Pinnacle Auto Appraisers' Blog

Keeping the auto appraising industry up to date with important auto industry and appraiser information.

This Week In Automotive History: Karl Benz Patents Gas-Powered Automobile

This week in 1886, the German engine designer Karl Benz patented the Benz Patent Motorwagen, widely considered the world's first car.
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BRAZIL: More engine plants in the pipeline

A new investment boom to make engines in Brazil is on the way. These ideas have been around since 2011 and took firmer shape when the government imposed the new, five-year (2013-2017) Inovar-Auto automotive regime which makes it necessary for automakers building cars here to purchase more locally-made components.
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Re-Tiring Green: How NHTSA hopes to help you pick tires that’ll preserve or improve your fuel economy

So you’ve been hypermiling the wheels off that new Volt, and now it needs tires. How can you be sure the new ones meet or exceed the  low rolling resistance of the original rubber so your carefully curated lifetime fuel economy average doesn’t plunge? Would a set of $77 Fuzion Tourings torpedo your electric range? [...]
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2013 Lexus LX 570 review notes: A big and cushy luxury SUV

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Audi S7 vs. BMW 650i Gran Coupe vs. Mercedes-Benz CLS550

The Day Passion Met Precision: Three of the Most Soulful Cars on the Road Just Happen to be German
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Free Review:

If you are looking to increase your insurance coverage on your vehicle, the insurance company may require you to obtain a certified auto appraisal.   If you have a custom car, truck or motorcycle, the insurance company won't pay you more than book value. Get a stated value appraisal to cover money spent customizing your vehicle.  Have a collector or exotic vehicle?  Book value does not justify the vehicle value  In case you are in an accident, have a certified auto appraisal done.  Contact us today for a Free Evaluation!

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Pinnacle Auto Appraisers Will Professionally Evaluate Your Vehicle!


Pinnacle Auto Appraisers prides itself on quickly handling large amounts of vehicles. We routinely handle fleets for: vans, trucking, limousine, shuttle, buses, SUV, corporate, taxi, dealership, clubs, rental, and delivery companies. We handle large national chains, small family businesses, and car club appraisal(s).

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Pinnacle Auto Appraisers Offers Quality Fleet Appraisals!


If you were involved in an accident and the insurance company deemed your vehicle a total loss, we can help.  If you don't agree with the insurance company's offer, you have the right to hire an independent certified appraiser to determine the actual cash value of your vehicle.  Our certified appraiser will go to the vehicle location, conduct the inspection and complete a certified total loss appraisal on your vehicle.  Total loss claims do require a negotiation phase which we will take care of for you at no additional charge!

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Let Pinnacle Auto Appraisers Help After A Crash!


Our Appraisers are repair shop and car club fanatics! We enjoy when local and national clubs invite us out to their local gatherings. We offer an appraisal discount that lasted all month. We love everything that has an engine and drives on the road. We do our best to help everyone in need of an appraisal!

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Pinnacle Auto Appraisers - We Value Car Clubs and Repair Shops!