At the New York auto show this year, Mini pulled a fast one and took their April fools joke all the way. On April first, Mini Cooper sent out a press release detailing an amphibious vehicle as their latest addition. The press release talked of comical features. Everything from shark resistant paint, to antenna emergency
A long running trend in the auto industry may finally be coming to a close. The retro phase of the classic Ford Mustang is slimming. In light of this, Ford is planning a make-over to their classic American muscle car. In essence this change may take the ‘muscle’ out of the muscle car. With the
We have covered the invention and strides of autonomous vehicles over the past two years. The head of GM’s R&D team is confident that only eight years from now, 2020, we will see the release and integration of autonomous electric vehicles. What does this mean for big oil? What does it mean for automotive manufacturers?
May 11th, 2012 AutoCricket.com is hosting a Mother’s Day Appreciation event for all employees. A luncheon will be held to recognize all of the mothers that work with us
May 10th, 2012 AutoCricket.com is sponsoring Fifty Shades Of Style, a fundraiser for The Happy Camper Foundation at Saks Fifth Avenue in the Palm Beach Gardens Mall. Event reception starts at 6:30 p.m. followed by a fashion presentation and Meet the Buyers at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets will be $75 per person or $100 per couple.
Driving around in old compact car? That fuel efficient old beater may be worth more then one anticipates. According to a senior analyst at NADA Used Car Guide we may be looking at record high trade in values on fuel efficient cars over the next few months. In general, the market value on trade-ins depreciates
Hyundai has been making strides in the automotive industry. Initially Hyundai was considered a very cheap, unreliable, poor quality product. There super low price point kept them afloat and they then began spending in multiple areas. Quality became the biggest concern for Chairman Chung Mong-koo after taking over in 2000. They then began spending in
“No-fault” insurance has been taken advantage of, and staged accident scams run rampant. While Florida is the most notable, and eagerly attempting to pass legislation against “no-fault fraud”, it is not the only state being targeted by con artists and scammers. With a no-fault minimum of $50,000, five times as much as Florida, New York
A recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety concluded that female teens are more likely to use electronic devices while driving than males. 52 teenage drivers were selected to participate in the study. The data was collected using DriveCam. When specific event triggers occurred, abrupt braking, swerving etc, the recording device would
We all need car insurance, unfortunately previous mistakes, mishaps, and accidents can cause a driver to require high risk insurance. There are a great deal of factors that cause a driver to be considered high risk. License suspension and/or revocation requires a driver in most cases to present what is known as an SR22 to