Emerging Agricultural Technologies

Automotive Blog

Throughout history, the farm has been a breeding ground of new technology. From the first true automobile, the steam-powered tractor of the late 19th century, to the genetically modified produce of today, the farm has been at the bleeding edge of scientific advancement for hundreds of years. As the 21st century has already seen great advances in Internet-connected devices and alternate energy, the application of these technologies to the agricultural sector is sure to enhance production and spur further innovation in the years to come.

8 July 2015

5 Ways To Tell If Your Brakes Need To Be Replaced

Automotive Blog

Having a truck requires maintenance, but it may be hard to determine when that is needed. Brakes are one part of the truck that is vital to haveig them work well, so here are five ways to tell if you need to have them replaced. High-Pitch Screech One of the first warnings you will have that your brakes need to be replaced is a high-pitch screech. This sound comes from the wear indicator, which is actually just a metal shim that is placed in the gap as a spacer.

25 June 2015

3 Ways To Prolong The Life Of Your Car's Braking System

Automotive Blog

Your car's braking system plays a vital role in the overall performance and safety of your vehicle. Unfortunately, many car owners tend to overlook the importance of maintaining a car's braking system; instead, prioritizing other aspects of the car's performance, such as the engine and the transmission are often seen as more important. Here are a few simple tips that car owners can keep in mind to prolong the life of a car's braking system, stay safer on the road, and save money on repairs.

11 June 2015

3 Important Things To Do Before Buying A Used Semi Truck

Automotive Blog

So, you're in the market to buy a used semi truck, but you're looking to save some money. As such, you'd prefer to buy a used semi truck as opposed to purchasing a brand new one off the lot. At the same time, you're a little nervous because you want to make sure the truck you end up with is reliable. This is where taking the time to ask the right questions and carefully inspect a used semi before buying can make all the difference.

27 May 2015

Prepare For Wet Weather Driving

Automotive Blog

Spring is here! It's a time of melting snow, big rain and potential flooding. Wet weather driving requires its own kind of preparation and skill. These tips will help you drive safely and take care of your car in the coming months: Stay Abreast of Weather Reports Flash floods commonly occur at night, and are frequently the result of slow-moving thunderstorms that drop a lot of rain over a localized area in a short span of time.

17 April 2015

The Dos And Don'ts Of Having Your Auto Repaired

Automotive Blog

Are you planning on taking your car in for service? Have you moved to a new area and are looking for a repair shop? These dos and don'ts of having your auto repaired will make your next visit to the mechanic easier: Do clean your vehicle: Unless you broke down by the side of the road and your vehicle is being towed, make sure it's free of dirt or clutter before you take it to the shop.

1 April 2015

Are There Benefits To Trading Your Car In?

Automotive Blog

Getting a new car can be very exciting. But it means that you have to do something with your old one. You have some options. You can keep it, trade it in, or sell it. If you choose to keep it, then you still have to pay for your insurance and all the upkeep. However, if you choose to trade it in or sell it, you are looking at some monetary gains.

16 March 2015

3 Things To Consider To Make Sure Your Windshield Is Safe

Automotive Blog

Did you know that the windshield on your car is one of the most important safety features? Many people know that the brakes, seatbelts, and other car features are important, but fail to realize just how essential a good windshield is. This is why it is so important that you are sure that your windshield is working properly. Here are some questions to ask when you get your windshield replaced.

3 March 2015

Use These Three Signs To Know When Your Wheel Bearing Assembly Is Damaged

Automotive Blog

Your cars wheel bearing assembly (also called wheel hub bearing or wheel hub unit) is located between the brake discs and the drive axle. It contains the bearings that are responsible for the smooth movement of the wheels. A damaged wheel bearing assembly interferes with steering. Here are three common signs of a damaged wheel hub unit: Noise Watch out for rumbling, chirping, cyclic, or growling noises emanating from the area around the wheels.

19 February 2015

5 Useful Tips for Buying Used Parts for Your Car

Automotive Blog

Whether you've been involved in a car accident or your car simply has a lot of wear and tear on it, it's a good idea to look into what to do next when you need replacement parts. Many people are opting for previously used parts due to their lower price tag. In order for your experience with used parts to go well, you'll need to take some time to make sure that they will be safe to use in your car.

9 February 2015