2010 New Electric Car Lineups
2010 New Electric Car Lineups.
Manufacturers that are introducing 2010 EVs include Chrysler, Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Fiat and Tesla - just to name a few.
Cash for Clunkers Fails for Most of America
Cash for Clunkers (CARS) Program:Just Enough to Keep You Down.
The Cash for Clunkers Program was represented as an economic stimulus plan that would do loads of good for individual Americans, various manufacturing firms - and the country in general.
New Car Loans Answers to Common Questions
New Car Loans Answers to Common Questions.
There are several very important new car loan questions - and you need the answers if you are in the market. Potential borrowers need answers in order to educate themselves about the sometimes perplexing realm of automobile financing.
Getting a Car Loan in Today's Economy
Getting a Car Loan in Today's Economy.
After Cash for Clunkers, the automobile industry is hoping there will be a continuation of brisk sales which the $4,500 rebate set into motion.
Where to get the Best Interest Rate for your Auto Loan
Where to get the Best Interest Rate for your Auto Loan.
Many prospective new car loan borrowers are highly perplexed concerning the differences between the advantages offered from banks, credit unions and dealerships.
The Future of American Car Market is South Korean
The Future of American Car Market is South Korean.
Consider this: you're a typical American family looking for a new car. You know that in this economy, it's important to get a vehicle that's both fuel efficient and cost effective.
Electric Car Insurance Discount: Reality or Myth?
Electric Car Insurance Discount: Reality or Myth?
2010 Toyota Camry Hybrid is actually $650 more expensive to insure than the gas-only model even with the "standard" 10 percent discount for alternative fuel and electric cars.
Car Accident Insurance Claims - To File or Not To File
Car Accident Insurance Claims - To File or Not To File.
Car Accident Costs.
The cost of repairing even apparent minor damage from a low speed collision can cost thousands, especially if the damage is to a new compact car.
Top Affordable Midsize Hybrid Cars and SUVs
Top Affordable Midsize Hybrid Cars and SUVs.
Car makers are scrambling to introduce relevant products which the car buying public can embrace. Two highly competitive segments in the middle of this fray are midsize hybrid sedans and SUVs.
Cash For Clunkers Plan Discount Green Benefits and Problems
Cash For Clunkers Plan Discount - Green Benefits and Problems.
The Cash for Clunkers Paln discount was kicked off in the U.S. with a $1 billion allocation which, by paying up to $4,500 per vehicle in new car discounts has taken approximately 250,000 older vehicles off the road.
Car Insurance Quotes, Discounts and Money-saving Tips
More Money-Saving Car Insurance Tips.
Since none of us are endowed with a financial "guardian angel" to watch over us, getting the best deal on car insurance takes research, attention to detail, and some helpful shopping tips.
New Car Safety Ratings, Including 5 Star NHTSA Crash Test Results
New Car Safety Ratings.
New car buyers compare fuel economy, looks and performance when shopping for new cars. Passenger safety is another important factor that some people take for granted, not realizing that their safety can vary significantly depending on the vehicles they drive.
The Lowering of Gas Prices and the Presidential Election
Lower Gas Prices and the Presidential Election.
The precipitous fall in gas prices the third quarter of 2008 is giving drivers a break from $100.00 fillups but is being viewed with guarded optimism as only a fleeting deferment.
New Car Loans and the Credit Crunch
The State of the Car Loan Industry.
In addition to lows recorded in residential housing construction and retail sales, the US is also experiencing the weakest car sales period since 1981.
Honda Civic Top Selling Car in US for a Good Reason
The Civic: Exploring Honda's Amazing Success.
Basic Transportation in a Struggling Economy.
The Civic debuted initially in 1972 (the 1973 model). With gasoline prices climbing, America in recession and the oil embargo just around the corner, timing could not have been better.
Smart Car Crash Test And Fuel Efficiency Rating
Smart Car: A Cute Passing Trend - or Something Much More?
The Smart Car from the Micro Compact Car Company, a subsidiary of Daimler-Chrysler, is a revolutionary new vehicle that has people lining up to purchase it in over 25 different countries.
Solar Powered Prius and the Tesla Roadster
Solar Cars Are Here.
Even though hybrid vehicles have been embraced for providing a degree of fuel efficiency and decreased emissions, automobile manufacturers seeking even more eco-friendly transportation solutions are exploring technologies such as solar power and plug-in recharging.
Life at $200 a Barrel - Lowest Local Gas Prices, Crude Oil Info
Life at $200 a Barrel.
Analysts predict that the price of oil may top $175 a barrel by November 2008 and $200 by the end of the year. Opinions about the cause of our problems abound, including the greed of the oil companies, 9/11, the Iraq War, and our own insatiable need for fossil fuels.
EV Cars Including Lithium-ion Battery Performance Specs
Subaru Makes 2009 the Year of EV.
While the much-lauded Tesla Roadster has announced that production for the 2008 model will begin in March, and that a waiting list is already in effect for the 2009 Roadster, the $98,000 price tag and California residency requirements make it a dream car that will have to remain in dreamland for most buyers.
Run Flat Tires Including Michelin PAX System and Bridgestone Sidewall
Trends in Tire Technology - Run Flat Tires.
The earliest tires were solid-not air filled-rubber rings that surrounded wagon wheels, and although they did not improve the quality of the ride too much, they were most resilient to punctures and protected the wagon wheels from the rough terrain of the day for quite a long time.
Tires for Cars, Off Road, SUV and Trucks
Light Truck and SUV Tires.
Tires are a rather unpretentious component on all cars, trucks, SUV's and crossover vehicles, and yet they play a huge role in the safety and comfort of the driving experience.
GPS Car Navigation Systems Featuring Best In Dash Dealer Installed Review
From the not so humble beginnings of the first dealer installed navigation system- the Honda Electro Gyrocator which was available as an option for the 1981 Honda Accord to the sophisticated current day navigation systems that have become part of the optional equipment list for the majority of new cars, the equipment and technology used to help drivers find their way to where they are going has come a long way.
Self Parking Car System, APGS
Automatic Parallel Parking Systems.
I admire those who can grab a parking space close to their destination by parallel parking without any assistance other than their side and rear view mirrors.
Scenic Drives: The Road To Hana
Scenic Drives: The Road To Hana.
The Road to Hana is one of the most beautiful scenic drives in North America. Located on the island of Maui, traveling along this 52 mile road will expose you and your passengers to some of the most beautiful and amazing sites that nature has to offer.
Car Photo Ads - How to photograph your car for sale
Best Way to Photograph Your Car for Sale.
Everyone has heard the saying "a picture is worth a thousand words", which may sound very cliche but it is also very true, especially when one is trying to sell a car through an online auction or classified ad site.
Sell Your Car On EBay
Sell Your Car on Ebay.
The evolution of internet technology and its ability to connect sellers and buyers through words, video, photographs and real time web cameras has been astounding.
Design History of Automotive Streamlining
The History of Automotive Streamlining.
With fighter jet-style air intake ports, smooth body lines flowing up and around a gracefully curved canopy, ending with a pair of rocket-like tailfins, streamlining has been an intrinsic automotive design feature almost since day one.
NY Auto Show - new car pictures, accessories, info
2007 New York International Auto Show.
Visitors to the 2007 New York International Auto Show, which was held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center from Friday March 21st through Sunday March 30th, were treated to the latest 2007 and 2008 new cars, trucks, and other vehicles.
Buying Versus Leasing A Car, Pros and Cons
Buying Versus Leasing A Car, Pros and Cons.
Just as some people prefer to live in apartments or condos instead of buying houses, many people are choosing to lease their new cars, rather than buying them outright.
10 Ways to Save Money on Gasoline and Increase Fuel Economy
10 Ways to Save Money on Gasoline.
The summer of 2007 began with prices hovering close to the $3.00 mark, and while things have come down a little in the last week or so, The even the "cheap" states along the gulf are seeing prices in the $2.77 /gallon range, for the lowest octane unleaded available.
Hybrid Cars Technology Information
Hybrid Car Technology.
Cars with hybrid technology combine the power of an electric motor with that of a combustion engine. The electric motor in a hybrid vehicle can function as a propulsion mechanism as well as a braking mechanism which recharges the vehicle's batteries (regenerative braking).
Paris Motor Show 2006 New Car Models, Pricing, Info, Pictures
2006 Paris Auto Show.
The Paris Auto Show is the most visited and talked about auto show in the world, and the 2006 edition is no exception. The current version is full of the newest innovations and breathtaking creations to tantalize an auto-frenzied public.