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Trade Your Car Or Sell Privately: Pros And Cons: Part II

Trade Your Car Or Sell Privately: Pros And Cons: Part II

Yesterday we saw how easy car dealers make the process of trading in a car for their customers. Simply drive up in the car you want to trade, and a few hours later you’re driving home in the new and improved model you’ve hoped to buy. Easy as pie. But how much does the convenience of trading... read more

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2010 Ford Expedition

Today in Car News: Dead SUVs, Paris' 911 Speedster, VW Phaeton

Is the large SUV finally dying--or are we all just talking about it while it's in a coma, when it totally can hear us? [CNNMoney] While GM and Chrysler are shorn of much of... read more August 23, 2010 by 


 
2010 Nissan Sentra

Small Price Hike On Nissan’s Sentra And Maxima Models

When I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer with a focus on marketing used vehicles, it was well known in the industry that the Nissan Sentra was more than a good... read more August 22, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today at High Gear Media: Cheap Trucks, Wrecked Ferraris and Snooki

The crystal ball for car sales is cloudy, my friends. This year's estimates of 11.6 million sales could be topped slightly--or could be the good old days by next year. Sigh... read more August 20, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chrysler Town & Country

TARP Update Says Car Dealer Cuts Too Severe

Remember the hue and cry over all the car dealerships that were forced to close in the wake of the federal government’s involvement in the GM and Chrysler near failures... read more August 19, 2010 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Today in Car News: Leaf Falls, Italia Crashes and In-N-Out with Zagat

If you're in line for a 2011 Nissan Leaf, you may have to wait even longer. Instead of 10,000 Leafs planned for sale before March, Nissan North America's now counting on... read more August 18, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ford F-150

The Benefits Of Owning A Ford F-150

Making the decision to purchase a Ford F-150 could be one of the smartest choices you’ll ever make. These beautiful full sized pickup trucks have a solid reputation in the... read more August 16, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Hybrid Insurance Costs To Rise, Study Finds

The type of consumer owning a hybrid vehicle has changed and that change has resulted in an increased frequency of collisions. This trend was discussed in detail in the... read more August 15, 2010 by 


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Total Number Of Car Dealerships: Is The Worst Over?

Almost one in five retail dollars spent in the U.S. comes from the auto industry. It’s no wonder that one of the hardest hit sectors during the economic downturn has been... read more August 15, 2010 by 


 
Chevrolet dealership

As Dealership Ranks Fall: Hyundai, Kia Among Those Opening Showrooms

The next time you're out shopping for a new vehicle, you could find your options considerably more limited than last time. The reason: due mostly to the economy but also due... read more August 13, 2010 by  1


 
Semi trailer

Should The Government Mandate Stability Control Systems In Trucks?

Research completed earlier this year by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute is helping guide the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... read more August 12, 2010 by 


 
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour

Popular Car Insurance Discounts

Some people estimate over 50 percent of car insurance customers pay higher premiums than required every month, however, the little industry secret is that many times your... read more August 12, 2010 by  1


 
Edward E. 'Ed' Whitacre, Jr.

Today in Car News: Whitacre, Ferrari Minivans, and Saab

Will Ed Whitacre's retirement from General Motors hurt or help its plans to go public this year? Does Wall Streeet care if the company's on its fourth CEO in 18 months? These... read more August 12, 2010 by 


 
Volkswagen NMS design sketch

Volkswagen May Build Several Models At U.S. Plant

Volkswagen announced last year that it was building a new plant in the southern state of Tennessee for a new mid-size sedan that will be launched in the U.S. next year. The... read more August 12, 2010 by  1


 

Hyundai’s New Models: A Change for the Better

WhenI was Internet Manager for a major car dealer, it was obvious to those of us on the front line of car sales that Hyundai was the primary up-and-comer in the competitive... read more August 11, 2010 by 


 
1997 Chevrolet Malibu LS

Top 5 Rated Sitcom Mechanics

The perennial poor regard with which some consumers hold the auto repair profession may be coming from some unrelated quarters. Like the popular notion that violence... read more August 10, 2010 by 


 
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