A group of Camaro owners has filed a class-action lawsuit against General Motors, claiming the auto manufacturer knew about defects in the starters and heat shields for 10 years, but did nothing about it. The lawsuit says the defect affects approximately 750,000 Camaros between the model years 2010 and 2020. The plaintiffs are demanding that GM announce a recall, fix the starters and reimburse the owners for repairs.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently finalized an agreement with a group of automakers to reduce emissions within the Golden State. Ford Motor Co., Volkswagen AG, Honda Motor Co. and BMW AG initially entered into an agreement with CARB in July 2019. Volvo Cars later joined in, also finalizing its agreement on August 17.
Labor Day is the time when we start to say goodbye to summer. The next day, people have to return to work and children have to go back to school. In celebration of the holiday, and as a sendoff to summer, many people host a backyard barbecue with their family and friends. A survey by Statista showed that 58% of Americans fire up the grill on Labor Day.
With August almost coming to a close, that can only mean one thing: back-to-school shopping. While parents may be excited that school will soon be back in session, what they may be dreading is the cost of sending their children back to school.
Today’s vehicles are loaded with the most state-of-the-art technology that allows you to sync all your personal data inside the car. Bluetooth-enabled vehicles allow you to make phone calls hands-free using a touchscreen. Drivers also sync their mobile devices to play their favorite songs or give them directions. But when you bought a new car, did you check to see if your old car still had your personal information stored in it?
In his video message that was broadcast during the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, China, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he foresees Level 5 cars, also known as self-driving vehicles, hitting the road before the end of 2020. “I remain confident that we will have the basic functionality for Level 5 autonomy complete this year,” he said.
Some mechanics will trick unsuspecting car owners into getting unnecessary and expensive repairs done to their car. These mechanics will “discover” a “problem” somewhere and convince the customer that it needs to be fixed now. Continue reading “How Some Mechanics Scam Vehicle Owners”
You have a junk car in front of your house, and you want to sell it to a Long Island junk cars for cash operation, but you’re not sure if that’s possible. You might have owned a hatchback, a minivan, an SUV or even a mini-Cooper. If you are looking for a junk and auto salvage company on Long Island that buys all types of junk cars, look no further than Gershow Recycling.
A study done by iSeeCars found that, after three years, the average depreciation of a car is 39.1%. The automotive research firm noted that three years is the average term of a lease and the ideal age of a used car for prospective buyers. “Three years is a popular age for used car buyers because the cars have taken a major depreciation hit, but likely have many of the latest modern safety and technology features,” stated Phong Ly, iSeeCars’ chief executive officer. Continue reading “Average Car Depreciates by 39.1% after Three Years”
If you have been letting junk cars sit in front of your home, better watch out! New York State law prohibits the accumulation of junk cars on private property. It says allowing unused vehicles to continue to stay on the local premises “can reduce property values, be an eyesore and an attractive hazard to children, and be a potential health risk.” Instead of risking payment of a fine and letting the state take your cars away, get money for your junk cars by selling them to Gershow Recycling. Continue reading “It’s Illegal to Let Junk Cars Pile up on Your Property”