Corsia’s car of the day: 1960 Chevy Impala

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How does the 1960 Chevy Impala differ from previous models?

Under the motto “Space, Spirit, Splendor,” 1960 Chevy Impala received new features like an electric brake parking light, electric clock, and back-up lights. Cruise control and a six-way power seat were also among the newly added elements. Let’s not forget the “Speedminder” – a short-lived, but useful feature that would buzz when the driver exceeded a pre-set speed limit. The Chevy design team also replaced the flamboyant cats’-eyes-resembling tail lights with ...

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October 24, 1975 – DeLorean was founded

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On October 24, 1975, John DeLorean – a handsome engineer and automobile industry executive founded The DeLorean Motor Company (DMC). The company’s less-than-a-decade-history was anything but a smooth ride.

DMC went bankrupt in 1982, and the U.S. government charged its founder with cocaine trafficking (following trial, the court acquitted John DeLorean of all charges). The DMC’s only produced automobile ended up an underdog among sports/GT cars and received heavy critique for lack of power and practicality as ...

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The Wonder Women of automotive

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So this March, we are calling a few Wonder Women to the front line and spotlighting their achievements in the history of mobility. Because you deserve to know their names and stories and learn how they revolutionized the world of driving.

This Women’s History Month, let’s pause for a moment and allow ourselves to revel in learning about the amazing females – the automotive history makers.

Today, sticking to your lane while driving only feels natural. These road markings are meant to ...

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BMW RS 700 – The ultimate racing legend

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Most years throughout history fly by without anything remarkable. But some… some are filled to the brim with events that change the course of humankind altogether.

The year 1961 was one such. It has brought many changes to the world. Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet cosmonaut, became the first man in space. John Kennedy took office as the 35th president and  committed us to “landing on the moon by the end of the decade”. The actions of a UK lawyer, Peter Benenson, ...

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The Cheapest Way to Ship a Car

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First, you need to decide whether you want to drive or to ship the vehicle. Driving is a good option if the distance is not more than 200 miles. Of course, if you are up for a road trip you can drive across the country, but whether you will save money that is a different question.

Many people believe that they will save money by driving, but that is not always correct. You have to take into consideration all the expenses ...

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The Story of Bob Keyes’s Fiat TriVette

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But let’s delve into the oil crisis a bit. 1973 Oil Embargo severely strained the US economy that had grown heavily dependent on foreign oil imports. The decision to boycott America led the price of crude oil to rise from $3 to $12 per barrel by 1974. As a result, the price of gas skyrocketed and the availability of the latter drastically decreased. Politicians called for a national rationing program. When then-President Nixon asked gas stations owners to stop ...

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Moving to Oregon Guide and Tips

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Land of the rose and sunshine;
Land of the summer’s breeze;
Laden with health and vigor,
Fresh from the Western seas.

Excerpt from “Oregon, my Oregon,” the state song of Oregon

 

Although Portland has been getting all the attention lately thanks to the popular IFC comedy series Portlandia that explores the eccentric misfits who embody idiosyncrasies of modern culture, Oregon is more than that!

According to the United Van Lines 40th Annual Movers Study, Oregon makes up the top ten list of ...

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Mistakes to avoid when shipping a car

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Like many other drivers, you may find shipping a car to be a daunting task. Because all you want to do is find a company to transport your vehicle fast and safe! You simply want to talk to someone, pay for the car shipping service, hand over the keys, and let others take care of the rest.

Some of you might be imagining various scenarios where things go awry. But when you book with a highly rated company like Corsia, there ...

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Car Shipping Terms And Conditions Explained

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How often do you read the fine print when paying for goods or services? Almost never. No one likes to go through lengthy legal documents whose main purpose, it seems, is to help you beat insomnia. Often, the harder you try to understand a legal text, sentences start snapping into meaningless patterns, and just like that you slip into the arms of Morpheus. Therefore, you decide to agree blindly, without reading, and deal with consequences later, if any should arise.

By ...

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Moving to the South

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In the US about five million people move each year across the state lines. As a part of this move, the country has been witnessing a persistent inflow of Americans to the South.

Census population estimates show that the 16 states and the District of Columbia that make up the South saw an increase in population of almost 1.4 million people between 2014 and 2015.

In fact, this population influx can help some states gain additional seats in the House of Representatives. ...

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