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

Why Auto Prices May Rise in the Near Future

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.

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Protecting Our Children: Avoiding Accidents When Backing Up

We may not hear about it every day, but it’s astounding just how prevalent this type of accident is. In the U.S. alone, at least 50 children a week are victims of backover incidents, with approximately 48 requiring emergency room treatment for their injuries and two suffering fatal injuries.  These accidents result in about 13,000 injuries and more than 200 fatalities a year.

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All-New 2018 GMC Terrain Compact

GMC outdid themselves this time; they just took style to a higher level with the all-new 2018 Terrain compact SUV.  The 2018 terrain is a new and improved replacement for the original Terrain. By paying attention to detail, GMC came out with a car that is redesigned with a touch of new technological sophistication and features that will make the vehicle relevant in the decades to come.

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DUI Laws in Arizona

So you’ve had one drink. That can’t hurt right? Wrong. In Arizona, that one drink could land you in jail. If you aren’t familiar with Arizona’s Zero Tolerance DUI law, then read on to learn more.

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