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.
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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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
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
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
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
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
The 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, made headlines everywhere during his campaign in proposing to build a wall between Mexico and the United States. Now that he’s been elected, there has been increased discussion about the wall and the proposed import tax from Mexico to offset the American cost.
If the U.S. Congress approves the proposal on Mexican imports, this would have a significant economic impact directly on the United States consumers, specifically on the auto industry, as there are quite a number of goods we import from Mexico that are used in building cars and electronics.