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Cash For Cars in Maryland! Who’s buying cars in Baltimore?

You may know that the city of Baltimore is the largest city in the state of Maryland, but do you know how to find out who buys cars in Baltimore? No matter where a person lives or what kind of car they are trying to sell, there is a company or individual who buys cars in Baltimore nearby. Researching car buyers can be tricky, but by utilizing a few tips and a little patience anyone can find a company who buys cars in Baltimore, MD that will meet their needs. Our company can handle all your car selling needs in the entire State of Maryland Read more

Post-Election Impacts to Selling a Used Car, Buying a Car

Cash For Cars - Cash For Used CarsThe results of the Presidential election this month has the automotive industry cautiously optimistic that new actions may help boost sales figures that sagged greatly the previous two months.

In fact, Barrack Obama’s new chief of staff mentioned the car industry specifically in an interview on the television program “Face the Nation,” calling it “an essential part of the economy.” Rahm Emanuel said the federal government should provide aid to the automobile industry to help the major automakers and their supplies survive the financial crisis, the New York Times reported. Read more

Sell a Used Car 101 – Don’t Forget the Wheels

 The business of new wheels for cars has become a multi-billion-dollar venture. Motorists more and more are swapping out old stock wheels for something with more style or for a better ride.

If you are starting the process to sell a used car and want to spruce up its look for potential buyers, there are multiple options.

Many car owners go for bigger, rather lavish new wheels for style, and to be different. With so many Toyota Camrys out on the road today, for example, and often the same color, why not make yours stick out from the crowd? Read more

Underdogs in a Hybrid Vehicle World

Call them the underdogs of the hybrid vehicle movement, not many people know about them, but everyone should.

Some people who drive flex-fuel cars know they are saving gas but they don’t always know that they are in a FFV.

Luckily, their production and use is slowly picking up in the United States.

What is A FFV?

A low emissions car illustrationThe official name is flexible-fuel vehicles, or dual-fuel vehicles, for obvious reasons. They are alternative fuel cars using multi-fuel engines burning on gas and a second fuel source, most often ethanol. Read more

Gasoline Now a Product to Study and Savor

Not too long ago it was hard to imagine a day when motorists would study gasoline and its pros and cons much like they research products such as milk or skin care products.

But that day has come, and it has been here for quite a few months.

Aside from price shopping – four dollars-plus per gallon will do that – car owners want to know which gas or additive will make their car run better, and which types may be damaging to a vehicle or the environment.

Marketing for Gas?

A cute Chevron carGas companies and refineries understand this well, and have even tied the value of their product into their marketing campaigns. Read more

Kissing Astra – Saturn’s, that is

Are automakers taking a cue from new-home sellers, by offering some of the strangest contests or incentives imaginable?

For months homebuilders have worked diligently to attract potential buyers and boost traffic in their models, by giving away gas cards, free tickets to amusement attractions, and the like.

A woman blowing a kissSome have had contests for no mortgage payments for a year; others have pitched contests for rooms full of Disney furniture.

Saturn is Pulling Away

A recent media release by Saturn puts them to shame.

The General Motors division has launched a national photo contest, called “Kiss My Astra.” Read more

Hell Freezes Over – Selling a Truck

It wasn’t long ago that truck owners were attached to their vehicles like a best buddy, favorite T-shirt, or long-trusted putter. Nicknames were not uncommon, and owners personalized them with window stickers and fancy accessories.

Parting with their truck was a rare occasion. Unless an owner had his or her eyes on a larger or fancier model.

Times Have Changed for the Pickup Truck

A Piss on Ford StickerImage from Up North Promo
Pickup truck owners stuck with their brands fiercely, even mocking other truck-makers with rude rear-window stickers.

Women also got into the act, driving around in a mid-size or even full-size truck as if they owned the road – mocking their male counterparts. Read more

Small Cars: Save on Gas, Pay on Insurance

A mid-July media release by Insure.com grabbed the attention of automotive journalists from coast to coast.

Editors and reporters, tired of writing repeatedly about American motorists’ quick shift from large trucks and sport utility vehicles to small gas-sippers, seized the chance to write about a drawback.

Smaller cars cost more to insure

Hands enclosing a toy carInsure.com surveyed insurance rates from four of the nation’s biggest car insurers, in multiple ZIP codes across America, for a variety of vehicles.

The findings for the 2009 model year, and average national premium: Read more

Ford Going All-Out Eco-Conscious

A mid-July, 2008 media release by the Ford Motor Corp. provides insight into how the old American automaker looks at its future.

Ford presented tips on how motorists can save gas over the summer travel season by changing their driving behavior.

The public relations announcement occurred the same month that the company publicly admitted to a forthcoming focus toward small, fuel-efficient vehicles, and away from the trucks that made it so much money the past decade.

Built Ford Green?

Two European ModelsThe thrust of the message to consumers is, “We want to help you save gas!” Read more

Keep It Simple, Silly: the smart fortwo

When you see photos or illustrations of the smallest cars available today, the smart fortwo is often displayed.

It’s easy to understand if viewers believed the car was a toy, or just a prototype of something that might be built someday, but wouldn’t be seen anytime soon on American roadways.

What’s difficult to comprehend is this tiny vehicle – not even 9 feet in length – was developed by the parent company of Mercedes-Benz.

A New Trend

Microcar from the 60'sWhile Mercedes built a legacy of stylish, comfortable-to-ride-in luxury vehicles, the smart fortwo is appropriately named. Read more