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DC Based Car Buying Service, inride, Finds Huge Success Helping Area Car Owners Sell For Top Dollar

Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 3:40 PM CDT|Updated: 8 hours ago

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In April 2021, DC based Automotive Executive Alex Perdikis saw no end in sight to the vehicle shortages affecting the automotive marketplace and took matters into his own hands, repurposing his subscription company, inride, into a premiere vehicle buying service. inride guarantees area car owners the best offer available for used vehicles of any type.  Whether the vehicle is owned, leased, or carries outstanding payments, owners are walking away with thousands in profit. Used vehicle offers from Perdikis and his team are so strong, vehicle owners have driven hundreds of miles to sell their used vehicles to inride.

Founder of inride, Alex Perdikis, states: “In our area, the demand for vehicles of all types including luxury and commercial models continues to rise. Individual and commercial

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Car owners can’t get their phone to talk to their in-car entertainment

Is your smartphone not connecting to your in-car entertainment? And is it driving you mad?! Well, you’re not alone.

The J.D Power Initial Quality Study surveys new model car owners. This year it found the top complaint to be Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity.

According to Dave Sargent, vice president of automotive quality at J.D. Power:

This year there are many examples of smartphone technology not working as intended in new vehicles. With more vehicles being fitted with the wireless technology owners want, the study reveals an increase in connectivity problems between smartphones and vehicles, leaving many owners unhappy.

He notes that while carmakers generally are at the coalface for owner complaints, but the problem is shared:

Owners don’t care who’s at fault—they just want their phone and their vehicle to talk to each other.

25% of all problems reported by vehicle owners fall under the category, and six out

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Car owners’ new gripe: lousy wireless service

The biggest frustration among new car owners is that they can’t get their car and smartphone to talk to one another, a new J.D. Power study finds.

Why it matters: Consumers want their digital lives to follow them seamlessly in the car, which is why Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have become so popular. But if the wireless connection is glitchy, such features don’t work, leaving car owners unhappy.

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  • “Owners are caught in the middle when vehicle and phone technologies don’t properly connect,” says Dave Sargent, vice president of automotive quality at J.D. Power.

Driving the news: 1 in 4 problems cited by car buyers in the first 90 days of ownership involves infotainment, according to the J.D. Power 2021 Initial Quality Study (IQS), released Tuesday.

  • For the first time in a decade,

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Alamo owner’s 1948 Bentley roadster literally one of a kind

W. O. Bentley’s career as an automotive manufacturer was relatively short. He started early enough with his first company in 1912 at age 24. That company started selling new cars manufactured by other companies and then began manufacturing automotive parts. When World War I broke out, Bentley built “aero-engines” (aircraft engines) and thought about building his own cars.

After the war, W. O. Bentley and his brother, H. M., started Bentley Motors Limited. The value and quality of a car was often tested in various competitions, and the 3-liter Bentley won the Le Mans endurance race in 1924, 1927, 1928 and 1930, but the company had financial trouble, and there is just no substitute for cash. Investor Woolf Barnano had cash and saw potential in the Bentley. He saved the company, but a disappointed W. O. Bentley had then become just an employee of Barnano.

This was the during the

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