Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Check out this video showing how the Toyota Safety Sense™ feature works!

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
Illustration of a Toyota vehicle's sensors at work

Video illustrating the key features of the Toyota Safety Sense feature

There are numerous advantages if you’re planning to purchase a used Toyota vehicle. The Toyota brand has been providing exceptionally endurable vehicles for decades. From the compact Corolla models to the heavy-duty Tundra, the famous automaker never has disappointed its fanbase worldwide. Toyota vehicles come preloaded with state-of-the-art technology features paired with comfortable driving pleasure. Additionally, its mechanical components are designed to provide longer mileage than most of its competitors. One of the iconic features of Toyota vehicles is the Toyota Safety Sense™. It’s a cutting-edge technology used to formulate its safety system that uses sensors and cameras to assist the driver with a confident driving experience. Watch this video showing the key features of the Toyota Safety Sense™ driver-assistance feature at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, CO.


What is Toyota’s Advanced Park Assist?

Thursday, August 25th, 2022
2021 Toyota Mirai exterior side look

Video: Toyota’s Advanced Park Overview  

Advanced Park Assist facilitates hands-free parking, parallel or reversing into the parking space. This system uses data collected from the four Bird’s-Eye View cameras and sonar parking sensors in order to measure the parking spaces and detect nearby objects. The Advanced Park Assist makes parking easier and more efficient for drivers. Read this blog by the Carville’s Auto Mart team in Grand Junction, CO, and learn how this feature works and its benefits.   


Configure Daytime Running Lamps in Your Old Used Ford Vehicles

Friday, July 22nd, 2022
Ford EcoSport on a Road

Set Up Daytime Running Lamps in Used Ford

Ford is one of the brands that enjoy a high demand for their pre-owned models, irrespective of the year of manufacture. This is due to these vehicles’ impressive features and brilliant on-road performance. Technology is a strong forte for Ford vehicles, especially their exterior tech design.


What is the New Toyota Audio Multimedia Platform?

Monday, May 2nd, 2022
Toyota infotainment display

OTA Updates on Toyota’s Audio Multimedia Platform  

Toyota always stays on top of the game in terms of technology and features, and now it has come up with a new Audio Multimedia platform. This new platform includes a long list of great entertainment, convenience, and connectivity features. Toyota uses the VIN-specific ‘over the air’ updates that allow new software to be installed directly on the vehicle. Scroll down and watch this video put together by Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, CO.   


How Do I Operate the Android Auto™ Feature in my Honda Car?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
Android Logo

Android Auto™ Feature Tips

The Android Auto™ feature has been one of the major exciting features for drivers who love technologically advanced vehicles. It was designed to give drivers a simple yet intuitive way to minimize distraction while driving. This helps them stay focused on the road while using their android apps. We at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, CO, can help you understand how this feature works.


How do Vehicle Engines Work?

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
Car Engine interior close up image

The Basics of How an Engine Works

An engine is the most important part of a vehicle. It determines the performance and capability of the car. Even if a vehicle has the latest tech, safety, and interiors, but comes with a poorly built engine, then the whole likeability factor of the vehicle comes down drastically.


How to Set Up Apple CarPlay®

Friday, October 16th, 2020
2020 Tuscan Apple CarPlay

­­If you own a vehicle that offers Apple CarPlay® smartphone integration, you have the ability to utilize various smartphone applications through your vehicle’s entertainment display. Perhaps most often, Apple CarPlay® technology is used to play music, podcasts or newscasts. Another popular function available through Apple CarPlay® is being able access to navigation through commonly used applications like Apple Maps, Google Maps and Waze. Are you interested in taking advantage of the functions available through Apple CarPlay®? Continue reading below to learn how to set up Apple CarPlay® in your vehicle.