Archive for December, 2013

How to Avoid a Scam Three Tips for Finding a Good Car Shipping Company

Written by cartalk on . Posted in Car shipping quotes, Ship a motorcycle, Vehicle shipping

Car shipping

In 2013, the registration of used commercial vehicles rose by 7.8%. According to the Wall Street Journal, sales for all vehicles purchased online are up 16.5% since the past year, and that number continues to grow as more people find online sites and auctions to be a suitable alternative to dealerships.

Buying cars online can be a great way to get good value for less money. However, many people only consider the second half of the equation after they’ve already clicked buy; how are you going to get that car from its location, to you? In most cases, you’re going to contact car transport services. Here are three common questions people have about this service, along with answers.

1. What Should I Expect From Car Shipping Quotes?

As you can probably imagine, your final shipping price is g

How to Choose a Car That Is Easier on Your Wallet and the Environment

Written by cartalk on . Posted in 2006 honda civic hybrid battery, Hybrid battery repair, Hybrid battery replacement

Hybrid car batteries

Hybrid vehicles are unique in the automotive world. They are certainly not like your traditional car, which requires gasoline to run, nor are they like electric vehicles that need to be plugged in to gather and store energy. Hybrids are somewhere in the middle, using gasoline primarily, but then also using that energy to keep an internal battery charged, and switching occasionally to that electric power to both reduce harmful emissions, and also to conserve gasoline.

A hybrid requires less gasoline in order to run, and therefore is an attractive option for anyone that finds each visit to the pump to be a painful experience. Add to that benefit that some vehicles come with tax incentives in the U.S., worth upwards of $3,000. Purchasing a hybrid is a great choice financially, and for the environment, but i

How Many Passengers Will You be Transporting? Three Tips for Bus Buyers

Written by cartalk on . Posted in Bus sales, Carpenter bus sales, Used buses for sale

Bus sales

Did you know that the bus actually got its name from a hat shop? The first bus station in Nantes, France, was located next to a hatter shop named “Omnes omnibus.” Today, the bus remains a staple in most communities. It is used for schools, retirement homes, and city traveling alike. Are you looking for used buses for sale? Here are some things you should keep in mind during your search.

1. Consider How Many Passengers You Will be Transporting

When you’re buying a bus, passenger capacity is one of the most important factors to consider. If you get too small of a bus, you might be creating as many problems as you solve. If you go on a church trip but only have space for 15 of the 20 people interested, how would you make the cut? One common size for church groups is a 25 passenger shuttle bus; simil