The real cost of owning a car

Freedom's just another word There really aren’t too many things better than going for a long drive, is there? It’s just you, your car, your playlist, and the open road. It’s one of those life-affirming experiences, one that allows you to dream big, a reminder of how fun technology and our human inventions can be. [...]

By |2020-09-11T10:19:18-07:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: car buying tips, Driving tips|0 Comments

Car Costs Are Driving You Around The Bend

Buy the asset you need You love cars, but that doesn’t mean they don’t drive you mad! The fact is that vehicles don’t follow the same rules as any other asset you purchase. Your house increases in value over time. Your car, however, decreases by a considerable amount within seconds of driving it off the [...]

By |2020-09-14T16:56:49-07:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips|0 Comments

Volkswagen investing in Autogravity app

21st century auto financing Fintech may soon be coming to the auto loan market. VW has announced that it is investing several million dollars in auto financing platform, AutoGravity, according to Fintech Futures.  Currently, if drivers want to take out a car loan, they have to go to a dealership to apply. The dealer takes [...]

By |2020-07-03T13:56:16-07:00March 22nd, 2020|Categories: car buying tips|0 Comments

Negotiating the final price of your car

Manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) is just that, a suggested price the manufacturer. Most people look at the MSRP and negotiate that price. There are other prices that are variable that can be negotiated. Some states have stepped in and regulated the fees, others allow you to negotiate the price. Most the time these fees [...]

Is auto leasing the new car sharing?

Car companies talk about car-sharing as a new experience, but consumers have already started the process, just in the form of automobile leasing. Leasing vehicles have been on the rise, and the Experian analyst group says that there is a strong resurgence in leasing, versus owning. Anecdotally, some of this has to do with people [...]

By |2019-12-18T16:30:06-08:00March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

Pacifica on the Pacific, Volt, Altima carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Last week I told you I would be driving the Chrysler Pacifica, so today I am on the Pacific Ocean about to head off in the Pacifica. Next week I will have the driving impressions. I am in a Pacifica presentation as we speak, so if you have any questions [...]

St. Patricks day just got greener, thanks to Japan

For some it is March Madness, for others it is St. Patricks day, for the Japanese car makers it is the end of the fiscal year, and that means for all life just got a little greener. According to Truecar.com, green deals include lease specials and savings of up to 17% off MSRP on a [...]

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