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Vehicles can easily change hands multiple times over their lifetime. When a recall occurs, it then becomes increasingly difficult for manufacturers and dealerships to notify the current owners, which compounds the problem of low recall compliance. For many vehicle owners, it’s not that they don’t want the recall…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on July 13, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
Even if you generally follow local weather advisories, sometimes hailstorms catch people off guard. Whether you were driving when a hailstorm hit, or were away from your vehicle, it is understandably upsetting to hear the ice stones falling. It is even more upsetting to discover damage to your home or vehicle. Read on for some helpful tips about what to do for your car post hailstorm.
Check for Damage
Wait to check your vehicle for damage…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on July 11, 2017 at 9:59am — No Comments
If you are like many truck owners, you might be really proud of your vehicle. You probably also want to make sure that you take excellent care of it so that you can keep it in good condition. These are four steps that you can take if you'd like to take good care…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on July 10, 2017 at 4:06pm — No Comments
If your vehicle was damaged after an accident, you may not know what to do next. With the following five tips, you can get your car back up and running before you know it. Having your car repaired and ready to drive again is a great way to leave the accident behind you and move forward.
1. Get an Estimate from Your…
Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 26, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Added by Barry Neuman on June 25, 2017 at 6:10pm — No Comments
Healing after a car accident is about much more than just feeling better physically. Not all accidents result in physical injuries, but many people involved in an accident incur financial injury as well as mental and emotional injuries. The fear, the pain, the anxiety that comes with getting behind the wheel again, and so much more can…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 22, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
Even if the transmission on your vehicle has chugged along swimmingly for years, there may be a problem lurking in the dark. Like other problems in life, if left alone it will grow larger until it is finally unmanageable. Your transmission is an integral part of your…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 13, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Added by Barry Neuman on June 12, 2017 at 10:33am — No Comments
In the great wide world of online, display ads are everywhere. Top of the page, right, left, bottom – and, sometimes even popping up and floating in your face. Many consumers find these ads intrusive, especially when they are irrelevant. So, they simply ignore them – or, stop visiting the sites on which they…Continue
Added by Steve White on May 23, 2017 at 6:43am — No Comments
If your car won't start, has a flat tire or is making a funny noise, you need to get it serviced immediately. However, you may not know if you can trust that mechanic around the corner not to rip you off. Let's look at a few different ways that you can find a car repair shop that you can trust.
Online reviews may give you an inside…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on May 22, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
While the automotive industry has seen massive technology changes in the last 5 years, there is a continuing trend where some OEMs partner with specific vendors and then take away the freedom of choice for forward-thinking dealers. Mandates are enforced where franchised dealers must choose between 2-3 vendors…Continue
Added by Ujj Nath on May 19, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
Ever year, thousands of motorists in the state of Florida are arrested for driving under the influence, or DUI. A percentage of these people face additional charges arising out of an accident that occurred while a motorist allegedly was operating a motor…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 17, 2017 at 9:48am — No Comments
Most people need to finance their car when buying. The choice of financing can have a major impact on the overall cost of the purchase. There are also many possible options for financing, and buyers can save a great deal of money by doing a little research and…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on April 28, 2017 at 2:28pm — No Comments
At the recent Adobe Summit, executive vice president and general manager, Brad Rencher, advised businesses that if they wish to survive in the future, they have to become “experience…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on April 25, 2017 at 6:49am — No Comments
The title of this blog post originated from a thought-provoking interview with Chad Mitchell, senior director of digital communications at Walmart. In the interview he lays out a philosophy that every industry – especially…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on April 11, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
Will the Trump administration lower taxes, deregulate the industry and usher in an economic boom time? Or, will the auto…Continue
Added by Josh Blick on April 10, 2017 at 5:39am — No Comments
Traveling by car can be very fun and most convenient. It means that you can go where you want and not have to worry about plane or train schedules. A car is also more accessible to the places that you want to go, so it is no wonder that so many millions of…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on April 9, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments
Dealers have leveraged paid search for years – and some spend significant budgets on it.
However, whether they do it by themselves, or work with a vendor, I find many misunderstand some of the strategies, analytics and the method to the madness that is paid search.
I’d like to explain a few…Continue
Maybe it’s a ’67 Ford Mustang or perhaps it’s an Impala—or even an old Chevy truck. Ah. You just love classic cars, right?! The look of them, the smell of them, the vibe of them. Naturally, if you own a classic car, you’re going to want to learn how to best take car…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on March 30, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
Automotive junkies know just how many different vulnerabilities there are while driving a car. However, adding even the simplest car feature will greatly reduce the chance of having a car accident. Give these seven cool new car features a look.
Added by Rachael Murphey on March 24, 2017 at 1:32pm — No Comments