Is It Worth Getting Break Down Cover?

You’re being driven to despair by your car, which appears to do nothing but guzzle your hard-earned cash.  With eye-watering fuel costs, rising insurance premiums, you’ve started to question the value of breakdown cover, which just seems like yet another expense.  But if the knowledge of your car stretches only to knowing that it has a bonnet and boot, then it may work out safer and cheaper in the long run to take out at least a basic level of cover.  It may not be as expensive as you fear and you can choose a policy which suits your needs.  If you shop around, you’ll avoid paying over the odds.

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Ford C-Max Hybrid Aims For 47 MPG To Beat Prius

Ford’s new C-MAX Hybrid soon will make a big statement in the largest hybrid segment with projected leading fuel economy of 47 mpg city – beating the Toyota Prius v by 3 mpg, plus a $1,300-lower base price.

The segment for small hybrids such as the C-MAX Hybrid and Prius accounts for 65 percent of all hybrid sales. Ford expects about half of C-MAX buyers to be conquest customers trading in competitive models. Continue Reading →

2012 Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition Announced‎

As a tribute to U.S. military members past and present, the Jeep brand has created the new 2012 Jeep Wrangler Freedom edition. Available in red, white or blue, the new Jeep Wrangler Freedom edition features a military-inspired star decal on the hood and rear quarter panels, along with an “Oscar Mike” (military jargon for “on the move”) fender badge.

The new limited-edition 2012 Jeep Wrangler Freedom model is based on the best-selling Sport model, and is available as a two-door Wrangler or four-door Wrangler Unlimited model. It is offered in three colors only: Deep Cherry Red, Bright White, and new True Blue that for 2012 is exclusive to the Wrangler Freedom edition model. Continue Reading →