Monthly Archives: April 2016

Four Tips for Getting the Greatest Fuel Economy From a Hybrid

Hybrid cars fuel economy

Everyone knows that a hybrid cars fuel economy what makes it one of the most popular choices for new car buyers. A hybrid cars fuel economy is as much as 35% more efficient with gas than the gas-powered version of the exact same make and model.

If you could crunch the numbers, it adds up like this: the average American uses about 500 gallons of gas per year in a gas powered vehicle. Meanwhile, drivers with the exact same driving habits who drive vehicles that are powered by hybrid batteries only use about 325 gallons of gas. If you’re wondering what that looks like in dollars, the average gallon of gas in 2015 was $2.64. If we multiply $2.64 by 500 gallons of gas that a gas-powered (more…)

26 Apr 2016

Three Ways to Ensure the Future Value of Your Car

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The American life has been forever changed since the introduction of the first widely affordable automobile, the Model T, over a hundred years ago. The average American household has nearly three cars today and the automotive industry continues to drive new car sales forward with the latest in new car tech and luxury. Ensuring that your automobile remains on the road is an exercise in good car ownership that requires continual attention to maintenance schedules; here are some ways to increase the life, comfort, and value of your car.

Regular Maintenance

Some people’s idea of regular maintenance includes making repairs as they are needed — with proper vehicle maintenance many car owners can avoid the need for such costly repairs in the first place. The long-held model of having your (more…)

21 Apr 2016

Relining Your Truck Bed? Keep These 5 Tips in Mind

Spray on bedliner

Relining your truck bed can be done by just about anyone. It can be a tricky task but it can also be a lot of fun and end up looking great if done correctly. There are so many options available for customization of truck bedliners.

There are a few things you should know if you plan on beginning a do it yourself truck bed relining project.

12 Apr 2016

Benefits of Traveling with Charter Buses

Bus charter tips

When you want to travel, you have a lot of options. You can fly, drive or take chartered buses. There are a lot of benefits to renting charter buses when you travel.

Motor coaches can keep cars off the road and are good for the earth.

Cars are some of the main reasons for global warming. New research shows that they add more to raise the energy level on the planet than planes. Motor coaches, being one of the more environmentally methods of transportation can cut down on the pollution from cars. Chartered buses can have triple the fuel efficiency of commuter trains and six times more fuel efficient than city buses. Each motor coach on the road today will log more then 200 miles of passenger travel per gallon. When you compare that with cars, which get about 27 passenger miles (more…)

12 Apr 2016

5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Purchasing a Used Car

Used vans kent

Purchasing a used car, when done properly, can be a fantastic money-saving alternative to buying new. For less than half the price of an average new car, you can buy a three-year-old vehicle that has more features and runs just as well as a small, bare-bones new one. The estimated average price of a new car sold in the U.S. in 2015 was $33,560; however, the average cost of pre-owned cars was around $16,800.

Despite the number of affordable used cars on the market, some people simply can’t secure a good detail. There are five common mistakes buyers make when shopping at a pre-owned car dealership.

Common Mistakes Made By Buyers When Considering Pre-Owned Cars

  1. No research: Like any (more…)

04 Apr 2016