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What is Comprehensive Car Insurance?

What is Comprehensive Car Insurance?
Owning a car is something millions of people look forward to in life. In fact, simply having a car and a license is a milestone most cannot wait to hit. In order to drive legally one must not only have a driver’s license but they must also have valid insurance. It is a requirement throughout the country, no matter what state you are in, to have insurance even if it is just the minimum coverage. There are different types of car insurance and today we will look at comprehensive car insurance. Continue Reading »

Are We Moving Closer to a Modular Automotive Future?

Are We Moving Closer to a Modular Automotive Future?
Many car enthusiasts are holding out hope that the industry is moving more towards a modular automotive future. What exactly is a modular future? Well, for starters, it has a lot to do with the chassis of the vehicles being manufactured. This method of manufacturing allows car makers to keep the same chassis but switch out the body of the vehicle. Continue Reading »

Uber Signs Contract With NASA to Create a Control System For its Flying Taxis

Uber Signs Contract With NASA to Create a Control System For its Flying Taxis
Uber recently announced that it plans to introduce its aerial taxi service, named as Uber Elevate, in Los Angeles in 2020 – a city that needs some bright news after the Hollywood sexual pandemic has blown up in their faces. LA is the third city on Uber’s list, after Dallas and Dubai, where the highly anticipated flying taxi service is expected to be introduced by 2020. It has also entered into an agreement with NASA to create a control system for its low-flying carriers. Continue Reading »

Car Hacking is a Real and Present Danger

Car Hacking is a Real and Present Danger
We’ve seen it in the movies and we’ve heard rumors that it could actually be real, but now we’ve received confirmation from law enforcement officials. Car hacking is a real and present danger. The FBI went as far as issuing a serious warning about car hacking in March of 2016. So, what exactly is car hacking? In short, car hacking is when hackers attack the software in a vehicle. The attacks occur as over-the-internet and they can take control of the vehicle. Continue Reading »

Chrysler is Working On an SUV Powered Future

Chrysler is Working On an SUV Powered Future
It is no secret that America loves SUVs. With gas prices being cheaper (you can thank the amazing effects of oil shale and fracking because of that) than they have ever been in a long period of time, more and more people are choosing SUVs over hatchbacks and sedans. This has led to a number of automakers hopping on the SUV bandwagon – including prominent ones like Fiat Chrysler. Continue Reading »

Does Tesla have Competition?

Does Tesla have Competition?
Volvo recently announced that they were going to start phasing out all their gasoline and diesel cars from 2019 onwards in favor of electric cars. This announcement came at the same time as Tesla launched its most recent car, the Model 3. Continue Reading »