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VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?

VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?

For those who like their cars with a little bit (or a good deal!) of nostalgia attached to them, here comes bad news. The Bug will be put out of circulation. Yes, you’ve guessed right—we are talking the iconic Volkswagen Beetle! The news was unleashed in March during the Geneva Motor Show by Frank Welsch,Read more about VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?[…]

What Auto Expenses Are Or Aren’t Deductible

What Auto Expenses Are Or Aren’t Deductible

You may get a tax deduction for your vehicle expenses if you use the vehicle either for your job, in your business, medical-related treatment, charity or moving. If you are a self-employed business owner, business use includes the use of the vehicle by you or any of your employees for business-related reasons. This means thatRead more about What Auto Expenses Are Or Aren’t Deductible[…]

QUIZ: A Rules of the Road Refresher

QUIZ: A Rules of the Road Refresher

We could all use a little rules of the road refresher.
Take a few moments now to head back to driver’s education with this short quiz: Read more about QUIZ: A Rules of the Road Refresher

Traffic Laws You Might Be Ignoring or Forgetting – A Rules of The Road Refresher

Traffic Laws You Might Be Ignoring or Forgetting – A Rules of The Road Refresher

We could all use a little refresher on the rules of the road. Most drivers will eventually have an experience where they feel slighted because someone cut them off or did something else against the traffic laws. Make sure you don’t ruin anyone else’s day or end up in an accident by taking a fewRead more about Traffic Laws You Might Be Ignoring or Forgetting – A Rules of The Road Refresher[…]

Spider-Man Takes His Driver’s Test in the New Audi A8

Spider-Man Takes His Driver’s Test in the New Audi A8

Peter Parker, played by actor Tom Holland, faces one of a teenager’s biggest challenges – passing his driving test. With comedian J.B. Smoove as his instructor, the web-slinger attempts to pass his test in an Audi A8 borrowed from fellow superhero, Tony Stark. The ad entitled “Driver’s Test” comes from Audi as part of itsRead more about Spider-Man Takes His Driver’s Test in the New Audi A8[…]