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Auto transport guidelines to save dollars

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Ever since, the emergence of auto transports companies, shipping a car from one place to another has become secure and fast. Even though auto transporters are the best option to ship your cars, you need to follow certain guidelines to make it safer and affordable. Especially when it comes to transport your expensive cars, you need to be more careful. Here are a few things you need to follow to save your dollars:

Prepare your car:
The first and the best way to save money on your car transport is to make your car fully prepared for transportation. This involves:
• Cleaning and washing off your car
• Checking fluid level, tire pressure and other auto parts.
• Removing unwanted things from car. This saves you a lot as vehicle’s weight is one among the major factors that decide auto transport rates.
• Thoroughly inspecting your car and having a record of the damages if any prior to handling over the keys to auto transporters.

Choosing the service:
Choose the service based upon your shipping needs. If you are shipping an ordinary car better you go for open trailers. Open trailers are cheaper as compared to enclosed one and avoid spending more than enough.
If you need to save further then go for terminal to terminal shipping as they are more economical then door to door.

Book early and avoid shipping during snowbirds seasons
Transporting your car during snowbird seasons can cost more. Better avoid shipping during such seasons unless under..

Read More: unavoidable conditions.  Book your order as early as possible as it helps you to save a lot.

Things To Know

Friday, January 29th, 2010

What is NHTSA doing to guard against fraud?

NHTSA is aware that some organizations have already begun to convey incorrect information about how dealers and individuals can participate in the CARS program. NHTSA is working to create a system that will provide payments only for eligible transactions under the CARS program. Under the law, NHTSA will make electronic funds transfers only to a registered dealer that has submitted the required proof of a completely eligible transaction. We will develop a registration system to identify licensed, franchised new vehicle dealers and to obtain the banking and tax identification information necessary for making secure electronic transfers. Only registered dealers will have access to the payment system.*Allegations of fraud may be reported by calling our toll-free hotline at 1-405-954-3700.

Important things to Know?

* To participate in the CARS program, you do not have to sign an agreement to pay back the dealer the CARS credit amount if the deal is rejected.
* You are required to leave your trade-in vehicle at the dealership and sign over the title to the trade-in vehicle at the time of the deal.
* The dealer must give you the new vehicle at the time of the deal.
* Your vehicle must be less than 25 years old on the trade-in date
* Only purchase or lease of new vehicles qualify.
* Generally, trade-in vehicles must get 18 or less MPG (some very large pick-up trucks and cargo vans have different requirements).
* Trade-in vehicles must be registered and insured continuously for the full year preceding the trade-in.
* You don’t need a voucher, dealers will apply a credit at purchase.
* Program runs through Nov 1, 2009 or when the funds are exhausted, whichever comes first.
*The program requires the scrapping of your eligible trade-in vehicle and that the dealer disclose to you an estimate of the scrap value of your trade-in. The scrap value, minus $50 the dealer keeps for administrative fees, will be in addition to the rebate, and not in place of the rebate.

Known Things About Car

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Top fuel dragsters speed up at 5g since status start. The nitro methane injection produces 6000 BHP. The best ever time for removing a car engine, and replacing it is 42 seconds for a Ford Escort, on 21 November 1985. An airbag moves up to 4500 mph within a moment when triggered. A force of 200g is generated. They are intended to blow up at an impact speed of 19 mph. The bag inflates within 40 milliseconds of a crash.

The Ferrari F1 group is exclusive in the fact that it produces together chassis and engines for its cars. Ferrari makes a maximum of 14 cars on a daily basis. There were no more than 107 models of the Ford GT40 prepared of which only 7 were road cars. The World’s longest traffic hold-up was 110 miles long, among Paris and Lyon on the French Auto route in 1980. A more recent contender for the title was a 100 mile long traffic Jam, close to Hamburg in Germany in 1993.

The first well-known automobile was built in 1668, it was a two foot long steam powered model constructed by Ferdinand Verbiest, a Belgian Jesuit preist. Luxembourg has the majority crowded roads in Europe with 570 cars per 1,000 people. “”The track ran from Chicago to Evanston. The winner was J. Frank Duryea, whose standard speed was 71.5 miles per hour”. The roadway ran from Chicago to Evanston. The winner was J. Frank Duryea, whose standard speed was 71.5 miles per hour. In 1924 a Ford automobile cost $265. The earliest auto insurance policy is purchased in Westfield, MA, in 1897.

Tips for auto warranty

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

When decide to buy a car, make convinced you check the auto warranties that comes with the vehicle. In this section we will assist you type through all the auto warranties-related issues. After all, not every new car warranties is created equally. A few will cover all the non-wear items on the car upto only three years or 36,000 miles .some others will cover repairs all the way up to 10 years or 100,000 miles. The power of the coverage that is included will help you decide whether to buy an extensive auto warranty.

Before we get into more detail it’s important to know the different parts of an auto warranties. It’s also good to identify the difference between a new car warranty and an unlimited auto warranty. A typical new car warranties has two parts: the “bumper to bumper” warranty which cover the whole thing except the “wear” objects such as brakes and tires; and the powertrain warranty that cover all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission.

An extensive auto warranties can be purchased to extend the coverage of the bumper-to-bumper warranty. Most people are well-known with the extended warranty that is sold at dealerships. This is called a “factory warranty“… such as factory-trained technicians perform the required work on the car. There are also third-party warranties which can save clients money but are generally less convenient to use. Many third-party warranties need out-of-pocket payment for repairs before reimbursement. consider all these factors carefully before you make your choice.

Pay special attention to this auto warranties section so that, while you need it, it will keep your car in good functioning order without costing you a lot of money.

General Motors: Company Overview

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Renaissance CenterGeneral Motors currently employees approximately 266,000 people around the world. GM’s global headquarters is the Renaissance Center located in Detroit, Michigan, US. In 2007, 9.35 million GM cars and trucks were produced in 19 countries. General Motors is the preponderance shareholder in GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Co. of South Korea and has had much collaboration with the world’s different automakers.

This includes product, power train and purchasing collaborations with Suzuki Motor Corp. and Isuzu Motors Ltd. of Japan, advanced technology collaborations with Toyota Corporation and BMW AG of Germany and vehicle manufacturing schemes with several of the world’s automakers including Toyota, Suzuki, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation of China, AvtoVAZ of Russia, Renault SA of France, and most recently, UzAvtosanoa of Uzbekistan. GM also had collaborations with Fiat S.p.A and Ford Motor Company. To this day, GM retains a variety of stakes in many different automakers.

According to at least one automotive columnist, as GM seeks aid from European governments in 2009 while acknowledging it has no substitute plan, and admits it is willing to surrender control of its operations in Europe to enable an infusion of cash, the “de facto deglobalization” of GM is in progress.

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