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Are We Ready For Solar Funeral Processions?

Let’s dream a little. Someday funeral directors may be leading processions through city streets and rural byways on solar roadways. But what would that look like exactly? First, it’s important to understand that, according to the solar roadway inventor, this scenario does more than provide funeral car drivers with a new system of road. It […]

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Does In-Dash Funeral Car Technology Distract Drivers?

Imagine getting into your funeral car or hearse and typing in the address of a cemetery you’ve never been to before on your in-dash GPS unit. Up on your touchscreen monitor pops a map and directions for getting to the cemetery from your funeral home. Does that constitute a driving hazard? According to the U.S. […]

used hearse and funeral car prices

Used Hearse Prices On The Increase In 2012

If you plan on buying a used funeral car this year, then the time to buy is now. According to Kelley Blue Book, used car prices – and that includes hearses – will increase by 3% to 5% in the first quarter of 2012, and they’ll continue to climb well into the second quarter as […]

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Control Your Hearses With Your iPhone

Imagine, if you will, being in the middle of a funeral service and you pull out your iPhone. You open up the remote control app you have installed and start one of the hearses in your fleet. Then you push a button and the hearse wheels itself around to the front of the building and […]

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How The VIN iPhone App Can Help Find Your Next Funeral Car

The new VIN iphone app released by Carfax is the latest technology for searching for new funeral cars. The app makes it much easier to search the history of any vehicle including pre-owned funeral cars. Many funeral cars are purchased used as they can be quite expensive, and what better way to make sure you […]

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Funeral Car Technology About To Break Out

Back in the early days, our parents and grandparents never dreamed that automobiles could do the things they do today. The automobile market has come a long way since the days of no air conditioners and a static-y radio. Not only do we now have electric cars, along comes new technology that will make us […]

Personal Injury Claims a Main Factor in Rising Insurance Premium Costs

Personal Injury Claims a Main Factor in Rising Insurance Premium Costs

As a funeral home director, one of the things that you have to consider when purchasing a new hearse or funeral car is the cost of auto insurance. Personal injury claims being what they are, you can’t afford not to have coverage. You’re probably aware that insurance claims have gone sky high in the last […]

Are You Ready for QR Codes and Fuel Savings Info on 2013 Auto Window Stickers?

Are You Ready for QR Codes and Fuel Savings Info on 2013 Auto Window Stickers?

If you haven’t heard of QR codes yet, you will. They are fairly new, but they are important – at least for mobile phone users. They are about to become even important to funeral home owners, funeral car manufacturers, and funeral car dealers too. Why? Because the 2013 auto window stickers being published and promoted […]

Auto Insurance Prices for Hybrid Funeral Cars

Auto Insurance Prices for Hybrid Funeral Cars

Auto insurance companies are still determining how to price out insurance premiums for hybrid funeral cars. Comparing these drivers and vehicles to their gas-powered counterparts poses a challenge because there isn’t an apples-to-apples comparison. Hybrid and electric vehicle drivers, and their cars, are a different class of vehicle. For instance, since most electric vehicles are […]

Get a Pre-purchase Vehicle Inspection Before You Buy Online

Get a Pre-purchase Vehicle Inspection Before You Buy Online

If you are considering the purchase of a used funeral limousine or hearse that you found online and that is not nearby, how do you go about making sure the vehicle is up to snuff and in the condition advertised? Why, with a pre-purchase vehicle inspection of course. eBay Motors and InspectMyRide.com have recently teamed […]