Insider: Tips for Starting a Successful Car Collection

There are lots of things that you may want to collect in your life. Some people will collect toys, others ornaments. It might not be the most obvious collection to start, but, if you are looking for a collection that is definitely a little more on the luxurious side, then you can start a car collection. Do you dream of a car collection of your own? If you do, but you are not sure exactly where to start, then we have the helping hand that you may need. To ensure that your collection gets off to the right start, we …

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Auto Industry Insider: 5 Cool Car Modification Tips for Beginners

Whether done as a hobby or a profession, the practice of modifying cars has been around for as long as cars themselves\. The market for modifying cars is huge, which gives us plenty of choice and room for creativity when upgrading our cars, but it can also be a confusing task for beginners. For those people, the best places to start are the simple modifications that will have the biggest impact. If you are considering making changes to your car either for performance and aesthetic reasons, here are 5 car modification tips for beginners to get you started. Swapping tires …

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Insider: 5 Essential Tips for Learner Drivers

Finally learning to drive is something many teens look forward to. It gives you the freedom to go places without having to rely on your parents or older siblings to drive you there. However, you must be a good driver to enjoy that freedom, and part of becoming a good driver involves proper learning. This article highlights some essential tips for learner drivers. Get the Best Instructor The first step is to ensure that you have the best instructor. Go for an instructor who is approved and reliable. Ask for recommendations from other new drivers when looking for a driving …

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Insider: What To Do If You’re Injured in a Car Accident

Car accidents happen to be one of the most deeply upsetting events to occur in anyone’s life. For most people, it’s the case that they’re regularly on the roads, and have been so comfortable and confident in the driver’s seat that their collision has come as a complete and traumatic surprise. In any case, there are a number of things that you should do in the event of a car accident that will guarantee your safety and your recovery from this most horrible ordeal. This article goes into some detail as to what you can do to recover as soon …

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Insider: Tips for Saving Money on Car Maintenance

Cars make for a convenient way to get where you want to go without waiting on a bus, rideshare car or train or worrying about the risk of being hit while riding on an electric scooter. That said, cars can become a bit of an inconvenience when it comes to the money involved with taking proper care of them. To give your wallet a bit of relief without sacrificing on the quality of parts and fluids you put into your car, here are some ways to save on the overall cost of car maintenance. Become Friends With Your Mechanic Once …

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Insider: From One Generation of Drivers to the Next

You remember your younger days, where you were just so excited to start driving. You’d be walking around, perhaps driving around with your parents, and calculating how many years and days you had left until it would finally be you behind the wheel. The idea of it just seemed to cool and appealing, and it definitely wasn’t all it lived up to be. When you think about driving, you think about road trips with friends, fast cars, smooth drives, and just an easy driving life. But the harsh reality of it is, you spend most of your time running to …

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Insider: 2 Top Tips for Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car might be good on the wallet, but it’s not always good with regards to aspects such as performance and history. When you buy off an individual rather than a reputable seller, especially, you never quite know what kind of car you are actually investing in. In order to avoid buying a rust-bucket of a motor, you need to err on the side of caution whenever you dip into the second-hand market. While you’re at it, be sure to put the two top tips listed below into practice, too. Have it checked over by a trusted mechanic …

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Insider: Top Tips for Getting a Company Car

Choosing the right car can be a tedious process, especially when you’re doing so for official purposes. There are thousands of vehicles out there, so you want to get one that fits within your budget and fits into your company image as well. For this reason, it’s crucial that you take your time to look around before committing to buy or lease a vehicle. Weigh out your options and know that you’re getting both the quality and value that you need. Here are top tips for getting the right company car for your business that could help guide you along …

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Negotiation 101: Your Guide to Buying Below Asking Price

Negotiations can seem intimidating—especially for first-timers. You want to act confident but not overly brass, principled but not too stubborn… it’s a fine line to walk. But whether you’re buying a new car or a used car, the fact remains the same: there is plenty of room for negotiation left on the table. The seller will always try to get their top dollar, usually by setting the initial asking price well above market value under the assumption that the buyer will later negotiate a lower price tag. If you don’t at least try to get them to come down in …

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Insider: The Best Ways To Finance Your Next Vehicle

Buying your next vehicle can be a decision made by necessity – you need a larger car due to an expanding family, or you want a smaller one because you have less space to park after a house move, for example – or through choice. Whatever your reasons for wanting a new vehicle, you are always going to need to finance the purchase. Here are some of the best ways you can do that; get your finances in order before you buy, and you will be able to make the process a much quicker and easier one. Sell Your Car …

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Industry Insider: 6 Tips to Successfully Import a Used Car

Are you looking forward to importing a used car? Well, different people buy used cars for various reasons. As a start, it’s cheaper than a new model. If you’re a family person, you want to save money wherever possible. The good thing, second-hand cars aren’t necessarily poor quality vehicles. Many have a sturdy engine that can serve you for years. Before buying used cars in apex, consider these factors. They’ll determine your decision to either buy a vehicle or not. Determine Your Budget Second-hand cars are quite cheap than new models. But that’s not enough to start shopping for a …

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Insider: Tips on Choosing Your Dream Car

Cars are without a doubt one of the most aspirational purchases you can make in your life. It doesn’t matter whether you’re rich or poor, or somewhere in between, driving a better car is something most people yearn to do. The problem is that better cars cost more money, and as you need the best, most reliable car possible for general use, that often doesn’t leave any funds for a dream car. Unfortunately, most dream cars aren’t the types of vehicles you want to use as everyday run-around or to commute to work in. That means you’ll need at least …

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6 Driving Careers That Don’t Involve Trucking

Getting your Commerical Driver’s License (CDL) often gets associated with becoming a truck driver. You may even find yourself practicing on and testing with a big rig to complete a CDL class, but semi-trucks aren’t the only thing you can drive with a CDL. Let’s take a look at some of the best driving careers that don’t involve trucking. Stunt Driver Have you ever watched a high-speed car chase in an action movie and thought, “Hey, I bet I could do that!” If the answer is yes, then stunt driving is the career for you. Most movie and TV stunt …

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Tips for Choosing Your Next Family Car

When it comes to choosing a family car, there can be a lot of viewings, test drives and scouring the local magazines trying to find your perfect vehicle. It goes beyond the looks and the comfort to the accessories, optional extras and fuel consumption. Although most new cars are all trying to be fuel efficient, there are still variations between manufacturers. To try and help you decide, here are a few tips on choosing your next family car. Budget With so many choices available the price range for new and used cars can be considerable. For that reason, it’s important …

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Insider: Ensuring A Comfortable Driving Experience

A car is a convenient mode of transportation that helps you get to and from a destination. What if you are driving for a long period of time? Are you headed on a road trip? Even if you are only driving down the street, ensuring your driving experience is as comfortable as possible will improve the quality of your car ride. For instance, many technological savvy cars have dashboard applications and Bluetooth, where drivers can use a GPS to navigate around or listen to any music of their choosing from their smartphones. Further improving the quality of a car ride …

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Insider: 4 Tips on How to Select the Right Tires for Your Vehicle

When it comes to buying new tires for your vehicle, finding places to purchase them is fairly easy. What’s more challenging, however, is deciding which type is best for your car. While tire shop employees should be adept at steering you — pun fully intended — in the right direction, it’s still a good idea to be fully educated on the correct tires for your car. With that in mind, the following tips can help you select the right tires for your particular vehicle: 1. Determine What Size Tire You Need Much like you shop for the proper shoe size …

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Insider: Top Tips for Long Distance Driving

If you are planning on taking a long road trip, then there are some important tips that you need to know before you travel. As well as the usual packing and preparing the car, you also need to make sure that you are prepared for the drive. It isn’t the same as driving around town; there are other dangers that you need to consider before you start. Here are some tips to keep yourself safe while taking a long drive. Save Up on Your Sleep One of the most dangerous situations when driving long distance is tiredness. Research has shown …

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How to Drive in a Different Country

Welcome! You’ve landed in a new place, and they didn’t lose your luggage. Now, where to from here? If you’ve got some experience abroad, you know getting around in a place where you don’t speak the language — or even many places you do — can be very different from home. Sometimes you can use public transportation or take advantage of ridesharing services, but if you’re in a pinch and need to drive, there are a few things you should know. Read on to learn about how you can travel safely when driving outside the country. Get an International Driving …

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Insider: Proactive Safety Tips to Reduce Chances of Car Accidents

The last thing anyone wants is to get into a car accident. In some cases, the accident will leave a minor cosmetic flaw on your vehicle. In the worst case scenarios, however, car accidents could mean the end of your life. Nothing is more tragic than a life that ended too soon due to carelessness. Nothing is more frustrating than learning to live with a severe disability due to someone else’s carelessness. Proactive safety can help you avoid these accidents, because it trains you to actively look out for suspicious behaviors or road conditions that will put you at risk. …

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10 Things to Always Keep in your Car

Some people like to live out of their car. Others prefer to keep it spick and span. But even if you’re a neat freak, certain items could really come in handy to keep in your ride for specific situations. For example, if your car was to die in a parking lot or you were to be stranded sleeping in your ride on a cold night, would you have the necessary provisions to make it bearable. Here are a few suggestions for provisions that won’t clutter things up too bad, but might just save your bacon. Jumper Cables This one is …

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Insider: Don’t Buy a Used Truck Without Completing This Checklist

Many auto dealerships only sell “certified” used cars, but you should still go over the vehicle with a fine-toothed comb. Kicking the tires isn’t enough. Perform the following eight actions before you say, “I’ll take it.” 1. Shop in Daylight Don’t shop for your used truck at night. Examine any vehicle in full daylight on level ground. This ensures you see all defects and levels out engine fluids. When you browse Southwest Motors full line up of used Trucks or any other dealer’s inventory, it’s best to do it in bright daylight.   2. Inspect Joints Run your fingers along …

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6 Tips for Shipping Your Car

6 Tips for Shipping Your Car Whether you’re moving across state lines or ordering a vintage car from overseas, there will probably be a time in your life when you’re in need of vehicle transport. But where do you find such services, and how can you be sure you’re getting a good deal when you do? Here are just a few basic commandments when thinking about car shipping. 1. Look for Transportation Companies There are many auto transportation companies out there, but depending on both your location and your budget, some may be out of reach. Start calling transport companies …

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