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It’s absolutely mind-boggling how many people abuse the cars they spent so much time researching and so much hard-earned money acquiring.

 

There are driving habits that can damage your car; causing it to consume too much fuel, accelerating its need for maintenance, and in some cases even resulting in flat out failures.

 

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Whether gas prices are up or down, squeezing the best mileage possible from a tank of gas seems like a good idea.

 

Saving money to fuel dreams rather than cars; Why not???  

 

Some of the ways to get the most out of that tank of gas include driving efficiently, consistent car maintenance practices, and planning trips efficiently.

 

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It’s the middle of summer and things can get pretty hot here - no small exaggeration! What better way to escape than going on a road trip?

 

However, nothing can bring your great summer escapade to a screeching halt more quickly than car trouble!  

 

Winter can be tough on your car but summer can be just as rough.

 

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We’ve heard this often enough -- accidents DO happen, even to the most careful of drivers.

 

In the US, over six million vehicular accidents occur annually. Two out of every ten accidents, unfortunately, lead to fatalities.

 

One in three accidents result in injury to the driver or passenger.

 

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We have previously featured articles on driverless cars, 3D Printer cars, and even the Hyperloop.  

 

You might think we are obsessed with future technology… and you might be kind of right.

 

It is pretty fascinating.

 

There is a wry Danish proverb that goes “It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.” 

 

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The general idea of a statewide mass transit system is a good one.

 

It would be great to have an alternative to flying or driving, but obviously only if it is actually better than flying or driving.  

One would think that ideas for efficient and cost-effective statewide mass transit and the resulting benefits would have already brought about a new age of utopian technology.

 

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In keeping up with today’s fast paced lifestyle, people are increasingly trying to fit more and more activities into their day.

 

Multitasking is the name of the game. 

 

So we find people with their hands full, doing too many things at the same time - eating while working on a report, sending emails while attending a meeting or talking on the phone while preparing dinner (and plotting world domination!). 

 

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Want to hear a confession?

 

I often overlook checking the tire pressure.

 

And I’m not alone. 

 

People do not regularly check tire inflation, at least not as often as recommended.

 

Newer cars, those bought new in the last 6 years, have a gauge that lights up on your dash if your tire pressure is low. 

 

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Electric cars have undergone a surge in popularity in recent years, but electric vehicles were already being made in the late 19th Century.

 

Interest in electric vehicles returned during the oil energy crisis of the 1970s and 1980s, but the cars never achieved mass production.

 

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Looking to buy a new car?

 

These days, carmakers have made it ever more interesting by having a wealth of options that could take your car from stock model blah to top of the line wow.

 

If you have the budget, by all means go for the bells and whistles.

 

But be warned, things really add up and you could end up paying almost double the cost of that base model.

 

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