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Invisible Monkey II: PETA Defends Dodge, Gets All Up In Our Grille

Invisible Monkey II: PETA Defends Dodge, Gets All Up In Our Grille

Ah, the Interwebz. We wrote a little story last Thursday about how Dodge digitally erased the image of a monkey from an end-of-year clearance commercial after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals complained. And it sorta went viral. Tens of thousands of people viewed it, and more than 50... read more

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2010 Nissan Titan

Help! Doug: Why Are Auto Lease Details Kept Secret From Consumers?

Q. My accountant says that I should lease a new truck. However I don't understand auto leasing and when I try to negotiate with the dealer, the things I consider important to... read more August 5, 2010 by  0

Car repair

For Repairs, Maintenance, GM Dealerships Take A Cue From Wal-Mart

If you get great service, and a consistently low price that competes with independent repair shops or franchised service centers, would you return to the dealership to get... read more July 29, 2010 by  7

2010 Hyundai Santa Fe

Car Dealer Tricks: Won’t Return Keys or Registration - Part II

When car dealers evaluate your trade, they ask for the keys and registration. They need the keys to drive the car. They need the registration to make sure it’s current, and... read more July 25, 2010 by  0

2010 Dodge Caliber 4-door HB Mainstreet Instrument Cluster

Right To Repair: The Massachusetts Version

AllCarAdvice covered the federal Right to Repair act back in May and at the time it looked like the federal law called the Motor Vehicles Owners Right to Repair Act was on... read more July 21, 2010 by  0

Used car salesman

One Ugly Auto Dealer Trick Down, The Rest? Status Quo

Although we still haven't yet seen what exactly what the soon-to-be-signed financial reform bill will do for consumers, we already know who won big: auto dealers. Auto-title... read more July 20, 2010 by  1

2010 Chevrolet Impala

Are Car Buying Services Worth The Money?

Car buying services provide a valuable service, but are they worth the money? The answer depends on how much you value your time. Everyone knows that car manufacturers... read more June 30, 2010 by  0

Used car salesman

Congress Cracks Down On Lending, But Car Dealers Squeeze Through

Car dealers, at least for now, don't have to answer to the same regulations, restrictions, and oversight that would apply to nearly every other type of consumer lending... read more June 25, 2010 by  7

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Now It Gets Personal Mopar Accessories Flyer

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is just hitting dealer showrooms this month and the reviews have been positive all around. Just to be certain that the buzz... read more June 23, 2010 by  0


Dealers Sidestep New Consumer Protection Bill

American auto dealers were dealt a winning hand yesterday as the U.S. House of Representatives agreed to exclude auto loans from an upcoming consumer protection bill. A... read more June 23, 2010 by  12

Kendall Toyota  -  Eugene, OR  -  First LEED Platinum dealership facility

Car Buying Guide: Start Your Search For A New Car

Readers are encouraged to send in their questions about the car buying process. Get answers from an industry insider! Question: What is the best way to start looking for a... read more June 17, 2010 by  0

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Build A 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Online

The much anticipated 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is showing up at select dealerships across the U.S. in small numbers as production ramps up. The one thing prospective buyers... read more June 13, 2010 by  0

Chrysler 300 at Golden Globes

Chrysler 1, Dealers 0 In The Arbitration Game

The results of Chrysler's first arbitration hearing are in, and the news for dealers isn't good. The arbitrator has determined that Joe Kidd Dodge of Cincinnati, Ohio met... read more May 3, 2010 by  0

Used car salesman

Latest Threat to Carbuyer Safety: The Evil of 'Curbstoning'

Have you heard of "curbstoning"? We hadn't, and we like to think we're up on new automotive trends. But if the National Automobile Dealers Association has its way, you will... read more April 21, 2010 by  3

2010 Chrysler 300C SRT8

Chrysler On The Move: Automaker Welcomes 86 Dealerships Back To The Fold

After a very long dry spell, the good news for Chrysler fans is finally flowing again. First we heard that the automaker was ratcheting up its production timeline on the... read more March 29, 2010 by  0

2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid

Frugal Shopper: The Ten Most Discounted Hybrid Models

If you're considering one of many hybrid models but think that there are no deals to be had on green vehicles, now would be the time to think again—and potentially head out... read more March 12, 2010 by  1


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