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Secure Your Cargo While Travelling This Summer

The summer is near and my girlfriend is pretty pumped up to go surfing again. Me, I’m more excited about mountain biking. We have so many great places to do both where we live. Many people move to our area to explore the outdoors and enjoy nature as our amazing backdrop. We differ, but no

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Why Young Adults Should Buy Used Cars

I just turned 31 a few months ago. The city I am living in is one of the most expensive in all of Canada when it comes to buying a home. I interact with many people my age and am amazed to see how many are driving nice new cars but don’t own a home.

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Top 5 Eco-Friendly Luxury Vehicles

Everyone wants to do his or her part to keep the environment safe and to leave a small footprint on nature. However, if people don’t have to give up luxury to be eco-friendly, then most won’t. For those looking for a way to enjoy the drive without impacting the natural world, here are some prime

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How To Get The Best Deal When Buying A Used Car

It is no secret that there are a limited number of places where a car dealer can source the vehicles that they sell to their customers. To state the obvious, a car dealer, either thrives or struggles. If you have viewed many of their competition in the Charlotte market, then you will no doubt be

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Extended Auto Warranty Buying Guide

If you are unfamiliar with extended auto warranties, how they work is they protect your vehicle after your manufacturer’s warranty expires. Known also as vehicle service contracts, they can pay for major costs associated with a breakdown of a major component in your car. You can buy these policies from auto dealerships or through the warranty

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The Next Generation of Smartphone Connectivity in Cars

In the past the base operating systems were often custom, but increasingly carmakers are turning to industry-standard solutions. Ford was one of the first, working with Microsoft to develop SYNC. Beneath SYNC lies a version of Windows Embedded, the same foundation that has powered solutions used by Hyundai, Kia, and others. But, that’s where any

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Tips For Selling A Car Fast and Easy

When it comes to selling a car, there are certain things you can do to speed the process along. This includes doing a few things to make your vehicle more desirable as a whole, and it can also include hiring a dealer who is specialised in the selling process. Some of the steps you can

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It Pays To Take Driving Lessons

I just turned 31 and I often sit back and wish I had done some things differently. One of those was wishing I had taken driving lessons when I was 16. The other was wishing I didn’t “pimp” my 1990 Honda Accord out. I paid $2500 for rims which I ended up selling a couple

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3 Questions You Should Ask Yourself When Buying A Used Family Car

There are so many things to consider when buying a used car, particularly if you have more than one child. Price is obviously a major consideration for most young families, and appearance also plays a part – who want their kids to become embarrassed by a rusty old banger? Here are a few questions that

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Getting Inexpensive Keys For Your Volvo

Volvo makes a good car, and many Volvo owners have had their cars last for a decade or more. Unfortunately when your car lasts for that long, it isn’t uncommon to need to replace the key. Ten years is a long time to not lose a key, and damage happens. When you do need to

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