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Uber and Lyft – How These Apps are Affecting the Car Market

If you’re an urbanite or a city slicker then you already know how hard it can be to make your way around the concrete jungle in your own car. Add in the ever present nuisance that is traffic and you’ve got yourself set up for a day-long migraine. Luckily for us, there are apps like Uber and Lyft which have made it unreasonably easy and unbelievably affordable to get around town with nothing more than a few extra dollars and smart phone. With this level of convenience and comfort available to consumers at just the tap of a screen, people are starting to wonder – are car companies taking the brunt for the sudden imbalance in the market? How Car Rental Apps are Affecting the Car Market Of course, on the outside, it might seem like car sales should be affected by the dawn of these smart new innovations, but it actually remains unclear as to how extensive the effects might be. According to recent studies, car sales are only mildly affected by these a ... read more

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Speed Traps – What They are and What They’re For

There are lots of different ways law enforcement and traffic enforcement agencies catch dangerous drivers and one of these ways is called the speed trap. Originally designed to help authorities get their hands on those who disobey the speed limits, speed traps are now an unreasonable nuisance that many motorists would much rather do without. What is a Speed Trap? There are certain speed limits that need to be observed depending on the location you’re cruising through. Some roads for example will allow higher speeds than others. This is primarily because of safety concerns and precautions that the locality have deemed important. But in recent years, speed traps have become a mainstay in these areas. That is, certain traffic and law enforcement personnel will deliberately set an unreasonably low speed limit that’s near impossible to observe. Anyone who goes beyond it will be caught and penalized – unless of course they’re willing to pay a “fee.” As expected ... read more

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The Best European Winter Driving Routes

The Best European Winter Driving Routes

Driving through the city might seem like a gigantic hassle to most folks and that’s because it is. Who wants to deal with all that traffic and trouble? Driving however, doesn’t always have to be a stressful experience. This is particularly true about driving through certain winter routes in Europe. For those who want to relax and escape their tiring daily lives, winter driving can prove to be the ideal solution. Check out these amazingly breathtaking winter driving routes all across Europe and make sure you take a trip to them the next time you feel like driving your worries away. Lake District, UK – Driving through this snow dusted country side is even more ideal in the cold of winter. Lake District provides passers-by with some of the most beautiful scenery in all of the UK. Enjoy cruising through snow capped mountains and quiet c ... read more

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The Best European SUVs

The Best European SUVs

European auto-manufacturers have become seriously brilliant with their SUVs. Today, some of the best SUV options come from European car makers, and that’s for a very good reason. It seems these manufacturers have perfected the combination of luxury, utility, and style to come up with the best SUVs we’ve seen in our time. Although it might be quite the challenge to rank European SUVs, there are those few that shine just a bit brighter than the rest. Top 4 European SUVs Range Rover Evoque – Range Rover has been producing high-quality cars for years but this premium SUV seems to be their best creation yet. Sporting the classic style of Range Rovers combined with a contemporary, modern design, this European SUV makes it possible to cruise in style and stand-out no matter where you go. But good looks aren’t the only thing that this premium se ... read more

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When Will Electric Vehicles Become the Norm?

When Will Electric Vehicles Become the Norm?

When Will Electric Vehicles Become the Norm? Back in the 1970’s and 1980’s it seemed like transportation would make gigantic strides before the 2000’s. However, other than new designs and sleeker builds, vehicles have not changed that much. There was time when most assumed that electronic cars would be more than just a new trend and would be the norm, but that transition has not yet taken place. Before you assume that electronic cars are not something that will become normal, it is important to take a look at the research. Some are projecting that electronic cars can be the norm by 2026. Before you know it, owning electronic car will be commonplace. Here is what you need to know about when electronic cars will be the norm: Futurologist You might not know that this is a real thing, but f ... read more

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What are the Top European Cars out now?

What are the Top European Cars out now?

What are the Top European Cars out now? When we talk about the best European cars a few names invariably pop up for contention. Volkswagen is the undisputed leader among the automakers. Ford has had a remarkable comeback. Opel is one of the more popular brands in Europe. Renault, Peugeot, BMW, Mercedes, Fiat, Skoda, Nissan and Toyota have staggering market shares. While the likes of Hyundai are struggling to find a place in the top ten, a few vintage models have always been head turners and money spinners. If we have to look at the top European cars out now, we cannot do so with stringent budget considerations. There are of course some popular cars which are relatively affordable and some inarguably stunning models which can burn a hole in the wallet. Going by sheer numbers, the top European cars out now are: ... read more

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What Are the Fastest European Cars on the Market

What Are the Fastest European Cars on the Market

What Are the Fastest European Cars on the Market When you are looking for a well-built and fast vehicle, it is often preferred that you look at the European market. Europe is known for making luxury vehicles that are known to be fast. Fast rides are what most people admire most, but purchasing a fast ride does not come at a cheap price tag. Most of the fastest European vehicles are also the most expensive. Being labeled one of the fastest rides is not something that comes easy, but it is a title to be proud of. When you are looking for a fast ride, you need to know what the best options are. Here is everything that you need to know about the fastest European cars on the market: Ferrari If there is one European carmaker that is known for making speed a priority, it is Ferrari. The Ferrari 458 Italia is one of the fastest cars and come equ ... read more

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How different are European cars from American cars?

How different are European cars from American cars?

How different are European cars from American cars? It doesn’t take one to be an automobile expert to point out the differences between European cars and American cars. But one does need to understand the difference in sensibilities, requirements and histories of the two great lands to truly gauge why and how different European cars are from American cars. Let us start with a few basics, which you may or may not be aware. European cars are smaller than American cars. You would find more compact cars or hatchbacks and sedans in Europe while you would see more SUVs and hummers, trucks and vans. Europe has smaller roads, obviously being home to many older cities of the world. They don’t have as staggeringly big highways or arterial roads as in American cities. Even the lanes of a neighborhood in a remote tow ... read more

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Ways to Save on European Car Insurance

Ways to Save on European Car Insurance

Ways to Save on European Car Insurance You need a vehicle to get you where you want to go, but you also need to have car insurance for any vehicle that you drive, European cars are luxurious and offer high performance, but keeping them insured can cost you big time. If you are looking to cut back on European car insurance costs, there are a few things that you can do. You do not have to pay outrageous amounts of money for car insurance coverage/ There are a few tips that you can try out that are designed to help you save. Improve Your Credit Score You might not realize it, but your overall credit score does play a part in the cost of your European car insurance. This means that if you are looking to save, you can start by improving your credit score. It is suggested that you make sure everything on your ... read more

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Mercedes Vs. Ferrari: Which Do You Prefer?

Mercedes Vs. Ferrari: Which Do You Prefer?

Mercedes Vs. Ferrari: Which Do You Prefer? Trying to choose just the right luxury sports car is never easy. There are so many different options to choose from that it can be difficult to pick one that is just right. Your choice can be a bit overwhelming, but the two luxury car brands that stick out from the rest are Mercedes and Ferrari. These two luxury brands are known for high performance and a sleek design. It is hard for most people to choose between the two. This opens up the debate of Mercedes vs. Ferrari. It normally comes down to a personal preference. Here is more information about each luxury car manufacturer and why people prefer one or the other: Why Choose the Ferrari? This is a type of Italian luxury sports car that is extremely popular. Ferrari is known for manufacturing very expensiv ... read more

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