Car Care Tips

Tips to keep your car on the road.

  1. Virginia Tire & Auto 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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.

  5. Virginia Tire & Auto 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 […]

  6. Savings 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 […]

  7. Safety April 5, 2018

    What Should Be in an Emergency Car Kit?

    Whether you’re right in the thick of winter or the spring flowers are starting to bloom, it’s important to be prepared no matter what the weather forecast looks like. Problems that occur with your vehicle can be weather related, but that’s not always the case. Regardless of driving conditions, accidents, breakdowns, or random weather events […]

  8. Virginia Tire & Auto March 29, 2018

    How to Choose a Trustworthy Auto Repair Shop

    Your car is one of your biggest investments. So, when it comes time to get your oil changed or your tires rotated, you don’t want to entrust just anyone with your vehicle. Plus, when unexpected repairs or emergencies occur, having a trusted place to go can give you peace of mind. There are a lot […]

  9. Maintenance March 22, 2018

    What Pothole Damage Can Do to Your Car

    It’s officially spring, which means it’s officially pothole season. As much as you may try to avoid driving over these obnoxious roadway obstructions, you’re bound to hit one eventually. What are they? Potholes are cracked, sunken in portions of the road that form when water weakens the soil underneath the pavement. Potholes are especially bad […]

  10. Virginia Tire & Auto March 15, 2018

    7 Facts About Company Culture at Virginia Tire & Auto

    A healthy and thriving company culture is at the top of our priority list here at Virginia Tire & Auto. Why? We care about our employees and we want to retain the talented people we hire. Workplace culture is one of the top factors contributing to employee happiness, according to TINYPulse. At the beginning of […]

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