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Shifting Gears into Manual Transmission: What You Need to Know

While manual (standard) transmissions were once commonplace in most automobiles, their popularity has decreased over the past few decades. From 35% during the 1980s down to 3% in today’s market. There’s still a need for them from a select clientele who crave maximum performance from their machines. If you’re thinking about learning to drive stick, or think it’s time to become part of this niche group, you’re in luck. We’re about to give you a crash course.

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5 Simple Rules for Your Teenage Driver

When it comes to your teenager getting behind the wheel, there’s a lot to think about. While they’re looking forward to a new world of freedom (and responsibility), you’re more than likely a bit nervous. For them, this is an important rite of passage, and it’s up to you to educate them on making the right choices and adhering to the rules. Fear not, these 5 standards and practices will ensure that you start them off on the right foot.

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How Local Used Car Dealerships Can Be Perfect for Your Next Vehicle

When it comes to used cars, for most car owners and buyers, the process of buying and selling can become mysterious. People usually either do things, they either ask people they know or they go to the ever so misleading Google and wind up speaking to shady characters on Craigslist. And it’s understandable because people always want to go with a route they trust and have more control over. But that’s where local used car dealerships like Certified Headquarters come into play. We’ll show you how going local can be perfect for your next vehicle.

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Is a Truck the Right Fit for You and Your Family?

Historically, trucks haven’t exactly been known as family vehicles. As Consumer Reports points out, the pickup market largely consists of male buyers. But we’re seeing a new trend where a growing number of families are now opting for trucks. With many models having plenty of cab space, a softer ride, and more comfort and safety features, it’s easy to see why trucks have become so appealing.

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A Few Factors to Consider Between Pickup Trucks & SUVs

If you need a new vehicle, you have lots of decisions to make when it comes to exactly what type will suit you most. It’s important to consider what you need the vehicle for. If you travel difficult terrain or spend a lot of time hauling large things, you’ll want to invest in either a truck or SUV. Both have lots of benefits, but each will suit a specific type of driver. Here at Certified Headquarters, we carry a wide array of both trucks and sport utility vehicles and are more than happy to help you make the best choice!

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