fuel Cost: Filling up your car will need money that should be included in your budget.
  • Taxes: Registration and licensing a new car is mandatory and buyers…
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Investing In A Vehicle

Owning a vehicle can be a very big investment. Not only do you have to put a down payment on the purchase of your vehicle, but there are then future monthly payments that you need to be concerned with. In addition to these financial expenses, you also need to consider the following:

Gas

Your vehicle will require gas on an ongoing basis. Depending on what type of vehicle you purchase, you may need to refill your gas tank more frequently. This can depend on the overall efficiency of the vehicle as well as the size of the motor you choose…

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Dashboard Warning Signs and Their Meaning

The auto industry has evolved since the 1920’s when they were still new. Today, there are advances made in motor cars that show the electric and mechanical malfunctions shown in the dashboard. Some might be confusing, but here at Paul’s Volvo, we can show you what they mean and also solve your automotive concerns. Here are a few warnings you may encounter during your Hawthorne expeditions:

  • Oil Warning Lights: When the oil has low pressure, there is need for you to increase the quantity of the oil. This light typically resembles a drop of oil coming out of…
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Go With the Best Service: Paul's Volvo


There are a few good reasons why you should get your vehicle serviced at a dealership over a private mechanic. They are more likely to have the parts that you need on hand, and their service technicians are trained to work on your specific kind of vehicle.

If you need service or a repair, don't hesitate to take your vehicle to Paul's Volvo to get it back into tip-top shape. Our technicians are more than happy to help and will get you back on the road in no time.

When you go to a dealership, you will get…
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Preparation for the Lease End Period


Your car lease period is approaching the end, and you have not yet planned for it. You are wondering if will you be charged for wear and tear. Is there a way you can avoid the charges that are associated with lease-return?

You are perhaps aware that the lessor will charge for damages that it will consider beyond a certain measure. You may wonder to which extent you will be required to pay for the wear and tear.

Due to the worry of turning in a leased car, we have developed programs to help clients to know that the lease…
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City Life Will Be No Match For the 2018 Volvo XC40

City life can be challenging, especially behind the wheel of a car, but that’s something that Volvo hopes to lessen with the all-new 2018 XC40. Unveiled this week, the all-new compact luxury crossover is the latest in the brand’s drive to update its lineup to new platforms and tech. In the case of this vehicle, it debuts with some new tricks up its sleeve.

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Volvo XC70: Track-Borne Tech for the Family Set

Don't just get there —get there in style. The Volvo XC70 is giving commuting professionals a reason to rev their engine on the weekend too. That's because the vehicle offers the Volvo performance technology you love with ample passenger and cargo room to make sure the kiddos can come along for the adventure.
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