In today’s economy, it is important to make the best financial decisions possible.
Uber announces Xchange, a car-leasing program for people who want to be Uber drivers.
Buy an EV, lease the battery. In the UK, this uncommon financing scheme will be available to anyone interested in a 2013 Nissan Leaf.
Just how "revolutionary" you think the just-announced lease option is for the Tesla Model S will depend on a lot of factors, like how much gas costs where you live and whether or not your current car drinks premium or not.
You can get great deals on car leases these days, but a few wrong turns will cost you. Here's what you need to know.
For car shoppers doing their math on lifecycle ownership costs, hybrid electric vehicles always present the challenge of being more expensive – maybe $5,000 more – than comparable non-hybrid models. High gasoline prices can help tip the scale in favor of gas-electrics, as do great loan and lease deals. Resale value is another factor in the equation, and several hybrid models, including a plug-in hybrid version, have been on the market long enough to show their long-term value.
Returning a leased vehicle could soon be as easy as turning in a rental car for customers of Nissan and Infiniti.
Hmmm, 12 fewer miles of range or $40 more bucks a month?
Here's another way to think about the Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in hybrid: as a raging good deal.
Tesla Motors and Athlon Car Lease have reached an agreement for the world's first leasing program involving Tesla's Model S battery-electric luxury sedans.
The road to 25,000 EVs is paved one car at at time.
Leases can save you a bundle on your monthly payment, but you should never forget that you don't actually own the vehicle. Otherwise, you may get a very expensive reminder at the end of your lease when your car undergoes its wear-and-tear inspection. That's when you learn the price tag for the door ding you got in the supermarket parking lot. Or that cigarette burn in the upholstery.
Credit unions, long a good source for car loans, are starting to make a comeback in vehicle leasing, hoping their track records of friendly service and low rates will help them build up an extra line of business. That's good news for consumers and business people. As these institutions tiptoe back into the market, they are providing customers with another option for financing a vehicle after
Few people like to think about that great parking lot in the sky, but every one of us is going to run out of gas sooner or (hopefully) later. Our descendants, heirs or next-of-kin will hopefully arrange for a proper sendoff, but what about the ride sitting in the driveway that we still owe a bundle on? Are descendants obligated to make car payments on leases and loans for cars they don't own and haven't signed any contracts for? We asked key auto industry people to state official policies.