Fast and the Furious Star Paul Walker’s Collection to Be Auctioned at Barrett Jackson

Barrett Jackson specializes in antique and classic car auctions, running collector events throughout Arizona, Nevada, and the East Coast. The company is named after its founders, Tom Barrett and Russ Jackson, after the pair met through a mutual interest in a 1933 Cadillac V16 town car.

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Waymo One in Arizona and California

Waymo One officially launched in the metro Phoenix area. This self-driving car service allows users to ask for an autonomous ride 24/7 like they would with other ridesharing services. You have the option to book a trip for up to three adults and a child at once.

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Cars Today Are Lasting Longer Than Ever

The average age of trucks and cars on American roads reached a record high of 11.8 years in 2018. There are several reasons why vehicles are lasting longer than ever before. Engine components are more resilient, loan terms incentivize long-term ownership, and safety features are better than ever.

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Limit the Speed of Semi-Trucks

Bipartisan Senate Bill to Limit the Speed of Semi-Trucks

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. want to make the highways safer in the United States through a bill that would limit the speed of semi-trucks. Bipartisan legislation is under consideration that would create an electronic limitation for all vehicles that would limit them to 65 mph.

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Craigslist Now Charges $5 for Car Listings to Curb Scammers

Craigslist became a web-based service in 1996, initially featuring local events for the San Francisco area. It started expanding into different U.S. cities beginning in 2000, and it now offers classified listings in more than 70 countries.

When Craig Newmark started this venture, his goal was to help people get to know interesting social events. As the number of subscribers began to grow, the risk of scammers using the site for their benefit increased as well.

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What is the Destination Fee for New Cars and Why Has It Risen?

Have you ever read the list of fees that come with the purchase of a new vehicle? There are several additional costs that you may see dealerships adding to the MSRP of the new car that you want. Depending on the make-and-model that you purchase, everything from gap insurance to an extended warranty can add thousands of dollars to your final financing package.

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Transportation Trends: Scooters and their Impact

Large cities are looking at numerous ways to improve their traffic issues. One of the latest trends that can be found in Phoenix and other significant metro areas across the United States is the incorporation of electric scooters.

Companies like JUMP, Lime, and Bird Rides are using electric scooters to create micro-mobility opportunities when short-term urban commutes are necessary. It is cheaper than using Uber or Lyft, and this option doesn’t require too great a level of physical fitness like a bike-sharing program.

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Self-Driving Semi-Trucks to Hit the Road in Phoenix

Self-driving automobiles have already made an impact on Arizona’s streets and highways. According to Waymo, Google’s project behind the self-driving vehicle, self-driving semi-trucks equipped with this technology will begin driving in the Phoenix area for testing.

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Market Trends for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Hybrid electric vehicles and battery powered electric vehicles were supposed to disrupt automobile industry. So, have they lived up to the hype? Not just yet. To effectively make a ‘huge splash’ in the marketplace, hybrids and electric vehicles need to increase their aftermarket product impact by biting onto a larger share of the United State’s new vehicle market. Read more

Top Vehicle Recalls of the Year

Here’s something every car owner should pay attention to – an updated list of top vehicle recalls 2019. Read on and find out if there is an active recall on your vehicle.

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