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  • Top 3 Trends in The Collector Car Hobby Right Now
    Here is our mid-year update on the classic car market in 2021: What has gone on since the pandemic shutdown? Are collectors still in quarantine, or is attendance returning to normal? Have buyers entered into any new market segments? Below are three trends, in particular, we think deserve our attention, some of which...
  • Richard Reina And EV Revolution Show Audio Podcast Host Take A Closer Look At EV Market
    In this episode of EV Revolution Show Audio Podcast, Richard Reina, Product Training Director at CARiD, will share his unique perspective on the EV...
  • New VentTabs Dashboard Products Overview
    The global COVID-19 pandemic has created a heightened awareness of cleanliness and organization within personal environments, including in one's car. An area...
  • CARiD Eyes 12,000 Tire Installation Sites
    Consumers have growing options for online tire shopping and installation as CARiD works to expand its options for installation by almost sixfold, to 12,000 locations, by 2022.
  • Good Car Purchase For Grandson Discussed
    John Paul, AAA Northeast's Car Doctor, answers a question from a reader wondering whether a recent car purchase was a wise one.
  • Collector Car Hobby Expectations For 2021
    It would be easier to compile a list of the collector car events which were NOT canceled in 2020 than it would be to add up the ones which were. There’s no...
  • How To Spot a Counterfeit Classic Ride
    Buying a classic car could be an excellent investment, but if the car is counterfeit it could be a costly financial mistake. In this write-up, Richard Reina, product training director at CARiD.com, will provide you with some helpful tips on how to spot a lemon from a mile away and what you should do if you suspect...
  • COVID-19 Stress Anxiety During Daily Commutes
    COVID-stress is likely affecting the way drivers approach the road, with a higher likelihood of nerves and anxiety when drivers get behind the wheel. With...
  • Essential Tips For Buying Selling Vehicle
    When buying and/or selling a car at an auction, it is important to know what you want and go in prepared. As the auctions can be very hectic, and a lot of...
  • Buying 1971 Porsche 914 And Pile Of Parts From CARiD
    HotCars contributor Michael Van Runkle bought a Porsche 914 and a pile of parts, with a little advice from CARiD's Mike Grady.
  • Strong Year Ahead For EV Adoption
    Consumer interest in electric vehicles (EVs) has grown steadily since the Nissan Leaf, the longest-selling EV nameplate still available today (the Leaf was...
  • How To Wash Your Car At Home In Winter
    Winter weather and road salt can wreak havoc on your car. Protect it by washing it — even in cold weather!
  • Reasons Why You Shouldn't Buy Truck
    In April 2020, pickups outsold cars in the U.S. for the first time in history, and for four consecutive decades, the best-selling vehicle in America has been a truck. Trucks are big, powerful, reliable beasts that work hard and play hard. Although they’re more than capable off-road, today’s trucks are...
  • Best Remote Car Starters
    Want to make sure your car is warm (or cool) enough before you get in? These remote car starters can help you out.
  • Correcting Micro Scratches And Swirl Marks Tips
    In this PC&D Unscripted interview, Richard Reina from CARiD.com discusses surface scratching on clear-coat auto surfaces and effective ways to rectify these...
  • CARiD Preparation Steps For The Electric Pickup & SUV Revolution
    CARiD Product Training Director Richard Reina spoke with HotCars.com about how electric pickup trucks and SUVs will change the industry.
  • Popular Car Tech Features
    High technology doesn’t always mean high cost. Automotive connectivity, convenience, and safety tech features all offer a different return on investment. A...
  • Ins And Outs Of Car Rental Subscription Programs
    Subscription programs available through rental car providers allow access to models across a variety of car makers. When considering plunging in one, it...
  • Tips On How To Make Overland Camping A Perfect Adventure
    Looking ahead, what will future family vacations look like? Will it be safe to travel again? For families wanting to travel and get outdoors without the hassle of campground or hotel reservations, overland camping may be the perfect answer. This mode of overland travel makes it easy to be socially-distant as it is a...
  • Best Car Lifts For Home Garages
    From easier car maintenance to gaining additional vehicle storage, having a home garage car lift is a dream for every car enthusiast. Here are some of the...
  • Richard Reina's Collector Car Hobby
    This new e-book provides an overview of how first-timers can enter the collector car hobby on a budget and acquire the vehicle they have always wanted to...
  • Tips To Spot Counterfeit Classic Car
    There’s no denying that classic cars are cool. Who doesn’t want to chase down bad guys in a 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback like Bullitt? Or scream down the highway in a 1973 Ford Falcon GT like Mad Max? Or drive through Chicago in a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT like Ferris Bueller? Although we hope there’s no auto theft...
  • Guide To Overlanding
    Have you heard the term ‘overlanding’ before? I’m willing to bet you haven’t but the concept is likely familiar to you. Overlanding is a vehicle...
  • Tips For Buying Used Rental Car
    You go to a rental car company to rent a car, not buy one. But plenty of car rental companies sell vehicles from their fleet when they are a few years old....
  • Goodyear Debuts New Brake Line
    Goodyear has released a full line of brake components, make sure to explore them all at CARiD.com.
  • What Is Top Tier Gasoline
    You might have noticed the “Top Tier Detergent Gasoline” logo at a gas station. You may have a friend who’s adamant about putting nothing but “Top...
  • Biggest Danger Lurking In Your Garage
    The average person does plenty to protect themselves against dangers in their home, from installing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to ensuring their...
  • Seven Essential Elements Of Dream Car
    Do you have a “dream car?” Is there one vehicle that is your dream machine? With an unlimited budget, which singular vehicle would you make your own? It’s fun to fantasize about such a choice. It’s likely that you’ve seen a car parked on the street, or in a new car showroom, and said to yourself, “if...
  • Car Dealer Fees To Avoid
    Everybody loves and craves that new car smell. Paying too much for that smell, however, stinks. Car dealership fees can potentially add hundreds and even...
  • Windham Find Out Everything You Need To Know About Overlanding
    Overlanding is self-reliant overland travel using a four-wheel-drive vehicle to reach remote destinations where the journey is the principal goal. It allows...
  • Should I Fix My Own Flat Tire
    We’re all been there. Somehow a nail worked its way into our car tire. Maybe you see your tire pressure light go on right away, or maybe you kept having to top off the air in your tire and realized that something was up. However you found the damage, you’ve either gotta replace or repair it. Should you decide to...
  • Easy Ways To Save Money On Little Car Fixes
    Car owners often overpay, sometimes by hundreds of dollars, to solve problems they could easily fix themselves. We’re not talking about under-the-hood...
  • Is It Smart To Buy Used Car During Pandemic Expert Tips
    A used car price collapse was imminent as a result of factory shutdowns and decreased new-vehicle demand. Additionally, as rental car companies like Hertz,...
  • How Should Auto Industry Car Dealers Consumers Use Cars During Pandemic
    After a rocky first half, we might have more questions than answers about how we manufacture, sell, buy, and use vehicles.
  • Best Collector Station Wagons Of All Time
    What are the best station wagons of all time? How could one even try to create such a list? Let’s dive in from a collector’s perspective and see what...
  • E-Commerce Automotive Aftermarket Trends
    Global E-commerce automotive aftermarket to surpass $28 billion through 2026. Growing demand for vehicle parts across the world is increasing the number of...
  • Buy Rental Car For Dirt Cheap
    There’s not a ton of demand for rental cars right now. Even rental agencies are still planning for worst-case scenarios by dramatically cutting back on the number of new cars they plan to buy this year. Their misfortune could mean big bargains for you as rental companies start to unload their fleets to free up...
  • Insight Into How Consumers View Autonomous Vehicles
    Americans revealed their most pressing concerns about autonomous vehicles in a recent survey. The study comes along at the right time, especially as the ADAS...
  • CARiD Launches OE Brands Of Factory-Equivalent Parts
    At CARiD, we believe in giving consumers the widest possible choice of all things automotive and more. The newest OE parts offerings expand customer...
  • Automotive Trailer Tow Mirror Market Analysis
    Automotive trailer tows are considerably larger than usual vehicles plying on roads. Needless to say then, they require specialized systems to help with their movement and maneuverability, including automotive trailer tow mirrors that help increase the rear field of view of the automotive operator. According to this...
  • Transportation After COVID-19
    The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t likely to be behind us any time soon, that much is certain. For now, it’s a picture filled (or half-filled) with...
  • What Causes New Car Smell
    Sure, your nose knows, but shouldn't your brain be informed, too? The odor that many people recognize as 'new car smell' refers to the scent that a newly...
  • Car Expenses To Expect If You Haven’t Driven During Quarantine
    If it’s been a while since you’ve moved your car, you might be faced with these expenses when it’s time to hit the road again.
  • Auto Expenses You Can Expect After Quarantine
    Many people are now sheltering at home and have been for weeks, which often means that their cars are sitting idle in a garage or on the street. While this...
  • 18 Reasons Car Buying Will Never Be Same Again
    In many ways, the car-shopping-and-buying process has not changed much over the last century, much to the chagrin of consumer activists, government...
  • Amount Of Gas You Should Be Keeping in Your Tank
    Nothing is more annoying when you're cruising on a road trip or commuting to work and realize something urgent: you need gas. Between the time it takes to fill up, the cost of the gas, and just the general inconvenience, you might be wondering whether you can just cruise a little bit longer without stopping. Maybe...
  • More Details On Car Factory Warranty
    A factory warranty is coverage offered by the original manufacturer for a specified period of time or until a certain mileage threshold is reached. Through a...
  • Differences OEM Aftermarket Parts
    As we strive to be responsible citizens and practice social distancing, we’ve pivoted to shopping exclusively online for many things we traditionally look...
  • Your Guide To Moving Your Car Across Statelines
    When you start planning and packing for a move, there is a lot to take into account. Amid everything going on inside the home, one thing that might be easy to overlook is in the garage or on the driveway: your car. Your car will likely be making the journey to a new state with you, so at some point it will be...
  • Clean Your Car To Stop Coronavirus Spread
    Many people are busy these days cleaning every inch of their homes or apartments. However, if you own a car, it's just as important to make sure that your...
  • Tips For Car Disinfecting
    You’re washing your hands frequently. You’re wiping down every counter, doorknob and light switch in sight. You’re disinfecting phones, laptops, remote...
  • Keep Your Car Clean During the Coronavirus Outbreak
    With the rise of COVID-19 cases around the country, many are disinfecting everything they come in contact with. Along with household items and devices, don’t forget about your car and the unknown germs you could be bringing in and out. Properly sanitizing the most frequently touched parts of your car is important....
  • Keeping Cars Germ-Free While Preserving Surfaces
    It’s important to ensure you’re effectively cleaning all your interior surfaces while at the same time not damaging materials such as vinyl, plastic and...
  • All You Need to Know About Differential Cover Upgrades
    While not the most glamorous or well-known part of your vehicle, the differential gears, usually called the “differential” or just “diff,” is part of...
  • Shared Bikes E-scooters Cars Usage During Coronavirus Outbreak
    If you can't even shake someone's hand and you're supposed to keep a solid 3-foot social distance as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, jumping on a shared electric scooter can't possibly be a safe activity. Right? But with the proper precautions, it should be less risky to partake in the sharing economy.
  • 5 Considerations For Tracking Customer Experience KPIs
    Customer experience professionals know they have to measure customer satisfaction but also struggle with which key performance indicators (KPIs) to deploy....
  • Gen Xers Millennials On What Counts As Collector Car
    During junior high, my classmates and I often dreamed about the cars we wanted when we “grew up.” It filled many of our lunch time chats during the...
  • Best Cleaning Products for Your Car
    Here are 12 of the best cleaning products for your car, according to both experts and product reviewers. These products will make your car shine from top to bottom, inside and out.
  • Treatments For Micro Scratches & Swirl Marks
    A detailing expert shares tips for these common surface issues.
  • Tips On Sharing Road Motorcyclists
    Recently, Richard Reina, product training director at CARiD.com, had the chance to chat with his MOTORCYCLEiD colleague and fellow motoring enthusiast Mike...
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