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Check, Please!

There is an almost unspoken understanding that our Volvo factory trained technicians will be able to figure out not only what's currently wrong with a vehicle, but what else may go wrong with it. Our service team may not be magicians, but they do have a great tool to use to help you avoid costly repair surprises.


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Leasing: The Solution

Leasing may not be for everyone, but it is the solution that allows those that may find it difficult to afford a new Volvo purchase a way to still have a new Volvo... and be able to get another new Volvo much sooner.
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Winter Weather - Pothole Season

It's starting to warm up, but we're still getting nights of freezing weather... which means one thing in the Midlothian, Virginia area: potholes. Here's a little more information on how they're formed, and how your Volvo can be affected.
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Winter Weather & Your Volvo



Winter weather is once again upon us. Yes, it's been right about freezing outside for longer than most of us would like, and try as we might to escape it, it looks like we were only granted a two week reprieve from another round of ice and snow.

By now, you may have noticed that road crews have already applied a new round of the liquid snow-melt compound that dries to leave white-colored lines…
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Volvo Industry News: What’s new in 2014

This time of year is always an exciting one in the automobile industry. Car companies have gigantic, elegant shows in New York, Los Angeles, London and other large metropolitan cities. The shiny new models are unveiled by…shiny, young models on rotating stages as classical music plays in the background. With cameras flashing as the unseen announcer bellows the details of the new vehicle, the beautiful model lithely floats around it, opening the doors, pushing the buttons and retracting the trunk door.

It is fancy. It is gaudy. And, it gets the automobile media's attention which is what it…
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How to Keep Your Insurance Bill Low for your Volvo (Part 2)

Perhaps, Destiny's Child hit song, Bills, Bills, Bills said it best:

Can you pay my bills
Can you pay my telephone bills
Can you pay my automo' bills
I don't think you do
So you and I are through

(Copyright 1999 Sony BMG Entertainment)

Unless you have someone paying your insurance bills (and I doubt they are since you are reading this Volvo blog), you're trying to save every dollar you can and not give the insurance company one extra dollar more of your hard-earned money.  So, if you just take some time out one evening or…
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How to keep your insurance bill low for your Volvo

No one wants to overpay for insurance on their Volvo, no matter what its age or who is driving it. You do, however, want your Volvo insured with a package of endorsements and coverages that will replace your auto parts and protect your liability properly.

It seems like common sense, and it is, but that sense can be so easily lost in the blizzard of different coverages available in the auto insurance marketplace. You may be over-insured and need to drop endorsements.

So, in order to save money but still cover your Volvo fully, you may want to practice a…
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10 Items to check before buying your new or used Volvo (Part 2)

We know how much you love Volvos and we share your enthusiastic dedication. But, just like any major purchase, you need to consider all the important factors before you run into your Volvo dealer's car lot and fork over several thousand dollars. 

In our previous Volvo of Midlothian blog ("10 Items to check before buying your new Volvo Part 1") we said that you should consider the following: front-wheel drive/rear-wheel drive/all-wheel drive, maintenance reports, mileage, 5-speed v. automatic and mechanic inspection.

In this blog, we give you the next 5 Items to check before buying your new…
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10 Items to check before buying your new or used Volvo (Part 1)

Buying a car can be both a hassle and a pleasure. Whether you want to add a new Volvo to your driveway or replace the old Volvo that you've owned for more than a decade (that actually does happen), you want to do it right. 

In fact, when you browse the used car sites and visit the car lots, you want to have all your "Volvo ducks in a row". First, answer the following questions:

  1. Budget: How much do you want to spend?
  2. Used or new: This is definitely linked to #1. Used are cheaper but newer Volvos have…
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