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Most Reliable Cars Of 2018

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These Cars Will Stay on The Road For Years

Wondering which cars of this past year are 2018’s most reliable cars? If you are looking at this past year’s best or contemplating buying a hold-over from 2018, you really can’t go wrong with these reputable, reliable, and quality vehicles: Read the rest of this entry »

Best Hybrid Cars of 2018

Berkeley Auto Body Shop Talks Best 2018 Hybrids

We all know the pain of paying outrageous prices at the as pump. Fortunately, we live in a time when technology has made it possible to use more than just gasoline to get where we need to go. Hybrid cars aren’t exactly a trend. They’re here to stay, and some of the newest models are as fashionable as they are functional. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Are Investors Banking on Electric Cars and Batteries?

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The Auto Industry is Responding To Consumer Interest in Electric Vehicles

Why are world-renowned investors banking on electric cars and batteries? The age of internal combustion car engines is coming to an end and electric and hybrid vehicles are rapidly taking over. As an investor, it’s the right time to take a piece of the action. Read the rest of this entry »

Uber Strikes Deal With Volvo to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Its Network

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The future is bright for autonomous, self-driving cars and renowned companies are striking to make fruitful partnerships so that they can make the most of out the technology coming into production. For example, Uber has recently announced their partnership deal with Volvo. As per the agreement, the renowned global transportation technology company (Uber) will purchase a total of 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo. The non-binding framework deal will offer Uber an excellent way to overcome the setbacks in its autonomous driving division of Silicon Valley’s race. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Consumer-Rated Hybrids for 2018

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Hybrid cars are quickly gaining popularity and are well on their way to becoming as popular as gasoline-powered vehicles. These vehicles are not only more eco-friendly than their non-Hybrid counterparts, but also have an excellent price-to-performance ratio that makes them a favorite among eco-conscious drivers. Looking at buying a Hybrid but not sure which to test drive first? Our Berkeley auto body shop has rounded up some of the top consumer rated Hybrid cars of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Mercedes Commits to Hydrogen Fuel with GLC F-Cell Hybrid Vehicle

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Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to introduce a hydrogen-powered SUV in North America by late 2019. The German automaker made the announcement at the recently convened Frankfurt International Motor Show and described the soon-to-be SUV hybrid as the first electric vehicle powered by fuel-cell + battery powertrain or “F-Cell”. Read the rest of this entry »

Simple Summer Car Care Tips

East Bay Auto Body Shop Oakland, CAEast Bay Auto Body Repair Shop’s Top Tips for Summer Car Maintenance

Summer is a time for vacations, road trips and more time with the kids home on summer break. With the increase in daily activities, car maintenance is usually the last thing to come to mind, even though it’s likely being used more. Read the rest of this entry »

BMW Deploys Over 500 Electric Cars For Ride-Sharing Program

BMW is progressing in leaps and bounds with their electric vehicle offerings in not only the United States but also worldwide. The company has made it clear that electric vehicles are one of its main focuses and plan to invest heavily in its development in the coming future. The German automaker recently announced that its joint ride sharing platform would get an overhaul as they plan to bring many more electric vehicles onto the streets. Read the rest of this entry »

Toyota is Making Investments for Inexpensive Advanced Electric Vehicles

Toyota Invests in AI for Cheaper Batteries, Electric Cars and Fuel Cells

Like few other car manufacturing companies, Toyota is in relentless and constant pursuit of technology advancements serving to make rides safer and cheaper. The Japanese manufacturer has always been a step ahead of the competition, but now they’ve decided to accelerate even further by investing in artificial intelligence (AI) for cheaper batteries, electric vehicles and fuel cells. Read the rest of this entry »

Car Technologies That Will Drive the Future

 

self-driving-car-technologyAuto technology is advancing at a rapid pace and so far, has been one of the world’s most innovative industries. As manufacturers continually push the boundaries of technological advancements, we are left in awe of all the new possibilities getting ready to welcome us. From the introduction of self-driving cars, to research on new energy sources, the future certainly looks bright for auto enthusiasts. What are the features that we are most interested in? Keep on reading to uncover the most awaited car technologies of the future. Read the rest of this entry »