Self-Driving Cars: From Sci-Fi to Non-Fiction

For decades, the masses have pondered what it would be like to have a car that is fully automated and can drive its occupants without any help or input from a human other than the destination. This was long thought to be something of the movies or the distant future, but they’re here, real and […]

The Splendid Memories of Your First Vehicle

I want you to close your eyes for a minute and think back to your high school days. Yes, all the way back then. Do you remember your first car? Do you remember what an absolute piece of garbage it was? If you’re like me you remember all of those terrible things about your first […]

How Are Blue Book Prices Calculated?

When people are looking to buy a used car, they often consult the “blue book,” which is Kelley’s Blue Book– now found online at www.kbb.com.   The Kelley Blue Book (KBB) is a reference for those who want to buy used cars, but aren’t too sure what the price should be. KBB does the work […]

Should You Buy a Used Car from a Dealer or Private Seller?

It happens sooner or later: you don’t just want a new/different car or truck, but you need one. Then you’re faced with figuring out whether to go to a car dealer or buy one from a private seller.   Car dealers are in the business of selling and leasing cars and trucks on a daily […]

How Do You Know When You Need to Replace Your Tires?

A while ago there was a TV commercial that said, “There’s a lot riding on your tires.” That’s so true. Think about it—tires are what connect your big, heavy vehicle to the ground. When the tires move, you move. When they’re in good shape, you’re in good shape.   Eventually, though, tires wear down and […]

Should I buy a Used Car from a Dealership or a Private Seller?

Buying a used car can be a good deal, but it depends on a number of factors. One of the chief questions to ask is this: “Should I buy a used car from a dealer or a private seller?”   Dealers are established businesses, whereas private sellers could be anyone, anywhere. Do you want to […]

Top 3 Selling Cars of 2012

With 2013 rapidly approaching, today feels like a good time to examine America’s top selling vehicles of 2012.  Exploring the top selling cars could provide us with a nice foreshadow of what to expect from automakers in the years to come.  Please keep in mind that these figures come via the Los Angeles Times and […]

Benefits of Buying a Used Vehicle

Shopping for a vehicle is an exciting, yet challenging time.  Finding a car that meets your specific needs, is stylish and reliable is at the top of every shoppers list.  However, if you are on a tight budget, is it still possible to find that vehicle?  The answer to that question is a resounding yes, […]

Suzuki Pulls the Plug on U.S. Car Sales

  Suzuki announced yesterday it will stop selling cars in the United States.  The American branch of the Japanese company (American Suzuki Motor Corporation) will be filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in California.  Experts have observed that poor exchange rates for the yen and a limited selection of diminutive cars have hurt their sales […]