Top 9 Digital Transformation Trends In Automotive For 2020

Daniel Newman Believe it or not, automotive is the second most data-driven industry in the world. Thanks to the growing IoT and mobile technology, manufacturers are able to collect tons of information about drivers, their destinations, the routes they’re taking, traffic patterns, and even predict when maintenance — more than just an oil change — will be… Keep Reading

New Season “Highway Thru Hell” Premieres on Sunday, January 5th

The Weather Channel television network today announced returning original programming for the first quarter of 2020. Season 8 of “Highway Thru Hell,” premieres on January 5th, followed by season 4 of “Heavy Rescue: 401,” which premieres on February 9th. With these renewals, the network continues to deliver compelling, weather-related storytelling to keep viewers entertained and… Keep Reading

Will People Actually Buy Electric Pickup Trucks?

BY RYAN CARBREY Hot Cars Every year when the list of the top selling automobiles comes out, the podium always goes to pickups in a clean sweep.  Up until this point the electric car has been a bit of a specialty ride. Even with the Tesla standard 250 mile range, the electric premium has meant that… Keep Reading

Here’s the math behind Tesla’s dumb Cybertruck vs F-150 tow test

Matt Burns from TechCrunch A couple weeks back, Tesla  unveiled its first pickup truck, called the Cybertruck. During its unveiling, the company showed a butt-to-butt pull-off. Besides being a silly test, this particular demo was flawed in multiple ways, giving the Tesla a major advantage. Here’s the math to prove it. It’s likely Tesla will redo this test… Keep Reading

Atlanta tow company uses robots to keep up with fast-paced industry

By Raisa Habersham, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution For luxury owners, there’s almost nothing worse than having your high-end vehicle damaged during a tow. And with all of the high-tech components in new automobiles today, the threat to these six-figure vehicles is even greater. One Atlanta company, however, is meeting high-tech with higher-tech to help its customers avoid… Keep Reading

Your Stress-Free Guide to Thanksgiving Travel

by Erie Insurance Thanksgiving is one of the busiest holidays for road trips. Whether you’re driving over the river or through the woods this holiday season, here’s what to know to safely (and sanely) arrive at your destination. Before the drive Get your car in gear. Now is the time to make sure you’re on schedule with… Keep Reading

Is this happening to you?

EUGENE, Ore. — Local tow truck businesses claim that formerly lived-in vehicles that have been abandoned are becoming costly problems. Clayton Trzesniewski, owner of Alpha Towing and Recovery, said that he currently has five abandoned recreational vehicles on his property that he can’t do anything with. He said some people living in vehicles will abandon… Keep Reading

2019 Hess Toy Truck is a pair of high-tech tow trucks

BY FOX43 NEWSROOM The 2019 Hess collectible toy truck is available for purchase, Hess Toy Truck announced Friday. This year’s version, a Hess Tow Truck Rescue Team, is $35.99 and is available exclusively at HessToyTruck.com. Shipping and a set of Energizer® batteries are included in the purchase price. The pair of tow trucks includes a flatbed… Keep Reading

20 Photos Of Pickup Trucks That Were Ridiculously Lifted

BY MICHAEL VAN RUNKLE Pickup trucks represent Detroit engineering unlike any other kind of vehicle. For anyone who needs to get work done or have some fun off-roading, pickup trucks are the way to go. But plenty of city dwellers have turned increasingly towards pickups, as well, to haul the family around and make grocery runs. The… Keep Reading

How to Start a Roadside Service

By: Katebo A roadside service business requires you to be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Customers will need you to unlock their cars, jumpstart dead batteries, bring them gasoline, repair a flat tire or tow them to the closest auto mechanic.  What all do you need to do this? Keep Reading

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