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Why Do New Cars Cost So Much?

Recent studies have shown that the median household in the nation cannot afford an average-priced new vehicle. Graph after graph identifies the price tag of new automobiles going up much more sharply than the median household income. But why? Cars have always been...

Shared Mobility And Urban Transit

When cities grow rapidly, existing transportation issues intensify. In 2008, roughly half of the planet’s inhabitants lived in urban areas. In 2050, experts estimate that 70 percent will live in urban population centers....

Hydrophobic Windshield Coating Improves Visibility

If you’ve ever been caught in a downpour while behind the wheel you know how perilous it can be. Your visibility is compromised while road conditions become dangerously slippery. There are some preventative procedures you can take to help keep your windshield...

Looking Forward to Autonomous Vehicles?

Even if you don’t live in an area where autonomous vehicles are being tested, you have probably heard a lot about them. With all the publicity—both negative and positive—about autonomous technology, some Americans wonder if their fellow citizens...

3 Tips For Traffic Court

So you did your best to get out of a ticket, but your charm and pleading didn’t work. Don’t lose hope, tickets can be dismissed in court. There are numerous things you can do to improve your odds. 1. Request An Informal Meeting This may sound crazy, but...

Richins Car ProfessionalService Fun Stuff: World’s Fastest Cars

Speed limits don’t apply to what we’re going to be reviewing today; the world’s fastest cars! Let’s look at the top five production automobiles that can be purchased and are actually street legal. Faster than NASCAR and Indy Speeds One amazing...

Charge Your Electric Car With Solar Power

You can power both your home and electric car with solar equipment. Installing an inverter can handle the power needed for charging. Decreasing solar prices are good news for drivers and automakers like Nissan and Tesla who are focusing on making more electric...

Are You Prepared?

Welcome to the Richins Car ProfessionalService blog. Since you are visiting a service center website, we will assume that you own a car. For most of us, our vehicle is our principal mode of transportation and rarely does a day go by that we don’t use our cars to...

States Respond Differently to Cell Phone Use While Driving

The dependency, necessity, and the convenience of our smartphones has become a well-known fact. There is sufficient evidence that their use increases the risks of motor vehicle accidents. Because of this, lawmakers have addressed phone usage with regulations on the...