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Entertainment Options for Road Trips with Your Little Ones

 Entertainment Options for Road Trips with Your Little Ones

Are you planning a summer roadtrip with your little ones? If your answer is yes, then you might be wondering what can you do to keep them entertained during the long drive, so they aren’t asking you “are we there yet?” every five minutes. The team at Auto & Truck Accessories is here to help, we have several entertainment options for your little ones:  VOXX Universal Seatback In Vehicle Entertainment System: This system includes several features designed to keep your little ones entertained for hours, such as wireless content streaming for Android and Apple, user intuitive interface, and the ability to download apps. You can easily turn your backseat into a movie theater. We can easily install this product in your vehicle.  In-car games: From I-Spy to Yellow Cars, there are tons of fun, in-car games for you to play with your kids. These are an easy and entertaining way to keep your childrens’ minds off how long the road trip and instead on enjoyin ... read more

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Keep Your Vehicle Protected with Interior Accessories

Keep Your Vehicle Protected with Interior Accessories

The outside of our vehicle is our first line of defense against the elements, but the interior of our vehicle can take a beating too, especially when the kids are out for the summer. Auto & Truck Accessories has several interior accessories designed to protect your vehicle’s interior.  Hard work and hard play have a way of making you wet, muddy, sandy, and just overall grungy. Whether you’re stepping off a worksite or returning home from a camping trip, Fia and Covercraft seat covers will make sure you leave the outside elements where they belong -- outside of your vehicle. These seat covers, along with our interior accessories, to make sure you’ve got the ability to leave no trace of it in your car or truck.  Floor liners also protect your vehicle from whatever you are tracking inside. We offer both Weathertech and Husky floor liners at Auto & Truck Accessories, and both do a first-rate job of covering and protecting your floor from any outside el ... read more

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Camping up North this Summer

Camping up North this Summer

Looking for something fun to do this summer? How about camping up north in Michigan? This activity combines a few of our favorite things to do -- spending time with your family and camping under the stars!  Going up north to camp in a cabin is an excellent way to spend your summer. You can head up north with your family and enjoy some bonding time together -- both with each other and mother nature. Before you set out on those open roads, we have several products that will make your camping a trip this summer a success, including our newest product: Voxx Electronics’ Seatback Entertainment System.  This system includes features, such as wireless content streaming for Android and Apple, user intuitive interface, and the ability to download your favorite apps. This system will keep your little ones busy for hours and impress the rest of your older passengers. Our team can also install this product directly in your vehicle and have you on your way in no time.  Befor ... read more

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How to Pump Up Your Truck’s Performance

If you are looking to pump up the performance of your truck, the team at Auto & Truck Accessories have got you covered. We provide several options to residents throughout Warren, MI designed to unleash the power of your vehicle completely. Here are four accessories destined to power up your truck’s performance:   Bolt-on Exhaust System: Not only do exhaust systems enhance the performance of your vehicle by freeing up some of that power in your engine, but they also sound that much better too. Now, we think that is the best of both worlds! Cold Air Intake:  Just like you can give an outdoor fire a little help with more oxygen, a cold air intake can give your engine a boost, and Auto & Truck Accessories has several options for you to choose from. Programmers: Performance tuning engine programmers almost don’t seem real, as they can both boost the performance of your vehicle and improve your car&rsquo ... read more

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Top Tips for Driving in the Snow

Are you planning a winter adventure? If your answer is yes, then you need to keep reading. Driving on a snowy road has its hazards, but we have a few tips and tricks up our sleeves that we would like to share with you.  Slow down! Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that everything needs to be done slower in the snow, including accelerating, decelerating, and turning. When the pavement is covered in ice or snow, driving is less predictable, and caution is always crucial.  Don’t underestimate how long it is going to take you to brake. To ensure you stay in control over your vehicle, make sure you have enough time to stop safely.  Know your brakes! Most modern cars have anti-lock brake systems, so all you have to do is press the brake pedal as hard as you can, and your car will do the rest for you. Make sure to keep longer following distance between you and the next car.  All-Wheel Drive doesn’t always make a difference, especially in those spots of b ... read more

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Light up Even the Darkest of Winter Nights with Automotive Lighting

Auto & Truck Accessories in Warren, MI can help you shine brightly with our selection of automotive lighting, including headlights/tail lights, LED light bars, and marker lights. Whether you are looking for some lights to illuminate your workspace or to upgrade your stock head and tail lights, we can find the right accessory for you.  Your lights are paramount in ensuring you can see where you are going, and on the darkest of nights in the midst of winter, sometimes you need just a little bit more luminosity. Here are some automotive lighting options:  Stock headlights and taillights usually don’t cut it, and we find ourselves driving in the dark, wishing we can brighten our field of vision. We have Anzo, IPCW, and Putco headlights and taillights for you to choose from, and we can decide on which selection is right for your needs and vehicle.  LED Light Bars: Have you ever been out camping and find yourself fumbling around in the dark? If your answer is yes ... read more

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Top Outdoor Adventures in MI

Summer may have come to a close, but that doesn’t mean all the fun has to suddenly stop. You can gather up your camping supplies, get your car keys, and hit the road for one of the incredible outdoor locations in Warren, MI and beyond.  We are fortunate to live in a state that has such beautiful, natural environments, so why not take advantage of the lovely place we call home by planning an outdoor adventure? Here are a few ideas for you and your family to choose from:  Lake of the North Resort and Campground: Located on the Lake George, this campsite is perfect for all the nature lovers out there. You can enjoy the all-sports lake, plan a picnic at the picnic area, or even visit the golf course.  Rifle River: Rifle River is located in East Michigan and is a great place to bring your family. You camp, rent a cabin and explore the beautiful river by means of a canoe or raft.  Kalamazoo: Break out your hiking shoes, because this location is home to miles and m ... read more

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Best Safety Features for Back to School Season

Back to school season is upon us, which means it is time to go back to school shopping, whether your son or daughter is heading off to college or even grade school. From binders to bookshelves, there seems to be something we all need to get this August. But don’t forget about your car or truck, as something as viable as our transportation just can’t be overlooked. At Auto & Truck Accessories, we have several safety features we think would start your school year off on the right foot:  Car Alarms/Remote Starts: Your vehicle is important to you. A code alarm will minimize the risk of unauthorized access to your car, which may prove vital in the parking lot of your school. When you combine a remote start with a car alarm, you won’t have to deal with those chilly mornings in winter. Instead, you can make your way to a warm and toasty vehicle.  Tonneau Covers: Maybe you have a lot of precious cargo and worry about leaving it in the back of your truck. From ... read more

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When and Where to Four Wheel Drive

If you bought a vehicle that is equipped with four-wheel drive (FWD), it seems probable that you are planning to drive through some tough, natural terrain, such as snow, ice, mud, or sand. If this sounds about right, then you must just be itching to embark on your FWD drive adventure. Whether this trip is to one of the many off-roading sites in Michigan, or maybe you just want to be prepared the next time you and your vehicle are knee-deep in mud, keep reading to learn more about the four-wheel drive. Four-High (4H): This is a high range of FWD, and you can use 4H to drive at normal speeds. If you are driving on highways or roads that seem a little rough, use this setting. If the roads are covered in loose gravel or packed with sand or mud, this setting would also be helpful. In other words, 4H is perfect for the times you need extra traction, but still want to drive at normal speeds. Four-low (4L): This is a low-range setting of FWD and should be used when you are ready for some r ... read more

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Entertainment for Summer Road Trips

Summer is quickly approaching, as Spring is slowly coming to a close. The last remnants of winter have ceased to exist, and we have grown accustomed to the vibrant hues of Spring grass, flowers, and sky. Now, it’s time to turn attention to Summer and all that this season has to offer us, which includes rising temperatures, and of course, summer vacations and road trips. If you are thinking of planning a summer road trip, you should consider your entertainment options, as we all know how boring those road trips can get. Here are a few ideas of entertainment for summer road trips:   Mobile video: How about a mobile video to keep your passengers entertained while you are cruising through Warren, MI onto your next adventure? We have two options for mobile videos, and those are either an Advent overhead DVD player or headrest DVD player. Pop a movie in, and you are destined to stay entertained for the duration of your road trip.   Mobile audio: Who else loves jamming ou ... read more

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