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The Blind Spot Monitor: A Cutting-Edge Driver-Assist Feature

Our team at Jaguar Greensboro likes to keep our shoppers informed about what features come with our vehicles. Many shoppers want the most advanced safety and driver-assist features on the market, and a blind spot monitor is among one of the most popular features available. Read further for more information about blind spot monitors.

A blind spot monitor sends you visual and/or audible warnings if a vehicle is detected in your blind spot zones. The system uses cameras, radars, and/or sensors to detect approaching vehicles.  

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How to Protect Yourself from Vehicle Theft

Realizing that your vehicle has been stolen makes you feel as if your privacy and sense of security have been significantly violated. Although you cannot prevent vehicle theft entirely, there are steps that you can take now to make your automobile a less appealing target.

It is vital that you keep your vehicle locked at all times and never leave your keys inside the car. Despite how safe a neighborhood may appear to be, you can never be too careful. Park your vehicle in a well-lit area in order to deter thieves. 

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How Do Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Work?

If you dislike driving after dark because of the irritating lights from motorists behind you reflecting into your eyes from your rearview mirror, a new technology just might be the solution to your problem.

Auto-dimming mirrors contain a clear gel that sits between two panes of glass. When the light gauge in the mirror senses a bright light, it will automatically dispense a small electric shock to the clear gel. This begins a chain reaction chemical response that darkens the gel, allowing it to absorb oncoming light.  

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Use Caution on the Roads This Halloween

Here at Jaguar Greensboro, we want to go over some tips to keeping your Trick-Or-Treaters safe, because we know that Halloween is a day where pedestrian accidents and fatalities happen the most.

Use caution when walking close to the road. Carry a flashlight at all times, and make sure you are not wearing a mask that obstructs your vision of the road. Make sure you establish with your children where they are going, and when they are coming home; children under the age of 12 should be accompanied by an adult. 

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A Quick Glance of the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace is definitely an automobile of the future thanks to its futuristic appearance. This vehicle is all-electric, which can provide up to 234 miles of travel from one charge. This phenomenal automobile is technologically advanced, and it possesses sublime good-looks. Here's a bit more information on I-Pace's exterior.

At first sight, you can't help but notice how architecturally magnificent this all-electric vehicle truly is. The new I-Pace displays striking curves as well as strong lines. 
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Lightweight Design Features do the Jaguar XE Proud

Performance vehicles often rely on mixes of weight and high horsepower to produce higher vehicle speeds. While the iconic and popular sports car known as the 2020 Jaguar XE certainly does well in the power department, it also works hard to reduce vehicle weight to increase performance levels yet more.

To this end, the new Jaguar XE includes specialized lightweight aluminum is its design package. Unlike other metals that are commonly used in vehicle chassis, the aluminum structure actually increases torsional strength and greatly increases longevity

 

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Tips for Tire Rotations

A very important part of maintaining your tires' safety and extending their life is having your tires rotated on a regular basis. By rotating your tires, this also provides an opportunity to check the pressure in them, check the tread depth, and inspect them visually for any damage. If you are experiencing any type of vibration when you drive, be sure to have them balanced.

Each of your tires, based on their position, will wear in a different place. The tires on the front of a front-wheel drive vehicle, for example, take most of the friction and torque for accelerating…

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What to do in an Emergency Roadside Situation

There are specific ways that a person should and should not handle an emergency roadside situation. Knowing what to do ahead of time is the best way to prevent yourself from making a mistake.

The first thing to do is to get pulled over to a safe spot on the road from which you can assess the situation. You need to make sure that you are out of harm's way before you exit your vehicle to see what is going on. Once you are sure that it is safe to do so, you may get out of your car…

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Understanding the Risks of Hydroplaning

One of the most dangerous types of road conditions occurs right after the rain begins. It is not uncommon for vehicles to temporarily skid across the wet road. This scary occurrence is called hydroplaning. Although hydroplaning is possible on any wet surface, it is most likely to occur during the first initial moments of a rain shower.

Although you cannot prevent hydroplaning completely, there are steps that you can take to reduce the risk. It is important to ensure that your tires are properly inflated and rotated sufficiently.  

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Signs Your Exhaust is Leaking

The importance of your exhaust system can not be understated. Its entire purpose are to take most of the fumes and chemicals created in your internal combustion engine and remove them to the surrounding environment as opposed to having them leak into the cabin of the car where they can be harmful to the driver and passengers. That is why our team at Jaguar Greensboro want to be sure you know some of the most common signs to look for an exhaust leak. 

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