Android Auto Brings Technology to Your Vehicle

If you’re a driver who hates the idea of not having your phone with you or not having service while on the road, Android Auto is the thing you want to have. If you have an Android phone or Android device, you’ll be able to connect the phone or device to your vehicle and enjoy its technology wherever you go.

Once you’ve determine that your vehicle is compatible to Android Auto, all you have to do is download the Android Auto app onto your phone. 

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Important Back to School Carpool Tips

The start of a new school year means getting the children to school safe and sound. For many, this means carpooling with other mothers. If you’re considering carpooling, here are some tips to make the trip fun and efficient.

  • Start off with a clean car. Kids are messy but are less likely to litter in a clean car. Having a trash bag in the vehicle can be a big help.
  • Bring extra water and snacks for both the school-age children and any preschoolers that might be riding along.
  • Make sure your vehicle is in good condition with more than…
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Helpful Tips for Enjoying Improved Fuel Economy

Right now, you might feel as if you spend way too much money on fuel each week. If this is the case, then you could be searching for ways to save money at the pump. Luckily, there are things you can do so you can enjoy improved fuel economy as a driver.

For one thing, if you're in the market to purchase a car, you should consider fuel efficiency when making your decision. Our dealership can show you a variety of vehicles that are surprisingly efficient. If you want to stick with your current vehicle, you should know that…

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Essential Off-Roading Tips and Recommendations for Beginners

If you are ready for off-road adventures around Lakewood, then Lakewood Happy Motors has a few tips for those who are beginners. We want to keep you safe and fully experience off-roading.

The first thing you should do is assess your vehicle. Do you need any special equipment or customizing? Assess whether you have the appropriate traction control for sand, mud and river crossings. Getting stuck is very common, and off-road driving is enhanced when there is continuous momentum.

Do make sure that you have front and rear recovery points as well as tow straps handy. 

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Understanding Road Safety

This is the time of year when many families are planning their summer vacations. If you're going on a road trip, the last thing you want to worry about is your family's safety. Here are some tips to keep everyone safe so that you can enjoy your vacation without incident.

1. Make sure everyone in the car has their seatbelt. If you have a child in the vehicle, they should be well strapped in their car seat.

2. Never text and drive! Pullover to answer calls or texts; it's not worth it. This is the cause of…

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How to Avoid Hydroplaning

No one wants to experience hydroplaning while driving, but it can be hard to avoid. In this blog post, we will provide you with an ultimate guide on how to avoid hydroplaning. We will discuss what hydroplaning is, the dangers of it, and how to prevent it from happening. Follow our tips and you'll be able to stay safe on the road!

Hydroplaning occurs when your tires lose contact with the road and you start to slide. It can happen in a matter of seconds, and it can be very dangerous. If you're hydroplaning, you could lose control…

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Driving the Ford Mustang: How Loud Can It Get?

The Ford Mustang is a loud model, thanks to the powerful V8 engine. This engine might get too loud for some people than for some people. To help reduce the sound level, the engineers at Ford created the Quiet Mode. The Quiet Mode turns down the sound level to a whisper, only 72 decibels. If your mood doesn’t allow you to drive a roaring car, you can keep it down with the Quiet Mode.

You can also go for the sweet spot Normal Mode, which raises the sound level only up to 76 decibels. You can drive your Ford…

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Ford F-150 Technology Features

The Ford F-150 has technology that makes your rides a lot more fun. It has a 360-degree camera that will give you a view of everything that is around your vehicle. There are a total of four cameras. All of these cameras work together to create a 360-degree view. If you attach a trailer to the vehicle, then you can also see what is going on around it. If you love to stay connected while on the go, then you can use the Ford Pass Wi-Fi connect.

The Wi-Fi can be used if you are within 50 feet of your…

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Car Detailing: Controlling Pet Hair

It can be difficult to control pet hair. Fortunately, there are multiple methods that can be used to control it. Rubber gloves are one of the most effective methods that can be used to control pet hair. You can wipe down the areas of your car before you use the gloves. However, it will still work if the area is dry. Duct tape can also be used in order to control pet hair. It is effective for getting the hair in the hard-to-reach places.

Dryer sheets are something else that you can use in order to get rid of the…

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What to Do Before Towing With Your Truck or SUV

Towing with a truck or SUV is a great way to haul equipment around. However, to make sure you're doing things correctly, we wanted to come up with this short guide.

Before towing for the first time, we'd encourage you to check your equipment. Make sure your receiver hitch is of the proper size, and that whatever trailer you've invested in is the right weight. Most SUVs don't have significant towing capacities, so make sure your trailer doesn't take up too much weight.

If you're not sure what your vehicle's towing capacity is…

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