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Does lane changing get you there faster?

Lane changing may seem like a time-saver, but the data, according to Cheapinsurance.com, shows it may not be worth the risk.

The role of dashcams in vehicle accidents and their effect on your car insurance

Cheap Insurance looks into the role of vehicle onboard dashcams in legal proceedings, including traffic court cases, accident lawsuits, and car insurance rates.

Average auto loan debt grew 5.2% in 2023. How will it affect car buyers in 2024?

Experian looked at its anonymized credit data to observe recent trends in auto financing and analyze how those trends may continue to affect car buyers in 2024.

3 ways the automotive aftermarket can tackle growing challenges

(BPT) - The world of online commerce has provided more options for businesses and consumers. For the automotive aftermarket industry, it has allowed retailers to source tires, parts, and services …
Experts provide tips to avoid becoming a distracted driving statistic
(BPT) - Multitasking has become the theme of the decade as people try to balance work, family and social obligations in a world where time seems to be shrinking while the number of things to do is …
Chicago Auto Show Features What’s New in Automotive
(BPT) - The Chicago Auto Show has something for every driver — the newest models and special editions, advancements in safety and technology and even a glimpse into the vehicles of the future. …
Seventy percent of U.S. drivers don’t know this vital winter driving fact
(BPT) - Seven in 10 American drivers are unaware of a vital piece of information. All-season tires aren’t built to drive in all four seasons.It sounds counterintuitive, but it’s true: The …
How a new Subaru partnership is providing warmth, confidence and hope to kids this winter
(BPT) - As cold weather moves across much of this country, winter coats, shoes and socks are a necessity that most of us may take for granted. But with 40 million people living in poverty according …
New Year, New Vehicle for EcoCAR EV Challenge Teams
(BPT) - This fall, students participating in the EcoCAR EV Challenge returned to their garages to kick off the second year of the four-year collegiate competition. The EcoCAR EV Challenge, sponsored …
Electric Vehicle Innovation to Power Homes
(BPT) - Electric vehicle technology is accelerating at a rapid pace. Surprisingly, there are ways that EVs are being used for more than just getting from point A to point B.At this year’s …

How telematics could lower insurance premiums for safe drivers—and help discourage bad driving habits

Cheap Insurance explores how the growing field of automotive telematics is changing the auto insurance landscape for drivers.

Does your car insurance cover a rental while your car is repaired? Here's what to know before filing a claim

Cheap Insurance navigates the winding road of auto insurance coverage and rental reimbursement.

States where people own the most motorcycles

Cheap Insurance compiled a ranking of the states with the most motorcycle owners using data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Electric vehicles are suddenly hot − but the industry has traveled a long road to relevance

In 2023, more than 7% of cars sold in the United States were electric vehicles. In some parts of the world, such as Norway, the percentage was a whopping 20%. In California, where I live, almost 60% of people looking for a car in 2021 said they would at least consider getting an EV. …

Bringing AI up to speed – autonomous auto racing promises safer driverless cars on the road

The excitement of auto racing comes from split-second decisions and daring passes by fearless drivers. Imagine that scene, but without the driver – the car alone, guided by the invisible hand of artificial intelligence. …

The 50 top-selling used cars in the United States so far in 2024

CoPilot analyzed national sales data to uncover the 50 top-selling used cars in the United States

'A bunch of dead robots': How freezing temps turned Tesla charging stations into EV graveyards

In the wake of several reports of electric vehicles not functioning or charging properly in cold weather, Way.com looks into what underlies Tesla's deep freeze trouble.

CAN COLD WEATHER CRACK OR DAMAGE YOUR WINDSHIELD?

CAN COLD WEATHER CRACK OR DAMAGE YOUR WINDSHIELD?

(CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 31, 2024)) - Helpful    Hint from Auto Glass Now: Pouring Hot Water on a Cold, Icy Windshield Is not a Good SolutionWintry weather, gray skies, snow and sleet can limit …

These car insurance providers have the highest market share in each state

Insurify mapped car insurance providers with the highest market share by state, using data from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

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These are the 10 most popular electric cars in America, according to Edmunds
Edmunds breaks down the 10 most popular electric vehicles in the US  
How can I get ice off my car? An engineer who studies airborne particles shares some quick and easy techniques
If you live somewhere that gets cold in the winter, you’ve probably seen cars parked outdoors covered in a thin layer of ice on a chilly morning. But what causes this frost, and how can you get rid of it quickly? …
5 reasons your car could be uninsurable
Insurify researched why insurance providers may not insure a car and how people can avoid being put in that position.
5 easy car repairs you can do on your own instead of making an insurance claim
Cheap Insurance identified five car repairs that even people lacking car knowledge can do independently to avoid making an insurance claim.
States where road conditions are deteriorating fastest
TruckInfo.net used Bureau of Transportation Statistics data to map the 20-year change in the share of roads in "acceptable condition" in each state.
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Where are all the convertibles in the electric vehicle boom?

The General analyzed data from S&P Global Mobility to illustrate the disappearance of the drop-top in today's lineup of EVs.

The 6 best electric- and gas-powered vehicles of 2024, according to Edmunds independent testing

Based on independent testing, Edmunds' 5th Annual Top Rated Awards determines the best electric- and gas-powered vehicles of 2024.

Navigating 2024's new and proposed car laws

Way.com explains driving regulations at the federal and state levels being proposed in 2024 and how they may affect drivers across the country.

Abra Achieves Remarkable 40-Year Milestone and Unveils Another Mile, Another Milestone Campaign

Abra Achieves Remarkable 40-Year Milestone and Unveils Another Mile, Another Milestone Campaign
(Charlotte, N.C. (January 22, 2024)) - In celebration of an extraordinary 40 years in the industry, Abra, a distinguished leader in collision repair, embarks on a new chapter with the launch of its …

Are you driving next to a death trap? Data shows millions of dangerous recalled vehicles are unrepaired

ConsumerAffairs found that an estimated 7 million cars with urgent "do not drive" and "park outside" recalls have not been fixed.

Best-selling vehicles of 2023: What stood out

Way.com ranks a comprehensive list of the top-selling vehicles in 2023.

These states have the best fast-charger network for electric cars

To see which states are best positioned for the transition to electric vehicles, SmartAsset ranked states by the amount of DC fast chargers – which provide the closest equivalent to a trip to the gas station, in terms of "refueling" – per capita.

CheapInsurance.com takes a closer look at how and why speeding tickets can impact your car insurance premiums, and your ability to find cheap insurance.

CheapInsurance.com takes a closer look at how and why speeding tickets can impact your car insurance premiums, and your ability to find cheap insurance.
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