4 Cool Car Features You Should Expect To See

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 …

What To Know About Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is required by law in every state. Recently Oklahoma has released its plan to begin adding sensors on major highways throughout the state and near their major cities to detect if drivers have insurance, sending them a bill if not. While people tend to not enjoy dealing with auto insurance and the monthly fees, there are some important things to know about it which can save you time, stress and money, whether or not you are a first time buyer 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 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 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 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. Read More …

Dumb Cars Moving Out, Smart Cars Stay

As the automobile industry gears up to move into a more connected and autonomous (self-driving) industry, many CEO’s of these automakers say that drivers all together won’t be out, rather just dumb cars will be off the roads. One CEO in particular described this move as “My vehicle is a rolling computer.” and if you think about it, that is not far off from the truth. Pretty much any new vehicle you purchase today will come with some sort of autonomous technology. Read More …

Marketing Technology To Impact Automobile Industry

The automobile industry is changing. With new autonomous features, such as self-parking and automatic braking, becoming more and more common and accepted, automobile companies need to shift their focus from creating the most flashy cars, to answering the drive of the industry, more personal and more technological touches. Automobile companies, who spent the last few decades fighting over sales and wanting the top product, are now teaming up to create smarter and more efficient vehicles, whether they be electric or more autonomous, 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 Read More …

Driverless Vehicles Closer Than We Think

Auto accidents and injuries seem to be occurring more and more now with drivers being more distracted by technologies such as smart phones, the question of driverless vehicles must come up. As the world moves quickly and efficiently in upgrading the communication and technology sectors, automobiles and insurance companies cannot avoid this fact. At current, the types of driverless vehicles, also known as autonomous vehicles, are noted to be moderately safer than those being driven by a person. While this may not Read More …

BMW North America Issues Pair Of Recalls

This past week, the big time motor vehicle producer, BMW, has issued a pair of recalls on vehicles ranging from 2006-2011 due to potential overheating which may lead to the vehicles catching fire. The total count seems to be nearly 1 million vehicles being recalled at this time. BMW began looking into this potential problem back in 2006 but did not do a full on research into the problem. After more of these incidents being reported, BMW, in meetings with the National Read More …

Alabama Starts Mandatory Auto Insurance Law

November 1st, 2017. Alabama has potentially changed auto insurance. Alabama has introduced a new law which will allow law enforcement officers to be able to penalize drivers who do not have insurance. This law went into effect today. This is a big step and something which many Alabama residents think is long over due. The law may turn out to make a huge difference, allowing non-insured drivers to be ticketed an amount of $200 for the first offense and more for any 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 Read More …

Better Technology And More Drivers Leading Toward Higher Auto Insurance Rates

At a time when the global population continues to rise and new technologies seem to be coming up every day, we are seeing an increase in a number of drivers on the road as well as an increase in the amount of technology these cars now hold and can handle. These high-tech cars are now pushing the price of auto insurance rates higher throughout the nation. New vehicles can now come with touchscreen radios, rearview cameras, automatic braking and a number of Read More …

Auto Insurance Misconceptions And What To Know

Auto insurance is often overlooked and even disliked due to fluctuating prices, long plans and common misconceptions about what goes into determining a vehicle’s auto insurance plan. Most drivers know how important having auto insurance is and know that factors such as your age, location, profession, marital status and what you use your vehicle for all affect the plan and it’s rate. However, most drivers don’t realize some common misconceptions about auto insurance, here’s what you should know. For starters, one of the most Read More …

Australia Court Rules That Man’s Unsent Text Is Part Of Will

A 55-year-old man from Australia had composed a text message addressed to his brother, in which he gave “all that I have” to both his brother and nephew. The message was found in his drafts folder after he took his own life last year. Brisbane Supreme Court ruled that the wording of the text indicated that the man intended it to act as his will. In the message, the man gave details of how to access his bank account and where he Read More …

Michigan Reform On Auto Insurance Still Find No Common Ground

Reforming no-fault automotive insurance has been a struggle in the state of Michigan. State lawmakers are again considering the matter, working out how reform would look like, as well as how it would affect residents. But while most legislators see it as something that needs to be changed, there is no certainty that an agreement can be reached. Freshman Rep. Jim Lilly, R-Park Township, has been watching for a long time on the issue. “Clearly there are two very different sides of Read More …