winter driving tips

Welcome to part 2 of our winter driving tips blog!  Now that you’ve successfully prepared your car for harsh weather conditions, it’s time to hit the road. Here are some key winter driving tips to keep you and everyone safe. We’ve all seen it before: a rogue driver speeding senselessly down the icy freeway, darting between cars and unsettling conscientious drivers. Don’t be that person. When the roads are slick, you need to be more careful when driving. Not just for your sake, but for everyone else’s as well. Use the winter driving tips...
winter driving tips

Driving during harsh winter weather conditions is not a matter to be taken lightly. According to the Federal Highway Association, over 18,000 people die per year from driving in icy or snowy settings, roughly the same number as texting and driving fatalities. When you’re driving in non-ideal conditions, you need to be prepared! Keep reading for our essential winter driving tips to keep yourself and everyone else on the road safe and sound.  Prepare Your Car: Steps to Take Before You Hit the Road It is important to fully check out you...
quality used car

We want you to find a quality used car that will last for years to come. Buying a used car is like a game that is hard to play and even harder to win. It can turn into a numbers game that we all grow tired of playing— you just have to get through the clunkers before you find the car that is right for you. Read on for some of the most common ways used car dealers and sellers take advantage of consumers.  Pay Attention to the Window Sticker at Dealerships Confusing details are often featured on used car window stickers. Here are some a...
convertible top

The storied Jaguar is revered for its handsome looks, comfort, and impressive engine power. The design evolution of the jaguar is a testament to the brand’s continuous motorsport success. Such careful craftsmanship deserves to be treated with the utmost respect and care. We at VIP European Auto could not wait to get our hands on this ‘54 Jaguar, and were up to the challenge of replacing its convertible top.  The Early Jaguar Days: 19 Years of Design Evolution  1922 - 1935 The first ever Jaguar was produced by the Swallow Sidecar C...

We get it. Sometimes, you’re running late to work, and you know that your brakes have been making a strange sound but you just can’t afford to miss that important meeting. Sometimes, your kids are dragging their feet and you find yourself in a rush to get them to school on time, and even though your windshield wiper fluid is out, it’s not supposed to rain today, so you drive anyway. Keeping up with car maintenance can seem like an endless job, and can take a back seat when stacked up against everything else you have to do. We at VIP Eur...
car logos and names

To a lot of people, cars are a means to an end; a tool to get you from point A to point B. To other people, cars are a status symbol; a physical representation of wealth, prestige, or power. But to the people who made them, the people who designed them, dreamt of their creation and then executed; they are more than a means or a symbol. Those who spent countless hours creating, refining, and perfecting every aspect of a car understand the importance of the emblem that represents them. Read on to discover the history behind the world’s most iconi...
games for road trips

Most people are no stranger to the infamous road trip. Sure, some folks love hitting the open road, basking in that feeling of freedom as they drive farther and farther away from civilization. And then there’s the rest of us, who struggle seeing the poetic sense of road trips, and are bored out of our minds when we’re too far away for the internet to reach us. Lots of people resort to old fashioned CD’s or rambling podcasts to get through the drive, but we at VIP European Auto have a better idea: play games for road trips. There’s nothing like ...
family cars

So you’re on the hunt for a new car for yourself and your family. When you were 18 and had $2,500 to spend on a car, the small sedan with a faulty airbag may have seemed like a viable option. But now you have precious cargo, and a safe and reliable family car is essential for your safety and peace of mind. Read on to discover all the advantages and disadvantages of three top rated family cars.  Top-Rated Family Cars and their Pros and Cons  Below we detail one top-rated two-row SUV, one three-row SUV, and one smaller sedan to he...
car seat covers

Hello and welcome back to another entry on the VIP European Auto blog! Today we are discussing our top car seat cover picks and answering the questions: Do I even need them? Why would I want them? To cover or not to cover. This is a question that all car owners ask themselves. Maybe you aren’t thrilled with your cloth seats and want to change it up. Or, you have young children that are prone to spills and accidents. A seat cover is a great option for protecting your vehicle’s interior, no matter who is riding in your car. We know that the...
best car covers for outdoor storage

Hello and welcome back to another entry on the VIP European Auto blog! Today we are counting down our picks for the best car covers for outdoor storage for 2021. A car cover is an easy and inexpensive way to protect your vehicle’s exterior from the harsh rays of the sun, bird droppings, rain, and the expected weathering that comes with storing a vehicle outside. While car covers are an amazing option for protecting your vehicle, not all are created equal. That is why we are counting down the most highly rated car covers of 2021 and giving yo...