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Is CarMax Selling Unrepaired Recalled Vehicles? You Betcha -- And So Are Other Used-Car Dealers

Is CarMax Selling Unrepaired Recalled Vehicles? You Betcha -- And So Are Other Used-Car Dealers

If you're planning to do some used-car shopping this weekend, take extra care to ensure that your next pride and joy doesn't have any outstanding recalls. Two consumer watchdogs -- the California Public Interest Research Group Education Fund (CALPIRG) and the Consumers for Auto Reliability and... read more

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2013 Ford Escape

Nine New Car Features You Don't Really Need

Pricing, financing, warranties, insurance--it's one hurdle after another to make it through the car shopping experience without paying a dime more than you must. Sometimes... read more June 18, 2012 by  2


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  0

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  0

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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  0

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  0

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  0

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  0

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  0

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  0

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


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