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Please increase my life..listen to you car

Service to your car is really very important and thus that makes it more robust to any damage,With my personal experince I can tell you 

failing to take care of your vehicle  can have negative effects on it

1).If you keep on delaying automatically high expenses will come in – A reason many people use for not keeping their car maintained is cost but regular maintenance can…

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Added by Nancy Long on July 30, 2015 at 5:13am — No Comments

The tyres keep you running...know the actual importance.

One should not underestimate the importance of good tyres.The main functions of tyres are namely,

supporting:-

the four tyres and the air inside them support the weight of your car.

absorbers:-

the air or nitrogen in the tyres act as a spring and this dramatically increases your comfort.

braking force deliverance:-

they help in correctly transmitting breaking force across the drive.

steering:-

they help in proper steering of your car.

Good tyres…

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Added by Nancy Long on July 29, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments

CAR LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS RISE 3.5% ENTERING JULY

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports lease credit approvals entering July saw a healthy rebound from June levels, jumping 3.5% to an overall approvals rate of 72.0%, compared with just 69.6% in the previous month.



The year-to-date approvals rate improved to 68.0%, hovering closely to the “healthy” average of 70% that Swapalease.com has historically benchmarked. Swapalease.com executives feel the July numbers reflect the continued summer strength in…

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Added by John Sternal on July 28, 2015 at 10:08am — No Comments

Car Values Depreciate at Twice the Rate of Truck Values

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

While most car segments continue to face generally higher depreciation compared with trucks, the Black Book editors noticed this past week that it’s not just smaller cars feeling heavier depreciation right now. As an…

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Added by Black Book on July 28, 2015 at 8:03am — No Comments

Safety Tips While Traveling with Pets

Are you planning to take your beloved pets on a ‪‎Long Drive‬ this summer? follow these simple guidelines to keep them safe and enjoy your ride with your pets. follow these simple guidelines to keep them safe.

1. Well Ventilated Areas

2. Breaking…

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Added by Nancy Long on July 24, 2015 at 8:01am — No Comments

All Car Segments Declined While Pickup Trucks Held Values

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

Given the time of year, Black Book editors are beginning to notice a healthy amount of 2015 model-year vehicles entering the auction lanes. This is in line with typical seasonal patterns, especially as dealers begin to…

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Added by Black Book on July 21, 2015 at 9:24am — No Comments

What Not to Do When Going for Your Solo Motorcycle Trip in India

Traveling solo is a feat everyone with an adventurous bone in their body should attempt at least once in their lifetime. But is going alone as romantic as it sounds? Well, that’s what this article discusses – how to avoid risking your safety while enjoying your lone journey.

There are fewer pleasures in life than going on a solo motorcycle trip in a country where language, culture – and often landscape – change every 100 miles. The cult of motorcycle…

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Added by Rajat Tyagi on July 15, 2015 at 10:58pm — No Comments

BLACK BOOK’S RICKY BEGGS INDUCTED INTO PRESTIGIOUS NIADA RING OF HONOR

Black Book is proud to announce that Ricky Beggs, previously Senior Vice President, was honored as the newest member of the prestigious Ring of Honor for the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA). The award is presented annually to an executive who has exemplified outstanding performance, leadership and has added to the growth of the automotive industry.



Beggs served Black Book for 34 years before retiring in April earlier this year. During his time with the…

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Added by Black Book on July 15, 2015 at 10:18am — No Comments

Trucks Remain Ahead While Most Car Values Declined

   

 

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

In this week’s report, the Black Book editors saw data that showed a brief change in car retention in early July before car patterns quickly returned to a more “summer normal” rate of…

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Added by Black Book on July 14, 2015 at 10:37am — No Comments

WOMEN AND MEN ARE MOSTLY IN FAVOR OF THE TESLA MANUFACTURER-DIRECT CAR SHOPPING MODEL

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, released results of its latest survey asking how interested consumers are to Tesla’s manufacturer-direct model when car shopping. According to the survey results, 67.4% of women and 75.0% of men are “all in favor of it”.



The online survey was presented to more than 2,500 consumers across the U.S. from May 10 – May 30, and the purpose was the find out if car shoppers are interested in buying or leasing a car directly from…

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Added by John Sternal on July 13, 2015 at 10:35am — No Comments

CUVs Decline more than Cars

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. This edition also includes the monthly Specialty Markets report. Click here to download the full report.

 

The Black Book editors saw a few interesting changes during the July 4th holiday week, especially with large declines in the Crossover segments as…

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Added by Black Book on July 7, 2015 at 2:01pm — No Comments

SMALLER CARS AND DOMESTICS FEEL THE LARGEST DEPRECIATION DURING JUNE ACCORDING TO BLACK BOOK

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2009-2013 declined -1.6% in June, compared with -1.2% in May. Domestic cars changed -2.8%; import cars changed -2.4%; domestic trucks changed -0.8%; and import trucks changed -1.0%. Average pre-recession annual depreciation was continually recorded between -15% and -18%, and Black Book expects 2015 depreciation near -14.5%.

Entry-Level Cars felt the strong post-tax season slump, falling -4.7% in value…

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Added by Black Book on July 7, 2015 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Smart Ways to Keep Your Car Running Forever

Proper maintenance of your car is necessary to keep it running smoothly.This would also save money on your repair bills. Knowledge about the car and its routine maintenance will keep your car on the road without constantly visiting the Car repair shop. You can become a proud member of a good looking, long lasting and reliable car by paying attention to its maintenance schedule and engine; checking oil and fluids…

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Added by Nancy Long on July 7, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

All Car Segments Decline and Pickups Defy Normality

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

As summer picks up steam, so does the depreciation of just about every car segment with the exception of Premium Sporty Cars, which has outperformed the average car for eight straight weeks. Click through to see how cars…

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Added by Black Book on June 30, 2015 at 9:32am — No Comments

Why You've Got to Have Biking Gloves on Your Next Road Trip

For any bike rider, bike gloves are an important accessory that are a must have on any road trip for various…

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Added by Daina Martin on June 29, 2015 at 12:53am — No Comments

Mobility scooters for the needy!!!

In the past there were people who never entertained disabled people into their lives as they think its sin. But now the generation has changed the mindset .People   now consider it as a curse and the disabled one are provided with lot of help from the society. Disables ones demand care and understanding which not only helps them heal but also to get confident. They want to enjoy all the works individually like the common man…y not? It’s their right to be independent from the daily shopping…

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Added by Sunnie Bell on June 27, 2015 at 4:38am — No Comments

5 Quiet and Dangerous Driving Distractions

The world is witnessing a surge in the number of cars. With distances to work being on the rise, there is no wonder that driving to your office or dropping your kids to school, cars are needed for everything. However, gone are the days when you can drive comfortably listening to radio or just deal with the problem of traffic. With more and more…

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Added by Daina Martin on June 26, 2015 at 12:48am — 1 Comment

DIVERSE GROUP OF VEHICLES SEEING MONTHLY LEASE OFFERS OF LESS THAN $200

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports sixteen lease deals on popular cars and trucks in its Wantalease.com new lease marketplace with monthly offers of $200 or less in June, with six under $160 per month.

 

 

Headlining the lowest monthly offer, the Volkswagen Jetta S is listed at $139.00 per month followed by the Chevrolet Cruze LT at $147.00 and the Chrysler 200 Limited at $149.00. Lease deals are offered at 24-, 36-, or…

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Added by John Sternal on June 25, 2015 at 11:08am — No Comments

Do's and Don'ts While Washing Your Car

Everybody want to proud on own car and its feature, but sometime we spoil it feature because of improper washing and use incorrect soap which are damage the paint of car. If you have car and you want to keep it clean and shiny, but don’t know how to do this properly. We have some tips that tells you about the do’s and don’ts while Car Washing.…

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Added by Nancy Long on June 25, 2015 at 7:36am — No Comments

Save Yourself From a Bad Rep

What You Must Know About Managing Your Reputation

A lot of businesses have learned from experience the importance of a strong reputation. Poor treatment of customers will only hurt your reputation. Keeping that in mind, here are some suggestions about how to do things the right way to gain…

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Added by Jon Floyd on June 24, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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