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Strategies for Transporting Food for the Holidays

During the holiday season, you might want to carry your food from your home in Burlington, NC to various destinations. To do this, you will have to come up with a plan for prepping, packaging and transporting to ensure everything goes smoothly. We at David Westcott Buick GMC have come with a few strategies you might want to consider:

  • Seal all your containers tightly. If you are scared they aren't tight enough, you could secure them with electric tape.
  • Put your dishes in boxes. 
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Discover the Differences Between 4WD and AWD

Are you at a crossroads on whether to buy an All-Wheel Drive or Four-Wheel Drive model? Then wonder no more. We at David Westcott Buick GMC are here to help you out. We advise our customers so that they make an informed decision on which vehicle to purchase.

Both AWD and 4WD enhance acceleration in wet and slippery conditions. The AWD system uses a front, rear and center differential to generate power across all the four wheels, while 4WD uses only two differential and transfer cases to create the force to all four wheels of the vehicle. 

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Is the Tread on Your Tires Adequate and Safe?

Tire tread is vitally important to your safety when traveling in your vehicle whether it be down the road or to the other side of the country. Having little to no tread on your tires not only puts your safety and the safety of others at risk it is actually illegal in many places to knowingly drive on tires with minimum tread.

 

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Holiday Season Travel Guidance for Taking Long Trips

Each year during the holiday season, families will travel near and far in order to be with their families for the holidays. If you are planning on visiting some of your family during the holiday season, you want to make sure that all precautions are taken while traveling.

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Buying the Right New Tires

Buying new tires is done by most people ever 3 to 4 years. Getting the wrong tires for your vehicle can adversely affect performance and vehicle handling in different types of weather. There are three main types of tires: summer, winter, and all-season. Most people choose all-season since it is cheaper than buying one set for summer and another for winter.

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How to Be Prepared in a Winter Emergency

Emergencies happens, it's whether you're prepared for one of not that can make the situation better or worse. If you happen to experience an emergency during the winter months, being properly prepared could save your life or the life of a passenger. Having an emergency roadside kit will equip you with the essentials needed for survival. To make sure you put the right items in your kit we've compiled a list of must-haves.

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New Buick Enclave Offers Ambitious Performance

Embrace your family’s seasonal adventures in the new Buick Enclave! Not only does the new Enclave provide you with ambitious performance as you chase pumpkin spiced adventure throughout the Burlington, North Carolina area, but it also may improve your daily carpool experience with its bold styling and performance. Let’s explore several model highlights.

 

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Cascada Now Comes in Many New Colors

Tired of the black, silver and grey car? Buick has announced new jewel-toned exterior colors for the Cascada. Available in 2018 will be Rioja Red Metallic, Dark Moon Blue and Carrageen Metallic, three colors to highlight a market that traditionally has had limited options. The new colors comes from research by Buick on industry trends in both interior design and in fashion and looking at which of these trends have a lasting power in the automobile industry.

 

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Make Sure Your Brakes are Healthy

If you have a new GMC vehicle with disk brakes, you have a very easy way of making sure your brakes are healthy. These disk brakes are built with special sensors within each caliper assembly monitor your brake wear. When the sensors notice your brake lining is nearing failure, you will receive an audible notification to get your brakes replaced.

Checking for other indications of brake failure; include your brakes grinding or squealing while you apply pressure, your vehicle pulls to one side while braking, and the shuttering of your steering wheel while applying the brakes.

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