Imagine driving down the road and stopping next to a car with a big contraption on top of it and no driver in the front seat. When the light turns green, the car continues down the road as normal. This technology, the “self driving car,” is already in the works from companies like Google and […]
There’s a new technology available in the world of car buying that sounds like something out of a science fiction novel. Carvana was founded in 2013 as a new way to purchase a car—the process is 100% online and offers two ways to receive your car once it’s purchased: delivery or pickup from a vending […]
Americans are buying SUVs and muscle cars again! 2015 is quickly becoming one of the best years the auto industry has seen in almost a decade, and at the top of buyers’ minds are SUVs and muscle cars according to the Associate Press. Part of the reason is that consumers have more money to spend. […]
As you may recall, in 2014 there was a major recall of Takata manufactured airbags when it was discovered that metal shrapnel was being shot into the car as the airbag deployed. Unfortunately, the death of six people and injuries of over one hundred worldwide have been linked to these airbags.
You hear a little about it every year– January’s Detroit Auto Show, where the newest, sleekest vehicles are revealed to the world. But how much do you really know about what happens in Detroit?
Your vision of the type of car that a thief would probably target may be similar to my vision…a souped up sports car. Believe it or not though, their choice is generally a family type of vehicle. The reason for this is probably so they aren’t as easily noticed when they speed off in a […]
Don’t you love hearing stories where someone that has been truly blessed, shares their blessings with others that may be in need and hurting. There is one such couple named Eric and Amity Peterson from Portland, Oregon that uses their supercar collection to help make sick children’s dreams come true by giving them the ride […]
By now, you’ve probably heard about the partial recall of millions of automobiles that contain airbags manufactured by the company Takata. These airbags can inflate with too much force, shooting metal shrapnel through a vehicle’s cab. So far, four Americans have died from the airbag’s shrapnel and over 130 have been injured.
If you love cars, you might have loved NPR’s well-known radio call-in program, Car Talk. The show, which aired on national radio for the first time in 1987, was hosted by ‘Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers,’ known in real life as Tom and Ray Magliozzi. On Monday, November 3rd, the elder of the two […]
Despite some negative press about the risk of rollover, SUVs are among the safest vehicles on the road Following the Ford Explorer/Firestone tire rollover scandal of 2000 to 2002, SUVs acquired a reputation as being unsafe vehicles. While SUVs do roll over more often, they are still among the safest vehicles on the road. To ensure […]