Keeping Your Paint Shiny and New for as Long as Possible

In some ways, your car is a reflection of you. You don’t have to own a brand-new car for it to be shiny and clean. Taking care of your car’s paint is actually not that difficult – with very little investment, both in time and effort, you can get great results. It doesn’t matter if your car is older or has some imperfections, you can still improve it or slow down the deterioration process. Here’s how to keep your paint shiny and new for as long as possible.

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What is Paintless Dent Repair?

We drive our cars daily – to work, the store, and various other errands. Unfortunately, there’s not much you can do to prevent the inevitable dent or ding from happening. Shopping carts, rocks from the road, and careless drivers parking too close are all going to take their toll on your vehicle over time with daily use.

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What to Check If You Hit a Curb

Let’s discuss something we have all done by mistake: hitting a curb. Whether we are distracted or just misjudge the distance, people brush or hit a curb on a daily basis. It is important to make sure to conduct a thorough inspection of your vehicle right after the incident occurs. Depending on the type of curb and how hard you’ve hit it, you may have caused more damage than you realize. Checking the wheel alignment is one way to tell if you broke something, but it’s not the most accurate. Here are four things to check after hitting a curb.

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Awareness and Prevention of Distracted Driving

DISTRACTED DRIVING

Cаr ассidеntѕ are one оf thе leading саuѕеѕ of dеаth in our country, injuring thоuѕаndѕ оf adults and сhildrеn еvеrу уеаr. Anуоnе саn bесоmе a viсtim of a саr ассidеnt; often it’s even just a case of being in the wrоng place at thе wrоng time.

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Can Your Car Handle the Heat?

Arizona is a state known for very high temperatures, and low humidity – how many times have you heard it said that “it’s a dry heat?” Although this affords us a nice lifestyle without  snow and mild winters, it also means we have to deal with a little extra wear and tear on our vehicles – especially in the summer. Now that the weather is starting to cool down, it’s a great time to check your car for any damage that has occurred during the summer, and get it fixed as soon as possible! Read more

OnStar Smart Driver – Buick’s Driving Improvement System

As part of General Motors’ OnStar Basic Plan, owners of 2015 and newer Buicks can opt-in for the OnStar Smart Driver system. OnStar Smart Driver is designed to gather, analyze and display driving-related information. Read more

Cars of the Future: The Evolution of the Automobile

For years there has been a great deal of curiosity as to what the future holds for the automobile. Futuristic cars in science fiction movies can often fly, and have pretty crazy designs that have not quite become a reality. Although we don’t want to entirely discredit the possibility of flying cars, those do still seem to be a few years off. The reality is that there will be many changes over time – and all we can do for the time being is imagine what the future holds! Technology is already in place for several new ideas that seem very likely to be added to production models soon. Read more

What to Expect: Car Appraisal After an Accident

Car accidents are unforeseen circumstances no one ever wants to be involved in. And while accidents can be scary and stressful, you know what’s worse? Having little or no knowledge about the car appraisal process before filing an insurance claim. So, if this sounds like you, you’ll find this article very helpful! Read more

A Look at the Pros and Cons of Environmentally Friendly Cars

Electric cars run using electric motors powered by electrochemical cells; these cars use built-in battery packs. Thus, they run on electricity, rather than on conventional sources of energy like petroleum and gasoline. These cars have become increasingly popular in recent years. Read more

Why Millennials Are Buying More Cars Than Ever

Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft have become prevalent among riders in all age groups, but specifically among millennials. Instead of only using them to pick them up from a night out on the town, many are using these companies to get them to and from work, doctor appointments, and other daily activities. Read more