Just as neglecting your health can land you in serious health problems, ignoring the little faults in the performance of your car can result in big trouble along the line. With the economy being none too stable, cars are being used longer than normal and car owners are resorting to DIY repairs mostly.
Good Insurance Companies Vs. Bad onesWhat makes your insurance coverage good or bad? A lot of people say it’s the rates. But actually they are all somewhat competitive and the difference in rates is not as important as the ultimate reason you buy insurance. The real difference in Insurance companies is the coverage and how your claim is paid.
5 Signs of an Automobile Lemonade StandIt appear the auto sector is improving, at least economically. But, an increase in dealerships does not come packaged with a complete overhaul of the car dealership business. Auto lemonade stands still exist.
Here are the five best tips to help you avoid bad car dealerships. These tips will alert you to the smell of lemonade and help you find a respectable dealership.
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Since late in 2008 the American economy has been suffering. Prior to the down turn US automakers were turning out an average of 17 million cars per year. The Automobile manufacturers not only produce cars, but they employ and purchase US manufactures products that go into those cars and the trickle down effects are felt throughout markets not normally associated with the automotive industry.
Is Your Car Spying on You?Did you know your car may be recording every move you make behind the wheel?
And that this information could possibly be used as evidence against you in an insurance claim or law case?
About 96 percent of all new vehicles sold in the U.S. have built-in Event Data Recorders – or EDRs. Now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed that all new passenger vehicles must come equipped with EDRs by September 2014.
The Cool (And Somewhat Scary) Idea of Driverless CarsThe idea of a driverless car has been kicked around popular culture for years. From the Jetsons television show in the 1960s to the more recent film Minority Report and publications like Electronic Age and Science Digest, at least the idea of cars driving themselves has been talked about for a generation.
Tips for Selling Your Car FasterMore than 1.1 million vehicles changed hands in September 2013, a drop of almost 25% when compared to the previous month. Competition for sales is growing as manufacturers put new models on the road and offer bigger discounts to clear out inventory. Big dealers are offering more pre-owned certified vehicles, putting the squeeze on the private seller. To sell your car privately today, you need a strategy and a solid plan.
Read your insurance policyWe process several prior to loss appraisals per day for vehicle owners who were sold the wrong type of insurance. Typically these cars have been restored or customized and when they bought the policy the very nice agent or broker that sold them the policy asked them what the car was worth.