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Let Android Auto be Your Second Pair of Eyes

At one point, the only computers in cars were the special hidden ones that controlled the engine timer. If you take a look at any car on the Zeigler Maserati of Grandville lot, then you'll probably see some kind of information and entertainment system. Those that have Android Auto deserve a second look, though, because it can function as a second pair of eyes in a way.

This technology was developed by Google to mirror features from any compatible Android device to an onboard display screen or even a dashcam.  

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Tips for Controlling Odors in Your Vehicle

It’s important to control odors from the very beginning. At Zeigler Maserati of Grandville, we have tips to make sure that the odors never even have a chance inside of your vehicle.

There’s a lot that you can do in terms of prevention. Throw out food wrappers as soon as you are done with them. Avoid smoking in your vehicle (or do so with the windows wide open for ventilation). If you spill something, get it cleaned up as soon as possible. 

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Detailing Your Wheels and Tires to Perfection

Although many people think that cleaning your wheels and tires is merely for appearance, the proper upkeep of this critical part of your vehicle is actually a maintenance issue. The tire and wheel experts at Zeigler Maserati of Grandville want to make sure that you know how to properly care for your vehicle so that you continue to get the most enjoyment out of it.

It is important to choose a cleaner that is appropriate for the specific type of wheel. Choose a more powerful wheel cleaner if you have not performed a cleaning recently. 

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Get a Grip on Winter Driving

We at Zeigler Maserati of Grandville assist many of our customers with selecting the right tires for the season. No matter the weather you drive in, our inventory will help your vehicle perform as best as possible. However, winter driving brings some of the most hazardous road conditions that require tires with safety in mind.

There are three types of winter tires to choose from. Studdable winter / snow tires enable drivers to add a layer of metal studs to drive in icy conditions, although some states don’t allow studded tires because of potential road surface damage.  

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Consider Windshield Chip Repairs

The big problem with chips in your windshield is that they can lead to bigger cracks later on. This is why most people think they need to replace their entire windshield as soon as they see even the smallest chip, but that doesn't need to be the case. Chips in your windshield can be repaired for less than $50, and even though there will still be a slight scar in the windshield, it will be much less likely to lead to severe cracking that will require a replacement. 

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Winter Driving Tips That Can Help Keep You Safe

Our team at Zeigler Maserati of Grandville can help you prepare for harsh winter weather. During the winter, it can be extremely dangerous when you are behind the wheel. If you are properly prepared, it can help you get to your destination safely. Before the snow and ice set in, it is important to have your vehicle serviced to allow our technicians to check for worn hoses, leaks, or other damage.

Try to stock your vehicle with a broom, ice scraper, and snow shovel, and cat litter and other abrasive materials that can be helpful if you get stuck in…

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Know the Myths About Motor Oil

It is important for you to know that there are myths that are circulating regarding motor oil. There are things that are being said that are not fully true and you have to know what you should and should not believe on the subject. Zeigler Maserati of Grandville wants you to be informed on the topic of motor oil to help you protect your investment.

You might have heard that you have to change the oil in your vehicle if it is black in color. This is not true. The oil that is in your car may change color from…

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Infotainment and Why it is Important for New Vehicles

One of the terms that has been thrown around as it relates to vehicles is infotainment. We at Zeigler Maserati of Grandville hear about it and talk about it a lot. However, some people who do not usually get the latest in automobiles and their technology might want to know that it really means.

When people use the term infotainment, they refer to the set of apps and features that deal with information and entertainment as well as other things. For instance, many vehicles come with a display that allows you to read information on various things such as the…

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How Differentials Function: What You Should Know

As a vehicle owner, it is normal to want to keep your car in excellent condition, but it can be overwhelming understanding the many components that help your vehicle function properly. At Zeigler Maserati of Grandville, we can help.

Have you heard of a differential? It is a gearbox that is housed between the drive wheels. Vehicles that are equipped with a four-wheel drive system usually have a front and rear differential. A differential and transmission work together to transfer power from the engine to the axle that turns the wheels of your vehicle. It also helps your vehicle turn…

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How You Can Maintain Value in Your Vehicle in the Winter

Our dealership would like you to know about a few of the ways that you maintain the value of your vehicle even during these winter months as things get a little dicey with the weather. The main thing we are looking to avoid here is salt that causes corrosion on the vehicle. This can be a huge issue because it makes the performance of the vehicle decline. 

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