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Rivian Is Taking Up Tesla’s Direct Sales Battle

Rivian is finding itself in the same direct sales battle with dealerships and legislators as Tesla, Carlos Ghosn is dealing with a lot in Lebanon, someone at Italdesign got coronavirus, and all that and more in the Morning Shift for Monday, February 24, 2020. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Should I Hold Off On Buying A Car Because A Recession May Be Coming?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing car purchases based on global economic factors, why new some cars have massive discounts, and can junkyard cars be diamonds in the…Read […]

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Should I Hold Off On Buying A Car Because A Recession May Be Coming?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing car purchases based on global economic factors, why new some cars have massive discounts, and can junkyard cars be diamonds in the… […]

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‘Kicking The Trade’ Is One Of The Worst Tactics Dealers Use To Get Buyers Into A New Car

It’s all-too-often that people end up in a situation where their car is worth a lot less than their loan balance. This is called being “underwater” and there’s no easy solution for it. Some dealers are offering what seems to be a quick way out by telling these buyers simply to stop making the payments, […]

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How Come The Dealer Says I Can’t Lease An Older Model Even Though It’s Brand New?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing leasing on old but new inventory, expensive documentation fees, andRead more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How Come The Dealer Says I Can’t Lease An Older Model Even Though It’s Brand New?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing leasing on old but new inventory, expensive documentation fees, andRead more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How Come The Dealer Says I Can’t Lease An Older Model Even Though It’s Brand New?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing leasing on old but new inventory, expensive documentation fees, andRead more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Are Those Pre-Paid Service Plans Worth It?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing pre-paid service plans, aftermarket warranty coverage, and a super expensive Aston Martin lease.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Are Those Pre-Paid Service Plans Worth It?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing pre-paid service plans, aftermarket warranty coverage, and a super expensive Aston Martin lease.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How Many Miles Are Too Many For A Used Car?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about mileage on used cars, bringing kids to dealerships, and advertising lemon law vehicles. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How Many Miles Are Too Many For A Used Car?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about mileage on used cars, bringing kids to dealerships, and advertising lemon law vehicles. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How Many Miles Are Too Many For A Used Car?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about mileage on used cars, bringing kids to dealerships, and advertising lemon law vehicles. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Parent Sued After Toddler ‘Draws’ On 10 New Cars With A Rock At Audi Dealership In China

Many people like to ask why I treat my feline child as if she is a human child and as if no human child could ever replace her, citing things like how “cats scratch things” and that they’re “pretty much plotting to destroy the world.” To that nonsense, I raise you: this toddler* who scratched […]

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Should I Buy A Car Before Or After I Retire?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing the timing of buying a new car around retirement, dealers that won’t sell out of state, and the best low-cost but high […]

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Why Does The Dealer Want Me To Agree To A Price Before A Test Drive?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing shady test drive procedures, delivery miles that were more than promised and treating yourself—to a reasonable car.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Most Expensive Car Buying Mistake Has Nothing To Do With How Well You Negotiate A Deal

There are a lot of mistakes that buyers can make if they aren’t careful that could end up costing them, including not understanding your budget or comparing deals. But the worst mistake. according to Edmunds, often comes after a savvy shopper closes their deal.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Are Those Lifetime Warranties From Dealers Any Good?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing lifetime warranty offers, big luxury sedans under $25k, and a complex multi-car situation.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Should I Repair or Just Replace My Old Car?

One of life’s simple pleasures is not having to make a car payment every month. Your trusty ride is paid off, only costing you for gas, insurance and repairs.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Here Are The Most Ridiculous Reasons Why Dealers Will Refuse To Send Written Price Quotes

As a professional car shopper, I communicate with several hundred dealers over the course of a year. While most of them are fine, some of them clearly despise this whole internet shopping thing and will pull out of the air any number of bonkers excuses not to disclose their pricing. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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