Posts Categorized: Cars

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 »

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 »

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 »

Apple Self-Driving Cars Expected to Succeed

Apple has had a wild ride so far as a participant in the self-driving car market, but within the last week, it seems as though that road will likely lead to victory. Apple, a cornerstone of current technology has recommitted to creating and perfecting an autonomous vehicle after several difficult months. The California Department of… Read more »

3D Printed Car Parts Could Become Standard

With self-driving cars often the focus of the car industry’s future, Ford shook things up when they announced plans to start 3D printing car parts. Ford is hoping to produce large, 3D car parts using a 3D printer called the “Stratasys Infinite Build 3D.” Ford believes that printing car parts could help simplify the manufacturing… Read more »

Tesla Becomes Most Valuable Car Company

Tesla is a luxury electric-car company that has struggled for many years to sell cars against major competitors, making minimal profits and struggling to secure profits. However, on Saturday, April 8, Tesla surpassed General Motors (GM), and earned the title of the “most valuable American car company” based on the stock-market. Recently, shareholders of Tesla… Read more »

Picking Out a Car for Your Teen Driver

Unfortunately, many teenagers end up being statistics in tragic accidents, and many of those accidents are a result of minimal driving knowledge or unreliable vehicles. If you have a teenager at home and you’re starting to think about purchasing a car for them, there are several things that you should be keeping in mind while… Read more »

Making Your Car Safe as Possible

Decades ago, many people used to ride in their cars without seatbelts on. Decades ago, infants were simply held in the arms of their mother when in a moving car.  Now, seatbelts are a safety necessity in cars and children (from infants to adolescence) are in some type of safety seat when in the car…. Read more »

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 »