Consumers Beware, Flooded Cars Hit The Market

A pair of hurricanes hit Florida and Texas, seemingly back to back, causing mass amounts of damages as well as flooding the area. Now, as the damage clears and people are beginning to get back on their feet, officials are warning of a new type of crime or scam coming about, thieves selling their flooded cars. Officials say that more than half a million flood damaged cars have been processed, many owners selling them for scraps and getting whatever they can for their Read More …

High Prices Holding Back Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles have made progress that some may never have thought possible, they have made a dent in the auto industry and are becoming more and more available nationwide and worldwide. Yet the biggest obstacle still remains, getting these vehicles down in price in order to make them more affordable for the every day, middle class person. Many people have gotten on board with the changing world, better and more efficient technology, autonomous vehicles. This goes the same for electric vehicles and their Read More …

Frequent Car Wrecks Spike Georgia Auto Insurance Rates

An average of four people die on Georgia roads each day, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation, sparking alarm for both drivers and insurance companies alike. In 2016 Georgia led the nation in car insurance rate increases, and with the consistency of these fatal accidents as well as the number of high risk drivers, this is not expected to change any time soon. The problem seems to be speeding and reckless driving as well the increased number of drivers on the road, Read More …

Actions Affect Auto Insurance Rates

While many drivers and homeowners know how much they pay per year and per month for auto or home insurance plans, many are not aware that their behavior and actions can and do affect your monthly and yearly rates. Auto insurance risk factors really do make an impact on your fees and plans. Knowing how some of these factors work and what goes into insurance companies quotes can help you in the future to pick a better plan and even save money in Read More …

Auto Insurance Rates Higher In City

Urban drivers and dwellers may already know this, don’t expect to pay less for auto insurance when city living. New reports have shown that in Ohio where auto insurance is generally cheap, you won’t find those same rates in Toledo. We know that auto insurance rates have to do with your driving history, your employment, your type of coverage and where you work and live, but does living in the city really affect rates that much? In Ohio, it sure does. Insurance companies Read More …

Trio Of Dodge Demons Catch Fire

Last week while being transported on a transport trailer hooked to a truck, three, brand new Dodge Challengers SRT Demons were caught on fire and burned, ruining the new vehicles. The fire happened while on the road in Michigan, being transported to their new owners. The three vehicles were burned, the damage was serious. Thankfully no one was hurt. The reasons for the fire starting are still unknown yet the damage is done. Luckily, these soon to be new Dodge Demon owners received Read More …

The End Of The Auto Industry Golden Age

Have we already seen the rise of the auto industry and are we at it’s peak? Some seem to think so, predicting that the auto industry will look completely different in as little as 10 to 20 years. One of these people is former GM executive Bob Lutz, often called “a car guy’s car guy.” But these claims are for good reason and the evidence to back it up is not farfetched. For starters, humans are not very good behind the wheel. While Read More …

Factors That Influence Auto Insurance Rates

Since the boom of the automobile industry, drivers have been skeptical of auto insurance and the amount they pay for it monthly and yearly. Recent reports show that the average American driver pays roughly $1,300 per year for car insurance while some drivers pay far less and some far more. Many people do not realize what goes into affect on how insurance companies judge you on how much they will charge for auto insurance. The reasoning behind all their behind the scenes work Read More …

Autonomy Safety Features Growing

One of the newest vehicle features is growing, autonomy and advanced safety features. Far and wide we are seeing more vehicles being made that have the ability to stop accidents before they happen. Consumers are quickly getting on board but the question still remains, how safe and secure are these features? Today, more than 60% of new vehicles offer some type of autonomy feature, compared to less than a quarter of new cars five years ago. The advances are huge, from features such as Read More …

Pilot Program To Alert Owners Of Un-repaired Vehicle Recalls

In Maryland, the U.S. National Highway Safety Administration has begun funding a project which would allow them to notify residents of Maryland if there are any open recalls or repairs at the time they are registering their vehicles. This would be a huge break and benefit due to the fact that so many people either ignore these recalls or are not aware these recalls are actually going on for their vehicles. In the past, automakers have had a hard time being able to reach out Read More …

Michigan Bill To Decrease Auto Insurance Likely To Not Get Passed

On Monday in Plymouth Michigan, a group of protestors showed up in front of the town hall to oppose the possibility of a bill being passed that would supposedly lower auto insurance rates. The reason for the opposition is that these residents and others throughout Michigan feel that the new bill would not lower the prices of auto insurance rates. In Michigan, auto insurance costs are generally among the highest in the nation and this bill would try to change that, allowing the Read More …