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Top Ten Auto Sales For August 2010
Top Ten Auto Sales For August 2010

The U.S. auto market is still experiencing the fallout from the Cash for Clunkers program a year ago. The Asian automakers who did so well during the 2009 government program--Toyota, Honda, and Nissan--fared worse than other manufacturers in August 2010. August 2010 sales for Toyota dropped 34...Read More»

2010 Toyota Prius
Worst August Auto Sales In 28 Years

August is usually one of the best months of the year for car dealers. Not so in August 2010. Car sales dropped a whopping 21 percent from sales a year ago. This resulted in the slowest August on record for the last 28 years. Ironically, the biggest decrease in sales was recorded by Asian...Read More»

2010 Buick LaCrosse First Drive
Why You Should Choose A Buick

If you’re thinking of purchasing a new or used car, you’ll definitely want to consider a Buick model as one of your top choices. There really is no better or more trusted brand of car around today. Throughout the years, Buick has proven itself to be a reliable, durable brand that always...Read More»

2009 Pontiac Vibe 4-door HB GT FWD Angular Front Exterior View
Toyota Recall Affects GM's Pontiac Vibe: Part II

Yesterday we learned that a recent recall of 1.1 million Toyota Matrix and Corolla models will also affect 160,000 Pontiac Vibes. The recall is related to stalling and rough shifting. However the underlying story is why a Pontiac model is involved in a Toyota recall. The answer to this mystery...Read More»

2004 Pontiac Vibe
Toyota Recall Affects GM's Pontiac Vibe: Part I

Toyota recently announced a voluntary recall of 1.1 million Corolla and Matrix models. Model years affected were 2005 through 2008. 160 complaints relating stalling and rough shifting initiated the recall. However, there is another aspect to the recall that most Americans are not aware of: 160,000...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
VW Golf GTI: Take A Sunday Drive And Then Some

Apart from sitting in the dentist’s chair getting a cavity filled, while my fingers grip the chair with such intensity usually reserved for gripping the monitor of my Windows-based PC as it crashes for the umpteenth time while trying to do my work, or perhaps barking at my children without...Read More»

2010 GMC Acadia FWD 4-door SLT1 Open Doors
What Is Car Insurance?

A car insurance policy protects you, your vehicle, passengers and other drivers in case of an accident, theft or natural disaster. But of course, there’s more to it than that. Learn about car insurance and how auto insurance coverage works when you need to file a claim. Why do I need car...Read More»

2010 Acura RL 4-door Sedan Tech/CMBS Front Exterior View
Getting Your First Auto Insurance Policy Is Easier Than You Think

If you’re shopping for car insurance for the first time, you may not know what to look for. The following information explains application requirements and how to save money on the best car insurance for young drivers and experienced adults alike. First auto insurance policy application...Read More»

2006 Lexus IS 250 Manual
Trade Your Car Or Sell Privately: Pros And Cons: Part VIII

It’s difficult to know if you should trade your vehicle, or sell it yourself. The answer for most people comes down to how much you’ll gain monetarily by selling it on your own. It’s generally assumed that consumers can put more money in their pocket if they sell a used vehicle...Read More»

2008 Dodge Magnum 4-door Wagon RWD Headlight
Compare Car Insurance Coverage: How Much Do You Really Need?

Car insurance coverage can be customized to fit your life. But, how much auto insurance are you required to have? While individual auto insurance requirements vary from state to state, there are a few coverages that are required in nearly all. Required auto insurance: Liability Liability auto...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
7 Of The Best Off-Road Destinations In The U.S.

Off road enthusiasts are all the rage. The money, time, effort and energy owners of four-wheel drive vehicles put into their hobby is simply astounding. There's always something to install, from running boards to brush guards. Something new to be considered to make your enjoyment of the great...Read More»

2010 Acura ZDX
Top 3 Acura Ads of 2010: The Bland Learn To Innovate

During the day, I work for a software company that parades, pushes, uses, re-uses and abuses the word “innovation” more than a politician abuses power and money. And that is really quite a lot. Why is this buzzword so hot, so in? What makes it so attractive to marketing types and power...Read More»

2003 Toyota Camry SE
Trade Your Car Or Sell Privately: Pros And Cons: Part V

Life is so much easier when you trade your car with a dealer instead of selling it privately. However, it’s generally assumed you won’t get as much for your trade compared to selling it yourself. What to do? Selling a car yourself is a lot more work and requires skills that not everyone has...Read More»

2006 Honda Civic Hybrid CVT Angular Front Exterior View
Trade Your Car Or Sell Privately: Pros And Cons: Part III

Car dealers serve a useful function, even though some can be a pain to deal with. One area of useful service that many car buyers are thankful for is the fact that dealers take trade-ins. This saves many car buyers the time, effort, and aggravation of trying to sell their old car on their own...Read More»

2008 Ford Explorer
5 Point Used Car Buying Checklist

What if there was a screening test for used cars and you could detect those that were carriers and those that were already infected. Then you could avoid the possibility that they would be separating you form the spoils of your labor and not purchase them in the first place. Although there...Read More»

2010 Audi A4
How Can I Dispute A Car Insurance Claim Payout?

Car insurance companies offer a lot of promises when selling you a policy but when it comes to submitting a claim some consumers often experience a payout significantly less than expected. Although this can be frustrating you have to understand every policy holder has a right to dispute an...Read More»

2010 Subaru Outback
Car Dealers: Stay In The Driver's Seat Or Pay More For Your Next Vehicle

I learned a lot as Internet Manager for a major car dealer. One of the biggest lessons was that customers are encouraged to go to sleep in the process of buying a car so the dealer can direct them in a way that maximizes their profits. This isn’t a good or bad thing; it’s simply how the...Read More»

2010 Chrysler Town & Country
2010 Chrysler Town & Country Touring: His And Her Review

There are always two sides to everything, right? Well, the truth is there are many more than that! To keep our car reviews innovative and well-rounded, we are providing you with not just one, but two points of view on the same exact vehicle – Her and His perspectives. Her: Anne Fleming, Car...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z
2011 Honda CR-Z And 3D: How To Advertise An Enigma

When the Honda CR-Z was announced to go into production, many motormouths watered at the prospect of a modern resurrection of the famous, wonderful and super-spunky Honda CRX, of which I was and still am a huge fan. In particular, Gen II, the Si version of course. But it is a new era and the CR-Z...Read More»

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