Category Archives: Auto

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A Penalty For Being Black? Toyota to Pay $20 Million Settlement for Charging Black Customers More Interest for Car Loans

By Atlanta Black Star

Institutional racism in the auto financing industry is alive and well, as it was announced that Toyota Credit, the financing arm of the automotive giant, will pay $21.9 million to Black and Asian buyers who were charged more for car loans than white customers.

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Ford Designed A Smart Crib That Mimics A Car Ride

By The Verge

There’s something about long car rides that make it so easy to fall asleep — the repetitive passing patterns,

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Tips on how to maintain your car during the winter months

By Rolling Out

Every car owner must take the time to pay attention to vehicle maintenance as the weather changes.

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Man dies in car crash minutes after girlfriend dumps him

By The New York Daily News

A heartbroken British man died when his car hit a tree just minutes after his ex-girlfriend told him their relationship was over.

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Rapper Fetty Wap involved in motorcycle accident

By Black Insurance News

News sources around the internet are stating that Fetty Wap (whose real name is Willie Maxwell),

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Google’s self driving car gets into an accident injuring 3 employees

By UpRoxx

Google’s much-discussed self-driving car got into an accident this month.

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Minorities paid more on Honda auto loans than white borrowers

By The Washington Post

The auto finance arm of Honda on Wednesday agreed to repay $24 million to minority

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If you want discounts on your auto insurance then speak up!

By The Network Journal

When it comes to getting a good deal on auto insurance, it pays to speak up.

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Study: Beards are as dirty as toilets- 3 ways to keep it clean

By Black Doctor

Let’s face it: beards are sexy, but they may come with more than a few drooling women!

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We already know this but black drivers are stopped more than whites in CT

By The Huffington Post

Black automobile drivers in Connecticut are stopped by police at far higher rates than white drivers and by a very wide margin in several places, according to a study released on Tuesday.

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Is the U.S. ready for solar panel roads?

By Pakistan Science Club

The basic building block of what has been dubbed by its creators, electrical engineer Scott Brusaw and his wife Julie, a solar roadway.

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Driver following GPS navigation drove off bridge killing his wife

By WGN TV

Police say a driver apparently was following GPS navigation when he drove off the ramp to a demolished bridge that had been closed since 2009

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Are you ready for self-driving cars? Insurance companies aren’t!

By The Network Journal

Assuming autonomous vehicles hit the roads in the coming years, the auto industry as a whole could be in store for some massive changes.

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Suge Knight thinks this video is going to prove his innocence

By TMZ

Suge Knight is elated … video of his fatal hit and run proves he’s an innocent man.

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Mom caught driving drunk on her way to sex party with her son in the car

By The Daily News

Picking the worst of her alleged crimes is a tough call.

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Insurance industry suspects legal pot use will cause more auto and homeowner’s claims

By Bank Rate

So far, the insurance industry’s concerns over the growing acceptance of marijuana for medicinal and recreational use across the land have focused on the auto insurance risks of driving stoned and the home insurance liability of setting cannabis-altered party guests loose into the night.

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Saudi Arabian historian says American women drive because they don’t care about being raped

By The Huffington Post

A Saudi Arabian historian trying to justify the nation’s ban on female drivers says women who drive in other countries such as the United States don’t care if they’re raped and that sexual violence “is no big deal to them.”

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2014’s Five top midsize cars

By Rolling Out

Now that the year is coming to a close, we can look back on the wide array of midsize vehicles that have have been on the market, and see which ones came out on top. With dozens upon dozens of options to look

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Charter School bus that caused crashed had no insurance

By Kens5.com

A charter school bus carrying 13 students that caused a crash in south San Antonio December 1 had no insurance and lacked a valid inspection, according to police records compiled by the KENS 5 I-Team.

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Am I covered if I get into an accident after the state declares an emergency due to heavy snow fall?

By Yolanda Spivey

Recently, a client of mine emailed me the following question: Am I covered if I get into an accident after the state declares an emergency due to heavy snow fall?