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How to Keep Your Car in Top Condition

By  On September 4, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

How to Keep Your Car in Top Condition

A car is a major investment that provides a reliable source of transportation when it is kept in good condition. Additionally, a person’s car makes a valuable statement about their personal tastes, attention to detail and social status. Whether a person drives an old classic car or the latest model, it is essential to keep it protected from environmental factors such as sun, dirt and precipitation that can all take their toll on a car’s appearance and performance. Therefore, following a few simple maintenance steps can help anyone to keep their car in its top condition. Wash and Wax Regularly Cars are in constant contact with natural elements such as rain, insects and dirt. No matter what a person does, if they drive, then their cars will inevitably be exposed to some type of ...

Lincoln Expands Business to China

By  On August 30, 2012 | Filed Under Auto News, Lincoln

Lincoln Expands Business to China

Lincoln has always been known as one of the premier automobile makers in the United States but now the company has decided to look out for some emerging markets like China. Lincoln made an announcement that the Chinese customers today are looking out for better levels of luxury and the company has all the options that the customers in China are looking out for. The company said that they will provide with personalized brand experience to some of the top Chinese customers who are looking for specific needs. The company announced that new Lincoln vehicles will be available on sale in China in the second half of 2014 through an independent dealer network. The company is already looking out for network of dealers that can sell their vehicles and products in the Chinese market for tho...

Comparing car insurance in Australia – 5 things to consider

Choosing car insurance can be a stressful process for many people, and with so much variety it is sometimes hard to know which option is the right one for you. If unsure, it is helpful to be able to compare car insurance to see where you are likely to get the best quote, and a policy that is suited to your individual needs. This can be done simply online, with comparison websites such as iSelect. To properly compare car insurance, it is important to understand exactly what is taken into account by insurers determine the cost of your premium. Below are some examples of things that could typically influence your car insurance quote. Various kinds of car insurance There are a number of different types of insurance. Compulsory Third Party Insurance (or CTP Insurance)  is re...

6 Useful Tips for Avoiding Automobile Accidents

Automobile accidents can be a very scary situation for everyone involved, and can be particularly traumatizing as well. Sometimes you just cannot avoid them. This is especially true if you are hit due to the carelessness of another driver. There are many ways that you can be a more alert and careful driver, so that you can avoid becoming injured in an accident. Do Not Rely On Mirrors: When you are putting your vehicle into reverse, you should always look over your shoulder to gain a clear view of what is behind your vehicle. Mirrors are very handy, and can help you to see what is behind your vehicle; but you should not judge the objects around your vehicle on mirrors alone. Hand On Wheel At All Times: No matter what, you should always have at least one hand on the stee...

Importance of Keeping Your Tyres in Shape

If you own a vehicle, you are already aware of the fact that without your vehicle’s tyres, it would not go anywhere. It is important for your tyres to stay in a healthy condition, so that you can get the most out of them in their lives. If tyres are not kept in good condition, they can have a severe impact on the mechanics of the vehicle, the gas mileage, and the safety of the vehicle. The tyres should receive plenty of attention; at least twice weekly. It is also a good idea to check them should you accidently hit something, such as a large stick or pothole. They should be checked for wear and tear, especially for uneven wear. Generally, tyres should be rotated and balanced several times in their life to ensure that they last as long as possible. The air pressure within the tyres ...

Tesla Model S Review – The Real Picture

Finally, the 2013 Tesla Model S has rolled out of its factory in Fremont, California and out in the open to compete with some of the crop of gas hybrids in the market. Propelled by abundant loans from the government and as well as thriving on the optimism, let us see what the car has to offer. Take a quick look at 2013 Tesla Model S review. 2013 Tesla Model S is an in-house effort completely from Tesla. The four-door styled sedan with a slanting roofline gives it a dramatic look. You will be getting three different battery packs from Tesla and two motors. Design & interiors The design and style of the model, worked on by Franz von Holzhausen, seems to be the future face of the electric automaker. 2013 Tesla Model S carries a clean sporting look but with maximum interior vol...

Buying and Selling Vehicles: Then and Now

As the times have gone by, the way we buy and sell cars has become very different. In the past, dealers had a much better outlook within their profession and the consumer was left with a harder time when it came down to searching for the best deals. This has all changed, but it is always nice to think about the way that the world, market, and processes have changed in regards to the automotive world. Decades Past Before the rise of the internet and the cell phone, the process of buying and selling vehicles was generally done through dealerships. This was due to the power of the automotive dealer. Consumers almost always went directly to a dealer to buy or sell a car, giving them the power to make higher profits on vehicles while waiting for consumers to swarm to them. There were a...

4 Most Common Road Trip Car Problems

By  On August 15, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

4 Most Common Road Trip Car Problems

Before going on a road trip, it is important to always have a routine check completed on the car. In addition to the routine check, any necessary maintenance should be completed before leaving on the trip. However, despite the best of precautions, the long distances driven, the changing climate and the increased driving time can lead to sudden car problems while on the road. The following four car problems are a few of the most common car issues that can occur on a road trip along with some simple tips for taking care of them without missing out on the rest of the trip. Flat Tire Flat tires are can occur without warning on a road trip. This is especially true when traveling unfamiliar terrain. For this reason, it is important to carefully inspect all of a vehicle’s tires befo...

BMW Users Get Stitcher Smart Radio App

By  On August 8, 2012 | Filed Under Auto News, BMW

BMW Users Get Stitcher Smart Radio App

Apps have soon become an important part of our life because we love to handle and do multiple things through various apps that are available on our smartphones. Now, BMW has announced that they have come up with a new personalized app that will be in the Mini models equipped with Mini Connected so that consumers can enjoy Stitcher SmartRadio when they are in the car. BMW said that Stitcher SmartRadio is one of the best apps that offer on-demand news, entertainment, sports, and talk radio shows. The app also provides more than 10,000 radio shows and live stations to consumers around the globe. Hence, all BMW users can now make their personal talk show station and experience better songs and shows that they need while they are driving. The information can also be stream through the...

The Art of Transporting Livestock

By  On August 8, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

The Art of Transporting Livestock

Before livestock is transported in livestock trailers, the farmer should be aware of the EU regulations concerning animal transportation and how they apply. These regulations do not apply when the animal is being transported for economic purposes or when transporting the animal to a veterinary service, but there are still EU safety measures that should be taken into account to ensure the comfort of the animal in what could be a highly stressful time for them. Trailers built with these measures in mind are most common, for example Hudson Trailers. Why should we ensure the comfort and safety of an animal? Well first of all, if these animals form a section of our livelihood then surely it is appropriate to treat the animal with the respect it is due. This does not mean we treat the ...

Cadillac to Unveil 2013 ATS Film Series

Cadillac is trying to make the best use of the Olympics event that will be the marketing ground for the all new 2013 Cadillac ATS. The company said that they will unveil the all new 2013 Cadillac ATS Vs The World film series that will be available during the Olympics Opening Ceremony. The company said that they have come up with series of dynamic films that will show how the all new Cadillac can challenge some of the toughest terrains and extreme road conditions without any problems. The company also said that these films will be of 30 seconds and 60 seconds and will be aired on television on July 27. Don Butler, VP of Cadillac Marketing said that ATS has been developed to be one of the best sedans in the world but it can also take some of the toughest vehicles that can have bett...

GM Puts 2013 Silverado through Tough Water Test

There is no doubt that Silverado is among the toughest cars that General Motors produce and the company has now made an announcement that they are almost ready with the next generation Silverado which will have much improved features. The company said that they are in the final phase to launch the Silverado which is stronger, better and much more efficient that the previous versions. However, they are currently doing the water test which is an important part of product validation program and will make Silverado one of the best pickup trucks in the world. The company said that once they are through with the water test they will start the production of the new 2013 Silverado. General Motors said that they are working on the Silverado in their water grounds in Yuma, Arizona where th...

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