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Crash Avoidance Technology To Become Standard Equipment?

In Car News, Safety, Technology by Admin

Safety is on the minds of everyone, but especially auto manufacturers. Car companies like Honda and Chevrolet have come a long way on vehicle safety with airbags, seat belts, and back up cameras. They have more recently added lane departure warning, lane change assist, forward collision alert, and even brake assist in order to reduce and eliminate accidents on the …

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Car Ownership: Mistakes to Avoid

In Car News, Dealers, Safety, Technology by Sara Dean

 For most of us our cars are the second most expensive item we own. This should make it one of the most important to maintain properly, but all too often many of us put off the necessary maintenance because of the inconvenience that would be encountered when addressing maintenance needs. Certainly none of us wants to be stuck on the …

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Driverless Cars are the New Jurassic Park

In Car News, Technology by Lauren Gailli

Remember when Jurassic Park released and we were all blown away at the influx of technology featured in the movie? There were touch screen computer systems, driverless cars, and bingo! Dino DNA. Wait, go back a second; driverless cars? What once seemed an impossible technology to accomplish has been approached by a couple of different companies, most notably Google, and …

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LotVantage and the Art of Expansive Marketing

In Car News, Technology by Carl Durrek

The competition level in the automotive industry is arguably the highest of any major retail segment in the country. Dealers, third-party websites, and even OEMs often compete with each other tenaciously to get their vehicles in front of as many potential car buyers as possible. The stakes are high and the competitive nature of the industry is even higher. Technology …

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Feature Highlight: Rear Parking Assist

In Car News, Safety, Technology by Blaine Traber

How bad would you feel if you were backing your vehicle up and hit a child? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) over 6,000 people are injured by vehicles when they are backing up and of these more than 2,400 are children. As a response to this and to increase the safety of vehicles Rear Parking Assist …