Category: Special

steering wheel
27
Jun
2022
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Hands-Free OK? Consumers Indicate Otherwise

Hands-free driving is on its way. Will consumers embrace the technology? The push for electric vehicles includes a parallel movement to fully autonomous cars. Together, they comprise the chief elements of mobility for the decades ahead. Hands-Free or Hands-On Driving…

09
Jun
2022
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Nothing is As it Seems: The FTC and Car Ads

When Ford Motor Company was struggling to make ends meet in the 1970s due to the rise of imports and dropping quality in American manufacturing, then CEO Lee Iaccoca had the business savvy idea to sell the Ford Pinto with…

drive-in theater sign
06
Jun
2022
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Happy National Drive-In Movie Day!

Remember drive-in movies? If you’re under 30, the answer may be a resounding no. Even for older folk, the concept may be more of an idea than an experience. Indeed, beginning in the 1960s, improvements in-home television and expanded screen…

2022 Toyota Avalon
31
May
2022
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Swan Song for the Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon is a large sedan, the apex model in this brand’s car portfolio. Introduced for the 1995 model year, the Avalon originally targeted the big Buick and Mercury sedans of that day. Today, the Avalon soldiers on for…

19
Apr
2022
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4 Top Third-Party Automotive Suppliers

While most car parts are produced in-house, other manufacturers also develop and supply a myriad of components. These producers vary wildly in scope, from third parties with a singular specialization, to another car manufacturer entirely. Four Noteworthy Automotive Suppliers Without…

tractor trailer
22
Feb
2022
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How to Share the Road with Tractor-Trailers

Making room for tractor-trailers. With “The People’s Convoy” launching this week, bands of 18-wheelers will take to the road. Likely, there will be miles of rigs lined up with perhaps some passenger vehicles interspersed. Therefore, this is an appropriate time…

The People's Convoy
21
Feb
2022
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The People’s Convoy: What Is It?

If you have been following the news, then the “Canadian Trucker Convoy” is one story that has received ample coverage. From demonstrations in Ottawa, Canada’s capital, to other events scattered across the nation, Canadians are calling for an end to…

auto transport truck loaded with cars
19
Mar
2015
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Car Shipping Quotes Made Easy: Free Auto Transport Calculator

As an independent trucker, who delivers cars and trucks, I often find myself moving my car to some remote places. I have put my car on a flatbed trailer many times, and even on a 53-foot van trailer a couple…