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 …

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 …

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 …

What is SR-22 Insurance And Why Do You Need It?

SR-22 or a financial responsibility insurance plan is a big deal for those who need them. While the state or government will often tell you through the mail that you need to obtain one, it is good to know what they are, why you need it and what you can do to avoid it. What Is SR-22: An SR-22 is a form of insurance and gives proof of insurance which you may be required to get to show that you are financially responsible Read More …

Four Ways To Stay Safe This New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Day and New Year’s Eve is a great time to celebrate and spend time with friends and family to start the year off right. While people will be out having a drink, having dinner or just hanging with the family, it is important to take care of yourself and make sure you spend the end of the year safe and sound. This New Year’s Eve will be met with snow and cold temperatures throughout the majority of the United States. Read More …

Roadside Crews Keep Busy With Cold Weather

Roadside assistance crews all throughout the United States have remained busy during these past two weeks and expect to continue to do so as the country see temperatures drop and snow falling. In Rhode Island, AAA has stated how their workers have been on the clock day and night to help those people who are stranded or in trouble on the roads. Many people might not be aware but cars do not preform as good as in the winter as they do Read More …

Most Expensive Cars In 2017

There are so many types of cars to choose from when you are in the market for a new car. From electric or traditional gas-powered, to new or used, two door or four door, the choices seem endless. Price range is often the most important aspect of shopping for a car, knowing what you can and can’t afford. While not many people will spend this much on a car, there are some who can and do. Here are four of the most Read More …

Four Reasons Why You Need Renters Insurance

More people in the United States rent rather than own there house or apartment because of lower monthly costs as well as greater living flexibility. A recent study has shown that only 34% of those renters have a renters insurance plan. Renters insurance is very important and can help make your rental feel like a home. Renters insurance is low cost, usually averaging around only 10 to 12 dollars a month but the benefits and coverage are huge. Here are four reasons Read More …

Rideshare And Alcohol Manufacturers To Team Up

California is currently in the mix for changing their current laws to allow alcoholic companies to team up with rideshare and taxi companies to allow discounted rides for those who have been drinking in order to combat drunk driving. The new set of laws will go into affect January 1st, 2018. The state law was unanimous and is geared at keeping the roads and the public safer by keeping drunk drivers off of the street. While this law seems great, some still Read More …

Five Of The Safest Cars Of 2018

When buying a new car there are many things to consider such as your price range, your daily driving range, entertainment and technology needs and comfort. On top of that, safety is one of the most important aspects of driving and the car you choose can make an impact on your safety. Here are five of the safest cars available in 2018. 1. 2018 Subaru Impreza – The Subaru Impreza is a low cost with high safety vehicle. Costing just $23,500 which includes Read More …

Driverless Companies Continue To Get Green Light In California

As automakers and other major companies continue to grow and explore the changing transportation and auto industries, driverless vehicles are beginning to gain ground and are becoming more of a reality than an idea. In California, companies have been seeking permits to be able to test their driverless vehicles on the roads. These companies want to get physical miles to test out their vehicles and it makes sense that they want to do it in California, which is sunny nearly all year Read More …

Apple Patents Driverless Vehicle Navigation System

As the auto and transportation industries look as though they are shifting toward more of an autonomous or driverless industry, companies all over are pouring money and resources into trying to get ahead in the industry. Automakers, rideshare companies and even Google have expressed interest and ideas into getting their potential models or equipment for use. Smart phone and technology giant Apple has now just announced their patent for a driverless vehicle navigation system. Calling it simply, Autonomous Navigation System, Apple hopes Read More …

BlackBerry Aims At Taking Over Driverless Car Software

As the auto industry changes into more of an electric and driverless industry, automakers and major companies alike are trying to gain ground and get a foot in the door hoping to be apart of this transformation. BlackBerry is no different. The once struggling phone maker has since shifted their views to creating a software and service company. And with that, they have begun to find success. BlackBerry has seen their revenues and profits grow during the last quarter of the year, Read More …

Toyota Aims To Sell One Million Electric Vehicles By 2030

As the auto industry changes toward more of an electrically driven industry compared to the traditional gasoline powered engines, automakers are now pouring money and time to perfect these new electric vehicles. In 2016, Toyota was the largest producer of automobiles and announced they will have 10 electric vehicles on the road and for sale by 2020. The plan is to first introduce them to China, where electric vehicles are currently used the most due to heavy incentives and perks offered by Read More …

California To Go All-Electric, Ban Gas-Powered Cars By 2040

The auto industry is facing changes that it has never seen before. With the rise of more efficient and cleaner vehicles, the industry is forced to answer these changes. Automakers are exploring and perfecting cleaner and more advanced vehicles. This brings up the question, what will the automobile industry look like in 5 to 10 years? New cars today are more efficient and environmentally friendly, knocking out most older models. In fact, you will struggle to find a new car today that Read More …

Distracted Drivers Cause Car Insurance To Increase

Distracted driving can vary from eating, texting, talking, smoking, doing your makeup and even worrying about your heat or radio. Many reports show that distracted driving is being viewed as the next drunk driving, hoping to bring distracted driving to the national spotlight and bring an end to it. Its no question that the increase and boom of smart phones and cellphones has contributed to distracted drivers. The ease and use of these phones makes drivers think they can still be 100% Read More …

Congestion, Bad Weather Are Obstacles For Driverless Vehicles

It seems that everyday we are seeing major automakers as well as major companies reveal their prototypes and models of new electric and self-driving vehicles. Companies such as Tesla, Nissan, Google, Uber and Amazon are said to be leading the charge but the hunt is on for everyone. Companies are pouring more and more into trying to get ahead and a jump start on the changing auto industry. An industry which many believe to be changing from the motor oil engines we Read More …

1964 Porsche 911 Gets Needed Boost

Porsche has been notoriously known for their long history of creating high performance and luxury sports cars. Most recently, they are focusing on releasing their first all-electric luxury sports car, the Mission E. While the auto industry shifts to more of an electric and self-driving industry, automakers are addressing these changes accordingly, testing models and prototypes for a potential new best ride as we see this shift happening. Yet this shift in the industry won’t eliminate the love and appreciation car collectors Read More …

Will New Auto Safety Features Lower Insurance Rates?

If you buy any new car today it won’t be easy to find one without some sort of autonomous safety feature. From the very start we have seen new additions and new features, making cars safer and more reliable on the road. New technology, quicker advances and an acceptance into the auto community have really allowed these safety features to take off. These features have been expanded on and perfected to the point where many think the future of the auto industry Read More …

Homeowners Turn Garage Into Mini Apartment

As more and more people are choosing to rent rather than own a home or apartment nowadays due to the process being easier, more flexible and cheaper, homeowners have started to get creative in how they set up their homes. A new idea or trend is coming about, homeowners turning their garages into full on mini apartments which they can rent out or live in themselves. Many states allow this transformation to happen and you can legally live in your garage or Read More …

Lyft Offers Free Rides For Wildfire Victims

California is in the mix of another stretch of bad wildfires like the ones they faced in October. More than 200,000 people have already evacuated and fled as firefighters continue to battle and contain the flames. Strong winds have caused these flames to jump and spread rapidly, over 90,000 acres have already been burned through. Winds were said to be reaching upwards of 70 miles per hour. Over 200 homes and buildings have already been torn through. In the wake of all Read More …

Lyft Continues To Get Funding

Rideshare companies have been taking the transportation industry by storm, offering cheaper and easier rides to passengers. They also offer an easy way to make extra money if you don’t mind shuttling people around in your car. It’s no question why these companies are having success, they are simply cheaper and easier to use than other transportation options. Lyft and Uber are two of the leaders in this new ridesharing industry. Lyft has been getting funding from outside companies, hoping to increase Read More …

Two Arrested For Staging Break-Ins

Police and officials are once more dealing with criminals who are staging break-ins or robberies in their homes to try and get insurance money. This latest case was actually two instances. One took place in the city of Milledgeville and the other in Baldwin County. Police officers were notified of a break-in into a woman’s house. The “victim” told officers how her door was pried open and the thieves made off with thousands of dollars in jewelry, electronics, clothing and other personal Read More …

3 Steps For Homeowners Living In Disaster Prone Areas

There are certain areas which are safer to live in compared to others. Certain areas are known as being disaster prone, as they generally face the dangers of some sort of natural disaster like hurricanes, tornadoes or earthquakes. These homes will often face obstacles and challenges of battling flooding, fires or heavy winds and more often than not homeowners are not prepared for these harsh conditions and they will feel the effects of it. Insurance companies also take account for these potential Read More …

2019 Saleen S1

A prototype of the 2019 Saleen sports car, the S1 made its debut this week at the Los Angeles auto show and the look did not disappoint. the new model is based off the Danish automaker Henrik Fisker-designed Artega GT. The Saleen S1 offers much to get both car lovers and collectors excited. The two door, new and improved sports car offers a 2.5-liter turbo inline-four cylinder engine along with the potential of 450 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque to the Read More …

Comparing Chicago Apartment Features And Pricess

Chicago is always booming. No matter what you like, there is always something to do in the Windy City. With over 2.7 million residents, people are always on the move and looking for new places to live. Downtown Chicago offers plenty of apartments varying in terms of price, space, special features and layout. You can find the perfect fit for your lifestyle by just doing the right research. Chicago is on pace to add over 6,000 new apartments in 2017 alone. The Read More …