How to Find the Right Mechanic

Mechanics, unfortunately, have the bad reputation of charging much more than is necessary to get your car back in working order, but the truth is that there are highly professional and trustworthy mechanics out there for you to do business with. Finding the right car repair specialist can be difficult, however, and the decision you make could either save you or cost you thousands of dollars. Here are some tips for choosing the right [...]

By |2019-12-11T17:03:31+00:00December 11, 2019|Automotive Info|Comments Off on How to Find the Right Mechanic

How to Get Ready for a Test Drive

Shopping for a new car soon and want to get behind the wheel of the cars you’re considering in order to help make your final decision? Here are some things you’ll want to do before the test drive so that you’ll make the best choice in the car you invest in. Know the Car You Want Rather than approaching the dealership without a mind for which particular car you’ll be looking at, it’s best [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:02:45+00:00November 10, 2019|Automotive Info, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Get Ready for a Test Drive

How to Make Your Car Battery Last Longer

Replacing your battery is something you’re going to have to do from time to time as part of caring for your car. You can save some money by extending the life of your battery as long as possible so it will have to be replaced less often. This will also decrease the number of batteries that are in landfills and help the environment. There are a few easy things you can do that can [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:32:35+00:00October 8, 2019|Automotive Info, Batteries, Preventative Maintenance|Comments Off on How to Make Your Car Battery Last Longer

Are Your Aftermarket Vehicle Upgrades Legal?

Adding aftermarket parts to your car can increase horsepower, improve performance, and give your car an individual look, but it’s important to be aware of local modification laws before you get started. Making unlawful vehicle modifications can result in a citation and you will have to undo all of the work you’ve done. Before adding a high-performance muffler, window tints, or any other aftermarket vehicle upgrades, check to make sure they are legal in [...]

By |2019-07-15T22:44:40+00:00July 15, 2019|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Are Your Aftermarket Vehicle Upgrades Legal?

Tips to Get Better Gas Mileage

Owning a car and being able to drive isn’t necessarily a cheap luxury, yet it’s one of necessity for many people. Aside from actually buying a vehicle and insuring it, one of the ways that these costs add up is by having to pay for gas. Americans, on average, pay around $2,000 every year on gas, and if you need to drive more than average, you might be paying closer to $3,000. However, by [...]

By |2017-06-01T02:58:51+00:00June 1, 2017|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Tips to Get Better Gas Mileage

Dealership Laws in Utah

Although Utah prides itself as being a state that is friendly to upstart businesses, that isn’t entirely true in every industry in the state, particularly if your business is selling cars. Utah is home to a set of uniquely odd regulations that make it difficult to start an auto dealership. These regulations, aside from dissuading new businesses, seems to go against the business friendly climate that Utah’s legislature has worked hard to preserve in [...]

By |2017-01-01T15:17:10+00:00January 1, 2017|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Dealership Laws in Utah

Some Essentials to Keep in Your Car

If your gets stuck in a snowbank, overheats in the middle of nowhere, or won’t start on your way home from a job interview… are you prepared? Car emergency kits are something that, hopefully, you’ll never need. However, it’s not exactly a rare occurrence to have car trouble, either. Additionally, your car is a great resource for emergency preparedness resources. After all, in the case of an emergency, where’s the first place you’ll go [...]

By |2016-09-01T15:59:27+00:00September 1, 2016|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Some Essentials to Keep in Your Car

What Is Turbo?

“Turbo” is one of those car buzzwords that many car owners have a vague idea about but don’t quite know what it means exactly. So what is turbo, what does it mean for your car’s engine, and what maintenance does having turbo involve? Here is an in-depth look. […]

By |2016-07-15T22:13:04+00:00July 15, 2016|Automotive Info|Comments Off on What Is Turbo?

GaragePointer: Airbnb for Cars?

Many of us are familiar with now ever-popular apps like Airbnb and Uber, which make easy work of living both frugally and communally. Now, however, there is an up-and-coming app called GaragePointer, which might just be the next major app for serious car owners. […]

By |2016-07-01T07:08:03+00:00July 1, 2016|Automotive Info|Comments Off on GaragePointer: Airbnb for Cars?

Florida City Subsidizes Uber

Currently, we are seeing a worldwide shift in how people are using transportation. Due to technological advancements like self-driving cars and rideshare apps, such as Uber and Lyft, the industries that surround transportation are facing major changes. So far, local and federal governments have primarily stayed out of these shifts. However, eventually, the infrastructure of how we run our society is going to have to take these changes into account. We’ve recently seen this [...]

By |2016-05-01T06:21:26+00:00May 1, 2016|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Florida City Subsidizes Uber
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