caption You should never leave your dog I the car — ever. source LightField Studios/Shutterstock A car parked in direct sunlight on an 72-degree day can reach an internal 119 degrees in an hour. There are certain things that you should never leave in a car in the summer, like pets, tech devices, and plastic, due to the risk of damage from heat exposure. Here are 10 things you should never leave in your car on a hot summer’s day. Two things are more likely to happen to your car in the summer than in any other month. First,the summer season sees more car theftsthan any other time of year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. And when your car is stolen, so is anything of value that you happened to leave inside it. Second,researchconducted by Jan Null of San Francisco State University found that a car parked in direct sunlight on a day with an outside temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit can reach an interior … [Read more...] about 10 things not to keep in your car in the summer
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By Philip Reed The Associated Press Mon., April 30, 2018 You’re looking at a $1,200 repair estimate for your ailing car when an ad catches your eye: a brand new set of wheels for a mere $450 a month. At first, dumping your old car might seem like a no-brainer — and you can’t help picturing how good you would look in that new car. But automotive experts say you’ll almost always come out ahead — at least financially — by fixing old faithful. There are, however, other important considerations when deciding whether it’s time to say farewell. Costs of the new “Even though the repair cost might hurt, you really have to think about buying a new car as a tremendously more expensive proposition,” says Jim Manelis, head of direct lending for Chase Auto Finance. At the very least, for a reliable used car, expect to spend a minimum of $2,000, plus tax and registration fees, says Mark Holthoff, editor at Klipnik.com, a … [Read more...] about Should you fix up or break up with your car?
Borrowers are allowed to prepay with interest costs reduced after each principal repayment. “The bank is well aware of the needs of a specific group of customers, which are different from those of customers who make use of the Bank’s Cash Your Car,” said Tirachart Chiracharasporn, executive vice president of auto hire purchase. “Cash Your Book serves as an alternative for this group, who have cars but need quick cash to improve their short-term liquidity while avoiding high interest charges and long-term obligations Borrowers are allowed to prepay part or the entire amount of the outstanding principal balance without prepayment penalty or accrued interest.” Cash Your Book is different from hire-purchase loans in that borrowers are required only to use their car registration book as collateral, but do not have to transfer the book. As a result, they can still use their car and keep the ownership with the repayment term of up to 60 … [Read more...] about TBank ‘Cash Your Book’ loans mean fast cash and keep your car
caption Amazon can now deliver packages directly to your car if you own certain models with available features. source Amazon Amazon can now deliver packages directly to the trunk of a car for owners of Volvo and GM models with an active Volvo On Call or OnStar subscription. The service is known as Amazon Key In-car and is now available in 37 cities. This follows the introduction of Amazon Key in-home delivery, and continues the path of Amazon looking for new ways to get packages to customers. Last year, Amazon wanted into your house to deliver packages. Now the company wants to deliver directly to the trunk of your car. The online retail has launched Amazon Key In-car, which enables Amazon to deliver packages directly to customer’s car trunks. The service is only available to Volvo and GM car owners with model years 2015 and newer who are subscribers of the online concierge services – … [Read more...] about Amazon can now deliver packages directly to your car — here’s how it works
ENERGIZER Malaysia recently expanded its brand portfolio in Malaysia with the official launch of the “Refresh Your Car!” automotive fragrance brand – one of the leading automotive fragrance brands in the United States. Energizer Malaysia‘s holding company, Energizer Holdings Inc, bought over HandStands Holding Corporation, the former parent company of Refresh Your Car! in 2016. Refresh Your Car! air freshener products are offered in four formats in Malaysia: Vent sticks unique to the brand, mini clip oil diffusers, dual-scent oil diffusers and gel cans. Energizer Holdings senior director of developing markets, Alberto Ramirez-Icaza, said: “While we are kicking off the introduction of our fragrance portfolio in Malaysia by focusing on car owners, we are also looking at the possibility of bringing in our home fragrance products soon, as well as additional car fragrance and auto care products. Some of the Refresh Your Car! formats such as the gel cans are … [Read more...] about Energizer refreshes your car