We caught this recent article in Consumer Reports called, “Best Places to Get Your Car Repaired.” Rather than help find a particular shop, CR compared dealerships and independent shops. Here are some of CR’s findings: On the whole, consumers were happier with independent shops than with dealerships. The only automaker that scored better than independent […]
If you’re like the average American, your car was born the same year Apple’s iTunes store was launched, and when Janet Jackson had a wardrobe ‘malfunction’ at the Superbowl. In other words, the average car on the road is more than 11 years old, meaning your wheels are likely in need of regular love and maintenance. When […]
Recent news reports reveal that car shopping is experiencing something of an evolution, especially in the U.S. where it’s becoming increasingly common for consumers to educate themselves in advance to avoid getting skinned at the dealership.Here are some car shopping tips to help you avoid some of the most common tricks and tactics employed by car salesmen. […]
Buying into long held car repair myths won’t necessarily hurt your wallet. Whoever lost a fortune believing in the Loch Ness Monster or the Abominable Snowman? Cryptozoology enthusiasts who have sunk their fortunes into trying to prove the existence of these fabled creatures need not answer that question. However, there is one class of myth […]
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