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GM To Drop Steering Wheel And Pedals By 2019

The auto industry is changing and companies both big and small are recognizing these changes and making efforts in order to better prepare for these changes and get ahead of their competitors. General Motors or simply GM is one of the many automakers who are taking a clear stance on the changing industry, working to meet these changes and even start them, rather than the changes coming to them. GM has just announced that they are taking these changes one step further, Read More …

DACA Ruling And Outrage

President Donald Trump has long been working toward getting rid of a program started by the Obama Administration back in 2012. This program is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or simply DACA. The goal of the DACA was to protect those minors and children, often called “dreamers” who came to the United States illegally to not face immediate deportation. The recipients were able to request a consideration for deferred action for up to two years and this can be renewed. In other Read More …

How To Drive For Uber

Uber has been changing the transportation industry as they are often credited as being the first rideshare service to take off and make an impact. Uber first came about in 2009 and quickly gained ground. The rideshare service is now used in over 600 cities throughout the United States. They have also been expanding to create a food delivery service and have expressed interest in creating a fleet of driverless shuttles for the future to take people to and from their destinations. Read More …

What To Know When Buying A Roadside Assistance Plan

After the United States spent the last two weeks dealing with frigid temperatures and falling snow, many people are now considering getting a complete roadside assistance plan and for good reason. Roadside assistance crews were up day and night working to get people stuck out of snow, get their cars started and just keep the roads safe and moving. The winter is often the most likely time when you will need some type of roadside plan and these past few weeks of Read More …

Lyft Partners With Baderbräu Brewing in Chicago

Rideshare giant Lyft is most notably known for offering quick and convenient rides for a low price through the use of their smart phone app but the company hasn’t stopped there. Lyft has just recently partnered with a Chicago brewing company to allow Chicagoans to buy their craft beer, Lyft’s Five Star Lager. But that’s not all. Lyft has spoken for 24,000 cans of the beer and it will be for sale starting January 18th. You can get a 60% discount on Read More …

Five Factors Which Can Increase Your Car Insurance

People are often looking for way to lower their monthly costs of insurance whether that be for home, auto or life. While there are a number of ways to lower your monthly payments, there are certain factors that may cause your insurance to increase. Insurance companies generally decide your payments on how “at-risk” your lifestyle or your driving habits are. Here are five factors which can increase your car insurance. 1. Relationship Status – Married people tend to have cheaper car insurance rates Read More …

What Will The Future Of Cars Hold?

The auto industry is largely changing and that is happening fast, faster than many people thought possible. Companies all over are pouring money and resources into new technologies to make driving not only safer but completely autonomous or driverless. But it might not stop there. As companies continue to expand the ideas of a driverless industry, it might not stop at the roads. Companies are continuing to push driverless vehicles and their autonomous technologies and it is really expanding our way of Read More …

Insurance Needs For Your Startup Business

Launching a startup company is exciting and an adventure but at the same time you may find yourself a little in over your head. Knowing what you need to have covered and finding the right business insurance can be a challenge but there are ways to get what you need and easily. Knowing where to start is the first thing. What kind of business have you started? Will you have cars driving around that you are responsible for such as for making Read More …

Lyft Aiming To End Traffic Congestion

Lyft is most notably known for being Uber’s largest competitor but they don’t view themselves as such. The rideshare giant has bigger plans and visions which include helping those with visual impairments get rides, helping those who cannot drive themselves get to medical appointments and releasing a fleet of self-driving shuttles or vehicles. Now, Lyft has announced they are working toward making the world healthier and opening up the streets a little more. Lyft has publicly stated that they want every American Read More …

Driverless Future And Our Health

Driverless vehicles were once thought as a dream of the future, something that was never possible or never going to happen. But as technology continues to advance and major companies keep pouring money into these safety systems, driverless vehicles continue to gain ground and will be here sooner than many people think. But the question is how will they change our lives? How will they affect our health? For starters, driverless vehicles will make the roads nearly 95% safer as they get Read More …

Five Things To Know When Renting Your Home

If you own a home that you are able to rent, it is a great way to earn an extra income or an extra way to start saving money. Single-family rentals are booming in the United States and continually are growing in demand as more people are choosing to rent rather than own due to it being more affordable and flexible. Renting out your home is a great opportunity and is something that should be taken into consideration if you are able Read More …

Does Your Insurance Cover Drone Damage?

Drones have quickly swept through the entire world giving breathtaking views from the sky as well as allow us to explore places we may have not had access to before. Yet in all the excitement and availability of these flying drones, many people overlook what happens in the event of a drone damage or even worse, your drone causing someone else harm. Consider this, in mid air your drone suddenly shuts off and falls from 200 feet in the sky only to Read More …

Toyota Begins Working With Uber, Amazon, Pizza Hut

Major automakers all over are beginning to focus on creating new driverless and electric vehicles all equipped with autonomous safety features mixed in with various entertainment options. As money is being poured into these new vehicles, other major companies are beginning to partner up with automakers and vice-versa. Auto giant Toyota has recently released their newest vision which is creating a fleet of their driverless vehicles all geared at commercial and consumer services. They have reportedly partnered with Amazon, Pizza Hut and Read More …

Fully Solar-Powered Car To Hit The Streets In 2019

The world as a whole is continually fighting against global warming and climate change and looking to lessen their carbon footprint. Efforts all over are happening but arguably the biggest impacts is the use of solar farms and windmills to produce 100% clean and natural energy. The rise of electric vehicles have also gained ground and look to have a promising future and 2018 year as more affordable models are available with longer driving ranges. Many thought electric vehicles would never take Read More …

Intel To Begin Mapping Roads In 2018

Technology giant Intel has recently announced that they will begin to map out roads during 2018. This move is geared toward the push for a change in the auto and transportation industry toward more of a self-driving or driverless industry. Intel hopes to use two million cars which they are calling “production cars” which are equipped with cameras and other sensors to give high detailed 3D maps which driverless vehicles can use to make their trips even easier. Intel already has these Read More …

Driverless Vehicles Must Overcome Security Risks

Every day we are seeing more and more companies focusing on perfecting their autonomous or self-driving safety features and work toward getting their fleets of driverless vehicles on the streets. Automakers and major companies are teaming up to work toward getting a fleet out for to preform services like food delivery, package delivery and taking you to and from your destination. Yet, driverless vehicles still have two main problems or obstacles to tackle before they can fully take over the industry. For Read More …

Ford Expanding Driverless Fleet In 2018

It is no secret that the auto industry is changing, moving toward more of an autonomous and electric vehicle industry. While consumers are not fully on board for these changes, automakers and other major companies are recognizing these changes and beginning to spend time and money on new models and potential breakthrough technologies in the industry. This list includes companies like Tesla, Nissan, Volkswagen, Uber and Google. And now major automaker Ford is joining the list. Ford has announced that they will Read More …

Four Auto Trends To Watch In 2018

2017 was a very interesting year for the automobile industry and everything that went on both in the public light and behind the scenes. From seeing rideshare companies continue to grow, car sales decline and self-driving vehicles hit the road, it was surely historical. 2018 is lined up to be no different. Here are four automobile trends to keep an eye on during the coming months and 2018 as a whole. 1. Electric Vehicles – 2018 is going to be a very exciting Read More …

How To Avoid House Fires This Winter

The United States has been largely hit by freezing temperatures and falling snow which has plagued states for the last two weeks. While many people are focusing on fighting the cold and staying warm, it is important to remember to protect yourself from fires during this winter. People usually don’t associate the winter and cold with house fires but there are important things to keep in mind while staying warm this winter. Fire officials all over are stressing the importance of keeping Read More …

Lyft Drivers Complain About Unfair Treatment

As the transportation industry has faced changes due to the rise and takeover of rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft, people have begun changing how they travel and how they earn money on the side. These rideshare companies offer cheaper and more convenient options as well as allow people to drive for them as long as they have a clean driving record and the right vehicle. But recently, some of these drivers for Lyft have begun to voice complains about unfair Read More …

Four Of The Most Fuel Efficient Cars

Many of the new cars we see today all must be up to date on efficiency standards as well as carbon emissions and their output. To put it in other words, today’s cars must be healthy but that also is a benefit for potential new car buyers to give you a vehicle which will give you the most bang for your buck. Here are three models which are the most efficient, healthiest and best bargains you can find in the United States. Read More …

What To Do With A Pipe Burst

The United States was largely hit by freezing temperatures and heavy snow storms over the past few weeks. As the temperature warms up a little, we are still officially in the middle of winter and homeowners are beginning to feel the effects. A frozen or burst pipe can cause headaches for homeowners and insurance companies alike but there are certain things you can do to help prevent them from happening and deal with the aftermath if they do happen. A frozen pipe Read More …

Cars Becoming Media And Marketing Platforms

As the automobile industry shifts more toward a autonomous or self-driving industry, companies all over are beginning to notice this change and try to jump in to make a permanent mark in the industry. This list of companies include Ford, Tesla, Google, Uber and now companies geared toward marketing and those in the food and drink industry have joined in, trying to take over and make their mark. Many new cars you see today are equipped with a touchscreen dashboard making it Read More …

Electric Vehicles Outsell Gas-Powered In Norway

2018 is expected to be a big year for the rise and sale of electric vehicle in the United States. Elsewhere, this has already been going on, with efforts from the government and automakers to really get their cars running cleaner and doing so by pushing the use of electric vehicles more and more. In Norway, the 2017 year for electric vehicles was huge. The sale of electric and hybrid cars in Norway outdid those of our traditional gas-powered cars for the Read More …

Insurance Companies Refuse Policies For California Fire-Risk Areas

California is still dealing with the aftermath of sets of wildfires which burned through their counties, cities and homes this past fall. As the smoke is now cleared, homeowners are hearing some awful and disheartening news from insurance companies that work in these high-risk wildfire areas. After the fires, homeowners who were not affected by this round set out to find the best home insurance policies in order to help better protect themselves in the future. But what they found is that Read More …

Local Police Warm Of Fine For Leaving Cars Unattended This Winter

As the United States faces a series of cold weather which doesn’t seem to be stopping, people are feeling the chill and tackling the cold in different ways. One of the most common practice of winter is heating up your car before work. And often times people do so while leaving the keys in the ignition while they are inside in order to let the car warm up and not deal with the cold. This presents such an opportunity for thieves as Read More …

Toyota’s Driverless Vehicles Gaining Ground

The auto and transportation industry is facing changes they have never seen before, shifting toward more of an electric and self-driving industry. Major automakers and other companies all over are working toward this change, expecting the entire industry to look much different in as soon as even five years. Many believe that these driverless cars will completely change how we get around, making the roads safer, offering more opportunities for entertainment on road trips and making auto insurance more affordable. Toyota has Read More …

Five Of The Best 2017 Automobiles Which Didn’t Sell

Every year, automakers both big and small release their new or updated versions of their models and they never really know what to expect in terms of sales. While some cars will always be in demand such as fuel-efficient or cars riddled with entertainment options, others do not do very well. Here’s five of the best 2017 auto models which didn’t sell. 1. Porsche 911 – Porsche has always been known for producing luxury sports cars and has been a pro at it Read More …

Tesla Model 3 Sets Electric Vehicle Record For Travel

Tesla has had their fair share of ups and downs in their history and this year has been no different for the electric vehicle automaker. Tesla has long had the goal of producing a mass-market or family affordable electric vehicle and they believe they found their match with their new Model 3. Originally set to be released in 2017, the Tesla Model 3 has been delayed due to production issues and Tesla still ironing out some problems. In the first three quarters Read More …

Autonomous Car Start Up, VW And Hyundai Team Up

Everyday we are seeing new companies, both automakers and not, team up and begin to work on the changing auto industry. Recently the start up company Aurora, which is powered by three former members of Google, Tesla and Uber, has agreed upon a deal with both Volkswagen and Hyundai to combine their respective technologies. There goal is to have a driverless vehicle on the road within three years, stressing safety and commitment. Aurora bring their experience as well as sensors and software’s Read More …