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Ford to launch online car-shopping service

It'll let you do almost everything before setting foot in a dealership

Ford is launching a new online car-shopping service that will allow users to do things like view local pricing and incentives, apply for financing and schedule test drives all before setting foot inside a showroom. It's the latest tool to help people spend less time at dealerships.

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Cosmo designed a car for just us girls and it sucks

Beware women drivers, they do their research.

Best New Car Deals of the Month

We pore over auto sales data every month to find out which cars are selling and leasing for the steepest discounts on average.

Cars That Depreciate Fastest

It's a sinking feeling many new car buyers are well aware of, the knowledge that your brand-new car just lost a bunch of money, just because you drove it off the lot. Which cars lose value the fastest, according to iSeeCars.com?

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Confused at the car dealership? Chances are, so's your salesperson

Infotainment Influx Taking Toll On Customers and Dealers Alike

You remember Rikk Wilde. The Chevrolet regional manager became an immediate sensation last fall when he stammered through his World Series presentation and invoked the now-famous "technology and stuff" catchphrase to describe the automaker's latest offerings. As it turns out, he's not the only car guy struggling to offer more specifics on the newest automotive technology.

A big red bow makes getting a car for christmas special

December is the best month for car sales

Every Christmas, holiday-themed car commercials spur millions to wonder 'who gives a car for Christmas?' immediately followed by 'and where do they find those big bows?'

Black Friday car shoppers should wait for lower prices

The best day for holiday shopping isn't the best one to buy a car.

The unofficial consumer holiday is often touted as the best day to get some major discounts, but new data from TrueCar.com shows Black Friday is only the fifth-best day to get a heavily discounted car.

Used Car Prices Expected To Drop In Next Few Years

Analysts warn of largest decline in second-hand vehicle prices in U.S. history

This year's surge in new car sales could make for cheaper used cars down the road.

Booming Crossover SUV Sales Trigger Car Discounts

The year-long shift is hurting car sales so much that automakers are offering bigger discounts to keep moving metal

The seismic shift in American car-buying toward trucks and crossover SUVs is creating great deals on compact and midsize cars.

Car Buying
A car dealer's insider tips: What not to do when buying a new car

Car buyers make these mistakes all the time.

Negotiating a deal on a new car can feel like a battle. Arm yourself with these insider tips from a car dealer.

Which Month Is The Best Month To Buy A New Car?

Throw out everything you thought you knew about when to car shop

Throw out everything you thought you knew about car shopping. According to a big new study from TrueCar, August -- not late December as is commonly accepted -- is the best month to buy a new car.

The Cheapest And Most Expensive Cities To Buy A Used Car

Vehicles tend to be pricier out west

The farther west you shop, the most expensive it is to score a used car, according to a new study from CarGurus.

The Ten Best SUVs Under $25,000

Think all SUVs come with large sticker price? We found ten very affordable sport utility vehicles for you to consider when looking for a cheap SUV.

GM Offers Employee Pricing To Owners Of Recalled Vehicles

American automaker trying to keep people from fleeing its brands

Owners affected by the General Motors ignition switch recall are getting even an better incentive to return to its brands for their next new car. The automaker says that these drivers can now get employee pricing on its models. Previously, GM was only offering them a $500 discount if they bought a new 2013 to 2015 vehicle.

Used Cars In Five Segments Will Soon Be Cheaper

As demand tapers at the end of tax-refund season, car values will drop in kind

Used cars across five different segments will soon get much cheaper, according to a new study from Black Book. If you're in the market for one of these types of vehicles, you may want to hold off on shopping until late spring or summer.

Consumers View Cars Like They Do Cell Phones

Study: Shoppers want to constantly change cars

Up until recently, financial motivations drove the behavior of car shoppers. Today, many consumers shop for cars because of a constant desire for change, according to a new study from Swapalease.com.

Looking To Buy A Used Car? You Might Want To Consider A New One

Buying a used car isn't the slam dunk it used to be

Because of the recession that hit in late 2008, people have been holding onto their rides for longer than usual, waiting for better days before trading in old wheels for new ones. The fact that vehicles in general are more reliable than ever has only exacerbated the lack of low-mileage used cars, as owners rack up tens of thousands of trouble-free miles before finally trading them in.

Polar Vortexes Altered Car Shopping Preferences

Utility vehicles experienced a surge in popularity

The harsh winter, during which many areas of the United States saw temperatures dip well below zero degrees, changed car shopping preferences, according to a new study from Swapalease.com, with utility vehicles replacing certain other car segments in several locations.

Key Factors To Consider When Buying A Truck

Determine your needs and save some money

Whether you're buying a truck for everyday driving or for occasional use, there are five important factors to take into consideration to make sure you get the most out of your vehicle. This checklist will help you determine which features are worth the extra money, and which you can go without.

End Of The Year Car Shoppers Will See Deep Discounts

The best deals on a new car will be found the week after Christmas

According to Market Watch, between December 26th and January 2nd automakers will offer the best deals of the year on new cars.

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