Some cars gain admiration and capture headlines for all the right reasons, but some vehicles become infamous due to unforeseen problems. Let’s look at some of those cars and the associated circumstances that have caused car enthusiasts to raise their eyebrows.
The Ford Pinto
Since gasoline is highly flammable, it could be argued the mere act of sitting in a gas-powered car is dangerous enough in itself. However, car manufacturers usually take proper precautions to keep fiery explosions from happening. Then, if problems occur, they’ll fix the issues. However, that’s not what happened with the Ford Pinto. (more…)
Buying a car online can be a more budget-friendly option and may give you more access to a wider variety of vehicles. However, title jumping is an issue when buying a vehicle online. Title jumping occurs when car owners do not get their names registered with the vehicle. This lack of registration could happen for many reasons: poorly completed paperwork, shady deals, or lack of knowledge. Discover some helpful information to make sure that you don’t end up in a situation that could pose legal problems for you in the future.
There is no shortage of shopping malls in Dallas, and it’s often tempting to shop at one of them for convenience. However, there are smaller boutiques in Dallas that offer better customer service while ensuring a unique shopping experience. Also, don’t forget that buying locally helps the community! Here are six places to shop in Dallas that are worth a visit. (more…)
Quiz: Which one of the following products was created by car manufacturers in recent years? A. Cars, B. Jets, C. Smartphones, or D. Sausages. The answer is E. All of the above! Yes, even the last one is true. In 2015, Volkswagen actually sold more of their currywurst sausages than vehicles. By now, you’re probably scratching your head and wondering what strange parallel universe you must have stepped into. Worry not, you’re in the right place, but you’re about to be surprised by the ventures into which well-known car companies have explored.
Consumers sometimes miss out on movies nobody saw, books nobody read, and cars nobody bought. In the latter group, dozens of perfectly well-engineered vehicles go unnoticed, partly because today’s drivers have so many choices on dealerships’ lots. Following are three such vehicles that nobody chose, but that should have ranked better in sales numbers.
A lot of people feel anxious about buying cars, so they rely on myths that they believe will help them get better deals. Unfortunately, following these four myths could waste your time and money.
Dress Like You Don’t Have Any Money
This myth might have made sense once upon a time, but you can ignore it now. The idea is that salespersons will charge you a higher price if you’re wearing nice clothes. By dressing like you don’t have any money, the salesperson won’t waste time trying to squeeze a few more dollars out of you.
The Texas media has carried plentiful stories about the dangers of sinkholes. These stories, while often interesting, sometimes fall short of telling homeowners what they can do to spot and cope with these hazards. Below you’ll find a brief introduction to sinkholes.
The Dallas music scene has a little something for everyone, with local artists who span a broad spectrum of genres and styles, a diverse selection of radio stations, and a flock of fans for nearly any type of local concert. If you want to bring the thrill of Dallas music into your car, check out some of these top picks for great built-in sound systems. (more…)
Whether you’ve gotten a traffic ticket for speeding, an illegal U-turn, or distracted driving, you’ve probably thought about trying to fight it. Maybe you’ve read about ways to have your ticket thrown out, but do any of these “tricks” for getting out of paying your ticket actually work? Here are three myths about getting your traffic ticket dismissed. (more…)