Posts Categorized: Cars

Remaining Mindful of Semi Trucks

For most people, driving alongside a semi-truck is unsettling. Most people do their best to keep semi-trucks at a distance, whether they pass them quickly or remain a safe distance behind them. However, sharing the road with semi-trucks is a must and it can be easy to do if you are educated on how to… Read more »

Volkswagen Reveals Sedric the Self-Driving Car

Volkswagen recently revealed their latest self-driving car which has a fairly odd appearance. The car, named Sedric, has a “rectangle” shape and has a relatively plain appearance. Fortune compared it to a “portable cassette boom box” which is the best description we’ve heard yet. Check out a video example of the car below: The car… Read more »

Cars to Consider On a Budget

Purchasing a car can be expensive and many people are searching for a car that they can afford. According to Consumer Reports, the average new car typically costs $34,000. They compiled a list of the best cars under $30,000 that have good road test performance, safety features, and so forth. Below are just a few… Read more »

Keeping Your Car Stocked

We’ve talked often about what necessities you should keep in your car for winter months in order to protect yourself from severe weather while driving. However, you should keep a variety of items in your car at all times in the event that an emergency occurs. Cell Phone Charger Most of us will grab a… Read more »

Cars Continue to Go Green in 2017

In recent years, hybrids and electrical vehicles have become a major focus of the automotive industry. According to Green Car Reports, over half a million carbon-cutting hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and full electric vehicles were sold in the United States. The automotive industry is going green as consumers demand cars that are environmentally focused. The American… Read more »

Preparing Your Car for Spring

If you live in a portion of the United States that experiences harsh winters, you’re probably desperate for spring and a glimpse of warm weather. Luckily, spring is getting closer and we’ll soon be able to roll down our windows and soak up the sun. As the seasons prepare to shift, you should prepare for… Read more »

Collectible Car Options for 2017

Many people collect cars as a hobby and many collectible cars date back several decades.  However, different cars become ideal each year for car collectors. Most cars become discontinued and are never worth the time, effort, and money of a professional car collector. However, with each year, some cars are labeled as cars that could… Read more »

Ford Puts Faith and Cash into Self-Driving Cars

We have written several posts about the concept of self-driving cars and how they will absolutely become reality in the near future. In fact, Ford recently invested one billion dollars due to their unwavering faith in the heavily anticipated self-driving car future. This past Friday, Ford announced that they are going to invest five billion… Read more »

Car Data Becoming More Valuable

Years ago, people used to invest in expensive car features in order to increase the value of their car. However, the feature that might be worth the most in your car is something you can’t even see. In fact, recent research has shown that the value of your car is comparable to the price of… Read more »

Purchasing the Car You Need

For many Americans, car shopping is about finding the car that best suits your family and lifestyle. Most families look to purchase cars with solid safety ratings, plenty of room for the little ones, good gas mileage, and so forth.   Forbes recently highlighted the most practical cars and crossovers for 2017 and we’ve highlighted… Read more »

Old Cars Do New Tricks

If you have been driving the same car around for a decade, you’re probably starting to get tired of it. If you can’t afford to replace it with a brand new car, consider upgrading your current car instead. Technology is playing a major role in cars that is only improving with time, and luckily, you… Read more »

Classic Cars Comeback

For many people, collecting classic cars is a hobby. In recent years, people have seemed to be collecting classic cars less frequently and the classic car market seemed to be suffering. However, car collectors are starting to see that the market is improving. In Scottsdale, AZ, the most recent classic car auction earned $260 million…. Read more »

Would You Buy a Car Where You Buy Shampoo?

Many people frequently visit Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer. The United States has about 3,500 Wal-Mart Supercenters and 140 million consumers visit Wal-Mart each week. Shoppers often stock up on a variety of items at Walmart from shampoo and razors to lightbulbs and air fresheners. However, people will soon be walking out of Wal-Mart after… Read more »

Taxi’s Face Trouble in the U.S.

With services such as Uber and Lyft rapidly expanding, the traditional yellow taxi cab has been suffering.  The yellow taxi has been a staple for decades in cities such as Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco. However, the bright yellow cars could soon fade away. NYC Sees Significant Decline In New York City,… Read more »

Trends for Self-Driving Cars in 2017

If you’ve been keeping up with car news, you’ve probably noticed the tremendous amount of news revolving around self-driving cars over the past year. Self-driving cars are still a huge focus of the car industry in 2017 and many car manufacturers are making strides to make autonomous cars a reality within the year. Volvo Heads… Read more »

Chrysler Keeping Millennial Drivers in Mind

For parents in their early-twenties to early-thirties, the thought of driving a mini-van is not appealing. Many parents that are young adults are not quite ready to turn in their coupe style car for millions of cup holders and built-in DVD screens. Fiat Chrysler recently revealed a new, semi-autonomous electric vehicle that is designed for… Read more »