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We take a look into our crystal ball and predict what 2016 has in store for the auto industry.
The belief is that autonomous vehicles are safer than traditional, human-controlled cars and will help reduce the amount of accidents on US roadways. Two researchers from the University of Michigan however are not so quick to agree. Their research shows self-driving cars are actually more accident prone.
Consumer Reports polled 740,000 vehicle owners in their Auto Reliability Survey to find out exactly which 2015 vehicles should not be trusted.
To have the safest driving experience this winter, it’s best to plan ahead. Taking steps now will help diminish the chance of an accident or being stranded on the side of the road.
As fully autonomous vehicles become closer to reality, maybe the real challenge isn’t getting this technology on the road but having the public trust in its abilities.
Ten major auto manufacturers who make up over half of the new cars sold in the United States have come together and pledged to make automatic braking technology standard on all of their vehicles.
The best wash is a hand wash. It may come as a surprise to some but experts believe that even with all the calibrated machinery and technology of a state of the art car wash, it still can’t beat a good ol’ fashioned hand wash if done right. The problem is, most people aren’t hand washing their car properly.
Two senators are proposing new legislation that would address the growing threat of cyber-attacks on vehicles. This comes on the heels of a documented real-world cyber-attack that transpired within the past week.
A company based out of Rotterdam is developing a new kind of road, one made entirely from recycled plastics. The idea is to recycle plastic into a tough aggregate that could be poured and molded into pre-fabricated “bricks” and installed on site quickly.
Two studies done in 2015 reveal AM/FM radio is still quite popular among motorists.
AAA conducted a study and found that actual gas mileage varies significantly from the estimates certified by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Summer can be particularly brutal on vehicles. The hot temperatures can wreak havoc on all different parts of your vehicle. Help keep your car running all summer long with these simple, easy and fast car care tips.
It’s long been known that pollutants are dangerous to the human body, specifically harmful to the lungs, but new research by a group of German and Swiss researchers shows that these toxins can injure brain function independently of the lungs.
“… buyers with a trade-in pay an average of $990 more than those who do not trade in their used cars."
Researchers in California for the Journal of Industrial Economics have proven that not only are customers getting a lower price for trade-ins but the dealership is recouping even more money by charging more for the new vehicle.
Before we start picturing some sci-fi flick with robot butlers and flying cars, we have to step back and realize there are many hurdles to overcome before we can take a nap while traveling down the highway.
Wardsauto.com has compiled a list of the top 10 best vehicle interiors for 2015 models. If you are in the market for a new car, make sure your next investment is more than just eye candy to those on the street.
When planning a vacation, road trip or even just a drive to the beach this summer, US drivers are going to have a big smile on their face and extra money in their pockets.
The federal government announced that last year in 2014 US drivers traveled 3.02 trillion miles.
Philadelphia-based car buyer, webuyanycar.com, serving millions of people with branches in 6 states across the east coast has been honored with the High Flyers award for excellence in customer service from Trustpilot.com. webuyanycar.com currently holds a 5-star customer review grade with a 9.1 out of an available 10 from 975 verified customer reviews.
The amount it costs to insure your vehicle not only depends on the company and coverage you chose but also what type of car you drive as well. Check out this list of the least expensive cars to insure.
After your vehicle has worked extra hard to get you from point A to point B all throughout the winter months, it’s time to reward it with some regular maintenance. Here are some tips to help make sure your vehicle is not only appreciated but keeps running long into the future.
Auto lenders are now pushing 7-year loans and in some rare cases even going as far as to finance terms up to 90 months!
Savvy consumers are skeptical gas prices will remain low long term. What does this mean for Trucks and SUVs?
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released it's Greenest and Meanest Cars for 2015. Find out which cars are and aren't eco-friendly.
A new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that improved vehicle designs have brought down vehicle death rates. Still the chances of getting killed in a car accident vary dramatically depending on the car you drive.
The NHTSA has added two new features to their recommended safety list.
Saving money at the pump each week really adds up, so here are some tips to help improve your fuel efficiency.
An article predicting what 2015 holds for the auto industry
Have we had it wrong all along? Are millennials driving just as much or more than their counterparts were back in the 80’s? The United States Census believes so and has the numbers to back it up.
Home mechanics and car hobbyists may soon have to consult a copyright lawyer before tinkering with their cars.
In a dramatic 44-cent shift from previous forecasts the energy department stated that the average price for gasoline in the U.S. will be just $2.94 per gallon in 2015.
As baby boomers continue to grow older the amount of auto accidents caused by heart attacks will rise as this generation ages. While auto makers are focusing on increased safety in the event of a crash, Ford is actually taking it one step further by implementing technology that will trigger a safe emergency stop when a driver starts to have a heart attack.
A new study shows three-quarters of motorists are aware texting and driving is dangerous but they still do it anyway.
According to records kept by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety red-light cameras are declining while speed cameras continue to prosper. The reasons behind the divergent paths are unclear.
One of the main draws a dealership can make is an offer on special financing at a lower rate. It’s a system that’s been in place for years but now the Feds are stepping in and challenging these rules and lobbying for tighter lending practices and extended federal oversight.
Tesla Motors is setting a precedent in state government that could see them cut out independent auto dealers and sell direct to consumers, something that is ruffling more than a few feathers.
As technology continues to grow in automobiles, a new study shows that vehicles could be susceptible to cyber attacks unless the proper safety precautions are taken.
While there are numerous steps one can take as a precaution we have highlighted five of the easiest and most crucial which should help you skate through the winter months without any major car issues.
Generation Y has started to purchase more vehicles than Generation X, making young adults the taste-makers for the auto industry. How will their demands and lifestyle choices effect the cars of the future?
webuyanycar.com did the heavy lifting and put together five towns with great activities and attractions for you and your family to visit this Labor Day weekend.
New smartphone apps are taking advantage of a gray area. People can now make money off of public property by selling their public parking spot before pulling away.
A study by folks at the University of Utah suggests that voice-controlled technology in the car might be less safe than originally thought. In fact, it may be even more dangerous than using a hand-held device!
Keeping a clean garage can be difficult. This additional room of your house just seems to attract dirt and grime. Using these 5 tips, any homeowner can not only have a clean garage but make it easier to maintain in the future.
New research shows that young people are driving less and placing a reduced amount of emphasis on car ownership, a trend they are likely to pass down to their eventual children. Could this be the beginning of a slow death for the automobile industry?
Seeing our younger family members go through driver training programs got us wondering, just how does the United States’ training program compare to the rest of the world? Is it much easier or much harder for the rest of the world to obtain a driver’s license? The answers may surprise you.
Drowsy driving can be just as serious as drunk driving and the impairment is similar. A tired driver has impaired vision, motor skills and weakened cognitive ability. There is, however, one proven method for combating driver fatigue when drowsiness sets in.
When making a big purchase like buying a house or a car, there is always unexpected fees that come up during the transaction. What’s interesting is how these fees can vary from state to state. Some states charge only a couple hundred while others charge a couple thousand! Did you ever wonder how your state compares?
There are literally records for everything so we got to thinking, what are the five strangest records that involve vehicles?
Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation on Sunday that bans Illinois police departments from assigning ticket quotas and evaluating officers based on how many tickets they issue.
A small startup is trying to raise funds to have our roads changed so they are covered in textured glass embedded with solar cells
As automobiles become more technologically advanced, the next logical step is for the car to know all about the driver. Observing and diffusing dangerous situations such as road rage and drowsiness is the next generation for automobiles and the corporate battle to deliver the best technology is heating up.
If you are thinking of taking a Memorial Day weekend trip this article highlights destinations that are easily accessible by car. Consider this your travel agent to the exciting Memorial Day festivities across our area of the United States.
Imagine the scenario where a crash is unavoidable. The driverless car has two options, hit a SUV or hit a Smart car. Programmers of these decision-making algorithms would basically be determining who gets to live and who gets to die, which takes the car industry down a morally dangerous path.
As part of the latest transportation funding bill, the Obama administration is attempting to ease restrictions on new tolls. More tolls would generate more revenue and a nicer driving experience but at the expense of the traveler.
Unless you’re a car enthusiast, washing your car and keeping it looking nice is a real chore. For those who hate chores, Nissan may have the answer. Nissan is testing a car coating called nano paint that would make the car wash almost obsolete.
A Florida man, passionate about highway safety took the law into his own hands. His vigilante tactics, while motivated by good intentions, overstepped his jurisdiction and he is now facing a hefty fine by the FCC.
To help decrease the amount of distracted driving on the roads, Apple is looking to cut offenders off at the source.
Common sense says that a new car loses its value as soon as it drives off the lot so those buying used vehicles will be trying to be on the right side of the depreciation curve. This article goes through the best used cars to purchase based on owner satisfaction, true cost-of-ownership and resale value.
During the wash process gallons of water and tough abrasive chemicals are being used. A new trend that has recently started to become prevalent is waterless car washes. Some folks may seem skeptical of the idea but a closer look at the facts shows the benefits to using waterless car washes.
The latest gadget to explode in popularity will soon become mandatory. The back-up camera was ruled by the NHTSA as mandatory for all new cars starting May 2018.
As soon as you leave the dealer’s lot your car starts to depreciate in value but with proper care, you can make sure it fetches as much money as possible when it comes time to sell your vehicle.
There doesn't seem to be one clear-cut answer in sight but it is certain that no matter which road is chosen, the potholes are going to need repair.
a list of the top 10 cities with the best commutes based on public transportation, carpooling efficiency, delays as the result of bottle-necking, insufficient capacity and the amount of time it takes people to get to work.
According to data released by the American Public Transportation Association, more Americans are boarding buses, trains and subways than any time since the suburbs began booming.
Automotive supply giant, Continental, have announced they plan to have full autonomous vehicles on the road by 2025.
Next time you are sitting in traffic about to boil over in anger, take a deep breath and realize others probably have it worse than you. Thanks to a study by Inrix Traffic Scorecard we have the 10 U.S. cities with the worst gridlock.
Today there are a lot of different trucks to choose from, ranging in style, performance and price. How do you chose which truck is right for you? It starts by analyzing wants and needs.
Attitude Autos in Oxfordshire, England have created a street-worthy Cozy Coupe!
A recent poll shows that millennials are least likely to partake in routine care of their auto. In contrast, baby boomers are the most car-care conscious.
TransUnion has stated that financing trends for automobiles are to remain positive in 2014. The credit bureau says this year will feature more leasing, easier access to credit and bigger loans.
People tend to think it’s what you do say that can make or break a deal but often times it’s what you don’t convey that will land you the best price possible. Here are five things you should not say when buying a car.
Winter weather conditions can take a toll on your fuel economy. With fuel prices hovering just below record levels, now is a good time to review the best ways to improve your gas mileage. Here are some tips to help improve your fuel efficiency.
During inclement weather the number of accidents rise. it’s important that each automobile owner takes the initiative to make sure their car gets repaired correctly. Here we list four tips you should know to ensure your car is properly fixed.
Driverless cars are no longer a stretch of the imagination thanks to the University of Michigan. With help from a law passed in the last days of 2013, the University is looking to open up a driverless car test site by September of this year.
Cold weather can freeze fuel lines, drain batteries and even crack engine blocks. Here are some cold weather tips to help keep cars running.
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children, (LATCH) is a system designed to give clear instructions to parents on how to correctly secure their child’s car seat. LATCH will be making changes to their guidelines in February 2014.
For many people, selling your car is a stressful situation. It doesn't have to be. When selling your car for a new vehicle there are four steps to consider.
Are you in the market for a new car? Maybe you've seen a bunch of advertisements promoting end of summer sales at your local dealerships. If you're ready to sell your car and get behind the wheel of something newer, we suggest the best time to do so is now! Find out some insider information in this week's blog!
Combined, the UK and US branches have surpassed the 500,000 purchase mark! As we continue to make our way to our goal of 1,000,000 purchases, we would like to thank our customers for their continued support!
As a new school year approaches, we advise drivers to take a refresher course on proper driving rules in a school zone. Check out some helpful tips on how to navigate these school zones to keep everyone safe!
If you're looking to pack up the car and take a road trip, check out these 6 destinations we picked that would make us leave our desks and jump into a car right now!
Being distracted while driving happens sometimes without us even knowing. But being aware of today's distracted driving statistics can help prevent accidents harming yourself and others.
With Father's Day around the corner, we took this season's most desirable cars and put dad behind the driver's seat. Whether he loves sports cars or he's a handy man, one of these three rides would be sure to please any dad!
Generally people associate poor driving scenarios with winter months, driving in the summer can be just as dangerous. Being aware of the local surroundings and seasonal changes will make you a better driver. So what should you look out for? We put together a list of five important changes you'll see when driving this summer.
Do you want to be behind the wheel of a convertible this summer? Get rid of your outdated car and into an updated model? As summer approaches so do the expected auto trends of the season. Knowing some of these trends can help you prepare when you sell you car as well as help you land a great deal when purchasing a new car.
A shortage in used cars is continuing to increase the demand as well as the values! Consumers looking to purchase a used car may have a change in plans. Find out why the increased demand and value of used cars making a new car deal better. Selling your car during this demand with webuyanycar.com is a fast, safe, and easy way to take advantage of the used car demand and walk away with a check in your hand in around 30 minutes!
With Mother's Day approaching, we matched up 3 different types of "Moms" and paired them up with a car we think not only would fit their style of parenting, but also their personal style.
All cars have significant milestones when it comes to the normal wear and tear. Knowing when these milestones are can be important factors in determining how much to expect when selling your used vehicle.
With Earth Day this month, getting behind the wheel of an electric car may be a financially smart and eco-friendly ride, however are they right for you and your family? Before investing there are a few key pros & cons to consider.
As spring is approaching, the unavoidable mention of Spring Cleaning has come into play. But Spring Cleaning doesn’t just mean cleaning out your house! In fact, cleaning your car before the warm, summer months can help you raise the value of your car before you sell it.
Saving money on how much gas you're using on a daily basis may seem like a hard task, but following these 4 simple tips can help you save big long term!
Winter will soon be in the rearview mirror and spring will quickly be approaching! You'll want to make sure your car is in top shape to ensure getting the best value for your car when the time comes to sell! Here are 3 areas to be sure to check before the warm weather arrives!
The demand for used cars is higher than ever as the Wall Street Journal reported this week. Many people are seeing an increased value for their three-year-old models and can essentially pay the same monthly payments on their car for a newer model. Selling your car right now will get you the best value for your used car!
Warm up to these springtime cars sure to excite you for the warmer months ahead! We suggest enjoying your extended drives on your favorite windy roads in these vehicles!
With spring approaching many car dealerships are getting new models in and looking to have you drive off the lot in a new car. But many consumers do not do their research prior to venturing onto a lot and risk the chance of getting slighted on a deal. We’ve got three tips to keep in mind that will be helpful on your next purchase!
Before you sell your car or SUV, check to see if yours made our list of cars to take on your next trip to the mountains!
With President’s Day on the horizon, car dealerships across the US are expected to provide a large number of sales for those on the hunt for a new car.
Sometimes unexpected bumps in the road come up when traveling with your significant other! Here are four tips to keep in mind while you're on the road with your sweetheart for Valentine's Day weekend.
It’s cold outside and the constant threat of snow and ice (or the dreaded wintry mix) causes you to prepare your used vehicle for winter. Even if you already own a Sport Utility Vehicle complete with All-Wheel Drive and equipped to handle the dangerous driving conditions that winter brings, what vehicle would you rather be driving?
When you sell your car, it is important to think about the resale value of a vehicle. Many factors can affect resale value and if you stay informed, you will be able to achieve the maximum dollar amount for your car before buying a new car or selling a used car.
Analysts estimate that automotive sales will total at least 15 million in 2013 and predict a return, albeit slow, to pre-recesssion levels in a few years. Consumers who postponed buying a new vehicle due to fiscal concerns at home will be more inclined to purchase a new vehicle this year.
No matter what new make or model is on your list this year, a wider range of winter weather must-have features are more affordable and accessible than ever before. Besides giving yourself a little extra cash to spend on gifts, why not sell your car and upgrade to a vehicle that comes equipped with some winter friendly features? You can check out these features, designed to keep you safe and comfortable when the weather outside is frightful.
Thanksgiving is one of the heaviest travel times of the year and an estimated 42.5 million Americans will be traveling during the holiday. 39.1 million of those people, or 91%, will be traveling by car. We here at webuyanycar.com want to help get you and your car safely through the journey.
The storm that ravaged the East Coast might be over, but Sandy's path of destruction is not. What do you do if your vehicle was damaged by flooding? Or if you’re thinking about buying a used car, how can you tell if the used car you want to buy has experienced flood damage? With these tips, you will know the steps you should take if your vehicle was damaged in a flood. You’ll also be alert and aware of what to look out for in the event that flood damaged vehicles make their way back into the market when you want to buy a used vehicle.
Superstorm Sandy may have been downgraded from its Hurricane status, but it wreaked havoc on the Northeast and it will be a long road to recovery for many people. In addition to flood damage to buildings, chances are more than one vehicle was damaged in the storm. Future used car buyers beware! With these tips, you will be well-informed about how to recover from the flood damage to your home. You'll also be knowledgeable about how to spot flood damage in a car before you purchase your next vehicle.
Should you try to sell your car yourself to get the maximum valuation for your used car? Or would going with a professional service be the way to go? Selling your car by yourself might seem like easiest option at first glance, but going with a professional used car buying service might save a lot of time and headache associated with selling a car. Read to see which option works best for you.
It's National Teen Driver Safety Week and we want you to be able to get a dialogue started with your teen about distracted driving. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in teenagers and texting while driving is the most common type of distracted behavior.
How To: Prep Your Car for Winter
Just before Halloween last year, Philadelphia (along with most of the Northeast) was hit with several inches of snow. It was quite a bit earlier than usual, which meant a lot of people were not prepared to handle it.
Here at webuyanycar.com®, we evaluate used cars on a daily basis. We know what to look for to determine the value and quality of a pre-owned vehicle. However, when you go to buy a used car, you might not know exactly what to look for—so we’re here to help.
The American School Bus Council estimates that school buses are responsible for keeping approximately 17.3 million cars off of the roads surrounding schools. In addition, school buses are the safest mode of transportation for getting children back and forth to school. The real dangers come from drivers who neglect to follow the proper procedures when driving near the big yellow school bus.
We know what you’re thinking; ‘What’s with the all those cars that look like animals?!’ Well, you’re not the only one to have noticed.
Buyer beware: no truer words have ever been spoken when it comes to the practice of purchasing a car. With scams galore, it can be difficult to know for sure that car you’ve got your eye on is up to par. An unfortunately common scam involves selling cars with flood damage—without recognizing that damage.
In our every day lives, we see cars everywhere. They’re our form of transportation, toys made for young kids, and featured in movies as characters we all love. But even though we know the best methods for cleaning our cars, we may not know how our cars came to be.
With any car, it’s important to learn all of the ins and outs about how it works and so that you can keep it running at its best for many years to come. The airbag, however, is undergoing some improvements that you may see in your next vehicle.
Here at webuyanycar.com®, we like to think that we hold the world record for the “coolest dance moves in a car-buying service commercial,” but, we don’t have any official documentation. However, there are a lot of really cool world records about cars out there. Since we don’t have our own official record, we compiled our five favorite world records involving cars:
DMC announced that it plans to work with electric car startup Epic EV to get an all-electric DMC-12 into production by 2013. Early reports say the Electric DeLorean will have a maximum speed of 125 miles per hour and offer 260 horsepower.
Cleaning your car is a labor of love. From washing and waxing, to polishing and detailing the inside of your car, there are certainly a lot of moving parts to keep your vehicle in tip-top shape. Today, we’re debunking some of the car washing myths that you may have heard over the years.
Aggressive driving is nothing new. Typically, we’re taught to drive at least somewhat aggressively in order to avoid accidents. However, sometimes it can be taken too far. When overly-aggressive driving leads to breaking the law, or even traffic accidents, it becomes a bigger problem.
For those of you that haven’t been blessed with an electric car experience, we've put together some facts about electric cars to help you better understand the new technology.
It’s great to have a stylish car, but stylish doesn’t always mean it’s a viable option for a family car. Today, we’re offering our top five favorite cars that also made the list of IIHS Top Safety Picks.
Decorating your car is a great way to show some Halloween spirit for a few days (or weeks) leading up to All Hallows Eve. Here are a few of our favorite car costumes - we encourage you to try them on for size!
Your car is part of you, so we understand that you might want to make it your own. Some people choose to do this with vanity plates or window clings, but others like to take it a step further—with these off the wall gadgets and accessories.
After you enter your VIN on our website, you’ll get a quote and make an appointment at the webuyanycar.com location nearest you. On the day of your appointment, expect a simple, fast and fair process. Actually, the entire webuyanycar.com process will only take about 30 to 60 minutes.
With the rising cost of gas and car repairs, along with the damage that vehicles do to the environment, it’s important to consider carpooling whenever possible. Carpools are great for going to work, driving kids to and from activities and sports practices, or getting to and from the airport during the holiday season. Are you considering carpooling? If so, we want to offer some of our tips on how to make carpooling an easy, effective way to travel.
What do the professionals look for when evaluating the value of your used car? Beyond supply and demand here are some other tips that will make you seem like a professional when either buying or trying to sell a used car.
It’s that time of the year for the new 2012 models to start hitting showrooms. The one question we often hear is “is it better to buy or lease a car?” There is no right answer and it all depends on what you’re financial and lifestyle needs are. However, here are some things to think about.
Most Americans understand the profound value of the stock market but what does the connection mean for car buyers and sellers?
Is your car in need of a bath? There are a lot of ways to take care of that. However, if you want to do so while being nice to the environment, we’ve got a few tips for you.
If you love driving your car, then you likely love road trips. Traveling by car is not only a great way to get miles under your tires, but it’s an awesome way to bond with friends and family. Unlike air travel, road trips can be very spontaneous – and typically much less expensive.
At webuyanycar.com®, we strive to offer you a fast, safe and fair way to privately sell your car. Since we don’t sell cars, we’ve eliminated the pressure from sales people—because we don’t have any! Instead, we focus on customer service and making the process as pain-free for you as possible.
Just like you, we love to be connected! Social Media is a great way for us to connect to you, our current and potential customers, one-on-one. Feel free to reach out to us on any of these networks with questions, comments, jokes – whatever it is you want to share with us.
Anyone who owns a car today knows that gas prices are anything but predictable. They fluctuate almost daily and sometimes skyrocket overnight. So something that has become increasingly important to people is fuel efficiency. Besides buying a car that is designed for efficiency, there are things you can do to increase the life of your fuel.
Are you thinking about taking the leap… and buying a new (even if only new to you) car? Well first, congrats! Buying a new car is a fun and exciting adventure, if you know what you’re doing. In today’s economy getting a good deal on a car can be tough. However, if you do your research, set a budget and consider these tips, you’re likely to score big.
A guest blog by one of our staff sharing his experiences of numerous cars over the past 15 years.