A Look Into The 2018 Auto Industry

2017 has come and gone, leaving the auto industry excited about the potential for electric vehicles and autonomous or driverless vehicles and many still on the fence about the wide use of ridesharing services in the industry. The Las Vegas Auto Show and the Detroit Auto Show have both taken place as well and are regarded as two of the most popular and most important auto shows in the United States. These shows gives automakers and technology companies an opportunity to show Read More …

Five Best Times To Buy A Car

Being in the position to buy a new car is exciting yet with all the models and brands to choose from, it can get a little overwhelming. For better or worse, car salesmen will try to sell you anything and that may be in your benefit or you may wind up with a car that doesn’t fit your needs. After doing the right research, narrowing your list and finally picking out the right car for you, its time to physically buy the Read More …

What Will Cars Be Like In 2040?

California has recently announced they will begin banning the sale of our traditional gas-powered cars, hoping to extend the push for electric vehicles and possibly for driverless vehicles. They will completely eliminate the sale of gas-powered cars by 2040. Major technology companies, automakers and rideshare services are teaming up and pouring money and resources into constructing a perfect and safe self-driving car. This push for a new age of cars has many thinking that the future of the auto and transportation industry Read More …

Five Of The Best 2018 Cars

Every year automakers reveal their newest cars and send them off to dealerships and markets hoping to have a successful year. Buying a new car is both exciting but stressful if you don’t know what to look for. With so many options to choose from it can be hard to find the right car for you. For the most part, people look for safety, affordability, style and fuel performance when looking for the best car for them. 2018 is no different in Read More …

California To Ban Gas Powered Car Sales By 2040

India, France, the United Kingdom and now California are paving the way toward a cleaner and more efficient auto industry and world as a whole. Each of these four places have announced that they will begin to ban gas powered car sales by 2040, with the most recent being California. The goal is to live in a zero emission world or in other words, lower their carbon footprint. New cars today are more efficient and healthier for the environment, so much so Read More …

Four Common Repairs In Older Cars

Keeping your vehicle around for the long haul isn’t always easy but it can be done. When cars start to get near the 200,000 mile mark, problems tend to arise as well as wear and tear on our beloved vehicles happens naturally. There are certain problems or repairs you should expect to make throughout your cars life, such as tire changes, maybe a new battery or windshield replacement. Yet as cars get near the 200,000 mile mark, there are certain repairs you Read More …

Picking The Right Car For Your Teen Driver

Having a teen in the family often brings up challenges and butting heads due to the want for freedom on one end and having experience on the other. One of the biggest steps for a teen and the parents is when they finally get behind the wheel of a car and start driving. As there are many things to worry about when your teen starts driving, there are certain things you can do to make sure your teen is safer on the Read More …

Volvo And Uber Team Up For Driverless Fleet

Major technology companies, automakers and rideshare services have spent the last few months working together to get ahead in the changing auto industry. Many believe that the auto industry is moving toward an autonomous or driverless future, meaning that these companies either have to sit around and watch their rivals get the expected billion dollar profits, or they join in themselves. Many are teaming up, fearing getting left behind. Most recently, Uber and Volvo have announced a partnership which will give Uber Read More …

How To Avoid Buying A Flooded Car

Even months after hurricanes struck a large part of Texas and Florida causing mass amounts of damage as well as flooding the area, consumers are still reporting and warning others about buying flooded cars off the market. Officials say that more than half a million water logged cars have been processed, many owners are choosing to sell them for scraps and getting whatever they can for their old vehicles. The rest of them may potentially be thrown back into the market, trying Read More …

New Cyber Security Launches To Protect Driverless Vehicles

Autonomous or driverless vehicles seem to be the next big technology, major companies and automakers have been pouring resources and money into perfecting the driverless vehicle, giving the consumer a more relaxing and entertainment centered ride to and from their destinations. Companies all over are joining in, hoping to make a mark in the changing industry and get a hold of profits. Most recently, BlackBerry announced that they will have a security system in place to help protect against cyber attacks to Read More …

Uber Rideshare Drivers Connect Through Online Forum

Rideshare services have quickly taken over the United States, offering cheaper rides to passengers all through the use of their smart phone app. And drivers for these companies have a chance to work full-time or part-time, allowing them to earn extra money while using their own vehicles and at the times they choose. As quickly as they have taken over, drivers for these companies still had questions and concerns how to deal with certain situations and what to do, such as if Read More …

The Race For Driverless Vehicles: A Look At Three Companies

The popular Detroit Auto Show is underway and allows major companies and automakers a chance to show off their new models, new ideas, answer questions and also show where they are at in terms of driverless vehicles and their progress. Trends show that driverless vehicles will be here sooner rather than later, as they give more opportunity for the elderly and disabled and keep the roads safer, our entire auto and transportation methods will change. Driverless vehicles will make the streets nearly Read More …

Denver Residents Get Two Cars Stolen In Four Months

The winter often brings up challenges while driving and fighting against the cold, dealing with chilling winds, heavy snow and the grounds covered in ice. It also is an easy time for thieves to look for easy targets to steal a car real quick. One Denver couple had to deal with this, not once but twice. The couple had two of their cars stolen within four months of each other. Denver saw 5,400 vehicles stolen in 2017 which a large amount of Read More …

Detroit Auto Show Shines Light On Driverless Future

The nationally known Detroit Auto Show has been underway and has brought to light many questions and concerns about the ever present driverless vehicles and their potential. For starters, companies all over are pouring money and resources into their new technologies in order to perfect the new era of transportation, that is without a driver. Many of these companies are active and continue to team up because they don’t want to be left out if these changes actually do occur. Driverless vehicles Read More …

Five Cars That Come With Automatic Braking

Cars and their technologies are quickly changing and improving aiming to make driving not only easier but also safer. The majority of new cars come equipped with autonomous safety features that use sensors or radars that can detect objects or traffic and save you from a potential accident. One of the most common safety features we are seeing in cars today is the automatic braking feature. The idea is simple, if the person ahead of you stops and you don’t see it, Read More …

Ford Continues Electric Vehicle Development

The world is increasingly making efforts to help combat and fight against global warming and help lower their carbon footprint. Much of the carbon emissions being released into the environment comes from our traditional gas-powered cars. This has led to increased efforts around the world to develop healthy and cheaper electric vehicles. Nearly every major automaker already has a 100% electric vehicle or a hybrid on the roads today and Ford is no different. The auto giant has just announced that they Read More …

Choosing The Right Color For Your Car

Buying a new car is an exciting and enjoyable purchase yet with the number of vehicles and options out there, the search can often seem endless and get stressful. Add in the amount of safety features you can choose from as well as fuel economy and pricing, people can quickly get overwhelmed with the entire process. Yet one choice remains the same and easy, what color you should choose for your new car. While white has been the dominant choice for years, Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …