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Is Leasing A Car A Losing Game?

Is Leasing A Car A Losing Game?

To buy or to lease? That is the question Consumer Reports asked in a recent article examining the pros and cons of buying and leasing new cars. The answer? "In general it makes financial sense for most to buy a vehicle". The magazine says that goes double for slobs and parents -- and probably... read more

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Volkswagen 'Autobahn for All' commercial

How Many Shoppers Skip The Test Drive? More Than You Think

Everyone knows that most consumers begin researching their next ride online (or, if you're lucky, in a swanky digital showroom). But do you have so much faith in your... read more August 13, 2012 by  5


 
Ford's 2013 Fusion configurator website.

2013 Ford Fusion Configurator Goes Live

Manufacturers, it seems, are starting to favor configurator microsites over the old-fashioned grind-out-a-press-release method of informing the public of new product details... read more May 8, 2012 by  0


 
Older driver

Baby Boomers Keep U.S. Auto Sales Booming

We all know that America's auto market is on a roll. But have you ever stopped to wonder who's leading the charge back to showrooms? J.D. Power and the AARP have. And they... read more May 3, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle

When It Comes To Cars, Men Dig Superman, Women Love Clark Kent

Here we go again: a new study has revealed the vastly different habits of men and women. The focus this time? Each sex's preference in cars. The data comes from TrueCar... read more April 24, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

Three Of Five Parents Involve Kids In Car-Buying Decisions, Study

It may come as a shock to some automakers, and a few parents, but a new proprietary study from The Family Room finds that three of five parents (57 percent) today involve... read more April 17, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Chevrolet Avalanche

Chevrolet's Avalanche Pickup Hits The End Of The Road

In 2001, Chevrolet debuted the concept of a “lifestyle truck” with the launch of the Chevy Avalanche pickup. Prior to that, trucks were generally built for work... read more April 13, 2012 by  4


 
2012 Ford Expedition

Republicans Go Big And Thirsty, Democrats Go Small And Green

The differences between Republicans and Democrats extend beyond mere political ideology. When it comes to buying cars, party loyalists on both sides have distinctly different... read more April 3, 2012 by  4


 
Handing over car keys

Good News: Auto Affordability Improves, Could Lead To Stronger Sales

At a time when it seems like everything is going up in price, here’s a rare bit of good news: an “average priced” new car got more affordable in the fourth... read more February 14, 2012 by  0


 
Handing over car keys

Ally Offers Consumers A New Car Loan With Guaranteed Buy-Back Price

At a time when family car buyers are searching for every great deal they can get their hands on, Ally Financial has come up with what may be a very compelling proposition... read more November 1, 2011 by  0


 
Handing over car keys

New Type Of Car Loan Designed To Give Buyers Peace Of Mind

A car loan is a fairly straightforward financial transaction; to buy a new car, you agree to pay a lending institution a monthly amount to cover the principal and interest... read more October 31, 2011 by  2


 
Car shopping

More Than Ever, The Car Dealership Experience Matters

In an ideal world, car shoppers could research models, arrange financing and insurance, negotiate a trade and even arrange home delivery of their new car from the comfort of... read more October 18, 2011 by  7


 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

Consumers: Now You Can Track Production Status Of Your New Chrysler Vehicle

Sitting around the dinner table and wondering out loud when your new Chrysler family car, say, your 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, is going to be in just got a lot easier with the... read more September 28, 2011 by  0


 
Chrysler Vehicle Order Tracking System

Chrysler Lets You Track The Status Of Your New Vehicle

Not so long ago, most new-car buyers had one option to track the status of their order: wait for the dealer to call and say, "It's in." Chrysler has changed that, though... read more September 27, 2011 by  0


 
Car shopping

Choosing A Car? Go With Your Gut

One of the occupational hazards of being an automotive journalist is that friends, neighbors and relatives come to you for car advice on a regular basis. They don’t... read more September 26, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Nissan Altima QR code

Nissan To Use QR-Coded Window Stickers On All 2012 Models

If you’re shopping for a 2012 Nissan vehicle and you own a smartphone, the experience is about to get a lot more media-rich. Nissan has announced that it will utilize... read more August 8, 2011 by  1


 
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