• April 12, 2021

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    Extend the Life of Your Used Car With These Tips

    (StatePoint) In the market for a car? If you’re planning on purchasing a used vehicle, you’re in good company.

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    4 Tips to Feel Confident in Your Next Car Purchase

    (BPT) - After a house, a car is likely the second-largest purchase most Americans will ever make. While it’s often easy to feel confident in smaller, everyday buys — like a new pair of shoes or takeout from your favorite restaurant — bigger purchases, like a car, can leave you second-guessing. Did you make the right choice? Was there something better out there? Here are the top tips to help you feel fully confident when buying your next ride.

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    Wellness Travel Hits The Road

    (NAPSI)—The classic American road trip is getting a makeover. To meet the growing need for deeper, meaningful experiences that promote wellbeing, the automaker Lexus is putting travelers behind the wheel in its first-ever “Retreats in Motion” program. These five-day, four-night driving retreats allow guests to take a scenic, restorative drive in a new 2021 Lexus IS between two of the brand’s luxury hotel partners, with curated self-care activities along the way.“These days, the desire to escape on the open road to rejuvenate mind and spirit has never been more enticing,” says Vinay Shahani, Lexus vice president of marketing. “The ‘Retreats in Motion’ program not only provides perfectly planned, luxurious getaways in a Lexus vehicle, but they also elevate the classic road trip with much-needed recuperative experiences.”The Lexus partner hotels selected for the “Retreats in Motion” program have been hand-picked for their exceptional service, beautiful design and culinary offerings. Guests will spend two nights at each resort—with an average three-hour drive between each property—before returning to the originating hotel. Participating hotels in three California-based retreats include:• Cavallo Point Lodge to Post Ranch Inn• Bardessono Hotel & Spa to Pebble Beach Resorts• Terranea Resort to Post Ranch Inn In spring 2021, those visiting the East Coast will be able to travel between XV Beacon and Chatham Bars Inn in Massachusetts.Travelers will be paired with the new 2021 Lexus IS sport sedan at their originating hotel before embarking on a customized route featuring suggested stops and wellness activities to enjoy throughout their drive. They’ll feast their eyes on beautiful views, relax with aromatherapy or guided breathwork, and have the option to indulge their taste buds with healthy gourmet meals at the end of each day.Unlike typical getaways, the “Retreats in Motion” program incorporates the vehicle as an integral part of the wellness experience. More than just transporting travelers from each partner hotel, the Lexus vehicle is a destination and sanctuary in and of itself and is equipped with a mobile wellness kit to help travelers get the most out of their journey.In creating the program, the automaker has partnered with mindbodygreen, a health and well-being lifestyle media brand, to create custom content featuring some of the world’s most-loved wellness experts for each retreat. Highlights include podcasts on sustainability with best-selling author Jonathan Safran Foer and a guided walking meditation with teacher Mary Beth LaRue, along with content covering topics from mindful eating to movement for longevity. Additionally, an immersive in-car sound bath with expert Sara Auster—designed to be played through the signature Mark Levinson sound system—helps clear energy blockages and deliver a sense of calm.“mindbodygreen has enjoyed being a trusted destination and resource for well-being for over eleven years, bringing together experts across all facets of health and wellness for our collective audience,” says Colleen Wachob, mindbodygreen co-founder and co-CEO. “Our team is so excited to work with an innovative, forward-thinking brand like Lexus on this partnership. Together, we’re creating something really unique and so vital to people’s well-being.”Guests are responsible for the “Retreats in Motion” registration costs and travel expenses, which include:• Five-day, four-night stay at each property;• Loan of a new 2021 Lexus IS vehicle; • Intimate access to curated wellness content, including self-care discussions, in-vehicle sound bath, meditation, guided breathwork and more; • Complimentary welcome wellness kit.Lexus and its hotel partners deeply value the health and well-being of their guests. Comprehensive health and sanitization procedures have been put in place for each Lexus vehicle and the hotels have implemented their own measures. Please refer to each partner hotel website for more details on their COVID protocols. For more information or to book a Lexus “Retreats in Motion,” visit www.mindbodygreen.com/lexusretreats. 

Tuesday 03/02/2021
Technology with a Human Touch
Updated: April 02, 2021 - 2:35 am

(NewsUSA) - Do you remember having your fingers slammed in the car door as a kid? Or maybe you were scolded by your parents for scratching the car next to you when the wind blew the door open. How about seeing someone balance on one leg trying to pry a heavy door open while holding four grocery bags? It's safe to say we've all experienced one of these real-life "door struggles." And for those in the northern states, add dealing with frozen-shut doors to the list!

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Friday 02/05/2021
What to Expect from the Auto Industry in 2021 [Video]
Posted: February 05, 2021

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Monday 01/11/2021
The Epic Cross Country Journey of the Times Square New Year’s Eve Numerals! [Video]
Updated: April 11, 2021 - 2:30 am

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Tuesday 08/25/2020
Tips for Enjoying a Drive-In Movie Experience
Updated: August 30, 2020 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Social distancing guidelines across the country have made visiting a conventional movie theater difficult, if not impossible. However, what was once a relic of the past has now become an innovation in entertainment, the drive-in movie theater.

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Monday 05/11/2020
Can You Save Money Driving an Electric Vehicle?
Posted: May 11, 2020

(StatePoint) While many motorists are aware of the environmental benefits of going electric, they may not know just how much they stand to save by making the switch.

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