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FTC Investigates 10 Dealers For Deceptive Ads, With More Probes Planned

FTC Investigates 10 Dealers For Deceptive Ads, With More Probes Planned

If you're a car dealer and you're unfamiliar with the term "best practices", listen up, because the Federal Trade Commission may soon be knocking on your door. The FTC has investigated consumer complaints at ten U.S. auto dealerships, all of whom were accused of deceptive advertising. The agency... read more

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Need A Used Car? Buy This Summer From A Downtown Dealer

If you're in the market for a used car, now might be a good time to get serious about shopping. New data, paired with time-honored auto industry trends, could add up to big... read more June 15, 2012 by 


 
2011 data on car customers from CarWoo

Women Are More Practical Shoppers, But Men Get Better Deals: Infographic

UPDATED: See below* So, you're in the market for a new car. You've skimmed through our extensive collection of news and reviews, and you're ready to hit the showroom. What... read more January 24, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Chevrolet Corvette

TrueCar Picks Biggest Black Friday Car Bargains

Thanksgiving's schedule includes three NFL games and one other major contact sport: Black Friday sales busting the doors earlier than ever. For diehards it's all about the... read more November 23, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Nissan Titan

New Car Shopping? Here Are September's Best Deals

If you’re in the market to buy or lease a new car, TrueCar says there’s no time like this weekend. In fact, the vehicle-transaction-price tracking website... read more September 20, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Lincoln Navigator

Ten Ways to Organize Weekly Family Errands in Your Car

In cities, towns, suburbs and rural areas all across America, one thing is nearly universal: the need to use a car to do weekly errands. Families trying to economize by... read more July 16, 2011 by 


 
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Beware Flood-Damaged Vehicles Entering Your Local Used Car Market

Receding flood waters along the Mississippi River, deadly tornadoes leaving havoc in their wake in the Midwest, and above-average rain creating flood conditions throughout... read more May 27, 2011 by 


 
2010 Honda Civic Sedan

Car Buying Guide: Know You’re Getting A Good Deal

When I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer, the most frustrating issue my customers faced was not knowing if they were getting a fair and reasonable deal. It was this... read more April 21, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Today at High Gear Media: Holiday Driving, Trashed Porsches

Thanksgiving is creeping up on us--and so are gas prices, in advance of the biggest travel holiday of the year. [TheCarConnection] Naked and armed is no way to go through... read more November 8, 2010 by 


 
2003 Ford Windstar Wagon SE

Replacing An Ailing Car? Check Your Timing

From the data found in a recent study by Kelley Blue Book and reported on PR Newswire, there are a truckload of car buyers sitting on the fence contemplating a purchase. It... read more November 7, 2010 by 


 
2007 Audi A6 3.2L

Are We Driving Family Cars Longer?

A new study released by R.L. Polk this week says that consumers are holding onto their cars far longer than just a year ago. On average, say Polk researchers, consumers are... read more November 7, 2010 by 


 
2010 Toyota 4Runner Trail

Five Vehicles In High Demand

The purpose of the Internet is to make information free. That much is clear by now. And nowhere has it had a bigger impact than the once-secretive auto industry. Two decades... read more November 4, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Ford Flex

Smart Car Shopping: Six Great Deals This Week

Don't be misled. The automotive market did not experience a sudden recovery in September; and with a few exceptions, like trucks, October wasn't all that much better. The... read more November 4, 2010 by 


 
2007 Chrysler 300-Series

How To Avoid Online Car Buying Scams

My father gave me one hard and fast rule about business – never turn down money. But that is what a Lubbock, Texas, used car dealer has had to do as result of an online... read more November 1, 2010 by 


 
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer

Insurance Losses Point To Risky Drivers More Than Vehicle Safety

By most indications, a late-model used Mitsubishi Lancer is a good, safe choice. It's earned four and five stars from the federal government in recent model years, and while... read more October 19, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Jeep Liberty

Four SUVs That Will Cost You More In The Long Run

Recession or no, Americans still love SUVs. These days, we buy smaller than we used to -- the Cadillac Escalade doesn't sell like it used to, but dealers find it hard to keep... read more October 18, 2010 by  2


 
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