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Winter weather is notoriously bad for car sales; short days, bad road and visibility conditions, and the salt and slush-stained cars you see driving around the city don’t exactly make people eager to test drive a brand new model. Just about every retail sector takes a hit after the holidays as credit card bills and cold weather encourage people to go into hibernation mode, but auto sales are hit particularly hard. There are also some pragmatic reasons for the winter slow season, too, as anyone who’s invested in winter tires isn’t likely to want to trade-in until the snow stops…

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  Do you own an RV? If so, you’re undoubtedly one who loves to hit the open roads for vacations and more. That said doing so safely should always be your top priority. Even when you are doing everything within your power to be safe on the roads, keep in mind that you are sharing the highways and local roads with some who don’t take safety as seriously. So, having a little technology, some commonsense, and even a bit of luck along for the ride certainly helps. With that in mind, are you ready to back up your driving safety…

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There are so many fantastic holiday destinations in Australia that it can be difficult for holidaymakers to decide where to go. That’s why, in many cases, people decide to try and visit as many destinations as possible. However, if people only have a week or two to explore such a vast country, they might be limited in terms of how much time they can spend in each place. For this reason, people often choose to take advantage of car rental in order to make the most of each destination. However, as useful as mini-van hire can be for getting around…

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Has the time come where you are prepared to purchase a new or used car or truck? If that is the case, you want to do a fair amount of research beforehand, giving you the best chance to pick something that meets your needs on several fronts. For example, money oftentimes will be the deciding factor in which vehicle you end up going with. If money is tight, you will typically scale back on the amenities that the car or truck you want to purchase has to offer. The key is always making sure that you do not cut back…

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Uh Oh! The unspeakable happened and you’ve got in a fender-bender? Don’t fear! Follow our tips on things to know after a car accident to make sure you are doing the right things, even when you may be panicked. Make Sure Everyone is Safe Be sure you start looking for insurance information or calling your spouse, make sure everyone is ok. This means you too! Ensure your are not bleeding and everything feels right, remember the adrenaline of an accident can sometimes mask your pain. Next, check the condition of everyone else involved in the accident. Remember you aren’t their…

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For the countless individuals bracing for their first time out on America’s roadways, nerves are all but to be expected. That said there are a number of ways you can prepare yourself to become a sound driver when you first get behind the wheel. From proper driver training to doing your own homework about the rules of the roadway, there is much to learn. Keep in mind, however, that such learning is a necessity, especially with all the potential dangers being on roads can bring. So, how will you handle your first adventures behind the wheel? Don’t Steer Clear of…

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Your vehicle turns out to be one of the biggest investments in your life, so why wouldn’t you want to take care of it? As it turns out, there are millions of drivers nationwide who can be found driving cars and trucks that look like they could fall apart if one breathes on them the wrong way. So the question begs, why would someone let their vehicle get to the point where it is in such bad shape? If you’re a car or truck owner looking for options to preserve the life of your vehicle, have you thought about vehicle…

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Does the idea of negotiating over a new vehicle keep you up some nights? If the answer to that question is yes, you do not have to have all those sleepless evenings. As it stands, having done some research before you go to your first dealership to look around and discuss the matter is your best bet. Remember, car salespeople want to move as many vehicles as possible, so you have opportunities to land a good deal if you do your homework ahead of time, along with keeping a positive and cooperative attitude. So, will you avoid fretting the art…

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There are certain signs that something has gone seriously awry with your automobile—and one of the most certain of all is the presence of a leak. An oil leak can be especially vexing; what it tells you is that you’ve neglected routine maintenance, and done significant damage to the vehicle. It’s possible to address the problem, of course, but much preferable to avoid it in the first place. Recognizing the Problem Is your car leaking oil? You need to tackle the problem head-on rather than pretending it doesn’t exist. You can spot a leak simply by taking a glance under…

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Photo by CC user Jon Sullivan on http://www.public-domain-image.com If you are looking to purchase a new car soon, but are looking to save money in the process, you might be tempted to buy one through a direct owner rather than through a dealership. While the prices you see in trading magazines might have you drooling at the prospect of saving a few bucks, it is a better idea to use an authorised car dealer instead. In the paragraphs that follow, we will share several reasons why we believe this is the best option for you… 1) You have access to financing programs…