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Early Gift Ideas for Auto Enthusiasts

Head Up Display for Safer Driving

If you are working on gift lists for family and friends this year you might have an auto enthusiast to buy for. There are plenty of brand specific gifts you can pick up but here are a few ideas you may not have thought of from accessories for your car to services and experiences.

Not to Miss Safety Features for Your New Car

Blind Spot Detection for Safety

Most automotive experts agree that new vehicles today are safer than ever before thanks to a slew of new safety features introduced over the past several years. All cars have standard features like airbags included on even the base models but which new safety features are really worth spending more for a higher trim level or adding as part of an option package?

Here are the top 5 new safety features that you shouldn’t pass on:

10 High Performance Cars for 2015

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with 650-hp

High performance sports cars and muscle cars have seen a tremendous surge in sales over the past few years and 2015 is shaping up to be a battle of horses with several manufacturers launching top-end models with monster engines capable of competing on race tracks across the country. Here is a quick look at some of the choices you will have if you are looking for a fast car this fall.

10 High Performance Cars for 2015:

Automotive Technology to Watch For from CES

Samsung Galaxy Gear BMW app

Automotive technology is constantly advancing and there are more enhancements than ever coming to your next vehicle. Nowhere is this more evident than in the number of automotive features exhibited at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week.

Here are 5 new technology features to look for in new cars:

Top Gifts For Auto Enthusiasts

Giant Bow Not Included

With Black Friday right around the corner now is the time to start thinking about gifts for the auto enthusiast in your family.  If that auto enthusiast is you maybe it’s time to pick up a few gadgets for yourself or add them to your list.  These six gift ideas will make any driver happy.

Auto Safety Kit – You can find car safety kits of all shapes and sizes at nearly any major big box retailer (Target, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Lowe’s) or auto parts store (AutoZone, O’Reilly, Pep Boys, etc.) and no car owner should be without one. At a minimum you should have jumper cables, warning lights, emergency blankets, first aid kit, and a flash light.

Self-Driving Cars On The Way

Google Self-Driving Car

If you live in Southern California you’ve heard about them repeatedly. Maybe you’ve even seen them. Self-driving cars. The sight of them can be alarming: “What? Those cars are moving faster than I am, are about three to four feet apart, and the drivers are READING THE NEWSPAPER?” Google has been developing autonomous cars that will hopefully decrease the worry of serious accidents as well as gridlock woes. These self-driving cars took another big step towards everydayday reality when California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that paves the way for their full legalization.

 

Why Autonomous Vehicles?