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Searching for a new family vehicle is never easy. With so many different options now available and so few ways to distinguish between one brand and another, it can be tempting to just visit the nearest dealership, find the first vehicle with enough seats that is in your price range, and be done with it. If the stress of car shopping has you feeling this way, you’re certainly not alone. Many consumers admit to feeling baffled and anxious by the range of options they are confronted with when shopping for a new vehicle, and making a quick, impulsive purchase is…

Sooner or later, you may find yourself curious to look up a license plate number you’ve encountered in public—whether it’s to track down the owner or to uncover more information about the vehicle. But before you move forward with this strategy, you should know there are some serious limitations to an online license plate owner lookup, and you may not be able—or legally allowed—to get the information you want. Why Would You Look Up a License Plate? Let’s take a look at a few examples of why someone might look up a license plate. Generally, this is done to find…

Despite its tumultuous history, few names in the world of North American automotive manufacturers have the same cachet as Lincoln. While this brand may have gone through plenty of ups and downs over the course of its hundred years in business, the past decade has seen it surge back from the brink to become a serious contender once again.  With a new line-up of luxury SUVs and some major re-designs of popular classics like the Continental, 2017, 2018, and 2019 have all shaped up to be exciting years for one of North America’s oldest luxury automobile brands. Here are three…

Today’s car buying experience has become efficient and effortless. In a matter of hours, customers can select, test, and drive off the lot with their new wheels. However, even with this expediency, consumers looking to purchase a new vehicle should do their homework before embarking upon the great adventure of car-buying. Australia’s car loan landscape has many opportunities to finance a vehicle minus the interest rate drama, especially if you apply for a Latitude car loan or go through any of the numerous financing companies. Conversely, car buyers who do not prepare ahead of time can find themselves not only…

When purchasing  car, you don’t need to save up a lump sum of money before buying. In fact, Vindis, who are Audi dealers, have detailed various finance options available to you when getting your hands on your next set of wheels when it’s new — other than buying the car outright obviously. Keep reading as they offer insight into how many finance options are open to you when in the market for a used car too. Buying a new car? Taking out a personal loan What is a personal loan? Personal loans are taken out at a bank or building…

Alfa Romeo is an Italian brand that became famous for making some absolutely gorgeous cars over the years. Its brand is known for producing cars with sporty looks and excellent performances, both on the racetracks and on the roads. In 1986, the Italian brand became a subsidiary of the Fiat group. And since then, its traditionally strong engine and body styling have combined with the efficient transmission and suspension platforms of its parent company. However, according to Jalopkin, Alfa Romeo cars have had several issues in previous models which the recently issued versions have tried to address. These include issues…

Have you ever been in a vehicle accident? If you answered yes, what was the experience like? For many drivers, some fender-benders over the decades will be the norm. For others, accidents will turn out to be more severe. No matter the types of accidents you’ve been in over time, the main thing is coming out as injury-free as possible. So, are you searching for ways to lower your odds of a vehicle accident? Be the Smartest Driver Possible In doing all you can to lower your chances of an accident, keep these things in mind: 1. Your vehicle –…

In your search for a brand new car, do you expect you will come away with the right vehicle the first time around? Shopping for any big-ticket item can be a little scary and even confusing for many consumers. With that in mind, doing your research on the different vehicles out there is more than worth your time. That said will you be the smartest car shopper around? Use the Internet as Part of Your Research In researching the different vehicles out there, you should use the Internet. By going to dealer websites, look at not only what they offer,…

Have you ever received a traffic ticket? What if you’ve gotten more than one? What lesson or lessons do you think you should take from such an experience or experiences? For individuals who’ve received traffic tickets, many process them in a different way. Some people will look at the ticket as not that big of a deal. They will pay it off, and then go about their business as if nothing happened. For others, such an experience can be a wakeup call to focus more each time they get behind the wheel. With that in mind, will you learn from…

Interestingly, on days that elections take place, driving accidents go up as well. While some people think this is due to drink driving, with people either celebrating their victory or drowning their sorrows, the police have now confirmed that it is actually down to them being in a hurry to get to the polling stations. The Monday before the elections, which take place on Tuesdays, police ready themselves along each popular route, making sure that people are safe. Yet despite those preparations, there continues to be an 18% increase in the chance of death when driving. For Christopher Halajian, this…