Emergency situations while driving, such as getting a flat tire, can be hectic. That’s why it is important to understand how to react before they happen to you so that you can safely handle whatever the issue is. Check out our tips for changing your flat tire, and get back on the road quickly and safely! Read the rest of this entry »
If there is any event in American culture that is considered appointment viewing for the great majority of people, it’s the Super Bowl. Whether you’re a huge football fan, interested in the ads, or you’re just at your viewing party for the snacks, the Super Bowl is a pseudo-holiday that will be the cause of plenty of social gatherings.
Of course, for many viewers, the commercials are as good as good as the game. To give you a preview (or recap, depending on when you’re reading this) of all the car commercials set to debut at Super Bowl 51, we compiled them below. Look for more Super Bowl 51 car commercials as the big game approaches and catch them all right here after the game. Read the rest of this entry »
After 8 years with President Obama, President-Elect Trump is set to take office, and there are sure to be some changes. But the changes we’re focused on in this blog aren’t centered on policy or principle. We’re focused solely on the limousine in which the president rides.
The outgoing Presidential Limousine, nicknamed “Beast,” last received a refresh in 2009 before it led President Obama to his second inauguration-day parade. Thus, with the dawn of a new president, there have been rumors circling about a “Beast 2.0” to provide transportation for President Trump. Read the rest of this entry »
We’ve all seen movies or read books set in the distant future, where in addition to names, each person is assigned a number or identification code on their forearms that can quickly be scanned to reveal a swath of information. While that may be a little down the road for human beings, cars have long had a number branded right on their bodies. That number, of course, is called a Vehicle Identification Number, or more commonly known as a VIN. Read the rest of this entry »
Nothing is certain in this world, except death and taxes. If you’re reading this, you’ve successfully evaded death. Congratulations. But famous expressions don’t get famous by being false, which means taxes are here for you.
Fortunately, refund season is the brighter side of taxes, where many of you will receive tax returns that will put some extra cash in your pockets. Although doing your taxes or hiring someone to help you with them may be a little inconvenient, some extra money after the holidays can go a long way. In fact, if you’ve been thinking about upgrading your vehicle, your tax return can make the perfect down payment and even help you with some of your initial monthly installments. Read the rest of this entry »
They’ve been considered hidden gems in the used car segment for years, but now, after lengthy speculation, Ford has confirmed that the Bronco SUV and Ranger truck will be making their long-anticipated returns to the US.
What’s especially exciting, at least for us, is that both models will be built at Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan — just 45 minutes from CARite headquarters! With the announcement of the two returning models at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we’re beaming with Michigan pride! Read the rest of this entry »
Automotive New Year’s Resolutions for 2017
With 2017 on the horizon, it’s time for many of us to make a New Year’s resolution. While many common resolutions are difficult to maintain, we wanted to make things a little easier by giving you some automotive New Year’s resolutions you can sustain throughout 2017 and beyond.
Whether you’re sitting down for your annual viewing of “A Christmas Story” or binge watching Bowl games, commercials are going to be part of your holiday season. As always, the automotive industry has had a strong showing with some creative and heartwarming ads. We’ve compiled some of the best holiday car commercials of 2016 for your viewing pleasure. Read the rest of this entry »
There are a number of factors to consider when looking at the overall safety of a vehicle. In today’s modern automotive landscape, active safety features like lane departure warnings, rear-cross traffic alerts, backup cameras, and collision avoidance systems with automatic braking are available to help drivers avoid collisions.
Those features have made a big difference in keeping drivers safe and are worth exploring as you start the search for your next car. While the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has previously put more of a focus on passive safety and crash test ratings, its rating system continues to evolve to factor in the preventative safety technology available in many of today’s cars. Read the rest of this entry »
The season of giving is upon us, and we can’t think of a better way to give back to our customers than by gift-wrapping one of the best deals of the year!
Throughout December, anyone who leases a car through BRite Financial can skip January’s car payment, which means your first monthly installment won’t come until February 2017. Read the rest of this entry »