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The Safest Cars of 2019

Berkeley Auto Body Shop Discusses This Year’s Safest Vehicles

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Safety is one of the key factors most car buyers consider when making their car purchase. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) releases its picks for the safest cars each year, based on rigorous tests on collision avoidance systems, crash performance, and other safety features.

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The Top 8 Electric Cars of 2019

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Oakland Auto Body Shop Talks Top Electric Vehicles on the Market This Year

In the recent past, there has been increased pressure to ditch petrol and diesel-fueled cars in favor of eco-friendly electric cars. Auto manufacturers have also made significant progress by ensuring improved performance and adding features that make them more desirable to customers.

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How Do Auto Collision Avoidance Systems Work?

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Advanced Tech Can Help Avoid Trips to the Auto Body Shop

Over the years, there have been tremendous leaps in the safety features installed in vehicles. These range from automatic braking systems, to front- and rear-mounted cameras and collision avoidance systems. Collision avoidance systems help vehicles detect obstacles, pedestrians, and other vehicles, anticipate collisions, and automatically steer the vehicle away or apply the brakes.

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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 »

Top 10 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars for 2018

What are the top 10 best hybrid and electric cars for 2018 that can offer you better fuel economy and better performance? This article summarizes a list of the most anticipated car releases for 2018. 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 »

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 »