6 Tips to Cool Down Your Sizzling Summer

Summer is coming! Finally! Temperatures are rising so you need to be prepared when you’re driving your vehicle around. Take a peice or all of the advice below to ensure that your summer keeps cool and keep rolling. Feel like you’re in a sauna when you get inside? To get the temperature down in your vehicle really fast- roll down the windows and put the air on blast as you drive. It’ll push the air out and cool the car down faster. When you feel the cold air from your A/C just roll those windows backup.     But my ….

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6 Tips for Spring Cleaning

Spring has sprung…Well sort of. It’s buried under the remainder of snow here In New England, but it’s coming I promise! To prepare for spring, it’s time 1.Carpeting/ Upholstery Winter is a dirty season! Salt, Sand, and Mud have been tracked through your car. Ensure that you pay special attention to the carpets- vacuum them with a shop vacuum or regular vacuum with an upholstery attachment. If you’ve got leather on your seats, a good wipe down with Armor-All will condition the seats and make them look like new! 2. The Windows Let’s clear up those windows! They’ve been through ….

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Quirk Chevrolet of Braintree Earns GM Green Dealer Certification

Quirk Chevrolet of Braintree Earns GM Green Dealer Certification  GM Certified Green Dealers are making the world a greener place and Quirk Chevrolet recently earned GM Green Dealer certification for its proven track record in energy reduction, use of renewable energy, water conservation efforts, recycling and community outreach. Quirk Chevrolet has implemented a variety of green business practices, initiatives and upgrades, including the use of energy efficient lighting, high efficiency systems and Energy Star rated equipment in order to achieve green certification. GM’s Green Dealer program is designed to encourage dealerships to continue earth-friendly practices and support GM’s companywide effort to ….

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Drive Green with Mass Energy and Quirk Auto Dealers at Worcester State University on Thursday January 19, 2017 from 10am – 2pm

Quirk Chevrolet of Braintree is partnering with Mass Energy Consumer’ s Alliance to promote the non-profit’s Drive Green with Mass Energy electric vehicle (EV) discount program. Representatives from Quirk Chevrolet and Mass Energy will be on-site to answer all of your questions about electric vehicles and the Drive Green initiative.   Drive Green with Mass Energy is a limited-time EV discount program designed to make choosing an EV easier and more affordable. Anyone is eligible to participate and receive a discount to purchase or lease a wide selection of EVs at a participating dealer. In fact, between the dealer discount, State rebate and Federal tax credit, ….

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QUIRK AUTO DEALERS DONATE FORD TRANSIT VAN TO SAVE-A-DOG

Quirk Auto Dealers and Quirk Ford team up to Donate New, State-of-the-Art, Light Commercial Van to Save A Dog QUINCY, MA: Quirk Auto Dealers and Quirk Ford have teamed up to donate a brand new, state-of-the-art Ford Transit, light commercial van to Save A Dog, Inc., a local humane society and animal shelter dedicated to rescuing and rehoming abandoned dogs. Save A Dog plans to use the new Ford Transit for all of their volunteer work and their Meals-on-Wheels-for-Pets program that provides dog food for pet owners who cannot afford it. Save A Dog, of Sudbury, Massachusetts is dedicated to ….

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Road Salt & How to Protect Your Car From it

With Winter, there isn’t just the ice and snow you have to be prepared for. You also have to be prepared for the after effects of the weather- which is road salt and sand. You’re probably thinking, “How much REAL damage can be caused road salt and sand, and if there is a potential for damage, WHY DO WE USE IT?” Don’t freak out. We will cover everything. Why do we use road salt? Since we live in New England, where the temperatures drop below freezing and has weather that causes slippery road conditions, we need the salt. As you’ve ….

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4 Steps to Avoid Being Locked Out

It’s cold and unfortunately, it’s only going to get colder. You know what comes with cold? Ice. Ice can jam up your doors and locks and wreak havoc on your morning schedule by locking you out. It is imperative that you prepare your car for what lies in the long wintry road ahead. To prepare your car there are some places that need to be lubricated to keep the gears working and not freezing. The 4 places that need to be lubed are locks, latches, hinges, window channels and weather stripping. Why do you need to do this? This will ….

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Breaking the Ice: Snow Tires vs SummerTires

New England winters are harsh and unpredictable. It could be sunny one day and a complete nor’easter the next. The one who’s hit the hardest during these couple of months? Your vehicle. Between the salt, grit, snow, sleet, hail, and ice, your car faces a lot of terrain and other issues. There is one way to prepare your car for what lies ahead – snow tires. I know I know. Snow tires can be expensive and they just sit in your garage for a majority of the year. But, they could actually save your life! All about the rubber! Standard ….

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10 Cool Christmas Gifts for Your Car

Christmas is coming, along with a variety of holidays where we share gifts! Now one member of your family you might forget to get a gift for, is your car! Spoil your vehicle with one of these 10 cool gifts.   1. All-Weather Floor Mats Although you remind them time and time again, the kids and your friends never kick the snow off their feet before getting into the car. Protect your floors with some all weather floor mats! 2. Tile! You’ve probably lost something- keys, phone, wallet – and couldn’t remember the last place you put them. Tile helps ….

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7 Secrets for Preparing Your Car for Ice and Snow

Only in New England is it 65 and sunny one day and then snowing the next. The weather is pretty unpredictable but you need be ready for when those changes happen. We’re here to help you do that, so here are the 7 steps to prepare your car for ice and snow.   1. Check the tires Your tire tread needs to be ready to handle the wet and snow covered roads. You need to ensure they aren’t bald. Also, since we live in a New England, a great thing to have is snow tires. The snow tires have deeper ….

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