June 2022 - V&F Auto Inc

Our Favorite Bakeries In Western MA

As a family-owned, local business, we love supporting other innovators and entrepreneurs in the Pioneer Valley. This month’s small business spotlight is on… bakeries in Western MA! Whether we’re picking up a cake for a birthday or just grabbing a sweet treat on our drive home from work, Western Mass bakeries always hit the spot. […]

The Cost of Running On An Empty Gas Tank

Driving around with the low fuel light on is one of those things that happens from time to time. We all know we shouldn’t do it and rightfully so— running on an empty gas tank could cost you more than you think.  Running on empty increases your likelihood of breaking down— and stranded in a […]

Can summer weather affect my car battery?

Cold weather is notoriously troublesome for engines but summer heat can also have a negative impact on your car battery. In fact, batteries in warmer climates have a tendency to die years before batteries in more moderate, cooler climates, and have to be replaced more often. Hotter temperatures can increase water loss from the electrolytes […]

How to Find Cheap Gas Prices Near Me

With gas prices on the rise, more and more drivers are looking for the cheapest gas prices in their area. We’ve all turned to our phones in search of, “cheap gas pries near me” before heading out to fill up our tanks. Instead of taking a shot in the dark, here’s how to find the […]

How to Find A Pet Friendly AirBnB For Your Next Road Trip

With the summer in full swing and vacations coming up, some of your pups will be coming along for the ride. But traveling with dogs can be a hassle, especially in the car— and finding affordable, pet-friendly spot for your destination can be even more challenging. With that in mind, we scoured the web for […]

Do I need to use premium gas?

With gas prices on the rise, it’s important to consider how your car-related expenses will change. One of the biggest expenses of owning a car is fueling— and if your car takes premium gas, that can be a big disappointment. Premium gas can cost significantly more than regular gas depending on where you live, and […]

What happens if you don’t change your oil?

A lot of drivers rely on mileage to gauge when their oil needs to be replaced. But sometimes life gets in the way of meeting those recommended oil change milestones. So, how far can you really push it? We’ve got answers. What happens if you don’t change your oil? Clean oil is a translucent, amber […]