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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. With 43% of households planning road trips as their top travel …
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. Whether you’re an actual victim of insurance fraud or simply an …
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 car from a private seller before, you may have some concerns and …
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 disease in children in this country. With major treatment …
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 available to help ease you into electrification. Kia America …
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 K4, which is elevating the compact sedan with more room, …
Leading Automotive Brand Celebrates Industry Success
(BPT) - 2023 was immensely successful for Kia, as the auto maker introduced six new or refreshed models, grew overall market share, and captured new audience consideration for the company’s …

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.

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. ...

Why auto insurance premiums will continue rising in 2024

Way.com outlines all of the reasons why auto insurance premiums will continue to rise.

Need Auto Glass Repair? Don’t Despair

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. Cracks larger than 10 inches can reduce vision of the road in front …

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Too dark? Can car window tint be illegal?
Cheap Insurance reports on auto window tinting and how it affects drivers in different states.
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 time. 
When does car insurance cover hail damage?
Cheap Insurance explains when auto coverage for hail damage kicks in and how to file a claim.
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.
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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.

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.

Americans' love of trucks is offsetting overall vehicle efficiency gains

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

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. ...

The 5 most and least reliable cars in the US, according to car owners

Way.com uses data from Consumer Reports to discuss the most reliable and unreliable cars in the U.S. as of December 2023.

To take a closer look at the auto market, Cheap Insurance compiled a ranking of the bestselling cars in the U.S. using 2023 data from Edmunds.

To take a closer look at the auto market, Cheap Insurance compiled a ranking of the bestselling cars in the U.S. using 2023 data from Edmunds.
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