Tag: NEW CARS

Should I Buy a Car Now or Wait?

A new car, truck, SUV or van may be in your future. Besides reviewing cars on a regular basis —…

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Are Pull-Ahead Lease Offers a Good Deal?

Getting out of a lease early the no-cost way. 2016 Toyota Tacoma The call came out of the blue: “Mr….

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Consumer Car Loans Reach Record Lengths

New car loan terms are longer than ever before. Earlier this month, Experian Automotive announced that the average length of…

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Infotainment Systems Take a Beating in Latest Consumer Reports Survey

The Consumer Reports 2014 Annual Reliability Survey is out, what paints a highly critical and negative picture of in-car technologies,…

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Auto Trends: Average Age of Cars is 11.4 Years

IHS Automotive issues latest snapshot of vehicles in operation. That aged clunker you are driving might be in good company…

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Life in the Fast Lane: Tales of an Auto Guy

Im an auto guy. Yep, that is the truth. Except if you inspected my hands you’d see that they’re on…

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Young Car Buyers Eager to Own New

Good news for car manufacturers. For the second time within a week, a survey has revealed that young car buyers…

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University of Michigan: American Car Ownership Falls

Car ownership may have finally peaked, study reveals. Americas love affair with cars remains, but it isnt as strong as…

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White Remains the Top Color Choice For New Cars

The most popular new car color is white according to PPG Industries. PPG is a leading coatings and speciality products…

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Black Friday

When to Time Your New Car Purchase

So, you think that heading to the showroom on any given day will produce the intended result, namely the best…

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Black Friday

Black Friday and New Car Deals

If you are planning to hit the stores the day after Thanksgiving, you may find that one type of retailer…

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Can the Weather Really Affect Old and New Car Discounts?

Climate conditions and your car purchase. Can the weather affect car discounts? Yes it can, according to Chris Crow, Chief…

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How to Snag a Year End Car Deal

You can save money on a new car. The calendar year is officially drawing to a close and that means…

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On the Rise: Subprime Car Loans

Loosening lending standards – cause for alarm? Car Loans Subprime lending was the bane of the housing market, attracting and…

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Cars and iPods Are Different – Tesla’s Retail Strategy Is Flawed…and Arrogant

Based on an article from the July 26th edition of Automotive News, it seems that start-up automaker Tesla plans is to…

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Losers Wallop Winners In Sales Survey

When the 2009 auto sales period comes to an end on January 4, 2010, there will be some notable winners,…

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Cash For Clunkers Doesn’t Go Far Enough

I am not one for seeing the federal government create endless taxpayer assistance programs, believing that the consumer is the…

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