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Car shopping can be a lengthy process. There are many cars to check out and just as many options to consider. With sound advice and reliable information, the process will be much less painful. Keep reading for some smart advice about shopping for a brand-new or new-to-you car.

TIP! Have car insurance in place before you go car shopping. You need to have insurance before they will let you drive the car off the lot, so make sure to shop around for the best.

When deciding on a car, consider its fuel economy. A fuel efficient car may cost more in the beginning, but it will save you a lot of money over the life of the car. This is a huge factor to consider when thinking about your future budget. 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

The End of the Year and Selling Used Cars

Cash For Cars - Cash For Used CarsMany people dismiss the last two months of the year when it comes to buying a new car, or even a different car even it that means pre-owned. The holidays and all the small-item gift purchases beckon, property owners face year-end property tax payments, and there is just too much going on to consider a high-end purchase.

That may not be wise thinking, ultimately. For one, the way the car sales market is down today, you just might find a killer deal to buy a car. On the other side, selling a used car today means most likely a strong demand (and therefore good payments), as more and more people are holding onto their used cars longer. Read more

Most Wonderful Time of the Year – to Sell a Used Car

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – if you’re on the lookout to buy a new car, that is. And it’s a great time to get cash for used cars, to use toward a newer model or even a brand new vehicle. Here is why.

Many automakers each November or December launch a “red tag” sale, or other incentives to boost sales as the new model year begins and before the holiday season when most families are focused on smaller purchases.

If you were thinking about getting some cash for used cars, or just selling your one used vehicle to position yourself to purchase a different car, the timing couldn’t be better. Read more

Buy a New Car – Because You Saw It On TV?

 Has anyone noticed the slew of car placements on television shows this new fall season?

“Knight Rider” returned for the fall, yet this time the talking car KITT is no longer a Pontiac Trans Am as in the original 1980s series. It seems Ford pitched its case strongly, and its Shelby Mustang is now the lead character.

Chrysler secured its new Ram pickup for prominent placement on two shows: Fox-TV’s “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” and on NBC’s program “America’s Toughest Jobs” reality show. The Ram also will be focused in regular advertising during the programs, of course. Read more

Too Many Top-Ten Lists for Cars

In the late 1970s and into the 1980s, a book that became a phenomenon was the “Book of Lists,” which included hundreds of lists on arcane subjects such as famous people who died during sex, or people misquoted by Ronald Reagan.

The series was compiled by best-selling author Irving Wallace with two of his children, and while top-ten lists existed previously, Wallace’s book seemed to trigger an onslaught of lists in all forms of media.

A Trend That Caught Hold

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Starting with David Letterman’s “Top Ten List” and continuing with lists by hundreds upon hundreds of bloggers, it’s a phenomenon that doesn’t appear to be fading any time soon. Read more

Selling Hyundai to the Luxury World

File this under, “What’s next, Parisian chic sold at Kmart?”

Are American motorists ready to pay luxury prices for…a Hyundai?

Enter Hyundai Genesis, which as of fall 2008 is expected to surface more and more on roads and highways in the United States.

Unknown Territory

Unknown territoryIntroduced June 2008 only in standard V6 engine format, by October buyers will be able to tap a new option for the South Korean automaker’s first V8 engine.

The original V6 model started at $33,000, and the more powerful version expected to start around $38,000. Read more

Change Your Cars Paint Color Instantly

If you are one of those people that gets tired of your car color shortly after you buy it, you’ll love this.

Imagine being able to change the color whenever you feel like it, and change it to any color you can imagine.

The technology is in the works and we may see it emerge as soon as 2010.

Human Eye

How It Works

The human eye sees different colors because of the way light is reflected off of different objects.

Using this principal, a polymer undercoating was developed which contains paramagnetic iron oxide particles. Read more

Luxury Brands Have Changed How They Sell Cars

August 2008, if there ever was a bad time to bet your livelihood on selling luxury items, this is it.

Lately, so much has been written about it and free-fall car sales figures and the economy, why waste time explaining?

A woman with binocularsThe fact of the matter is, after a few years of fat sales and robust revenue figures, those who produce luxury cars are finally being forced to design and market in a brave new world.

Predicting the Future

The automotive world can be like that, designing and producing new models takes a lot of time and money. No one can predict what the market will demand in a month, let alone two years in the future. Read more

New Car Financing Feeling the Pinch

Can buying a new car be impacted by greedy home-lending practices the past two years?

Answer: you betcha, this could be one of the biggest stories nationwide

Recent media reports shed light into how lenders and consumers are reacting to the innumerable home foreclosures since late in 2006.

A Nation of Credit

A woman pinching her sideFor example, Automotive News reported that the average length of a new-car loan is 64 months, a considerable bump up from 2003’s 61-month loan average.

New car sellers are trying to tap into the market of consumers who are “payment driven,” meaning the monthly payment is more important to them than the overall cost of the car. Read more