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Replacing Torn Windshield Wipers

As winter comes to a close and spring temperatures start to rise, it’s important to take a close look at your windshield wipers. Windshield wipers are a key safety feature on any vehicle, and even the highest-quality models are prone to deterioration over time. In harsh winter weather, the dirt, salt, and other debris on […]

Using Four-Wheel Drive in the Winter

Four-wheel drive is awesome but, if you’re a new driver or you’re new to four-wheel drive, the power can be deceiving. While you may feel invincible trucking through snow and ice, it’s important to realize that even four-wheel drive has its limits. Knowing the Dangers One of the most common misconceptions about four-wheel drive is […]

Pro Tips for De-Icing Your Windshield

As the morning temps begin to dip below freezing, most of us have noticed a little frost on our windshields— and clearing the ice eats up valuable time in our morning routines. As we prepare for even more winter weather, here are a few pro tips for de-icing your windshield. Plan ahead if you can. […]

New Years Eve Driving Safety

Most people enjoy having a glass of champagne to celebrate ringing in the New Year. And, while there are many alternative transportation options now available, drunk driving continues to be a looming issue on New Year’s Eve. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), about 32 people in the United States die in […]

Winter Car Seat Safety: Alternatives to Puffy Coats

Winter is a tricky time for car seat safety. With temps well below freezing, it’s important to bundle up your little ones but all those layers can be dangerous. As a general rule, any bulky clothing, including coats, sleepers, or snowsuits, should not be worn underneath the harness of a car seat. The extra padding […]

Our Favorite Coffee Shops 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… coffee shops in Western MA! For most drivers, coffee is a critical part of the morning commute especially as the weather gets cooler and seasonal flavors hit the menu. If you’re in […]

Best Fall Foliage Drives in New England

Happy Fall! Peak season is almost here and the fall foliage is expected to be spectacular. Here’s our guide to the best fall foliage drives in New England. State Route 2, Massachusetts (The Mohawk Trail) Better known as Route 2, this was New England’s first official scenic highway. If you’re coming from Western Mass you […]

Three Benefits of Buying A Used Car

With chip shortages and less than desirable inventory on dealership lots, many prospective car buyers are turning used cars instead of new ones for their next auto purchase. At V&F Auto, we think the benefits of buying used are plain— but we spelled them out anyway! Here are three benefits of buying a used car: […]

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