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There are many who will only look at new cars because of the performance and features while there are others who swear by used cars as they offer far better value for money. Often the decision is also influenced by your car loan eligibility. This it is not surprising that many people are completely confused about whether to buy a new car or a used one. Some clarifications:
The Case for a New Car
Many people consider only new cars because all the vital parameters like the…Continue
Added by Charlie Brown on September 22, 2017 at 11:10pm — No Comments
‘Buying a car’ versus ‘shopping without buying’ emits a varied set of emotions for women car buyers.
A new Women-Drivers.com study reveals that when there is money in the game, emotions dial up with the heightened sense of commitment. The data reported by women…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on September 13, 2017 at 8:41am — No Comments
Just because you're in a wheelchair doesn't mean you can't have an awesome car! Check these rides out there that are not only wheelchair accessible, but downright cool at the same time.
As you would imagine from the name, the Segway Puma is not…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on August 28, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Today's automobile industry landscape is exciting...
Car manufacturers are embedding connectivity and sensor solutions to deliver more in-vehicle services. Connected infotainment systems and advanced driver assistance systems are two technologies…
Added by Lizzie Weakley on August 18, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments
In our modern age, technology has become omnipresent. We rely on technology to help make our lives easier and to help us to solve problems that would otherwise take much longer without. Computers have a very big presence in society and we are seeing exponential growth not only in their complexity but their integration…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on August 17, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
Whether you are restoring an old classic car or just have to fix a problem with your antique car, it can be challenging to find parts. You may try to get brand new parts but there are times when it is simply not possible, and used parts may be your only option.
Added by Julia Ross on August 4, 2017 at 7:18am — No Comments
If you are like many truck owners, you might be really proud of your vehicle. You probably also want to make sure that you take excellent care of it so that you can keep it in good condition. These are four steps that you can take if you'd like to take good care…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on July 10, 2017 at 4:06pm — No Comments
We buy all junk cars: Junking your car isn’t fun because this is the car that has taken you everywhere and shown you a good time, so there’s a lot of good memories attached to that car. Everything on the earth was not meant to stay, it’s designed to pass on to its glory or shame. Weather it was a good car or a bad car the owner will have the…
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Industry experts tell us that car buyers go to 1.6 dealerships to buy a vehicle.
From the Women-Drivers.com 2017 US Women’s Car Dealership Report, we find that number to be true for half of women car buyers. The other half report a very different answer altogether. An amazing forty-six percent of women car buyers are going to twice the industry average, or 3.2 dealer visits.
Which begs a few…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on June 21, 2017 at 10:12am — No Comments
General Motors’ transmissions’ 1982–1989 Turbo-Hydramatic TH700-R4, 1990–1991 4L60, 1992–2000 electronic 4L60E, 2001–2005 4L65E, and the 2006-and-newer 4L70E were all designed to replace the tried-and-true TH350.
The 4L60E is basically a digitally controlled 700-R4. The first 700-R4 was built as a Corvette four gear automatic with…Continue
Added by Sania Baker on June 20, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments
Sixty-two percent of women report that they return to the dealerships where they first purchased their vehicles to then have them serviced.
This highlights the potential to grow value among this critical market segment.
Changing family dynamics have put women…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on June 7, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
Buying your first car can be exciting and you need to keep a few things in mind before you buy your new set of wheels. It’s important that you look into the car’s fuel efficiency, hidden costs, insurance and resale value. Look for a car with a high resale value that you can easily sell at any online car auction or used car dealership. Here are the top three economy subcompact cars with the highest resale values in…Continue
Added by SalvageBid, LLC. on June 7, 2017 at 1:24am — No Comments
The dream scenario of buying your teenage driver a brand-new car brings a smile to parents' faces, but this purchase isn't always the best choice. In fact, most teens should drive a used vehicle as they learn the rules of the road. Learn how…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 6, 2017 at 3:19pm — No Comments
According to some of today’s automotive experts, there are five green cars with highly efficient safety tools and features worth considering. By investing in one of these vehicles, you'll help to reduce pollution and protect your passengers through each road trip. Take a look to see what some of the greenest cars on the market offer.
Added by Eileen O'Shanassy on May 25, 2017 at 7:44am — No Comments
Tday we will preview a CBT News interview where dealers get the inside scoop on interesting data collected from the 2017 U.S. Women’s Car Dealer Trends & Report about the buying experiences, preferences and habits of women.
Added by Anne Fleming on May 17, 2017 at 8:43am — No Comments
Deciding what car to buy is often tough. Many vehicles are expensive, and they do not give a lot for the money. Some vehicles are really fast. Some are really efficient. This article discusses some of the cars that savvy buyers should be looking for during the 2017…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on May 4, 2017 at 10:07am — No Comments
According to Autodata,17.6 million new vehicles were sold last year, setting a record for cars and trucks. One distinct group of consumers contributed an estimate 8.0 million units to that total: women buyers.
Dealers seeking to sell more to this critical market segment can start taking new actions and, in the process, collect data to improve the purchasing, service drive and shopping experiences for this powerful buyer.
By the Numbers
Added by Anne Fleming on May 3, 2017 at 10:09am — No Comments
At Eagle rent a car in Cairo, not only does one get an excellent deal-you get a good vehicle too. Thrifty offers an oversized choice of high-quality vehicles at nice rates, from sports cars to SUVs, sedans to minivans.Continue
Added by Kathy Wheat on April 25, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments
At the recent Adobe Summit, executive vice president and general manager, Brad Rencher, advised businesses that if they wish to survive in the future, they have to become “experience…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on April 25, 2017 at 6:49am — No Comments