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Ford’s New Driverless Test Car Highlights Rate Of Technological Advancements

Technology is so fast paced now today that things can be put into prototypes in only months. The auto industry is one place that this is the most drastic. There are lots of new things coming in the auto industry. Ford debuted the second incarnation of its self-driving test mule Wednesday ahead of its first public appearances at the Consumer Electronics Show and North American International Auto Show in January. The new development vehicle utilizes the same autonomous vehicle platform as before, but has more processing power and electrical controls that are almost considered production-ready. Read More Here

Takata expected to plead guilty, pay $1B

When something that is there to protect your life malfunctions, there can be any causes for concern. This isn’t the first time Takata has produced faulty airbags, but hopefully the last. Troubled air bag maker Takata is reportedly set to reach a criminal settlement with U.S. prosecutors that will require payment of some $1 billion in fines, restitution and victim compensation, as well as a guilty plea on wire-fraud charges, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Read More Here

Coming Off Record Year, Tesla Faces These 5 Major Questions In 2017

Tesla is a highly regarded company, but how will it handle challenges in 2017? They have more than one thing working in their favor, they have almost as many “hindrances”. During the last year, Tesla continued to branch out into the energy industry with the introduction of its solar glass and merger with SolarCity. But 2016 was a significant year in the history of Musk’s EV company for other reasons such as the debut of the Model 3. It also was the year of Tesla’s first profitable quarter. Read More Here

The coolest concept cars from CES

With the rise in self-driving technology, the latest automobiles are grabbing more attention at The Consumer Electronics Show. Take a look at the latest trends and technologies for 2017 from the auto industry. Many of the world’s biggest auto makers have become a major part of this highly-publicized conference – which serves as a glimpse into the future of technology -- by dominating much of the North Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center, as well as surrounding facilities. And it doesn’t seem to matter this Sin City event falls on the heels of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Read More Here

Chrysler Reveals Autonomous Electric Concept Ahead Of Debut At CES 2017

Advancements in the auto industry are continually coming out. Chrysler unveiled its new concept for a model called “Portal”. It’s defiantly worth checking out. Chrysler on Tuesday revealed its new Portal concept ahead of its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas. The Portal is an electric vehicle with an estimated 250 miles of range and Level 3 autonomous driving capability that Chrysler said was “created by millennials for millennials.” Read More Here

What to Consider Before Becoming a Winter Traveler

If you full-heartedly detest snowy, stormy, subzero winters then you've probably considered becoming a snowbird. Traveling south every winter to states like Florida, Arizona, Texas and California can help you escape the grueling cold temperatures of winter months. The best part is that you'll still be able to see your friends and family where you currently live as soon as the happy summer weather returns in the north. There are, however, many things you'll need to know before making the lifestyle change. Being a snowbird might seem fun, but it isn't for everyone. Some people would rather tolerate cold winters because they prefer a stationary lifestyle where they don't have to bother with moving arrangements every year. What Kind of People Become Snowbirds? Obviously people become snowbirds because they prefer nicer weather, but migrating to chase better weather every year isn't something everyone can do. Most people can't take time off work [...]

6 Tips for Moving out of State: Staying Sane and Saving Money

Moving out of state can be very exciting! You might be looking forward to your new life where you're going. Maybe you landed your dream job, or perhaps your new place will suit your tastes better. You might be moving to be closer to family and friends, or perhaps you've given in to wanderlust and you want to experience living in as many places as possible. Unfortunately moving can also very stressful, especially when a checklist of administration tasks you'll need to do once you arrive at your new home, like getting a new driver's license and registering your car in your new state. 4. Scour for Money Saving Options Explore money saving options wherever you can. You might be able to get free boxes, for instance. Or perhaps you could buy used boxes and packaging paper on Craigslist. If you have friends and family where you're going, maybe you can [...]

Car Shipping done right!

Suncoast Auto Transport takes all the hassle out of shipping your vehicle. Door to door service means that your vehicle will be picked up and delivered to the addresses provided. Your vehicle remains on the same carrier throughout the entire transit, eliminating the need to load and unload your vehicle multiple times.

Myths about Car Shipping and Auto Transport

Many people think that they can save time and money by working directly with an auto transport carrier rather than dealing with an auto transport broker. It can be quite a struggle to find a carrier that will be traveling on your exact route—more so, to find more than one in order to compare quotes. It is also common to end up paying more when the carrier has to set up times with you, handle all the paper work, and possibly work things out with the people where the car is going. Finding a reputable auto transport broker means working with someone who will not only help you to find the best deal, but who will also handle all the details for you to ensure the car shipping process go smoothly.

10 Step Car Shipping Checklist to Prepare You and Your Car for Shipping

Are you getting ready for a move? Are you a snowbird? Or, are you relocating a family member to a new location? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might want to consider shipping your car for either, need or ease. If you’re planning to ship your car, we are happy to offer you this list of 10 steps to help you in your car shipping process. If you follow these 10 simple steps you will find your car shipping process to be a stress free experience!