Donate Your Cars – Be Aware of Charities

Car donation may sound easier but there are many complications involved in it. The first thing you need to check is that if your donation reaches the right people or organization. So initially you should know to recognize the trusted charities and also about the tax benefits.

When you search internet for charities, you may come across many contact numbers. Sometime those unseen organizations may be fake. So it is always better to go with well known charities in your area. The reliable organizations will have legal license and documents along with furnish 501(c)(3) status to your donations. This status enables you to claim tax deduction for your donation. In case if the particular NGO does not provide you with acknowledgement for your donation then you can file a complaint in IRS examination division.

In case if you are claiming for deduction more than $500, then you have to fill an additional form 8283along with the IRS form. If your deduction exceeds $5,000 then you have to submit the written appraisal along with the form.

The most important thing is to receive proper written acknowledgement from the charity.

Eleven die in this weekend by automobile crashes

None of the eleven people, who expired due to automobile crashes over the 2007 Memorial Day weekend in Missouri, were concerned in wrecks in Stone or Taney counties.

There was a few of accidents that happened in the area which caused injures, however. A man from Illinois undergoes some amount of injuries after a motorcycle accident Monday on Missouri 465, six miles north of Branson.

According to details from the MSHP, Thomas Holtgrave, 53, of Trenton, Ill., was itinerant southbound on a 2005 Harley Davidson at 3:50 p.m. when he ran off the left side of the road and overturned.

Bush advocates purchasing hybrid autos

President Bush toured two U.S. automobile plants last week, looked under the cover of a hybrid car, and advised Americans to purchase more modern-fuel vehicles.”You are making a new kind of auto that is literally a part of changing America for the better,” Bush told automobile workers at a Ford assembly plant near Kansas City.Seeking to give a boost to his domestic plans in his final two years as president, Bush has stated a program to restrain growth in automobile emissions by raising the use of alternative fuels and developing fuel efficiency.

Automobile volume growth likely to remain strong

In the four-wheeler section the results were mixed but relatively in line with street expectations. The increase in incomes of the auto majors was led by volume growth and increase in the realizations. There is amazing growth visibility in some of these companies assisted by largely optimism in the domestic passenger car segment. With the commissioning of Maruti’s new car plant Maruti’s sum capacity stands increased to 750,000. As the new plant ability could be additional ramped up to 350,000 units/year. Maruti’s overall capacity would surely reach 1m by 2009.

Japan car sales slow to lowest in 29 years

TOKYO: Japan’s automobile sales fell for a 21st corresponding month, led by Nissan Motor and Toyota Motor, capping their worst business year since 1977.

Sales of cars, trucks and buses, not including minicabs, fell 12.6 percent to 487,738 automobile in March from a year earlier, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said in a release on Monday. Nissan’s sales fell 16 percent and Toyota’s sales dropped 12 percent.

Automobile Fair in city: Hundreds visit old, new cars

An automobile fair was held at the city’s Youth Club ground last week has various models of new and old cars were exhibited all through the day.

As many as 40 to 50 years old models of car, belonging to internationally famous brands were brought at the trade for the interested buyers. Most of these automobiles are no longer in use anyplace in the world as they are not produced by the companies concerned. Automobiles belonging to 1960 to 2006 models were put on show at the fair. Besides, there were as well new models of cars.

Ford Motor sets up R&D center in Nanjing

Ford Motor China has acknowledged government support for the establishment of Ford Motor Research & Engineering (Nanjing) Co. Ltd.

Located in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu, the new corporation is part of Ford’s worldwide network for R&D and component sourcing.

Ford’s car making joint undertakings comprises-Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Corp. Ltd. that saw sales repetition to 129,790 vehicles previous year as compared to 61,022 units in 2005.

Weekend automobile crashes

Over last weekend, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reviewed two injury wrecks happened in

Taney and Stone counties.

On Friday, a wreck happened at around 11:14 a.m., north of Branson, on Expressway Lane, in Taney County. The patrol report stated that Leonard Kinyon, 53, of Hollister, driving a 1996 Mack Dump truck, stopped up at a stop sign and was strike by Paula S. Keen, 35, of Lebanon, heavy a 1996 Toyota.

Compacts spur car sales by 24%

Boosted by Maruti Udyog (MUL) and Hyundai Motor India’s (HMIL) sales of solid models, the local market posted 24 per cent development in car sales to 1,04,488 units last month compared with 84,235 units during January 2006.

The sale also marks a surge of 29 per cent from the December sales of 81,026 vehicles.

The country’s leading carmaker and market leader MUL clocked it’s highest-ever vehicle sales of about 62,248 units in the local market during January, while Hyundai Motor, the second-largest domestic car manufacturer, sold 17,460 units last month.

Two hurt in weekend automobile crashes

Over the weekend, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reviewed two injury wrecks occurred in Taney and Stone counties.

On Friday, a wreck occurred at around 11:14 a.m., north of Branson, on Expressway Lane, in Taney County.

The patrol report confirmed that Leonard Kinyon, 53, of Hollister, driving a 1996 Mack Dump truck, stopped up at a stop sign and was strike by Paula S. Keen, 35, of Lebanon, heavy a 1996 Toyota.