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Honda Auto Warranties

Jan 13, 2020
Glenn Huff

Honda is headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan with assembly plants around the world. Honda has sold over a million vehicles in the United States in every year since 1998.


Audi Auto Warranty

Jan 10, 2020
Glenn Huff

Audi is a German automobile manufacturer that produces and sell luxury vehicles. Audi is a member of the Volkswagen Group and has its roots at Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany.


Mercedes-Benz Auto Warranty

Dec 20, 2019
Glenn Huff

Mercedes-Benz vehicles are an integral part of car history. Mercedes-Benz was first to build a diesel powered car in the 1930s. They were the first manufacturer to build a car with fuel injection in the 1950s. They were also the first manufacturer to offer antilock brakes in the 1970s.

In 2018, Mercedes-Benz was the biggest selling premium vehicle brand in the world, having sold over 2.3 million vehicles. Headquartered in Germany, Mercedes-Benz vehicles are manufactured in 30 countries around the world by parent company Daimler AG.

The Mercedes-Benz logo represents air, land, and water. The company thought about adding a fourth point to the star to represent space, but decided not to.
 

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What You Need to Know About Brake Safety

Dec 16, 2019
Michael Robinson

Have you ever experienced this nightmare situation?

You’re driving along, and you know you’re approaching a stop up ahead. You move your foot from the gas to the brake, getting ready for when you’ll need to make a full stop. But – suddenly something is not right. You step harder on the brake, but your car is not stopping as it should.


Considering an Extended Car Warranty? Try These 4 Tips to Get the Best Deals

Dec 10, 2019
Michael Robinson

Are you getting stuck with car repair bills? If you have an older car, you may need an extended car warranty.

The majority of new cars today come with a manufacturer’s warranty which typically lasts for about 3 years / 36,000 miles (though some now have special deals up to 5 years / 50,000 miles). However, if you’re planning to keep your car for longer, what will you do when the manufacturer’s warranty runs out?


How an Extended Car Warranty Can Help Get Your Car Past 200,000 Miles

Dec 03, 2019
Michael Robinson

Many cars on the market today are meant to last. If you’re someone who likes to keep a car “until the tires fall off” – or, maybe at least past the 200,000-mile mark – it can be totally doable. And an extended car warranty can help you reach that goal while keeping your auto expenses down.


Engine Swap? If You’re Considering It, Keep in Mind These 7 Things

Nov 25, 2019
Michael Robinson

Are you thinking about removing your car’s engine and replacing it with a different one? It’s become a trend to the engine swap, whether to replace a broken engine or to upgrade to a newer different engine that will make your car more powerful or economical to drive.
 


Freightliner Auto Warranties

Nov 12, 2019
Michael Robinson

Founded in 1942, Freightliner has been manufacturing trucks for almost 80 years and is a division of Daimler Trucks North America. Over its 77-year history, the automaker has changed ownership groups and moved its operations between Canada and the United States in an effort to remain financially viable.


Dodge Auto Warranty

Nov 11, 2019
Michael Robinson

One of the oldest automobile manufacturers in the world, Dodge will be celebrating its 120th birthday in 2020 with a refreshed line-up of its performance cars and trucks. For over ninety years, Dodge was a critical brand for Chrysler with its mid-priced trucks and full-sized passenger vehicles. Having survived the 1973 global oil crisis, and multiple new ownership groups at Chrysler before its eventual bail-out during the 2008 global recession by Fiat, Dodge has grown into one of the most important components of the Fiat Chrysler Group with its high-performance fleet. 

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Ferrari  Auto Warranty

Nov 11, 2019
Michael Robinson

While not one of the oldest automobile brands in the world, Ferrari has been producing the world’s most popular high-performance automobiles in Modena, Italy, since 1947 and shows little signs of slowing down. The world’s most powerful brand was created by the legendary, Enzo Ferrari, who ran the company until his death in 1988. Ferrari, who started his career in the car industry as a race car driver for Alfa Romeo, would make the “prancing horse” a global force in auto racing for decades, and the most coveted automobile in the world. 

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Fiat Car Warranty

Nov 11, 2019
Michael Robinson

Founded in 1899, Fiat has retained its position as the largest automobile manufacturer in Italy. For almost a full century, it remained the largest automobile manufacturer in Europe and the third in the world for over 20 years behind Ford Motor Company and General Motors. In 2013, Fiat S.p.A. was the second largest European automaker. In recent years, the Italian giant was involved in the bail-out of Chrysler; forming the new Fiat Chrysler Automobiles which also includes Maserati, Dodge, Jeep, and Alfa Romeo.

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Ford Car Warranty

Nov 11, 2019
Michael Robinson

There are few automakers in the history of the automotive sector as influential or powerful as the Ford Motor Company. Founded in 1903 by Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan, the company has retained its position as the 2nd largest U.S.-based automaker, and maintains an ownership position in multiple foreign automakers, and sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under its Lincoln brand.


Extended Car Warranty: How Much Will It Cost You?

Nov 06, 2019
Michael Robinson

If you’re considering making a big purchase or investing your money in a service like an extended warranty (or vehicle service contract), easily the first question to ask is “how much will this cost me?”

Here at Circle Auto shield, one of the questions we frequently hear is “how much should I expect to pay for an extended car warranty?”


4 Car Maintenance Tips for Fall 2019

Nov 01, 2019
Michael Robinson

It’s officially Fall 2019, and now is a great time to take care of maintenance for your car before the coldest months of winter arrive.

Every car will have its own set of issues particular to its make, model, year, and driving history. However, there are several issues that come up most frequently that we see here at Circle Auto Shield, so we’ve put together this recommended list of 4 car parts you should check for maintenance issues now to make sure you are prepared for the coldest months of the year

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Buick Auto Warranty

Oct 25, 2019
Michael Robinson

One of the oldest automobile brands in the world, Buick has been manufacturing cars and SUVs in North America for almost 120 years. Founded by David Buick, the brand served as the foundation for General Motors and for most of its storied history in the North American market, Buick has been sold as a premium automobile brand, selling larger sedans to older clientele looking for a higher quality vehicle than the mainstream GM products. Buick was at the forefront of automobile innovation for decades and the brand continues to serve as one of the few North American automakers pushing the envelope for GM. 

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Cadillac Car Warranty

Oct 25, 2019
Michael Robinson

Established in 1902 in Detroit, Cadillac has been the benchmark for luxury North American made automobiles for over a century. Purchased by General Motors in 1909, Cadillac pioneered the interchangeability of precision parts, allowing it to lay the foundation for the mass production of automobiles. For over a century, it has been a leader in technological advances, introducing full electrical systems, and the steel roof. The brand developed three engines, with its V8 setting a new standard for North American automobiles. 

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Chevrolet Car Warranty

Oct 25, 2019
Michael Robinson

Founded in 1911, Chevrolet continues to be one of the most important and successful North American automobile and truck manufacturers in the world with dealers in 140 countries around the globe. The brand that introduced the famed Corvette, Corvair, and Camaro continues to be the most successful division of General Motors and has become a global force in the affordable sedan, crossover, and EV market. 


Chrysler Auto Warranty

Oct 25, 2019
Michael Robinson

One of the oldest and most controversial automotive brands to emerge from the North American market, Chrysler has been manufacturing cars, SUVs, and trucks for almost ninety years. Having survived the 2008 global recession through a complex series of government-guaranteed loans in the United States, and Canada, and a formal takeover by Fiat, Chrysler now exists under the FCA US LLC group which includes Fiat, Lancia, Jeep, Dodge, and Chrysler.


Extended Car Warranty: Do You Really Need One?

Oct 16, 2019
Michael Robinson

One question we hear a lot here at Circle Auto Shield is: “Do I really need an extended car warranty?”


How You Can Save Money by Fixing a Bumper Scratch On Your Own

Oct 16, 2019
Michael Robinson

Has this ever happened to you: you’ve been out and about for work, errands, and various activities, taking care to park your car a safe distance away from other vehicles, but you return to find that your bumper has been scratched and dented?


Acura Extended Car Warranties

Oct 03, 2019
Michael Robinson

The luxury spin-off from Honda has proven to be one of the most popular luxury Japanese automobile brands in the world. Acura has carved out a significant portion of the mid-sized sedan, sports coupe, and SUV market with its line-up of affordable, precision-crafted automobiles that offer better reliability and performance than its American and Korean competitors in the same price categories.


Alfa Romeo Extended Car Warranties

Oct 03, 2019
Michael Robinson

One of the oldest automakers in the world, Alfa Romeo has lived through more than a century of innovation, global turmoil, financial difficulties, and multiple ownership groups before being acquired by Fiat and integrated into the extended Fiat Chrysler group which includes Maserati; the two Italian automakers now share technology, platforms, and are sold together in joint dealerships in select markets. Alfa Romeo offers a unique blend of industrial design, high-performance engines, and sporty performance that has allowed it to regain its foothold in North America after being pulled from the market for decades.

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Aston Martin Extended Car Warranty

Oct 03, 2019
Michael Robinson

Aston Martin is regarded as one of the premier luxury vehicles on the road today. Hand-made in the United Kingdom for the discerning few who can afford to spend upwards of $3,000,000 for the 2019 Valkyrie, or $200,000 for the 2019 DB11 coupe featured in the most recent 007 films. Aston Martin offers a unique combination of world-class engineering, performance, and bespoke manufacturing that puts them in the upper echelon of automobiles on the road today.


Bentley Extended Car Warranty

Oct 03, 2019
Michael Robinson

There are few automakers with the rich heritage of Bentley Motors which is celebrating its Centenary in 2019. After a historic first century of design and innovation, the British automaker has solidified its position as the leading luxury high-performance automobile brand in the world with a fleet of coupes, sedans, and SUVs that are the envy of the car world. Every Bentley is still manufactured and assembled at its plant in Crewe, in the north-west of England, by a team of over 4,000 highly skilled men and women. 

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Extended Auto Warranty Vs. Vehicle Service Contract – What’s the Difference?

Oct 03, 2019
Michael Robinson

Do you know the difference between an extended auto warranty and a vehicle service contract?

Interestingly, a vehicle service contract (VSC) is often called an “extended car warranty” or an “auto warranty.” But a vehicle service contract is not, technically, a warranty, even though it does provide auto repair coverage. There are certain key differences between a manufacturer’s warranty and a vehicle service contract. 
 


Extended Car Warranty Claims: How You Can Save Thousands of Dollars on Auto Repairs

Oct 03, 2019
Michael Robinson

If you’ve been considering investing in an extended car warranty, you probably have lots of questions. Unfortunately, there have been shady companies/practices in the auto warranty space, and stories of bad actors have received lots of media attention.


Extended Car Warranty Cost - Are You Getting the Best Quotes? Here are 5 Tips to Help You Find Out

Oct 02, 2019
Michael Robinson

If you’re like many car owners, you’re probably interested in an extended warranty – also more precisely known as a vehicle service contract – that will help you pay for car repairs. But with all the options out there, how will you know you’re getting the best deal for your money? 
 


Is an Extended Car Warranty a Scam? What You Need to Know About Reputable Extended Car Warranty Companies

Oct 02, 2019
Michael Robinson

Here’s a truth: if an extended car warranty offer sounds like a scam, it probably is. The good news is that there are several reputable extended car warranty companies out there.

Here at Circle Auto Shield, we make it our mission to be the best-extended car warranty company possible.


Audi Extended Auto Warranty

Sep 11, 2019
Michael Robinson

Audi is considered to be some of the best vehicles on the road today. They offer a unique combination of performance and style that puts them at the top of most buying guides. Since the company’s founding in 1910, these German-manufactured vehicles have offered luxury, performance in all types of driving conditions, and the highest levels of engineering excellence. That level of performance requires regular maintenance and once your Audi manufacturer’s warranty expires, you don’t want to be stuck with expensive repair bills. Protect your investment with Circle Auto Shield’s extended auto warranty. 

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BMW Extended Auto Warranty

Sep 11, 2019
Michael Robinson

BMW is considered to be some of the best vehicles on the road today. They are the “Ultimate Driving Machine,” offering a unique combination of performance and style that puts them at the top of most buying guides. Since the company’s founding in 1916, these German-manufactured vehicles have offered luxury, performance in all types of driving conditions, and the highest levels of engineering excellence. That level of performance requires regular maintenance and once your BMW Ultimate Care manufacturer’s warranty expires, you don’t want to be stuck with expensive repair bills. Protect your investment with Circle Auto Shield’s extended auto warranty. 

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Land Rover Extended Auto Warranty

Sep 11, 2019
Michael Robinson

Land Rover is considered to be some of the most robust and luxurious vehicles on the road today. That level of luxury and four-wheel-drive performance comes with a high price tag making it one of the top choices for discerning buyers. Since the company’s founding in 1948, these British-manufactured vehicles have offered luxury, performance in all types of driving conditions, and a track record for longevity.


5 Important Facts Every Used Car Owner Needs to Know About an Extended Warranty

Sep 04, 2019
Michael Robinson

If you’re a used car owner, you may be wondering about auto warranties.  While extended warranties are common, there’s often a sense of mystery surrounding them, typically because many companies don’t talk openly about the services that they offer….


Extended Car Warranty Cost - Are You Getting the Best Quotes? Here are 5 Tips to Help You Find Out

Sep 04, 2019
Michael Robinson

If you’re like many car owners, you’re probably interested in an extended warranty – also more precisely known as a vehicle service contract – that will help you pay for car repairs. But with all the options out there, how will you know you’re getting the best deal for your money? 


Should You Consider Buying a Self-Driving Car, Or Not?

Sep 04, 2019
Michael Robinson

As technology continues to accelerate at a rapid pace, one of the strongest predictions for the coming decade is a surge in self-driving cars. 


3 Reasons Why an Auto Warranty Would be a Smart Decision for You

Aug 14, 2019
Michael Robinson

You’ve probably heard the terms: “Auto Warranty,” “Extended Car Warranty,” “Vehicle Service Policy.” You may have found your self wondering, is this something it would be smart for me to have?


The Best Gadgets to Make Your Car Smarter

Aug 13, 2019
Michael Robinson

We are spending an increasing amount of time in our cars in 2019; drivers in most American cities have seen a frustrating uptick in the number of hours they spend commuting each week which has resulted in a decline in productivity. For many people, the hours they spend stuck in gridlock each week with millions of other drivers has forced them to begin their workday earlier, and extend their office time as they drive home, responding to phone calls, texting (a practice we discourage), and writing emails. Luxury automakers jumped on the smart gadget bandwagon as soon as it became clear that the smartphone could be utilized as a work and media hub in the car; offering “technology” packages at a premium which include navigation, voice assist, wireless charging, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity.

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