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Car Dealer Communications: Stick To The Facts

Car Dealer Communications: Stick To The Facts

When you go to a car dealership, it’s easy to get swept off your feet by a smooth car salesman with a polished sales routine. Before you know it, you can be up-sold to an expensive model with extra bells and whistles instead of what you originally intended to buy. But as a savvy shopper, your... read more

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Digital Death? Facebook Feud Ends In Fatal Car Crash

  Alesha Abernathy, 21, of Pontiac, Michigan was killed and her passenger Danielle Booth, 20, also of Pontiac, is in critical condition after a fatal car crash Wednesday... read more July 22, 2010 by  1


 
Woman driving

Breaking: Men Are Terrified Of Women Behind The Wheel

Mothers: remember the first time your son took you for a spin after he'd gotten his driver's license? Remember how you strapped yourself into the passenger's seat like Sally... read more July 21, 2010 by  11


 
Bolivia Road of Death North Yungas Road

The List: The Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Fans of TheCarConnection.com might remember our Weird, Wacky and Wild Street Names contest a few years back--with winning street  names like Psycho Path, Divorce Court and... read more July 20, 2010 by  5


 
2011 Ford Edge Sport

Ford Sync: Now You Can Utter Threats Legally

Somewhere in deep space or in California, which I guess is the same thing, William Shatner is channeling Gene Roddenberry’s spirit and laughing, saying to himself “I told... read more July 18, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Acura TL SH-AWD

Blind Spot Avoidance Systems: Take Your Pick

“Out, damned spot! Out I say!” What lady MacBeth couldn’t do, the automotive technology community may accomplish if their efforts to eliminate the ever dangerous blind... read more July 14, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Acura TL SH-AWD

Roadside Assistance: Needed Coverage Or Wasted Money?

Everyone likes the security of a roadside assistance program. Someone is there to help you regardless of the time of day or the weather conditions. It’s great to have... read more July 12, 2010 by  8


 
Gran Turismo 5 at the Nurburgring

How To Sell Cars: Put Them In A Video Game

OK, let’s get one thing clear: I suck so bad at video games that I gave up on them at the tender age of 12 when my cousin whipped my derriere at Intellivision Battleship... read more July 12, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Volkswagen GTI

The Volkswagen Bug Got Into Me; Will It Get Into You?

You see them all over the road and driven by all types of people. The teenage girl in a Jetta, the aging hippie in a New Beetle, the family man in a Passat Estate, the Yuppie... read more July 11, 2010 by  0


 
1969 MGB roadster

Your Taxes At Work: Congress Deems Today Collector Car Appreciation Day

Never let it be said that the U.S. Congress doesn't pay attention to car buyers and owners. The U.S. Congress has deemed today, Friday, July 9th, to be the first Collector... read more July 9, 2010 by  9


 
2000 Mazda 626

How To Get Used Car Value

Buying someone else’s lemon is an old school expression when it comes to describing the purchase of a used car. Today, that’s where to find real value when buying a... read more July 8, 2010 by  0


 
seatbelt wearer

Wear Your Seat Belt--Or I’ll Cry

Maybe it’s the unrelenting heat, maybe it’s the fatty deposits lodged in my brain from eating way too much butter and ice-cream, maybe it’s my meds. Or maybe it’s the... read more July 8, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Honda Ridgeline

Too Many Test Drives And Not Enough Sales: Discouraging For Dealers

“It’s discouraging for all of us,” said my friend Stephanie. I worked with her in sales when I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer; she continues to sell cars... read more July 6, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Volkswagen Touareg

Pay As You Drive (PAYD) Insurance Cuts Premium Costs

If you have a car that is driven less than 15,000 miles, you might want to consider converting to Pay As You Drive insurance, also known as PAYD. This type of auto insurance... read more July 5, 2010 by  0


 
2010 BMW M5

Top 5 Car Chases = Top 5 Car Ads

OK, before we start, there will be no O.J. Simpson references or jokes, no white Broncos, and no speeding down a highway with some jerk in his Ferrari to prove how rich... read more July 4, 2010 by  0


 
Police officer with radar gun

The Top 5 States for Speeders

Planning a roadtrip over the long holiday weekend? Here are some things to consider: 1. Are there enough things to do during the day and at night? ("Things" being historic... read more July 1, 2010 by  10


 

 
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