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VW’s Latest Concept Car

VW’s Latest Concept Car

Volkswagen is adding yet another car to their futuristic I.D. lineup of concept cars. The Vizzion is the fourth of the collection, and it will debut it in full at the Geneva Motor Show. The Vizzion ist a longer sedan with no steering wheel or pedals, and it’s meant to exhibit how the company is thinking of a future where we all routinely step into a fully electric autonomous car that does all of the work for the driver. It’s…

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How Self-Driving Cars Will Change Our Lives

How Self-Driving Cars Will Change Our Lives

It’s no longer a question of how, but when. Autonomous cars are coming to steal our beloved car culture in America. But will we let them succeed? Uber was the target of the same scrutiny when they first entered the landscape. With this type of service, would people purchase less cars? Almost surprisingly, the answer has been a resounding yes… well, sort of. The truth is that people still drive their cars because they have to. But for those that…

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NASA Watches the Roadster Disappear Into Space

NASA Watches the Roadster Disappear Into Space

The iconic image of the dummy referred to as “Starman” sitting in his Tesla Roadster will forever have to remain in already existing pictures. Yesterday, astronomers looked out into space to watch the car vanish into deep space. As a Near-Earth object for the last week, NASA had to watch it closely to ensure that it didn’t too anything abnormal or unexpected while in orbit in close proximity to our planet. In a way, that makes Elon’s “silly” prank a…

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Harley Davidson To Release Electric Motorcycle

Harley Davidson To Release Electric Motorcycle

In an attempt to attract a younger demographic, Harley-Davidson plans to offer its first electric motorcycle. The new bike, which does not have a name quite yet, is expected to be available in mid to late 2019. The historic motorcycle maker first dipped its toes in the EV world by touring the country a few years back with a concept electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, for riders and members of the media to take on test rides. Now they seem poised…

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Will We Soon Be Driving Underground?

Will We Soon Be Driving Underground?

If you haven’t seen the news yet, Elon Musk envisions a world with much less traffic. So much less, in fact, that the cars will be taken underground into secret tunnels and transported to their destination. Sounds ambitious, we know. But isn’t that what makes Elon Musk the mad genius he truly is? We checked out The Boring Company’s updated website further to take a deeper glimpse into the project. Here are the main takeaways: Moving to Tunnels To alleviate…

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Mini To Become an EV Brand?

Mini To Become an EV Brand?

BMW is in talks to make its Mini brand all-electric in the U.S. They’re currently talking with other automakers to find partners to lower the cost of electrifying the brand. Would you purchase a Mini if electric was the only option? The PartsMarket team says why not…? This seems like a great move for a large automotive company that already has its powerful hand in the luxury market. Allowing for one powerful electric vehicle logo to lead the way for…

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What are Your Goals in 2018?

What are Your Goals in 2018?

We want to improve with you in 2018. That’s why we’d like your feedback. Picture the following… You’re our special guest at the PartsMarket Auto Part Summit. You have a seat at a cozy table of a select few auto industry professionals devoted to work on their businesses for the day. Once you sit down, you realize you hadn’t planned ahead. You hadn’t thought about what you need help with most. In any business, it’s important to set goals and…

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Santa is Arriving Early This Year

Santa is Arriving Early This Year

Ho, Ho, Ho! It’s Christmas time again. ‘Tis the season for giving. It’s that time where we all enjoy the colder weather, open gifts, and work on our cars. In case PartsMarket has not already done enough with our Cars for Kids program, Black Friday weekend sale, and extended Cyber Monday discounts, we’re feeling festive enough to offer a “12 Deals of Christmas” series of promotions starting on December 14th. To enroll in these exclusive discounts via text message, all…

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4 Car Repairs You Never Knew You Could Do

4 Car Repairs You Never Knew You Could Do

While some people are willing to change their own oil, or even change their brake pads, most car owners turn to professionals when their vehicles need something more complex. Whether you’re scared, or just don’t know where to start, today there is an abundance of resources to help you repair your own car, and save hundreds of dollars in the process. Auto forums and video tutorial hubs like YouTube provide step-by-step instructions on how to perform almost any Do-It-Yourself auto…

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