Archive for April 3, 2015

Apr
03

7 Steps to Buying a Used Car

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Buying a car can be a tedious process; buying a used car can be even more difficult. Cars need to last you a long time if you want to get your money’s worth, so it’s best to know what to do when purchasing a used car. If you are in the market for a used car, follow the steps below.

Determine your budget
The first step to buying a used car is to determine your budget. This will help you to narrow down the rest of your search. If you have a very low budget, you will want to look at cars that are five or more years old. If you have a higher budget, but still want a used car, you can look at cars that are less than five years old.

Decide on any car requirements
At this stage, you will want to decide on anything that you need to have in your used car. This is a good ti

Apr
03

Are Hybrid Cars Actually Bad for the Environment?

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Environmentally conscious people and frugal shoppers alike tout hybrid cars as both better for the environment and for the wallet. However, there are people who doubt just how environmentally friendly they actually are. The impact that hybrid cars have doesn’t begin and end on the road — it begins in production and ends when the battery’s life ends. The truth about how environmentally friendly batteries in hybrid cars are is a little more nuanced than you think.

The Problem
The problem with the assumption that batteries in hybrid cars are only better for the environment is that it’s a faulty one. Sure, hybrid batteries release about 25% to 35% less harmful e