car value

Where Should I Park My Car for Winter?

January 2, 2013

A hotly contested issue between car owners is where to park your prized ride during winter. The cold months of the year can be damaging to new and used cars alike. If you’re wondering where to park your car during winter, here are some things to consider.






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Used Car Thrift

December 12, 2012

Most shoppers love a good deal on clothes from a thrift store. Buying something second-hand and making it your own can be a gratifying and cathartic experience. Shouldn’t it feel the same when you’re buying a used car?






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HOLY AUCTIONEERS, BATMAN!

December 12, 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, a little piece of bat-history could possibly be going up on the auction block January 19th, 2013: The original Batmobile from the 1966 Batman television series. It will be a very happy day for the new owner of vehicular justice personified and a sad day for crime, indeed.






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What to Look For at an Auto Auction

November 19, 2012

So you’re in the market for a new car. Well, by new car, of course I mean new to you. There are millions of used cars sold every year around the world, and you could very well be in the market for one right now. Maybe you have heard from some friends and family members […]






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Your Dream Vehicle

November 16, 2012

People often think of what their dream vehicle would be if they were to get a lot of money, or just allowed to choose any vehicle they want. Often the choices involve a multitude of Ferraris, Bugattis, Porsches, Lamborghinis, or any of the other countless brands of elite, pricey vehicles out there. What about a […]






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DriveScribe Coaches Teens On Safe Driving

September 11, 2012

Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers. Teenagers love to communicate with texting. Texting while driving increases the chance of an accident by 23 times. Somebody please figure out a way to keep teenagers from texting while driving!






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Built Ford Tough With Aluminum?

July 30, 2012

The Wall Street Journal posted an article on July 27, 2012 that speculates the Ford Motor Company will increase the use of lightweight aluminum in its next generation F-150 pickup truck. The F-150 has been has been America’s best selling vehicle for more than a quarter of a century.






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CarGurus Names Their Top 10 Fuel Efficient Vehicles

April 11, 2012

The auto research and shopping site, CarGurus, has identified their top ten fuel-efficient vehicles for under $15,000. They anticipate that cars offering significant gas mileage will increase in price throughout the summer months. In a recent press release, CarGurus released their methodology and forecast for fuel-efficient vehicles. “Gas prices have proven a reliable indicator of […]






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2011 Used Car Value Catches New Car Value In A Hot Car Market

March 27, 2012

Is it possible that buying a new car could actually be cheaper than buying a one-year old used car? Kelley Blue Book did some research and discovered that it is not only possible, but actually happening. The Kelley Blue Book research shows 10 cars worth consideration because of the trend. But before we get to […]






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KBB Cost Of Ownership Awards – One Measure Of Used Car Value

March 7, 2012

Over time, what makes a vehicle a good used car value? Kelley Blue Book, the well-known resource for new and used car prices, introduced the Kelley Blue Book 2012 Cost of Ownership Awards at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. The Kelley Blue Book folks took a look at the entire fleet of 2012 new cars, […]






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