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Fighting Insurance Fraud: Uncovering a False Claim Case

Uncovering a False Claim DCI Solution recently uncovered a fraudulent total loss claim thanks to our duplicate VIN check built into our Valu-Rite System®. The file was submitted to us through a different carrier over a year ago but the system alerted us to the...

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Ferrari Can’t Decide Whether or Not To Build a New Dino

It doesn't want to dilute the brand Rumors have been swirling for years that Ferrari is planning a new mid-engine, V-6 sports car to slot under the venerable 488 GTB. And those rumors almost always suggest that, if it happens, the new car will likely carry the Dino...

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David and Goliath: How to compete as the “little guy”

I was listening to a TED talk today and the topic was "The unheard story of David and Goliath". It was a unique perspective on this timeless tale of the "little guy" defeating the giant. Yes, it spoke of the strong Faith factor but it also talked about the skills and...

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U.S. Class 8 Trucks Yet to See Year-Over-Year Growth in 2017

Large gains in Classes 4 and 5 result in a 5.4% boost for U.S. medium- and heavy-duty truck sales. Source: WardsAuto Amy Alexander Jul 14, 2017 U.S. Classes 4-8 truck sales finally saw year-over-year growth in 2017 with 37,660 units in June compared to 2016’s 35,723....

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Ferrari building SUV despite promise never to do so?

Enzo Ferrari would never have placed his name on a high-riding 4x4, but today there are too many people who want a prancing horse on their next SUV. According to Britain’s Car Magazine, Ferrari has approved development of its first-ever SUV, a vehicle the company had...

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RVIA Releases 2016 Industry Profile

RVIA has published the 2016 Industry Profile, which provides a detailed look at RV production and shipment statistics, including historical comparisons of shipment figures and dollar volume as well as production breakdowns by product type and shipment destination. Key...

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RV Fire Safety 101

20,000 RV Fires Occur Annually Fire safety is of premium importance to the conscientious RVer. Unfortunately, fire is one of the leading causes of RV loss in the U.S. today. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that 20,000 RV fires occur annually....

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Reefer Trailer Market Growth Expected to Soar

The Refrigerated Trailer Market Report, published by Allied Market Research recently, states that the global refrigerated trailer market was valued at $5.588 billion in 2015, and is expected to reach $7.658 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 4.8% from 2016 to 2022....

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What makes a Hundred-Million-Dollar Car?

Ultimate Vintage Italian Metal We’re standing in front of what may be car collector Bruce Meyer’s most expensive missed opportunity, but he doesn’t seem at all sore about it. He’s relaxed, wide-eyed, still in awe after all these years of this 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO,...

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Vehicle Heatstroke Prevention Tips

KIDS IN HOT CARS HEATSTROKE SAFETY TIPS FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS Kids in hot cars are a deadly combination. Whether intentional or accidental, these deaths are preventable, which makes it all the more tragic. Here are some helpful tips to make sure it doesn’t happen...

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New Ferrari Hypercar to be Revealed

Set to be 'born from fresh innovations', the LaFerrari's limited-edition replacement is set to be revealed before 2022 Ferrari's replacement for LaFerrari hypercar is three to five years from launch, according to chief technology officer Michael Leiters. He said...

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