Beepi review: Buy and sell used cars online

BraunS/Getty Images Buying or selling a used car can sometimes be a long and difficult process. Beepi aims to make it easier. But before you use this service, it’s important to know the advantages and disadvantages. Check out this Beepi review to see if this service is right for you. Buying a car with Beepi Finding a…

Nissan goes rogue with ‘Star Wars’ promo

Photo courtesy of Nissan Nissan has launched a “Star Wars”-themed promotional campaign for its new 2017 Nissan Rogue, which includes a chance to attend the opening night of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” in Hollywood, California, and receive a replica Death Trooper helmet with the purchase of a new car. “Nissan’s new custom-designed campaign…

Automaker touts benefits of manufacturer parts

The auto industry continues to argue for using original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts for collision repairs, warning that non-OEM parts aren’t as high quality or as safe, and don’t fit as well. RATE SEARCH: Find the best rates on auto loans at Bankrate.com. Mopar, the service and parts arm of Fiat Chrysler, is the latest…

Beware of car thieves in costume on Halloween

While you certainly need to watch out for little ghouls and goblins who aren’t wearing reflective clothing and are darting across the roads on Halloween, you also need to be wary of adult tricksters who are looking to steal your car. Courtesy: National Insurance Car Bureau. The NICB analyzed data from the National Crime Information…

Nissan offers discounts to Hurricane Matthew victims

Courtesy of Nissan Nissan North America is offering discounts to people whose cars were damaged by Hurricane Matthew. Those affected by the storm in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia qualify for Nissan’s employee pricing. To qualify for the discount, shoppers must visit a local Nissan dealership and show auto insurance documentation from an…

Motorcycle eliminates need for protective gear

Credit: BMW. The car company has released a futuristic motorcycle that they say won’t tip over. BMW has unveiled a smart motorcycle designed not to tip over, thus eliminating, they claim, the need for a helmet or other protective riding gear. The BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 was one of many concept vehicles the auto manufacturer unveiled…

Hyundai safety campaign: Be wary of counterfeit parts!

Photo courtesy: Hyundai. Hyundai campaigns to raise consumer awareness about the dangers of using non-OEM car parts. Hyundai has expanded its campaign to raise consumer awareness about the dangers of replacing car parts with ones that are not original equipment manufacturer, or OEM. [embedded content] The automaker recently added a new video titled “Good to Know — Counterfeit Parts,” to its…

Feds go after deceptive car-title lenders

©Nejron Photo/Shutterstock.com Taking out a loan by putting your car up for collateral is risky business. But consumers who have done business with certain companies are finding out that they were being deceived. Auto title-loan companies provide loans to car owners who offer the title to the vehicle as collateral. The loans typically are for…

Auto loan rates for Friday, October 7

Auto loan rates remained unchanged today. The average rate on 60-month new car loans remained unchanged, as did the average rate on 60-month used car loans the average rate on 48-month used car loans. While rates on auto loans change daily, overall, they are near record lows. Anyone in the market to finance a new…

Braking news: Not all auto-stop systems are alike

©R3BV/Shutterstock.com Systems that automatically apply car brakes in emergency situations can vary widely in the way they operate, according to new tests by AAA. The technology, which will be standard equipment on almost all new cars by 2022, is designed to apply the brakes when a driver fails to do so and a crash is…

GM aims for 100% renewable energy by 2050

Because GM requires massive amounts of power, they plan to make 100% of its operations a renewable source within 35 years. © General Motors By 2050, General Motors plans to generate all of their electrical power with 100% renewable energy. In other words, GM will generate or source all electrical power for its 350 operations in 59 countries using…

The 11 greatest Ferraris of all time

Benjamin Zhang Oct 2nd 2016 2:12PM With the one year anniversary of Ferrari’s IPO in October, fans of the prancing horse can now own a piece of the automaker for about $50 a share instead of forking over hundreds of thousands of dollars for a piece of shiny Italian metal. But for many, there’s no…