Where does the auto transport process begin? It starts with a car shipping quote. What is the best way to get a quote? In today’s tech-enabled world, you can conveniently request a quote online. What information do you need to supply to receive a price quote? What are the factors that will determine the final cost to ship a car?
To get a quote online, you’ll be asked to fill out a simple form. It will help ... Continue Reading →
Today, door-to-door auto transport is the standard way of shipping a car. Many private and business customers prefer this option due to its convenience.
An alternative to door-to-door car shipping is to use transport terminals for vehicle delivery. In this guide, we will define auto transport terminals and go over the pros and cons of terminal-to-terminal delivery, so you can make an educated choice about the relocation of your vehicle.
A terminal is a regional storage facility, usually ... Continue Reading →
The trucking industry is the engine that runs the U.S. economy.
With more than 500,000 interstate trucking companies, the industry moves just about 70 percent of all freight load in the country; even goods that have traveled by railroad end up on trucks for the last leg of the supply chain. Moreover, close to 80 percent of the United States communities rely on trucks alone for delivery of goods.
According to studies, transportation is responsible for 14 percent of global greenhouse gas ... Continue Reading →
As a nation, the United States is always portrayed as restless. Americans move in search of cheaper places to live, better jobs, warmer climates, greener communities or just because they are seeking change.
A New Yorker tired of bitter winters, longing for sunny California beaches, a high school graduate from L.A. admitted to Columbia University, an active duty military service member who has just received a Permanent Change of Station and has to move with the entire family from the East ... Continue Reading →
To determine the best auto transport company that will offer the most competitive price and quality of service, you should request multiple car shipping quotes. We recommend you solicit at least three estimates.
Find a few reputable auto transport companies and request quotes online or call. Speaking to a logistics expert will answer the most common vehicle shipping questions.
When you start searching online you will find many companies with low rates. Not all rates are created equal. Do not be lured ... Continue Reading →
Based on numerous research studies, survey results, and government data young people drive fewer miles than their parents did, teenagers no longer rush to get a driver’s license, leaving America’s policy makers and transportation experts wonder if this transportation behavior is a temporary trend or the changes are here to stay.
For most modern US history the number of miles driven by Americans kept steadily increasing year after year. Right until 2007, when driving went into decline, with young people driving ... Continue Reading →
G.H. Garrett, Stanley Meyer, Genepax, Genesis World Energy, Hydrogen Technology Applications, Inc, among many others. What do all these names have in common?
All of them believed in the idea of using water as a fuel based on the simple process of electrolysis. Scientists, engineers, green planet enthusiasts, superheroes for some and charlatans for others. Their work would bring them up to euphoric heights and down to humiliating defeats. Their inventions attracted believers, investors, and eventually legal trouble. Today, there is ... Continue Reading →
For a while now automobile has been synonymous with freedom and independence. For most Americans it is no longer a luxury, it’s an integral part of their lives, a necessity. Because we have cars to drive we can choose where to live, where to work, our friendships are no longer limited by the geographic location of our homes, we are more able to avail ourselves of near and distant pleasures.
We praise our cars for the convenience, mobility, and comfort they ... Continue Reading →
In March of 2012, at the Daimler Truck factory in North Carolina, President Obama launched EV-Everywhere, part of Energy Department “Clean Energy Grand Challenges”, whose goal is to make electric vehicles more affordable and convenient to own and drive than today’s gasoline-based automobiles within the next 10 years. Before that, Obama’s predecessor George W.Bush in his 2007 State of the Union Address urged scientists and engineers to “press on with battery research for plug-in and hybrid vehicles.”
Non-profit organizations and PHEV ... Continue Reading →
Motorists and their co-pilots, most of you have probably heard of Ignorantia juris non excusat – a legal principle suggesting that a person who is unaware of a law may not escape responsibility for violating it merely because they were not aware of its existence. No doubt you’ve got a good grasp of the basics, thanks to your driver’s ed. However, every state has their own set of rules no driver’s ed ever reveals. Some of these laws seem quite ... Continue Reading →