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How to Prevent Motion Sickness

Motion sickness can ruin any trip. It starts with a mild sensation of nausea that progress as the vehicle you are in keeps moving. If you don't attend to it immediately, you can become really ill. Your inner ear is what causes motion sickness. Here's how to deal with it.

The best way to prevent motion sickness is to top it before it starts. 

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Top Tips for Improving Your Vehicle's Gas Mileage

At Steve Hopkins Honda, we believe that a knowledgeable driver is a happy driver. As such, we want to ensure that our customers know how to get the best gas mileage out of their vehicles.

Whether you are trying to save some cash or save the environment, there are some easy ways to improve your car's fuel economy. 

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Why Use a Dash Cam?

If you’ve ever been in a dispute or situation where you really wished you had had a camera, you’ll understand what a benefit it can be to use a dash cam in your vehicle. Just as its name implies, a dash cam is a camera that’s mounted to your vehicle’s dash to view and capture everything around you. If you’re interested in learning more about dash cams, pay us a visit at Steve Hopkins Honda.

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Have What You Need Next Time You Tailgate

Tailgating season is in full swing, and if you have a pickup truck, you have the most important item that you need to tailgate: the back of a pickup truck. But even the biggest sports fans are always looking for ways to make their tailgating experiences even better. And we at Steve Hopkins Honda want you to have the best possible tailgating experiences in your truck. 

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How Is Clay Bar Detailing Performed?

If you want to make your vehicle's exterior as clean as possible, consider clay bar detailing. This process removes dirt and debris that normal washing can't. We want you to be able to provide the best care for your car, so here's some information on how the process works.

The clay material comes in the form of a putty that's molded into a flat disk shape. 

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Why Your Next Car Might Be a Crossover

As you shop around for your next vehicle, it's important to keep your eyes out for ones that have good value and offer some versatility. If you're looking for something that has sufficient cargo space and gets fairly good mileage, you can think about getting a crossover.

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Test Your Car's Battery to Get a Better Idea of Strength

To get a good accurate reading of the voltage in your car's battery, you'll need a voltmeter, gloves and safety glasses. The car engine must be off, open the hood and put on your gloves and glasses.

Make sure you can identify the negative and positive sides of the car battery first. Attach the red voltmeter cable to the positive end of the battery first. Now you can secure the black voltmeter cable to the battery minus side. 

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Front-Wheel Drive and Rear-Wheel Drive Systems Have Different Features

Cars and trucks are designed with different drive features because certain layouts provide key advantages on the road. By operating a car or truck with a drive system that suits your driving habits, you reach various destinations more effectively.

Front-wheel drive automobiles are easy to build, which is a big benefit for major car companies. A front-wheel drive system is lightweight, which is why a typical automobile that's designed with this hardware is less expensive. 

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Check Out the Best Car Wax for Your Vehicle

Who doesn't want a nice, shiny-looking car? Most owners want their cars to impress, but they may be unsure how to improve looks. Simple options to enhance appearances exist. One way involves waxing a car. With a small amount of effort, a little bit of car wax can do a lot for the looks of a vehicle.

Car wax isn't exactly the same wax as what you would find in a candle. The materials used to make synthetic car wax range. 

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Durability or Options: Rubber Vs. Carpet Floor Mats

Should you buy rubber or carpet floor mats? There are pros and cons to both, and at Steve Hopkins Honda in Fairfield, CA, we want you to know what options you have. To help you out, we've come up with the benefits and disadvantages of both.

Rubber mats are extra durable, and they're great for people who feel like they can't keep the inside of their cars clean. 

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