Happy Herald - Happy Motoring https://www.happyherald.com/articles.sec-8514-1-happy-motoring.html <![CDATA[Nissan Helps Make the Putt Every Time]]> When you hear the name Nissan, you quickly think of automobiles. But did you know that Nissan is also known for its technology? Nissan’s ProPILOT 2.0, the driver assistance technology, is about to debut in September, allowing golfers to put their putting nerves aside.]]> <![CDATA[Do I really need auto repair insurance?]]> Owning a car offers us freedom and the ability to be very mobile. Along with owning that vehicle comes a responsibility for repairs and maintenance. In order to get those wheels turning on the road, one must purchase automotive insurance. What about auto repair insurance?.]]> <![CDATA[Automotive and First Responders - What’s the Connection?]]> Is there a connection between those who have a passion for anything automotive and those who want to be a first responder? For me, since childhood, I wanted to be two things in life: a mechanic and a police officer. It was a challenge for me. Today that dream is within reach.]]> <![CDATA[Are Repair Shops Missing Out on Catering to Women?]]> Purchasing an automobile is the second largest purchase a person makes next to owning a home. In today’s world of automotive technology, car features seem to change by the day. Researching a car that will suit your needs and personal desires is a must before heading out into the world of car salespeople.]]> <![CDATA[Do my brake pads absorb humidity?]]> I recently received a question from a reader about humidity, asking if it has an effect on brake pads. The mechanic informed the car owner that the reason her front pads were squealing was due to humidity.]]> <![CDATA[How to Eliminate Crimes of Opportunity for Car Thieves]]> For the last five years, the Honda Civic is not only the most popular car selling at dealerships, but also the number one most-stolen car in America. But Honda is not alone. The top five cars st]]> <![CDATA[Put On The Brakes]]> It is time to replace your car’s brake pads. You hear your brakes making a noise, or braking appears soft and doesn’t seem to grab like it used to, so you seek out an auto shop to perform the repairs. Before dropping off your car and agreeing to the repairs, put on the brakes and do your homework.]]> <![CDATA[Who Are The Sisters On The Fly?]]> Every August in Reno, Nevada, there is a car show that takes over two cities – the event Hot August Nights. You will find just about every classic make and model from the early 1900s up to 1976 vehicles. Being a mechanic, a classic car enthusiast and classic car owner, I am always on the hunt for something new that will intrigue me.]]> <![CDATA[Kiely Ricardo is a name to remember]]> Every day at the track, she drooled at the chance to be in the race, but never found the opportunity to do so. She hoped to be behind the wheel as a driver, not on the sidelines watching the cars go by. Ricardo was always being pushed to become a horseback rider because all her cousins were involved with horses.]]> <![CDATA[Many teens opting out on getting a driver’s license]]> Today, teenagers are holding off getting their driver’s license. Going places is no longer the main reason to connect with friends; now they have the internet and cell phones, using means like Snapchat, Facebook or being a gamer which allow you to hang out together without being together.]]> <![CDATA[Put the Brakes on Cell Phone Addiction]]> Did you know that cell phone addiction is rather likely? If you are reading this article on your cell phone, don’t feel alone, On average, a person who is CPA (cell phone addicted), spends three hours a day on their phone. In your lifetime it can add up to 1140.]]> <![CDATA[Auto Parts, Online Retailers verses Brick and Mortar Stores]]> With this new venture, Amazon will put itself in direct competition with major auto parts retailers like, Napa, O’Reilly, Auto Zone and Advanced Auto Parts. Robert Bosch, Federal-Mogul, Dorman Products and Cardone Industries are just a few of the major auto parts manufactures to sell products at Amazon.]]> <![CDATA[Are Automotive Technicians at A Critical Stage?]]> The Automotive Industry is changing each day, with new challenges, emissions standards and technology. Trying to keep up with the chaos is not always easy. Being a part of this industry for over 40 years, I am one of the lucky ones to have embraced new technology, but not all in this business have.]]> <![CDATA[Hemi-Powered Classics]]> If you remember the ´50s and ´60s, then the word “Hemi” can bring back some fond memories. The Chrysler Hemi engines, known by the trademark Hemi, are a series of I6 and V8 engines built by Chrysler with hemispherical combustion chambers.]]> <![CDATA[Selling your car at Auction]]> Finding the correct avenue to obtain the best audience of buyers along with the best value in return will take research. With so many car auction shows on television these days, you must set a price to start the bidding process, now you can find out what many of the cars are bringing in.]]> <![CDATA[Is Auto Repair Insurance Necessary?]]> You see commercials on TV and emails in your inbox trying to persuade you to pur- chase Auto Repair Insurance. Most can be very convincing. So is this a wise choice to make? The way this type of insurance is supposed to work is simple. Purchase the coverage for your vehicle while it’s still in proper running condition.]]> <![CDATA[Autonomous Technology and Rooftop Satellites]]> So exactly how does this fit into your vehicle. With its first-of-a-kind satellite technology that can connect anything that moves, Kymeta is delivering on the promise of connectivity. Their terminals are flat, light, and have no moving parts, bringing high-throughput communication to vehicles and places it has never been before.]]> <![CDATA[Commitment to Quality, Aftermarket Parts]]> I was impressed with the concept of the conference because it was not just about bringing companies together and meeting each other, but to also discuss employee morale, how to maintain good employees, strategies and looking to the future in the automotive industry.]]> <![CDATA[Hana Farley, A Woman With Substance]]> Today more and more women are moving into the mainstream of automotive work. I continue to find it interesting to discover what actually inspires these women early on in life. In this woman’s story, the initial desire to pursue a field of auto repair came from her father, like many women I have interviewed in previous stories.]]> <![CDATA[Engine Death From Lack Of Oil Changes]]> Your engine works hard to get you from point A to point B, and without maintenance it will only cost you money in the long run. As you review the photos from an actual customer from a Dealership where my co-host Staci Segura once worked, you’ll see the worst that can happen.]]>