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Chinese EV maker Nio starts battery leasing service to make electric cars cheaper

How it works and what it costs

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc has launched a battery leasing service that will allow drivers to buy an EV without owning the battery pack - one of the most expensive EV components - thereby lowering the starting price of its cars. The cheapest Nio car after subsidies is now an ES6 sport-utility vehicle (SUV) priced 273,600 yuan ($39,553) without ownership of the battery pack, versus 343,600 yuan including the pack. "We believe with BaaS, more customers of gasoline cars will consi

Car Buying
What is the term of a car loan or lease?

Here's how long typical car loans or leases last, and why it matters

Explaining what a loan and lease are, as well as which might be better for you.

Car Buying
What does 'drive-off cost' mean, and what does it include?

Also known as 'total due at signing' or 'out the door'

Also known as "total due at signing" or "out the door."

Mercedes-Benz Collection subscription service launches in Nashville, Philadelphia

Pilot begins in June in partnership with dealers in both markets

Here comes Mercedes-Benz jumping into the monthly subscription-service craze, launching its pilot program in Nashville and Philadelphia. It'll be called the Mercedes-Benz Collection.

BMW monthly subscription service: Now we know how much it'll cost

Two price tiers and unlimited vehicle swapping

BMW has officially launched its new vehicle subscription service, becoming the latest automaker to embrace the more flexible alternative to traditional leasing. It's called Access by BMW, and it'll offer a selection of vehicles in two tiers via a new mobile app or dedicated website.

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.

2018 Honda Accord struggles to move units

Widespread accolades, but dealers cite uncompetitive lease terms

Widespread accolades, but dealers cite uncompetitive lease terms

Los Angeles
How does Volvo’s new subscription service compare with traditional leasing?

Running the numbers and intangibles on Care by Volvo.

Running the numbers and intangibles on Care by Volvo.

Los Angeles
Care by Volvo subscription plan: XC40 flat monthly fees start at $600

That covers insurance, maintenance and service for 24 months.

Flat monthly fees for the 2019 XC40 start at $600.

Lincoln hopes month-by-month leasing will woo luxury clients

“We want to reinvent leasing in the 21st century, and this is a step in that direction.”

"We want to reinvent leasing in the 21st century, and this is a step in that direction."

How to Get an Open-End Lease for Your Next Car

When it comes to getting a new vehicle, there are two options: You can either purchase your next vehicle, or you can lease it.

How to Cancel Your Car Insurance

One of the most important parts of owning or leasing a vehicle is having car insurance.

How to Lease a Car

If it’s time to replace your current vehicle, it’s a good idea to look at all of your buying options, and leasing is one option you should definitely consider.

MisterGreen wants to crowdsource a Tesla Model 3 reservations crush

Netherlands car-leasing firm hatches a plan to secure a bunch of Tesla Model 3s

Tesla Model 3 may generate 100,000 reservations within the first 24 hours of availability.

How to Purchase a Lease Return Car

Are you looking for a car with low mileage and a low price point? Lease return vehicles might just be your best option.

How to Figure Out Your Monthly Car Lease Payment

Leasing a car can be an intimidating endeavor, especially if someone is leasing for the first time.

How to End a Car Lease Early

Leasing a car is a legal contract between a lessee and a leasing company that owns the vehicle.

Lease a McLaren for the low, low price of...

British Brand Inks Deal With Ally Financial

Why buy when you can lease? That question now applies to the British supercars from McLaren, as the company has scored a financing deal with Ally Financial.

5 Essential Things to Know Before Leasing a Car

Leasing a car is a great option for many, especially if you like to change cars frequently.

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