5 Easy Tips to Increase Fuel Efficiency

There are a few things that none of us can control – such as the price of gas. There are so many reasons why gas prices are going up – the Venezuelan crisis, unrest in the Middle East, deliberate cut down in production by OPEC nations, etc.

You cannot do anything about that. What you can do, is to take positive steps to curb gas consumption and improve fuel efficiency. Here are 5 easy tips or hacks to help increase fuel economy.

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Difference in Gasoline Grades

When you pull up at a gas station, you’re hit with three choices as far as the gasoline grades. Regular, Plus and Premium: Which is the right one for your car?

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Auto Financing Tips

Are you looking for a car loan? In this article we review some of the common mistakes made by people when getting a loan for a car, and offer some auto financing tips for you to use!

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Car Rental Tips

Renting a car is something we have to do every once in a while, whether it’s a substitute vehicle when we are in an accident, or as a result of travel. Some of the basic things you should consider when choosing a rental car include both the location and pricing compared to others. When searching on the internet, you’ll find most car rentals appear pretty reasonably priced from the get-go. However, beware of extra costs hidden within; i.e., prices displayed are less than what you should expect to actually pay at the end of the day.

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What to Know Before Test Driving a Car

Most people probably just think of test driving a car as a fun way to try out some new vehicles and see how they feel. But test driving a car is more about how comfortable the front seat is or how you look in the rearview mirror; there are a lot of technical aspects that you should really be keeping in mind when you’re test driving a new car. The following is a list of the essential things to keep in mind when you’re looking for a new vehicle.

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What to Look Out For When Buying a Car

Okay, so you want to buy a car, but are worried about being ripped off. It’s important as a consumer to make a decision like buying a new car with care, and to ask as many questions as you have, and be comfortable with your final decision.

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How It Works: Electric Car

An electric vehicle produces less than 50 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions that a fossil fuel-powered car does. So if you want to save the planet, and save money on gas, buy an electric car.

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Why You Don’t Have To “Warm Up” Modern Vehicles in Cold Weather

Remember how your parents used to warm up the car every morning during winter when you were a kid?

You don’t need to do that anymore – modern cars don’t need to be warmed up in cold weather. Outside of the practical purpose of warming the car up to get the heat working for your personal comfort, there is no longer any benefit to the engine of the vehicle in doing.

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Extended Warranty – Is It Worth It?

Have you considered taking out an extended warranty on your car? Some people appreciate the peace of mind of an extended warranty gives them, while some see it as an unnecessary expense.

There are pros and cons to paying in slowly over time so that you don’t have to not worry about the unexpected big repairs to just saving and gambling with your vehicle’s track record. Let’s discuss the advantages and disadvantages of an extended car warranty.

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What Causes Traffic Jams

Traffic jams are very common here in Arizona, especially this time of year when our weather is so much nicer than the rest of the country and seasonal travel is increased. Have you ever noticed that sometimes when you’re driving there will suddenly be a slowdown in traffic with no accident or other apparent cause for it. Read more