Archives: October 2013

Car buying tips for below-prime buyers

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Car buying tips for below-prime buyersAs the automotive industry continues to see a strong year in new car sales, many potential buyers are likely wondering if they have the credit to make a purchase. CarFinance.com recently released its 2013 Top Tips for Buying a Car with Less-than-Prime Credit, helping consumers make the right choices when making a car purchase."While over 40 percent of all car buyers have below-prime credit,  few tools - and little advice - exist in the marke ...
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Auto sales strong heading into Car Care Month

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Auto sales strong heading into Car Care MonthSeptember was an aberration for the automotive industry, as there were fewer selling days when compared to September 2012. Essentially, the Labor Day holiday, which tends to see strong automotive sales, didn't count toward September 2013. However, even despite fewer days, automakers were still able to post gains, and 2013 is shaping up to be a promising year in overall sales.BMW reported that it was able to sell 28,874 units in September, up 8.3 ...
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Enders-Stevens confident her team can contend for Pro Stock title

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Enders-Stevens confident her team can contend for Pro Stock titleREADING, Pa. (Oct. 3) - After winning at Gateway Motorsports Park last weekend, Husky Liners driver Erica Enders-Stevens said the Pro Stock field would have to take the championship away from her and her Cagnazzi Racing team. Enders-Stevens moved up to fourth in the Countdown to the Championship standings with the victory - her second of the season - as she clearly has the title in her sights heading into the Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals this we ...
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Certain pet car restraints could be unsafe

Friday, October 4, 2013
Certain pet car restraints could be unsafeSubaru and the Center for Pet Safety recently released the results a collaborative study on the effectiveness of pet harnesses in a car. According to the results, Sleepypod's Clickit Utility Harness was named the 2013 Top Performing Harness. As the study indicated there were a number of flaws with many pet restraints on the market, the goal of the study was to find the safest ways pets can ride in the car."Safety for all passengers, including our ...
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Enders-Stevens' Husky Liners team takes Pro Stock title battle to Vegas

Sunday, October 6, 2013
Enders-Stevens' Husky Liners team  takes Pro Stock title battle to VegasREADING, Pa. (Oct. 6) - Husky Liners driver Erica Enders-Stevens remains in contention for the Pro Stock championship despite a second-round loss during the Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals on Sunday at Maple Grove Raceway.Enders-Stevens is fifth in the Pro Stock standings, 114 points out of the lead with two races remaining in the Countdown to the Championship. The next race is in two weeks in Las Vegas."We'll just go to Vegas with a clean head and do t ...
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Topnotch Floor Liners

Monday, October 7, 2013
Topnotch Floor LinersYou've heard the name. You may have even seen a few of their products. But just who is Husky Liners? I'm so glad you asked. Husky Liners is the originator of the custom fit, laser-measured floor liner and has been creating products to protect your car, truck or SUV for 25 years. Husky Liners original custom-fit floor and cargo liners, now referred to as the Husky Classic Style Floor Liners, revolutionized interior automotive floor protecti ...
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Best all-wheel 2014 sedans

Monday, October 7, 2013
Best all-wheel 2014 sedansThe automotive industry has seen sales reach pre-recession levels in 2013, and demand is not likely to slow next year. Despite the summer car buying season coming to a close, vehicle shoppers are still expected to be heading to dealers in high numbers.In September, there was a drastic increase in all-wheel drive sedan sales, and as a result, AutoTrader.com recently released its list of the top all-wheel drive sedans. Editors at AutoTrader chose v ...
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Enders-Stevens looks for exciting weekend in Las Vegas

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Enders-Stevens looks for exciting weekend in Las VegasLAS VEGAS (Oct. 22) - One more round-win. That's all Husky Liners Pro Stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens wants during the NHRA Toyota Nationals this weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Enders-Stevens advanced to the final round during the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip in April and in the K&N Horsepower Challenge at the track the same weekend, but she fell just short of winning both races, giving her and h ...
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Enders-Stevens hopes consistency pays off in Las Vegas

Sunday, October 27, 2013
Enders-Stevens hopes consistency pays off in Las VegasLAS VEGAS (Oct. 26) - If consistency is key to Pro Stock, Husky Liners driver Erica Enders-Stevens could be in for a long day at the NHRA Toyota Nationals on Sunday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Thanks to her Cagnazzi Racing team, Enders-Stevens made four qualifying passes within .016-second of her top lap of 6.650 at 207.34 mph. She will line up for eliminations from the No. 6 position as she guns for her third victory of 2013. "It's ...
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Husky Liners driver Enders-Stevens runs out of luck in second round

Monday, October 28, 2013
Husky Liners driver Enders-Stevens runs out of luck in second roundLAS VEGAS (Oct. 27) - Erica Enders-Stevens and her Husky Liners Pro Stock team didn't have the best of luck in the NHRA Toyota Nationals on Sunday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, falling in the second round to points leader Jeg Coughlin Jr., but of the drivers in front of her coming into the race, only Coughlin got past the second round, and he lost in the semifinals. "If there's a positive to it, at least the rest of the guys in front ...
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Vehicle Sales to be strong in October

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Vehicle Sales to be strong in OctoberJ.D. Power and LMC Automotive recently released a joint report showing that new vehicle sales are expected to exceed 1 million units by the end of the month. Even with the federal government shutting down for 16 days, car sales were still strong. The data showed that sales are expected to be up 8 percent in October on a year-over-year comparison. "The government shutdown clearly had an impact on retail sales through government employees directl ...
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