What Does Voice Automation Mean for the Automotive Industry?

One of the hottest trends in the automotive market involves the inclusion of voice automation. By pairing Alexa from Amazon and other AI technologies to your car, a simple voice command could raise the volume on your sound system or turn on the cabin lights.

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Unique New Car Sale Trends in 2020

Automakers are finding some new and creative approaches to the sales process for anyone who wants to buy a new car. There are a couple of reasons why it has become necessary to rethink the purchasing process. Read more

Hydrogen Fuel Cells as a Clean Alternative

Hydrogen fuel cells as a clean alternative for vehicles could be a big part of the future of the automotive industry. It could also be a fad that quickly fades away.

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Tesla Factory in China

Tesla Factory in China is First for the Automaker Abroad

The first Model 3 sedan deliveries from Shanghai are coming to Chinese streets in 2020. Not only is the Tesla factory in China one of the fastest built of its size in history, but it also provides impressive production capabilities even with the quick turnaround.

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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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