Although there is an eventual possibility that autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles will be hitting the road in the future, a recent survey from the American Automobile Association (AAA) found that only 22% of consumers want auto manufacturers to focus more on creating autonomous vehicles.
To nobody’s surprise, 2020 was a rough year for the auto industry. Sales were noticeably lower than in previous years. However, experts predict that auto sales will be making a comeback this year.
The process of selling your car online can be very time-consuming. There are many steps and headaches that come with the selling process. First, you have to place an ad, which costs money. Just like selling a house, you want your car to look nice in the photos. In addition, repairing and cleaning your car will cost time and money.
Remember when you were younger and you bought yourself that flashy sports car that looked and drove like you saw on the TV commercials? You would take it out on the open road, placing the accelerator all the way to the floor and never looking back. You would feel the adrenalin rush through your body as you crave the need for speed.
In an effort to combat climate change, Uber announced that the ride-sharing company is calling on its drivers to switch to zero-emission electric vehicles (EV) by the year 2030. The company said its goal is to reach net-zero emissions within 10 years and become 100% emission-free by 2040.
Contemporary Amperex Technology (Catl) in China announced it is looking to roll out a new battery for electric vehicles (EVs) designed to last more than 1 million miles and up to 16 years. The company also stated that it will supply its batteries to Tesla, which helped develop the battery, as well as BMW, Daimler, Honda, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. Continue reading “Will Longer Battery Life Mean More Older EVs on the Road?”
Some people believe that, if they trade in their older vehicle for a new car, they can get a great deal. But any chance for these prospective new car buyers to get the price they want may be slim to none. These are a few things to watch out for before thinking about turning in your clunker to a dealer:
When people think of a luxury car, they think of a fully loaded vehicle with the most state-of-the-art technology that can easily be controlled with the touch of a button. But it might be surprising to know that might not be the case.
A previous blog examined whether we will see fully autonomous vehicles on the road by the end of this year. Whether that is possible or not remains to be seen. But when these self-driving cars take to the road, there will be public safety and economic benefits, according to a distinguished think tank.
People who are driving older cars may think it’s a good idea to purchase an extended warranty. While there may be advantages to having an extended warranty, such as enjoying continuing coverage on your vehicle, the ability to choose your own plan and saving money on costly repairs, there are drawbacks as well, according to Automoblog.