Looking Back On The Safest Crossovers In 2017 (Part 1)

The year 2017 was a great one to buy a car. There were a lot of choices available; you did not have to stick with autos with the same vibe. 

In case you miss it, here is another look at the cars that have flourished on that year.

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Honda HR-V EX

The 2017 Honda HR-V EX is the second model in the 2017 Honda HR-V line that will come out this year. The fuel tank can be filled up to 13.2 gallons, and the vehicle can cover 28 MPG on average. The price begins at $22,215.

This auto has a slightly larger engine capacity compared to the 2016 model, for its power reaches 141 HP, while the other can only work up to 130 HP. The push-button ignition is a great addition, too.

The car is built with a backend glass that shields the passengers from being LED lights and alternating wipers at the front and rear windows. The roof can be exposed with just a single touch. 

Other than the seats, almost everything can be adjusted mechanically. You may open or close the windows on automatic and heat the seats at the back via the touch-capacitive display on the console.

The users can stream music and hear it from the six speakers attached to the vehicle. It is compatible with Pandora, and you can even text someone through this.

There are three-point belts in every seat and smartly designed airbags on the sides. Cameras and alarms are in full mode, as well.

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Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.0 ES

It has a four-liter engine and can travel up to 24 miles per gallon. The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sports 2.0 ES can be yours starting from $19,975.

In comparison to its 2016 version, the new model has a bigger engine and two more airbags that lets a family or a group of friends visit diverse places without worrying about their car’s capacity.

The wheels of this vehicle are made of lightweight yet sturdy alloy, while the front and backlights are halogen and LED, respectively. A portable carrier can be attached to the roof, as well. 

The coolness that the air conditioner gives off automatically changes depending on the weather outside. Whereas the door handles are covered with chrome, leather protects the steering wheel and the shift stick. Its roof can also be opened electronically so that you can enjoy fresh air on the way to the destination.

Digital devices can be linked to the car through the USB port or Bluetooth system. It has four speakers and lets you access it minus a key.

The vehicle has seven airbags in place, as well as child locks, security alarms, and uphill support.

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Mazda CX-3 GX

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 GX can strongly ride through various cities with a SKYACTIV-G engine that works at 146 HP. The initial asking price for the vehicle is $20,695.

This car can reach a greater distance than the 2016 Mazda CX-5 Sport AT FWD by a mile in a highway. Aside from that, the former has sensors all over that will prevent it from bumping on sidewalks or other vehicles.

It makes use of a cost-efficient LED for the fog, brake, and headlights. The size of the wheel is approximately 18 inches in diameter. The car is available in a total of eight different colors.

The interior of the vehicle shows a combination of the colors black, white, and blue. Its back is spacious enough, considering the consumers can fold down the rear seats by 60%. Also, the driver’s seat can be adjusted in six different ways.

The 2017 Mazda CX-3 has an Infotainment system that will give you a three-dimensional view of the directions and listen to good music through the seven Bose speakers installed inside it. If you need to make or receive calls, you can connect the smartphone to the car and converse using the buttons on the steering wheel.

Alarms have been fixed within the vehicle to avoid impending collisions, observe blind spots, and learn about the traffic at the back.

Final Thoughts

The cars mentioned above are still available on the market now. If you want any of them, feel free to look for one at the nearest dealership.

Good luck!

Why IAP Worldwide’s Success As A Logistics Company Lives On

It takes years of experience and a team of responsible personnel for a corporation such as the IAP Worldwide to be acknowledged as one of the most trusted logistics services providers of United States’ military forces and other government institutions.

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The Back Story

Similar to how humanity came about, the IAP Worldwide was a byproduct of several company acquisitions in the past. It began with the construction of Pan Am World Services, Inc. in 1953, which managed the first facility for space launch in the country. The base soon turned into a testing area for missiles and shuttles and persisted to function as such until Johnson Controls, Inc. entirely took over the firm during 1989 and changed Pan Am’s business name to Johnson Controls Worldwide Services, Inc. The new company was in charge of managing and conserving military camps and various properties. They were advocates of discovering more energy-efficient methods to upkeep the armed forces’ facilities.

When the year 1990 came, IAP’s founder picked up the latter, as well as a secondary firm called Readiness Management Support. They combined the two to create the IAP Worldwide Services, Inc., which was established in Irmo, South Carolina. They maintained a great camaraderie and mutual respect with diverse sectors of the US armed forces.

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Later Acquisitions By The Company

As opposed to what had occurred its predecessors, IAP remained in the hands of its original owner(s). Besides, the company got ahold of many institutions. Some of its highly publicized acquisitions included the G3 Systems Ltd., and Tactical Communication & Network Solutions and Aviation and Logistics businesses of DRS Technologies, Inc. These commercial establishments initially provided engineering, technical support, and aerial resolution services to various national agencies local and abroad, respectively.

The procurement of more companies allows IAP Worldwide to deliver better performance to the clients by having logistics, management, and technological experts in many locations who can respond to job-related requests and issues on time. 

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IAP’s Valuability

For the reason that their primary consumers are the people who serve and protect the United States and its inhabitants, the assets that have to be transported from one place to another need to reach the said destination without delay. In more than 63 years that IAP Worldwide Services had serviced a lot of customers, it had always been capable of shipping different items on time across the planet. This is why the company’s success lives on.

Final Thoughts

IAP is not the only company that offers logistics services in the world. It may not be the most popular either, considering you have DHL, FedEx, Air21, and other companies in the game for years. However, their contribution to the US military men and women is so invaluable that no one can probably replace them anytime soon.

If you want to make your mark in any industry, therefore, you should do a little more research on what IAP has done that’s worked for them. From there, you can put two and two together and figure out what works for you.

Good luck!

3 Times You Cannot Buy A Muscle Car

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Owning a muscle car is a dream come true for most men. It works as symbols of your stature in life and manliness. It is as if you seem dependable when you are riding one, regardless if you are as thin as a stick.

For some guys, however, owning a muscle car may remain as nothing but a dream. You may not be able to buy one because of the following reasons:

You Have A Big Family

The first thing that may dissuade you from getting a muscle car is if you have a big family. A muscle car, after all, is no different from a small car. It can only accommodate four or five adults, depending on their sizes. If you want to travel with your parents, a couple of siblings and spouses, one of them has to take a cab.

This is one of the problems with muscle cars that no amount of squeezing can fix. It may be better for you to get an SUV instead so that you can all go anywhere comfortably.

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You Need To Stay On A Budget

Another thing that can tell you that a muscle car is not meant for you is your need to be on a budget right now. This is typical for people who earn regular wages but live in the metro. The bills that you have to pay for are sometimes higher than or equal to the amount that you get every month.

If that is the case, don’t worry – no one is pressuring you to buy a muscle car. It is not a necessity, especially if you cannot use it much in the big city anyway. Besides, muscle cars run on gas, which is significantly more expensive than diesel. Riding the train or bus may be more suitable for your budget at the moment.

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You Don’t Like Going To Repair Shops Often

Getting a muscle car that is in the best condition can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Everything works well; no part requires repairing. However, not everyone has that much cash lying around, so more people opt for rundown muscle cars.

The issue with the latter is that not many repair shops can accept them. You need to look for muscle car restorers precisely so that you can ensure that your auto is in the right hands. You also have to wait for weeks or months before driving it, depending on how much damage the mechanics should fix.

If you are not into going to repair shops often, though, perhaps you need to avoid getting a muscle car.

Final Thoughts

It feels fantastic to be able to say that you are a muscle car owner. No one makes this type of auto anymore; you may find it challenging to get one at dealerships, too. No matter how much you want a muscle car, though, you should always be realistic. Do not buy it if you do not need it or have to eat one meal a day instead of three because of it.

Tips For First Time Car Owners

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Getting your first car is probably one of the best things that can happen in your life, primarily if you worked hard to get it. As such, it is imperative on your part to know the basics when it comes to taking good care of the said automobile. Take note that the said vehicle is a representation of who you are. Do not be careless in purchasing your first automobile so that you will not encounter problems or issues in the future. Continue reading Tips For First Time Car Owners