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Know Your Common Tire Tread Patterns



Tire tread is critical to any driver’s safety. While there are numerous tire brands and makes, manufacturers design tires that will dispel water and grip the road. They also design tires to help enable a smooth ride.

1. Symmetrical tires have the same pattern and continuous grooves over the entire tire. This is a common type, and one you’ll find on cars that are not high-performance. These tires are easily rotated to prolong their life.

2. Asymmetrical tires are most common to sports cars. Thread patterns vary but are designed to grip dry and wet roads....
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Road Trip Checklist Before Hitting the Road this Summer

The following checklist was designed to help you to prepare for trouble on the road and be in a position to be able to take care of matters and get back on the road in a timely manner.

1. Check the spare tire and make sure you have some items to fix a tire for emergencies.

2. Bring a small bag of tools: hammer, screwdrivers, vise-grips, and socket set.

3. Pack a roll of duct tape to make repairs to hoses that may be leaking.

4. Put an unopened gallon of engine coolant in the trunk if the car overheats…

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Remove Hidden Debris with a Car Wash

Some dirt is tough to find when it's time to wash your vehicle. The undercarriage is one of those spots that doesn't reveal the filth. You'd have to look very hard to see why your car needs to get washed there. There's also other places high and low that don't illuminate issues. The weather can gradually make a car dirty. It happens to every car after lots of mileage. The more you drive your car, the more you need to get this dirt removed...

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Where to Learn Safe Driving Tips

Many people understand the importance of driving safely but don't know the best places to learn how to do so. There are many of different resources that can teach you tips for driving safely such as:

- Defensive driving courses and videos which show you how to avoid accidents on the road.

- Driving instructors who specialize in safe driving techniques.

- Learning on the road through acclimating yourself from routine to more involved driving situations.

- Discussions with the personnel at our dealership at Audi Memphis in Memphis, TN...

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Friction Is the Way to Go

Traction means a lot in regards to a vehicle. If your vehicle doesn’t get the proper traction, no matter how much your engine roars and runs, your car won’t move very far at all. Your tires are the critical component that allows your vehicle to move forward by providing the proper friction between wheel and surface. Your tires matter, but unfortunately they will wear out ultimately. Did you know that tires have the potential to wear out unevenly? Because of the distribution of weight in your vehicle, the back and front tires will wear differently depending on the…

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Audi Introduces First US Laser Headlights on the 2017 R8 V10 Plus Exclusive Edition at the Los Angeles Auto Show

Audi of America will debut this new R8 exclusive edition, which comes standard with full LED headlights that are supplemented by a laser high beam module. This is just the latest instance of Audi setting the industry standard in automotive lighting technology.

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Sales Grow for Audi in August

In August, Audi saw tremendous growth as the company had a sales increase of 2.9%.

 

With 132,350 models sold for the month, the automaker has noticed higher customer demand in China, the U.K., and Spain.

 

In the U.S. alone, Audi sold a total of 19,264 vehicles during August, an increase of 2.5%, despite the influx of other luxury brand competitors.

 
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WardsAuto Recognizes New Audi Q7

Recently, the 2017 Audi Q7 was listed as one of Wards 10 Best User Experiences, a list that evaluates the usability of a vehicle’s features and innovations.

 
 

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Coming with a variety of creature comforts for the road ahead, WardsAuto has chosen the new Q7 due to its ease of use with features like its sound system, adaptive cruise control, and much more.

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