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Get Ready for America’s Cup!

Get Ready for America’s Cup! Proudly holding the rank as the oldest international sporting trophy, the America’s Cup is awarded to the winner of an international yacht racing competition.  Although not as heavily publicized as the Super Bowl, the prestige and history of America’s Cup is unparalleled in the boating world and beyond.  It is not just an event for the world’s top sailors and yacht designers, but also draws major sponsors, as well as affluent entrepreneurs.  It is a test of sailing skills, boat design, in addition to a conglomerate effort of fund-raising and management.  Excitement abounds as we…

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Update On The Electric Car Industry: ChargePoint

Creating a greener planet means more than embracing solar panels and building eco-friendly cars. It also means creating an infrastructure to support the green technology. That’s what ChargePoint is striving to achieve. The company designs and builds charging stations across the country and unveiled a new system in September to make it easier for electric vehicle drivers to charge their cars. Called Waitlist, the free system allows drivers to make an appointment via smart phones to charge their cars at a public station. Alternatively, drivers can tap a card on the station to reserve spot. While it seems silly to…

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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and the three day weekend is often filled with barbecues, swimming, camping, and adult beverages with your nearest and dearest.  Although a wonderful excuse to celebrate with friends and family, it’s important to remember the true meaning of this all-American holiday.  This special day should first and foremost serve as an important reminder to honor all who fought and died to preserve our freedom in the United States. A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your…

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Ship Car Tomorrow – URGENT Shipping Services

Ship My Car Tomorrow! Are you taking a quick, yet unexpected, trip out of town and asking, how can I ship my car tomorrow? If so, you will be happy to know that expedited car shipping services are available and it’s simple to get your car booked within two days for car transport services nationwide. Whether you have a domestic or foreign built car, SUV, van, motorcycle, boat or other vehicle, when you need fast car shipping services, there are several options to choose from for your convenience. When you are in a rush to move your car to a…

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Safe & Reliable Harley Davidson Transport Services

Harley Davidson Shipping Services Those who own a fine motorcycle such as a Harley Davidson, know that their bike must be handled with care during shipment. Whether you need your motorcycle to ship locally, nationwide or even overseas, we offer reliable Harley shipping services that are safe as well as affordable. Find out how to get a Great Price on Harley Shipping Services by contacting our professional motorcycle shipping team at 800-452-2880 and we will have your Harley on its way as fast as possible with a reasonable rate and secure services. Door to Door The best way to ensure…

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Overseas RV Shipping

International RV Shipping Due to the variety of RV’s available, there are many challenges that arise when an RV must be transported to another country. It’s large size and shape definitely doesn’t make it easy to ship. Luckily, there are professional shipping companies that specialize in the international delivery of such large recreational vehicles. USA residents have been using A1 Auto Transport for over 25 years. We are one of the leading transport companies and we specialize in national and international shipping services for vehicles of all kinds. Transporting RVs is something that we are very experienced with and to…

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Top Rated Heavy Duty Truck Transport

A-1 Auto Transport strives to not only offer reliable auto transport services, but we want to set the standard for the services we offer. Our clients that ship heavy duty trucks and other heavy equipment know they can always rely on us to provide affordable services that are guaranteed to be safe for all vehicles. We offer quality services for: Heavy Duty trucks Tractor Trailers Garbage Trucks Dump Trucks Emergency Trucks Salt Trucks Construction Equipment Farm Machinery Motor Homes Recreational Vehicles Cranes If you need it moved, we have the resources to get it where you need it to be…

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Son of Mickey Thompson Joins 400 MPH Club

In August of 2016, the son of racing legend Mickey Thompson, Danny, came out of retirement to make a run at this father’s land-speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats. He succeeded in his attempt, and in doing so, just narrowly beat out the best time of his father while joining the 400 MPH club with a run of 406.7 MPH. The car used was the Challenger 2, which was built on the chassis of Mickey Thompson’s race car he developed for his next run in Bonneville, which was prevented by weather. Two runs are required to qualify for the…

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Self-Driving Cars: No Longer Science Fiction

Not a fan of taking the wheel?  Prefer to be the passenger?  Never fear, autonomous cars are here.  It is predicted that nearly 10 million self-driving vehicles will be on the road in the very near future, as soon as 2020 in fact.  Industry leaders, BMW, Mercedes, and Tesla already have fully operational autonomous vehicles currently being tested on city streets, and nearly 30 more car manufacturers will be throwing their hat into the ring in the next year.  In fact, there are vehicles in production now that could very well be available for public use in 2017.  Keep in…

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Overnight Car Shipping | Next Day Vehicle Delivery

There are some limits as to how far a vehicle can be transported (at least overland) in one day, so that puts a cap on how quickly they can be shipped to certain areas. To give you an idea, most auto carriers can only travel 300-400 miles per day with a load. Keep in mind that outside factors like weather, traffic, road delays, and construction can limit the distance even more. There is another option, air freight, which we’ll address in the second section below. Next day shipment for cars is a service that’s available to anyone who’s having a…

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How To: Shipment Of A Non Running Car From Hawaii

There are a few challenges that are specific to shipping a non-running car, and there are a few other challenges that come with shipping from Hawaii. In this article, we’ll take a look at both sides of the equation to explain to details of what’s involved with transporting a nonoperational vehicle from Hawaii to the mainland U.S. The first thing you should know about shipping a vehicle to or from Hawaii, and it may be fairly obvious, is that transport must be done by boat. It’s important to keep in mind that this is a service that not every auto…

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Having A Motorcycle Shipped To Your Door

Door-to-door shipping is a very popular transport option for motorcycle owners, largely because it’s much easier (and more affordable) to have a motorcycle hauled to a specific address than it is for other, larger types of vehicles. As with any other type of vehicle that’s shipped, there are times when a motorcycle is transported on a large truck with other bikes, cars, or trucks. These larger carriers naturally have a more difficult time accommodating door to door shipping requests that require navigating small areas or narrow roads. Any company that offers door to door shipping for motorcycles should be able…

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Fine Automobile Moving | A-1 Auto Transport

Certain types of cars require a delicate touch and deep expertise when shipping them and fine automobiles fall under this banner. When we refer to fine automobiles, we’re talking about classic cars, high-end autos, and luxury brands. Here are some examples of cars that are commonly referred to in this category: Porsche Rolls Ferrari Jaguar BMW Mercedes-Benz Shipping these types of automobiles requires a fine-tuned understanding of not only how they work, but how the transport process works and how to best care for them. Not that the process is entirely different from one vehicle to another, but there are…

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Do Auto Dealers Ship Cars For Customers?

This is a question we hear fairly often from our readers and the simple answer is “not really.” That’s not to say that dealers can’t or won’t offer auto transport services, it’s just that they rarely have their own internal transport carriers to do the work. What actually happens is that some car dealers partner with a particular company to coordinate their shipping. For example an auto dealer in Southern California might partner with A-1 Auto Transport to deliver vehicles sold to customers in the Southwest. This is a fairly common practice within the industry and, in many cases, can…

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City To City Car Transportation Costs: What To Know

The main factor that goes into the cost of moving a car from once city to another is the distance between the two cities. As an example, it costs much less to ship a vehicle from Los Angeles, CA To Dallas, Texas than it would ship a vehicle from San Diego, CA to Miami, FL. This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise—greater distance comes with a greater cost in any corner of the shipping world. The second major factor is the type of car. Larger, heavier vehicles will cost more to ship because the cargo weight adds up to…

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Ship Motorcycle To Brunei

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Brunei Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? For motorcycle shipping, the average cost is $1500 but in case of more expensive and insured ones, it might cost around $3000. Taxes are additional costs. It is better to ship it from New York or East coast with shared container shipping Brunei is a sovereign state in South East Asia, located on the Island of Borneo. Sharing a large part of the coastline with South China Sea, it is close to Indonesia and Malaysia. Shipping the motorcycle to Brunei is comparatively…

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Ship Motorcycle To Bosnia And Herzegovina

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Bosnia And Herzegovina Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? Shipping your motorcycle from USA to Bosnia and Herzegovina would cost in the range of $1600 to $2200, but does not include additional costs and taxes It is more affordable to ship it out from the U.S. East Coast as the distance is lesser Situated on the Balkan Peninsula, Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in the southeastern part of Europe. The country is bordered by the Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, and has a 12 mile coastline on the Adriatic Sea. With…

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Ship Motorcycle To Botswana

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Botswana Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? For shipping motorcycles to Botswana from USA, the average cost is $2100 to $3,000 and is best to use East Coast ports. For damage-free and safe transit, consolidated container shipping might be the best option Situated in the Southern region of the African sub-continent, Botswana is a landlocked country that is topographically flat and covers most parts of the Kalahari Desert. It shares its borders with South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Namibia. Apart from the cultural differences, the availability and ease of…

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Ship Motorcycle To Bolivia

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Bolivia. Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? It costs around $1300 and $1900 to ship a motorcycle from U.S to Bolivia using standard ways of freight shipping Other costs that need to be budgeted include insurance, door-to-door shipment, and import duties. Located in central South America, Bolivia is a landlocked country, with varied terrain spanning the rainforest of Amazon Basin to the Andes Mountains and encompasses the Atacama Desert. It shares its borders with Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Chile. If you are moving to Bolivia or want to…

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Ship Motorcycle To Belize

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Belize Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? Shipment of motorcycles from the United States to Belize is priced around $1,200 to $1750, but does not include import duties It is best to ship from New York or East Coast ports due to the faster accessibility. Located in the eastern coast of Central America, Belize is formally known as British Honduras. It shares its boundary with Mexico to the north, Guatemala to the south and west, and to the Caribbean Sea to the east. People come to Belize in order…

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Ship Motorcycle To Belarus

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Belarus Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? Motorcycle shipment from USA to Belarus is around $1,400 to 2,450. However, the price is only for freight shipment for standard motorcycles and expensive or insured ones will cost more Located in the Eastern Europe, Belarus is a scenic yet landlocked country sharing its borders with Russia at the northeast border, Ukraine on the south side, Lithuania and Latvia on the northwest side, and Poland on the western side. It was originally a part of erstwhile USSR and after the collapse of…

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Ship Motorcycle To Barbados

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Barbados Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? The average cost of shipping your motorcycle from U.S to Barbados is about $1200 to $2000 but getting a customized quote is best It is cheapest when the motorcycle is shipped from Miami in a shared container A Caribbean Island and independent British Commonwealth nation, Barbados is located in the Lesser Antilles, in Americas. It is twenty-one miles and it is only fourteen miles wide. It is about 62 miles from Windward Islands 104 miles away from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines….

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Ship Motorcycle To Bahrain

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Bahrain Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? For shipping your motorcycle to Bahrain from U.S. is about $1700 to $4,000. The shipping prices do not reflect the additional cost of door to door and import taxes Located in the Persian Gulf, Bahrain is a small monarchy. Bahrain is in the center part of the Bahrain Island archipelago and geographically situated, between the northeastern coast of Saudi Arabia and the Qatar Peninsula. The oil rich nation is a hub of trade and commerce and that is one of the reasons that…

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Ship Motorcycle To Benin

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Benin Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? As Benin is located in West Africa, you will need to transport your motorcycle to Port of  Los Angeles, Savannah, New York for faster shipping The cost of shipping your motorcycle is about $1450 to $2000 but does not count in the additional import duty and taxes Situated in West Africa, the country of Benin shares its boundary with Burkina Faso, Togo, Niger, and Nigeria. It is located 650 km from the Atlantic Ocean.  If you intend moving your motorcycle to Benin,…

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Ship Motorcycle To The Bahamas

How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From The Bahamas Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost? Shipping motorcycle from Miami makes it affordable, as the Bahamas are comparatively closer The average cost to ship from U.S to Bahamas is around $700 to $1200 depending on whether the motorcycle is crated and insured Located within the Lucayan Archipelago, Bahamas has over 700 islands, islets, and cays making up the archipelagic state. These islands are located in the Atlantic Ocean, and are geographically, north of Cuba, and east of the Florida Keys. It is best explored on your own motorcycle…

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Joe Webster

Joe WebsterJoe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. After college, he started his career in the…
 

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Amanda WilliamsAmanda Williams is a mother, an author, and entrepreneur. Her pastimes include the San Diego Padres, anything and everything Disney related, reading for pleasure, running for fun, family trips to Sea World, the San Diego…
 

Neal Kearney

Neal KearneyGraduating from UCSC with a Bachelor's Degree in history, Neal has been an avid writer since childhood and loves writing about anything from automobiles or motorcycles to surfing. Neal has gotten quite a bit of…
 

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Angela CaitoAngela Caito wants to live in a world where love is prevalent, her children are happy, and her waist stays thin no matter how many Oreos she eats. She loves hiking, sailing, surfing, camping and…
 

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