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The allure of EV ownership isn’t lost upon car enthusiasts: why pay for gas ever again if you don’t have to, especially if new EVs can match or outperform other vehicles? From the release of the Roadster in February of 2008, Tesla has come a long way with the introduction of the Model S, Model 3, Model X, the recent release of the Tesla Cybertruck, and there’s more comin’. If you’re not sure which Tesla…

EPA fuel economy ratings has taken the auto industry by the reigns as hybrid and electric cars are becoming more and more popular. From the rise of the Toyota Prius (which is #1 on this list) to completely electric cars (like the Tesla Model S – #3) there’s a green car out there for everybody. So, it’s no surprise they’re selling like lil’ electric (or half gas half electric, anyway) hotcakes on AutoBidMaster. Here’s a…

If you’re buying a salvage car or any other salvage vehicle, there are steps you need to take before you can take it out on the road. Every state has different stipulations for what needs to happen before a salvage title vehicle receives a rebuilt title and is road-worthy again. Here, we’re giving you a general guideline of what you need to do to register a salvage car, but please look at your state’s requirements…

Here’s the last installation of “Where do Salvage Vehicles Come From?” In Part 1 of this series we talked about how salvage vehicles get branded, and where they end up afterwards. In Part 2, we talked about the benefits of using AutoBidMaster as your broker. Now, we’re going to go over the whole bidding process, so you’ll be better equipped to get your own salvage vehicle at auction. Registration It’s easy. Just head over to…

If you’re ready to bid on a vehicle with AutoBidMaster, understanding bidding statuses will help you understand the overall process. Some bidding statuses have different time frames for the seller to accept your bid. So, if you know what to expect, you won’t place bids on multiple vehicles thinking you’ve lost an auction: it’s just not quite over yet! Our terms and conditions state that once a bid is placed, you are bound to complete…

One of the most important aspects of buying clean or salvage title vehicles at auction is understanding the damage codes on each lot listing. Vehicles can have multiple damage codes, but the order in which they appear doesn’t mean that one is more prevalent than the other. Damage codes are indicated by the Copart yard that is auctioning the vehicle, and they are for reference only. We strongly recommend that you inspect the vehicle thoroughly…

When buying a vehicle, its fuel source is an important factor to think about. Some vehicles run on plain gasoline, some require premium, and then: there’s diesel. There are some major differences between gasoline and diesel to keep in mind. So if you’re wondering if you should buy a gas or diesel vehicle, we’ve compiled some comparisons between gas and diesel to help you make your decision. What is diesel, anyway? Diesel is made from…

If you read the news regularly (or ever, really) you already know that climate change is a serious issue. Technology in all fields has taken an interest in improving our resource consumption while reducing humanity’s carbon footprint in response. The automotive industry has certainly followed, and electric vehicles (EVs) are no exception. Major car companies like Chevrolet, Nissan, and Hyundai as well as motorcycle manufacturers like Harley-Davidson (with their 2020 LiveWire) have shown increased focus…

If you love being in the mountains or driving anywhere outside of the city, chances are you care about your environmental impact too. There are many viable options to make the hike to the hills – although not on foot – and limit the damage we cause. Typical 4X4 and older AWD vehicles have heavier gas and oil consumption than newer SUV’s and Crossovers, but if you want to keep your emissions green and still…

If you are considering purchasing an electric vehicle, this article is exactly what you have been looking for. Electric cars are still fairly new to the market, but with each year that goes by their sales numbers grow. Why are people buying them? Is it the quality? Or perhaps the prices? Let’s break it all down so we can see the Pros and Cons and come to a final verdict.