Archive for June, 2021

How much is the tax credit for EVs?

Monday, June 28th, 2021
person charging EV

US Advances New $10,000+ Tax Credit

Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we’re excited to see how electric vehicles evolve over the next couple of years. One of the perks for EV adopters currently is the $7,500 tax credit. However, a new tax credit was just approved.

How much is the new tax credit for EVs?


What do adaptive headlights do?

Friday, June 25th, 2021
close up on adaptive headlight

Adaptive Headlights: What They Do and Why You Should Get Them

Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we take pride in the vehicles we sell. We’re selective about the vehicles we accept. And that means that vehicles we sell are high quality. High quality vehicles tend to have many features. One of the more uncommon ones that we see is adaptive headlights. And when potential buyers see that a vehicle has adaptive headlights, there’s usually a question that follows:

What do adaptive headlights actually do?


What does PHEV stand for?

Friday, June 18th, 2021
2021 Ford Mach-e front end close up

BEV? PHEV? What All Those Electric Vehicle Abbreviations Mean

Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we know that car terminology can be confusing and overwhelming. While we can’t change how automakers name their features, we can help you understand what those names mean. One area of the automotive world with lots of jargon is electric vehicles. For instance:

What does PHEV stand for? How about BEV? EV? Let us show you the most common electric vehicle abbreviations and terminology.


What is torque vectoring AWD?

Friday, June 11th, 2021
close up shot of differential

Why Torque Vectoring AWD is So Special

One of the things we like to promote here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, is driver knowledge. Whether that’s through DIY maintenance like changing your oil or something like which model years of a vehicle are most reliable, we want you to be informed. Today, we thought we’d cover one of the most complex topics in the automotive world that affects how you drive: torque vectoring.

Here’s our explanation of torque vectoring AWD systems.


Why are the passenger-side and driver-side mirrors different?

Friday, June 4th, 2021
Sunset in side mirror

Objects in Mirror are Closer than They Appear…but why?

Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we like showing you practical things. Want to know how to mix coolant for your vehicle. We’ve done that. Want to know why your car has a grille? We’ve covered that one too. Today, we thought we’d go over something that affects everyone: side mirrors.

Here’s why the passenger-side and driver-side mirrors are different. Keep reading to learn more.

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