Archive for July, 2009

BMW Plans To Focus On Profit, Not Brand Identity

According to the BMW Blog, the CS Concept that was unveiled at the New York auto show this past spring isn’t going to ever see the light of day in production.  Due to the current problems with the financial market, BMW brass had a change of mind about the possibility of a $100,000-plus-range car. For […]

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Bad Road Conditions Make Roadside Assistance A Necessity

Roads often seem like they are war-zones.  Motorists encounter ruts, potholes, and icy roads that can be dangerous.  Just being aware of bad road conditions can help drivers protect themselves.  Here are a few tips that can help you avoid accidents. Be on the lookout for nasty potholes.  If you encounter a pothole, slow down […]

Tips To Keep You Safe While Driving At Night

The riskiest time for car crashes are between midnight and six o’clock in the morning.  This is because there are the fewest drivers at this time of day, yet more accidents.  If you need to drive during these hours it is important to consider some important factors.  Safe driving at night calls for preparation, alertness, […]

How To Avoid Vehicle Accidents

Every year there are more than 10,000 vehicle accidents in the nation and approximately 450 people die as a result of the collision.  Many of these accidents can be avoided by having routine maintenance performed on your car. The vehicle is by far the most popular means of transportation in the U.S.  In fact, 91% […]

Steps To Take After An Auto Accident

Auto accidents are always surprising and seem to happen when you least expect them.  An accident leaves drivers stunned and shocked, and often people aren’t sure what to do first.  What steps should you take right after an accident, when your adrenaline is pumping?  Read on. Obviously, the first thing to do in the case […]

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How Does Your Car’s Gas Mileage Measure Up?

Drivers who are fuel-conscious now have a new innovative way to calculate their vehicle’s mileage and compare their mileage to other drivers’.  Also, motorists will be able to devise ways that they can improve their own fuel-economy. A new website, called, allows you to put your car in their system by entering details about […]

Nissan’s Plan For A Luxury Hybrid

Nissan is trying to catch up with its competition, Honda and Toyota, in the hybrid area and is all set to debut a luxury hybrid next year sometime, according to Nikkei, which is a Japanese business daily. Although in the past, Nissan has utilized Toyota’s hybrid system, on the Nissan Altima Hybrid, it is planning […]

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Acura Expands Its Services

When your car needs basic services, such as an oil change, where do you take it?  Chances are you will go to a quick lube business, not your dealer. However, Acura is striving to get back the quick-lube consumers by creating its Accelerate service program for Acura owners.  The concept is for Acura dealership service […]

With Roadside Assistance, Motorists Don’t Need To Fear Breakdowns

Motorists traveling on their own fear that at some point they might have car problems.  This isn’t surprising since drivers are spending more and more time in their car.  People are driving long distances to and from work, and have more errands than ever, so it is inevitable that drivers will experience a breakdown at […]

Electric Charging Stations Are Now A Reality

An electric recharging station is going to be added to the affluent suburb of Lake Oswego in Oregon.  Local leaders believe that adding this station downtown will draw people into the area.  Portland General Electric will be working with the city in hopes of creating a network of similar stations. At the moment, there are […]