Car Care Tips

Tips to keep your car on the road.

  1. June 14, 2018

    How to Navigate Your Brake Estimate

    Your brakes play a significant role in the safety and functionality of your vehicle. If you can’t stop or slow down when you need to, you put yourself and other drivers at severe risk. For that reason, brake repairs and replacements should never be put off. Whether you need a simple pad replacement or brand […]

  2. June 7, 2018

    How to Pick the Right Tires for Your Car

    Not all tires are created equal. Every vehicle and every person drives differently, meaning that every car requires a different type of tire. So, how do you pick the right tires for your car? We spoke with Meagan Harp, Call Center Manager at Virginia Tire & Auto, to gain some insight. Meagan’s team serves as […]

  3. May 31, 2018

    5 Types of Jobs in the Automotive Industry

    The automotive industry is constantly evolving and growing. With the addition of advanced technology and cutting-edge innovation comes a need for people who are passionate and educated about the trade. Some might assume that working with cars means you’re the one under it, tinkering and tweaking the various parts that keep it running. While that […]

  4. Maintenance May 24, 2018

    Road Trip Tips for a Stress-Free Adventure

    Did you know that summer is the most popular season for vacationing? The kids are out of school, the weather is nice, and the airfare is – well, the airfare is still expensive. The truth is that the cost of flying for a family of four is about four times more expensive than driving. This […]

  5. May 17, 2018

    Meet Naweed Kakar, General Service Technician at Virginia Tire & Auto, Dulles

    Anyone who drives a car knows that regular maintenance is necessary to keep you on the road safely. Most drivers have also experienced unexpected car trouble, requiring a last-minute rush into the closest auto shop for diagnosis and repair. What some drivers don’t know, however, is what it’s like to be the one behind the […]

  6. Savings May 10, 2018

    We’re Celebrating Military Appreciation Month at Virginia Tire & Auto

    Virginia Tire & Auto would like to extend our sincere appreciation and thanks to military veterans and those who currently serve our country. In honor of your commitment and bravery, May is Military Appreciation Month at Virginia Tire & Auto. For the entire month of May, we are running a promotion where customers can get […]

  7. Tires May 3, 2018

    How Long Should Tires Last? 5 Factors to Consider

    If your tires are out of commission, so is your car. Think about it: Your tires are your car’s only contact with the road. They need to be in tip-top shape to ensure your safety and the safety of other drivers on the road. So, how long should tires last? The straightforward answer is: it […]

  8. Tires April 26, 2018

    Proper Tire Maintenance 101: Taking Care of Your Tires

    Tires, like any car component, need proper care to perform and last as designed. The good news is that proper tire maintenance is quite simple.

  9. April 19, 2018

    10 Traits of Successful Automotive Technicians

    Working in the automotive industry means having endless opportunities to interact with customers, solve problems, and keep families and their vehicles safe. But, it can also mean grueling work days, stressful situations, and the challenge of keeping up with ever changing technology.    If you’re interested in an automotive career, it’s important to be aware […]

  10. April 11, 2018

    10 Factors to Consider When Buying a Used Car

    Thinking about buying a used car? This can be a great option for budget-savvy drivers who aren’t looking to lease or invest in a brand new car. This also means that you’re most likely about to dive into hours of research, comparing various makes and models and wondering which dealers you can trust. There tends […]

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