Why isn’t the Replacement of a Windshield Covered by some Car Insurance?

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Damage to a windshield can be both annoying and potentially dangerous if it isn’t fixed in a timely manner. Once a chip occurs it’s very easy for it to spread. If this happens when you’re driving you can see the potential dangers that may occur.

Taking all this into account it can seem unfair that windshield repair is not necessarily included on your car insurance. You should check whether this is the case when you take out your car insurance and decide whether you need any additional coverage. Continue Reading →

Golden Oldies – The World’s Oldest Cars

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It may be a sad fact of today’s modern world but unfortunately things seem like they’re no longer built to last. Businesses design their products with a shelf life so that when they come to the end of their cycle there is a brand new design, usually with updated features, for you to spend your money on. This is particularly true in the technology industry with mobile phones being constantly updated, and it can also true of the automotive industry. But what about those cars from a time when things were built to last? In our latest post we have decided to explore some of the cars that have been in production for the longest amount of time.

Before we dive right in it would probably be best to clarify what we are actually looking for which essentially is a car built on a 25 year old platform. If the engine has changed or the name then they will still be included as long as they stick to their original platform. Continue Reading →

The all-new, award-winning 2014 GMC Sierra 1500

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The GMC design team took hold of the 2013 Sierra pickup truck and didn’t let go until they had fully redesigned it for 2014. The all-new 2014 Sierra 1500 has new engines with more power and fuel economy, greater towing capacity and payload ratings, and a Double Cab with forward hinged doors to provide easy access to the rear seats. The GMC team did such a superb job that the 2014 Sierra took home the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada’s 2014 AJAC Award for the Best New Pickup and received a five-star overall safety rating, the highest awarded, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Continue Reading →