Archive for the ‘Cash for Clunkers’ Category

United States Worst Drivers and The Greatest Ones Too

How is your driving? Do you have road rage and whip around every car, or do you take your time and make sure to follow every rule in the drivers manual? With motor vehicle fatality rates on the rise, it’s paramount that motorists take extra precautions on the nation’s highways, especially with the busy Labor […]

Major Security Flaw In Connected Cars, Must Be Corrected

When driving to work you do not want to worry that your car may be taken over or the information connected to your car may be hacked. So before the population can drive the amazing connected autonomous vehicles these features must be secure.   Connected vehicles hold tremendous potential for improving road safety while simultaneously reducing energy […]

Does The Driving Test Really Prove You Can Drive

Young drivers are more at risks then any age for accidents. Although legally they can drive, doesn’t mean that they know how to actually drive in real life situations. Passing the state driver’s licensing test does not always mean new drivers have the critical skills they need to drive safely, but researchers said they developed […]

Customization, Making The Interior As Pretty as the Exterior

Each added feature allows you to drive in style. The comfort of your drive should be the deciding factor that sets the car apart from the hundreds of other cars with the same key concepts. You’ll be hard-pressed to find an ugly car in any showroom these days. The exteriors are that good. It is inside […]

How To Find A Good Mechanic In Your Neighborhood

Wherever you are located, you likely have at least a few car mechanics to choose from. How can you tell which one is more affordable or reliable than the next? Here are some simple ways to find the right car mechanic for your car maintenance or repair. Based on annual surveys, we find consumers generally have […]

Crush for Clunkers – Needs More Time

Cash for Clunkers AKA CARS program was quite successful, maybe too much so.  By the time Cash for Clunkers ended in late August, B & R Auto and Truck Recycling in rural Mapleton was nearly overflowing with junkers. For a while, they closed the north gate to the salvage yard on the edge of Beauford […]

What is the Price of Scrap?

I found this cartoon quite funny!

Ontario, Canada Looking to Increase Clunker Offer

It seems Peter Gorrie at The Toronto Star and I see eye-to-eye on the fact that the ‘Retire your Ride’ program here in Canada needs to be sweetened. Ottawa, noting the frenzy over the American “Cash for Clunkers” program, is mulling whether to sweeten its incentive for taking gas-guzzling, polluting older vehicles off the road. […]

Humor Fridays – Cash for Clunkers

I found a very funny bit over at theOnion about Cash for Clunkers so I thought I would share.

Cash for Clunkers Lives On

So the money went fast, very fast and with a lot of confusion too.  But now President Obama has signed a bill to add another 2 billion dollars in emergency funds to the program. The additional funds come less than a week after confusing and conflicting messages about the program’s possible termination from the White […]