Category Archives: Car Tips

Five Ways to Save Money at the Gas Pump

Whether your daily commute consists of bumper-to-bumper traffic on the highway or a serene drive on the countryside, one thing we all have in common is the desire to save money on gas. Our team atCaldwell Toyota Scion  came up … Continue reading

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Tips to Minimize Distracted Driving From the NHTSA

We all know how risky texting while driving can be, but it’s not the only kind of distracted driving that can have dangerous consequences. In response to concerns over the swarm of new technology in today’s cars, the Department of … Continue reading

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How to deal with a corroded battery

Your car’s battery is an important part of the vehicle’s mechanics. The battery is what helps the car start in the morning as well as providing back-up electrical power to the car.  The battery also performs other important, and perhaps … Continue reading

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Protect Your Vehicle During a Serious Storm

If a serious storm is about to set in, then the chances are that your thoughts will first turn to your loved ones, followed by hasty plans to protect your home and possessions. During extreme weather, there’s a high possibility … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Danger at a Railroad Crossing

There are many dangerous situations that can arise while driving, and we want you to know how to react to all of them, regardless of their frequency or infrequency. Coming upon a railroad cross can often be a confusing situation, … Continue reading

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More Tips for Keeping Your Fuel Tank Full

We are sure that you have heard many ideas about keeping your RPMs to a minimum and your fuel efficiency to a maximum. Appropriately inflated tires, cruise control, and a light vehicle load can all help you keep your wallet … Continue reading

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10 Automotive Facebook Pages to Follow

Remember back in the day when the only way to get information on automobiles was to buy magazines with girls in bikinis washing motorcycles on the cover? With the advent of the Internet, the two subjects were separated. With the … Continue reading

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Green Motoring: Conventional Powertrains vs. Hybrids and EV’s

More and more drivers are being influenced towards choosing more environmentally-friendly cars. So-called green motoring is now a hot topic on the consumer agenda, with society under increasing pressure to reduce its carbon footprint. These environmental demands have led to … Continue reading

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Stay Connected While You Drive: Tech Tips

Recent news headlines have highlighted the dangers associated with staying connected while you drive. Rather than risking your life and the lives of other drivers, use these Caldwell Toyota-Scion tech tips to safely stay in touch. Hands-free connectivity Many cars … Continue reading

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What is my Transmission, and Why is it Important?

You may have heard other drivers or your mechanic refer to your car’s transmission, but how much do you know about this crucial system fitted to your car? It may only be something you’ve had to discuss because something has … Continue reading

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