Posts By: PermaPlate

Hot Deals Starting to Surface in July

Summer Car Deals

Many dealerships hold seasonal sales and promotions, and if you’re thinking about car shopping, a hot summer day might be your best bet. There are currently several note-worthy promotions going on at dealerships throughout the month of July and we’re touching on a few. Ford Fusion You can currently save a decent amount of money… Read more »

Vital Importance of Automotive Paint

Vital Importance of Automotive Paint

When purchasing a car, getting the color of their choice might not be critical for most consumers.  Many people focus first on safety ratings, miles per gallon, technology, and so forth. However, the color of the paint on a car can often affect purchase price, potential maintenance, resale value, and much more. Whether you are… Read more »

Volkswagen Releases Newest SUV

SUV Release

Volkswagen is a car manufacturer that has produced cars for decades and has worked to produce legendary vehicles from bugs to buses. Volkswagen recently released the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, which is an SUV that has been recreated for the purpose of more space and strong amenities. The Tiguan has been labeled as one of the… Read more »

New Audi Dripping with Technology

2019 Audi A8

Audi has been producing luxury vehicles for years, many of which have amenities and technologies that help to establish them as a luxury brand. Audi recently produced the 2019 Audi A8 that is dripping with technology and has a brand new look when compared to previous models. The majority of the front end of the… Read more »

Porsche Produces Priciest 911 Car Yet

Car News

Porsche just released the 2018 Porsche 911 GTS RS, which is now the fastest and most advanced model yet. Porsche revealed the latest 2018 Porsche 911 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England, a car that has plenty of technological advancements and plenty of power. This car has a lot of features worth mentioning,… Read more »

Volvo Commits to Electric Engines as of 2019

Volvo Commits to Electric Engines as of 2019

Many car manufacturers have been working hard to produce more electric models and Volvo recently made a major commitment to follow that trend. Volvo has announced plans to produce all new Volvo models as electrics or hybrids as of 2019 and phase out the conventional engine. Although many car manufactures have been working to offer… Read more »

A Look at the Revived 2018 Subaru Forester

New Cars

The 2018 edition of the Subaru Forester has been released with some improvements when compared to the 2017 model. The 2018 Subaru Forester has seen several significant changes, from safety technology to overall price. If you’re interested in upgrading your current Subaru, there are several things about the 2018 that you should know ahead of… Read more »

Protect Your Car, Protect Your Resale Value

Car News

If you’re looking to eventually sell your car, you’re likely looking to make some cash from it. Most cars are worth some amount of money when they are sold, but your resale value depends on how much effort you’ve put into caring for your car. There are several things that you can do to ensure… Read more »

Toyota Camry Gets Makeover

Toyota News

Many cars are updated and redesigned to meet current trends, and the 2018 Toyota Camry is currently stealing the spotlight. If you’re in the market for an attractive, practical, enticing family midsize sedan, it’s here. The Toyota Camry, previously referred to as a standard “family car,” received an interior and exterior makeover gaining more attention…. Read more »

Ideal Time for Purchasing a Car

Buying a Car

Many people that are looking to purchase a new car are also looking for the best time to purchase that car. If you’re purchasing a new car in the near future, you’re probably looking for the best sales which often fall around a holiday weekend. However, TrueCar.com recently monitored thousands of sales incentives and narrowed… Read more »

Expensive Rolls-Royce Steals Spotlight in Italy

Car News

If you work within the car industry, you have probably heard about the Rolls-Royce that is getting international attention. Priced at close to $13 million, a custom build called the “Sweptail” quickly became the most expensive new car ever created, according to Telegraph. However, there is a lot of debate on whether or not the… Read more »

Understanding Different Fuel Types

Gas Pumps

Although the majority of people likely select “regular” at a gas stations, there are typically several different types of gas available. Most cars require regular gasoline in order to run correctly. However, some vehicles do require diesel fuel or premium gasoline. If you do put diesel fuel into a car that is gas-powered, the car… Read more »

Luxury Cars Now Come in Vending Machines

If you’ve ever wanted to see a “vending machine” filled with luxury vehicles, you can now visit Singapore and do just that. Singapore now has a 15-story building that is filled with luxury vehicles including Ferraris, Bentleys, and Porsches that is a direct reflection of a vending machine. The cars belong to Autobahn, a used… Read more »

Protecting Your Car from Pollen

If you live in an area where allergies are severe and pollen is frequently circulating throughout the air, your car is probably coated in a yellow dust when you go to get into it. This yellow-green dust typically comes from conifers, trees that bloom in the spring and release pollen into the air. Pollen can… Read more »

Advice for Buying a Certified Used Car

For many people, purchasing a brand new car is out of the question. Cars are an expensive investment, and while most Americans drive them, many Americans can’t afford to purchase one brand new. A new car typically sells for about $31,000, where a decent used model goes for $19,000. However, sometimes people are hesitant to… Read more »

Car Interiors: Changes Going Unseen

Cars have changed frequently throughout the past century. From enhanced safety features to high end technology, cars are constantly being improved. However, one of the biggest revolutions of cars is going unseen: the inside of the car itself. For most people, having a car is not just a preference, it is a priority. Cars play… Read more »

Top Apps for Car Owners

If you own both a car and a smartphone, you might want to look into the vast amount of mobile apps that you could benefit from. There are several mobile apps that are intended to improve our driving experience and PermaPlate has touched on a few top favorites. GasBuddy This application is free, (that’s always… Read more »

Benefits of Hearing Cars

A “hearing car” is a strange concept, but a concept that is under serious consideration and is currently being developed. Many manufactures feel that cars would benefit from hearing technology and some startups are working to develop the appropriate software. One startup in particular, OtoSense is currently working with a wide variety of automakers to… Read more »