Smart Driving

Road Safety Improvements That Changed the Way We Drive

When cars were new and novel, safety wasn’t even an afterthought. Thankfully, this is something people sought to change. But like any other advancement, it took time, trial and error. As cars improved their safety features, roads remained quite hazardous. Let’s drive back in time to recall significant safety improvements many take for granted. Bumps […]

Smart Driving

Self-Driving Cars: Driverless Car Technology is Hitting the Road

Change is a-comin’. Driving right at us. Or, it’s cruising, actually, at a perfectly efficient speed to our location. The car pulls up and you get in, but the driver’s seat is empty. Or, there really isn’t a driver’s seat. This dream of science fiction is soon to be a reality: enter the self-driving vehicle. […]

Car Shopping

Auto Financing Options: How to Finance with your Dealer and Ally

In order to buy or lease a vehicle with Ally, first you’ll need to visit your local dealership. Once you’ve found the right vehicle, you will need to decide whether buying or leasing a car is right for you. Your next move will be to negotiate the transaction details with your dealer. There are a […]

Car Shopping

Riding Into the Future: New Car Features for Passengers

We love cars. And we love driving. But even if it’s only for one blog, let’s put drivers in the backseat. Together, let’s look to a future beyond cup holders and heated seats. Here are our favorite passenger-centric car advancements from the last few years. Headrests Cars were first built with drivers in mind and […]

Car Shopping

Ride in Style: The Reason Behind Buying That New Car

When shopping for a new car, what is it that makes someone choose a particular vehicle model? About half of Americans tend to be loyal to a preferred automaker, brand, or even a local dealership, which can help to narrow the search quite a bit. And for those who aren’t loyal to a brand, reputation […]

Vehicle Care

How to Build a Car Care Calendar

For many of us, our vehicles are essential to making it through each day. Building a regular car maintenance schedule with your dealership can help to detect and prevent vehicle issues that could be dangerous, and expensive to repair, later down the road. To get started, use our recommended maintenance schedule below as a guide. […]

Smart Driving

Driving in Tune

Many of us take our car horn for granted. Comforted by the fact that when in need, it’ll be there. What most neglect is the sheer power of the horn to allow drivers the ability to communicate with others. The language of the road is simple, yet emphatic. Here’s a brief look at our complicated […]

Vehicle Care

Winter Driving Tips: Best Car Types for Snow

Few of us enjoy driving through the snow. Unfortunately there are situations and regions of the country that make it unavoidable. Here are a few things to look for in new models when braving our frostiest season. Let’s help ease your winter commute. Skip Rear-Wheel Drive Because of the handling associated with rear-wheel drive (RWD), […]

Smart Driving

The Next Gear: Auto Tech and Car Innovations in 2016

As cars continue to emulate computers and automotive technology advances, check out four awesome innovations to keep your eye on. All Things Autonomous Driverless cars are the future. The only question remaining is when they’ll be the present. For now, automation inside your car means tech features to enhance the driving experience. Several companies are […]

Car Shopping

Savvy Shopper: Tips for Buying A New Car

Although the holidays are squarely in the rearview mirror, shopping is a year-round activity. Buying a new car, like searching for the perfect gift, can be as exciting as it is stressful. That’s why we’re here to help simplify the process. Here are a few important tips to consider before heading to the lot. Research […]