Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Sales to Exceed 17 million by 2020 as ‘Range Anxiety’ Lessens

Hampshire, UK: 8th March 2016: A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that nearly 17 million hybrid and electric vehicles will be on the road by 2020, up from an estimated 12 million last year. [Read more…]

5 Reasons to Do Your Own Vehicle Repairs and Improvements

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – America is a nation of people who love vehicles of all types. In fact, the U.S. Department of Transportation reports that there are over 250 million registered vehicles in the country. With each of these vehicles comes the maintenance, repairs, and custom improvements that owners will need and want to do on a regular basis. While vehicle repair and body shops may be widespread and easy to access, there are a lot of good reasons for bypassing them and doing this work all on your own. [Read more…]

Many drivers can’t identify mission-critical dashboard lights

Foster City, Calif.  —  Almost half of drivers would not know what to do if their car’s tire pressure or brake system warning light flashed, and almost 20 percent of people don’t even know what the low-fuel light means, according to an Insurance.com survey. [Read more…]

Survey: Passengers say spouses drive them crazy

Foster City, CA – Over a third of people point to their spouses as being “the most annoying drivers,” according to a new Insure.com survey. Insure.com surveyed 2,000 licensed drivers about their opinions on annoying drivers and the habits that send their blood pressure through the roof. [Read more…]

Honking at slow drivers is No. 1 rude road behavior; swearing in front of kids is most regretted

Foster City, Calif. – Women drivers curse in front of their children and give fellow motorists the middle-finger more than men, according to a new Insurance.com survey. But men were twice as likely as women to key someone’s car or turn the high-beams on just to be mean. [Read more…]

Smart ForTwo, Nissan Cube and Hummer H2 voted “most embarrassing cars”

Foster City, Calif. – The Smart ForTwo is the car Americans would least like to be seen in, according to a new survey from CarInsurance.com. In the survey, 1,500 licensed drivers were asked to look at photos of 12 vehicles made in the last decade and decide if they would be embarrassed to be seen in them. Then they were asked to rank the three most cringe-worthy. [Read more…]

Spouses Secretly Dinging Cars and Getting Traffic Tickets, According to Insure.com Study

Foster City, Calif. – When your spouse drives away from home, there’s a good chance they’re harboring some secrets about their driving. Like having dinged the car and blamed someone else, or knowing they’re driving uninsured. [Read more…]