Automotive

Rodent damage: Will your car insurance cover chewed-up wiring?

Cheap Insurance provides advice on how to handle rodent damage to your car and how to avoid it in the future.
How to prepare your vehicle and secure your home for a summer road trip
(BPT) - As peak summer travel season approaches, the cost and stress associated with road trips are top concerns for many travelers. … Read More
Mercury Insurance Expert Offers Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Insurance Fraud
(BPT) - While inflation continues to drive up home and auto insurance costs, fraud is a hidden culprit contributing to the hikes. … Read More
Private car purchases unveiled: Your 8-step guide to a successful transaction
(BPT) - So, you’re ready to buy your next car. Are you considering going through a private seller? If you haven’t bought a … Read More
Nonprofit celebrates $250 million in donations for childhood cancer research
(BPT) - Every 36 minutes a child in the United States is diagnosed with cancer. In fact, it’s the number one cause of death by … Read More
Electrify Your Ride with Award-Winning EVs and Hybrids
(BPT) - The future of automotive is electric, but if you’re not ready for all-electric vehicles, there are several hybrid models … Read More
New York Auto Show Features the Latest in Automotive
(BPT) - The New York International Auto Show highlighted all the latest in the world of automotive. Kia unveiled the all new 2025 Kia … Read More

Carmakers are making more hybrid vehicles than ever. Here's who is dominating the market.

The General examined data collected from the Environmental Protection Agency to see which car manufacturers produced the most hybrid vehicles in 2023.

Choose the Right Tires for Your Ride

(Family Features) There are many factors to consider when you need new tires for your car, truck or SUV. If you think it may be time to replace your tires, consider this expert advice to make the right decision.

What are roads made of? A pavement materials engineer explains the science behind the asphalt you drive on

While on the road, you’re probably thinking more about your destination than the pavement you’re driving over. But building roads requires a host of engineering feats, from developing the right pavement materials to using heavy equipment to lay them down. …

What's covered when someone else drives your car? Understanding permissive use

Cheap Insurance explains permissive use of your car and how it can impact your automobile coverage.

Buying a car with cash? Here's how to determine when it's the best financial move for you

Edmunds presents the pros and the cons of paying cash for a car.

What’s in a VIN? How to decode the vehicle identification number, your car’s unique fingerprint

Every vehicle built after 1981 has a unique vehicle identification number, or VIN. The location of this string of letters and numbers varies, but it’s located somewhere on every car, SUV, motorcycle and truck – typically on a small metal plate or a sticker. ...

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Why auto insurance premiums will continue rising in 2024
Way.com outlines all of the reasons why auto insurance premiums will continue to rise. Read More
Need Auto Glass Repair? Don’t Despair
(NewsUSA) - Everyone with a car needs auto glass repair at some point, but it need not be an expensive or stressful process. … Read More
Too dark? Can car window tint be illegal?
Cheap Insurance reports on auto window tinting and how it affects drivers in different states. Read More
Car manufacturers with the highest overall fuel economy in 2023
The General examined EPA data to see which car manufacturers had the highest overall fuel economy in 2023 and how it's changed over … Read More
When does car insurance cover hail damage?
Cheap Insurance explains when auto coverage for hail damage kicks in and how to file a claim. Read More
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Hybrid cars are popular among Democrats, Republicans, and Independents. But electric and gas-powered vehicles get mixed approval

Way.com surveyed 1,000 customers across the country see how electric vehicle popularity split among political parties.

The 5 most exciting cars of 2024, according to Edmunds

Edmunds presents the five cars that consumers will be looking forward to drive in 2024.

Charging toward net zero: The environmental factors electric vehicles don't fix

CoPilot analyzed academic studies and federal and news sources to illustrate America's uphill battle to electrify vehicles.

Even hands-free, phones and their apps cause dangerously distracted driving

Do you ever use your cellphone while driving? Don’t feel too guilty about saying yes – nearly 60% of drivers admit to using their phone in hands-free mode while driving. …

Why aren’t there solar-powered cars?

Solar cars exist. The best place to see them is the World Solar Challenge, a race that’s held every two years in Australia. Competitors have to drive about 1,870 miles (3,000 kilometers), from Darwin on the country’s north coast to Adelaide on its south coast, using only energy from the Sun. ...

Which states have the most failing bridges?

Bridgford, Gleason & Artinian Law analyzed records of more than 600,000 bridges throughout the country to find which states have the most that are in need of repair or replacement.

The General used data from the Environmental Protection Agency to see how cars and trucks have become more efficient over time.

The General used data from the Environmental Protection Agency to see how cars and trucks have become more efficient over time.
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