Quickfacts: Shipping an Auto Internationally

Posted in June 29th, 2012
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If you need help shipping auto overseas, it’s important to know how it works ahead of time. Depending on where you’re shipping to, your vehicle will be picked up from whatever city in the U.S. it is in and then transported – via an auto transport truck – to whichever port it will end up […]

Quickfacts: Texas Auto Transport

Posted in June 27th, 2012
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Texas auto transport is a popular search term on many different search engines, and if you’re looking for Texas auto transport services you’ll want to read this quick blog. When finding quotes to ship to or from Texas, remember that major cities – such as San Antonio, Austin, Houston and Dallas – are popular auto […]

Quickfacts: Auto Transport California

Posted in June 25th, 2012
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Need auto transport California services? If so, it’s always best to ship to or from major cities, especially ones like San Francisco, Los Angeles, or San Diego, as these cities lie along major interstate highways and are major population centers. Auto transporters prefer to travel along popular interstate highways, through major cities, because it’s where […]

Quickfacts: Enclosed Auto Shipping

Posted in June 23rd, 2012
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Enclosed auto shipping is typically reserved for exotic, rare, expensive, classic or collectible vehicles. While open transportation is just as safe as driving your vehicle on the road yourself – and actually a good deal safer, as the wear and tear of driving is minimized as it’s being transported – it doesn’t provide protection from […]

Quickfacts: New York Auto Transport

Posted in June 21st, 2012
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New York auto transport is easy enough to say – but what about actually doing it? New York state is a popular auto transport destination, with major cities such as New York City, Buffalo, Albany and Rochester, among many, many others, and is usually easy enough to get to or from if the weather’s nice. […]

Quickfacts: Shipping Autos with Enclosed Shippers

Posted in June 19th, 2012
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Shipping autos with an enclosed shipper is expensive – usually anywhere from 35-50% more than the cost to ship a vehicle with an open transporter. But enclosed auto shipping is generally only recommended for customers that need to ship an expensive or other high-end vehicle, whether it’s a luxury car, classic car, sports car, or […]

Quickfacts: Florida Auto Transport

Posted in June 17th, 2012
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Florida auto transport services should be easy enough to find. There are many major cities in the state of Florida that make it easier for auto transporters to get around, which definitely helps in terms of availability of a carrier and your ultimate price. Cities such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Daytona Beach and Orlando […]

Quickfacts: Open Car Transportation

Posted in June 15th, 2012
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Open car transportation is the most common form of car transportation in the industry today. There are literally thousands of open car shippers on the road today, most of which are independent owner/operators or drivers for small fleets, and these shippers handle almost 90% of all automobile shipments in the United States. They are the […]

What’s A Hydraulic Car Lift?

Posted in June 15th, 2012
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In 1646 the Frenchman Blaise Pascal (as in the unit of measurement Pascal) first performed his “barrel experiment.” This established him in the fields of hydrodynamics and hydrostatics. His discovery proved that pressure exerted is undiminished as long as it is enclosed in static, incompressible fluid, making it possible to multiply the exerted force over […]

Car Transport to Alaska

Posted in June 13th, 2012
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Need car transport services to Alaska? If so, it’s important to understand just what happens when your vehicle starts its journey. It doesn’t matter where you’re shipping from; you can ship from New York, Ohio, Texas, it doesn’t matter, as your car transport company will dispatch a carrier to pick it up from wherever it’s […]