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What to Consider Before Buying a Hybrid Car

When it comes time to find a new car, there are plenty of choices to make. Do you ever start the thought process by deciding how you want your car to be powered? If you’re considering the switch to a hybrid vehicle, we have a few ideas to help guide your thought process. These vehicles […]

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How Virtual Reality Tech is Changing the Auto Industry

Entering the world of virtual reality used to be the stuff of dreams. Now the technology is here, and it’s making us question everything we thought was possible. We’ve already seen VR tech have a big impact in the field of automotive alone. The way we design, test-drive, and shop for cars may never be […]

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Recycled Auto Parts: The Innovative Re-Use of Car Tires

Car tires are designed to withstand the elements and a keep us safe on the road. And once they’re worn and ready to retire, the durable aspects of tires can make them ideal for repurposing and reusing. Below are some of the most innovative and practical items that can be made from car tires. The […]

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The Fading Art of the Bumper Sticker

Although they still linger on the corners of the bumpers of a few cars, the heydays of bumper stickers have faded, likely due to the dwindling popularity of the traditional, exposed bumper itself. Let’s explore the sticky history of the bumper sticker. The Beginning Of Bumpers Which came first: the bumper or the sticker? The […]

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Automotive Flair with Function: Popular Car Features That Matter

When automobiles first hit the roads, they were, for all intents and purposes, exclusively for function. But as they grew in popularity and became more stable, the automotive industry began exploring new looks, expanding styles, and above all, adding some serious flair. As these elements of style were added, their functionality came into question. Today, […]

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Car Design Trends Influenced by the Sea

Car designers have been known to feed on inspiration from some unusual sources. Airplanes, stiletto heels, and, of course, James Bond have all allegedly inspired beautiful cars. For some designers, the best inspiration lurks just below the water’s surface. Believe it or not, fish have inspired much more than the tailfins iconic to a 1950’s […]

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Road Rookies: Teen Driving Tips To Keep Them Safe

It happened. Your little one grew up. Hard to believe, right? Feels like the “diaper days” were only yesterday. And since kids don’t stay young forever, adulthood commences at the terrifying moment your passengers become…drivers. But before they do, parents still hold the cards. In this case, the keys. Here’s some extremely important advice if […]

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Road Trip Apps: Use Your Smartphone to Plan a Tech-Savvy Road Trip

When the craving for adventure hits, there is no greater cure than a spontaneous road trip. If you’re itching to hit the road without an itinerary, grab your smartphone (and maybe a change of clothes). Below are some of our favorite mobile apps that will help turn your smartphone into the ultimate copilot. Navigation Reliable […]

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Family Auto Insurance: Why Nest-Dwellers Are Doing it Right

More than a quarter of young adults currently live at home with their parents. And this type of living arrangement has been modestly on the rise since our last recession. Many in this group reluctantly stayed, or moved back, home during tough economic times, but now are warming up to the idea. They don’t want to leave […]

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Crossing Over: Types of Bridges and Where to Find Them

Traveling across America by car offers drivers many things to break up the boredom. Along the country’s many roads are important pieces of infrastructure worthy of our admiration and joy – although we sometimes cross over them without giving them a second thought. There’s an argument that in the midst of truly stunning engineering marvels, […]