Posts Tagged“Auto”

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…

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…

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, be that a brand new or a used one, you know that you can find what you are looking for with a car dealership. In fact, you can find just about any car with these dealerships. Yet, according to American Federal Auto, you should take the time to consider what you want and what you are looking for first. Some dealerships, for instance, will only sell a specific make and model, whereas others sell a specific type of vehicle, and other still sell just about anything. Planning for Your Car…

Is it better to lease or buy a new car? Some people will probably say that purchasing a car is the ideal option, and from a ownership point of view, that might be true, provided you are ready to commit to higher monthly payments, pay off your financier, and keep the vehicle for the next few years. However, leasing is the wiser investment and a relatively inexpensive option compared to the monthly loan payments, as, in addition to the lower monthly costs for leasing, you don’t have to worry about getting stuck with the vehicle. Here are some of the…

Devil’s Night, the night before Halloween when local kids cause havoc, has a colourful contemporary history – while mischief has been part of Halloween for time immemorial, the practice of causing mayhem the night before Halloween is a little more modern. There are a number of local traditions: the most famous Devil’s Night happens in Detroit, where 800 fires were started in 1984, prompting a wide community response to patrol the streets. There are also much more benign traditions, such as Quebec’s “Mat Night,” when local children steal their neighbours’ door mats, and Cabbage Night in the Northeastern US, where…