The idea of limiting dealer reserve has been fervently opposed in the past, but now it seems like the industry is slowly accepting such idea.
Car shoppers are smarter than ever, and technology helps them outsmart dealers. Not to be outdone, dealers have now come up with ways to handle ‘showrooming,’ also with the help of the latest gadgets.
Watch out for dealer extras as you finalize the total amount you are going to pay for a car. These extras refer to products and services that you can really opt not to purchase. Find out what these are. (more…)
Auto shows are great events where you can learn a lot and have fun at the same time. But be aware that etiquette matter not just to your fellow attendees but also to the participating vehicle owners. Here are some do’s and don’ts that came from frequent car-show goers and participants: (more…)
Have you ever thought of going different, but at the same time practical, in cleaning your car? You don’t always have to have those store-bought car-cleaning products to keep your car looking good. We’ve gathered weird product ideas and put them in a list below. Yes, they may be odd but they actually work. Here they are: (more…)
Shopping for cars is easier today because we can do it online and even right in our mobile devices. But swinging into car shows is still a fun and smart way to shop for your next car. It is a great place to start with especially if it is your first time to buy a car. But before heading to one, take note of the following do’s and don’ts so you can make the most out of the event. (more…)
Toyota Motor Corp. announced Wednesday a worldwide recall of 1.9 million Prius hybrid models to fix a software glitch that can cause overheating or automatically shut the car down. (more…)
A sinkhole swallowed up eight vehicles Wednesday in the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Museum Executive Director Wendell Strode told The Courier-Journal that emergency personnel discovered the sinkhole of about 40 feet wide and 25 to 30 feet deep by 5:44 a.m. (more…)
Before you actually apply for a subprime auto loan, it’s good to know how lenders evaluate your application and come up with a decision. In general, they assess risk and the likelihood of the borrower to pay off the loan. They usually look at three things: the borrower’s affordability, creditworthiness and employment. (more…)
Before walking into a dealership, it is important to arm yourself with a lot of information about auto financing and the car you are looking to buy. Did you know that your smartphone can help? Your mobile device can assist you in finding the best deal and eliminate the hassle and drama of negotiating at the dealership. Here are five car-shopping applications to download now. (more…)