What’s an Automotive Group Buy?

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Can Anyone Organize One? The Nissan Leaf is in the news these days because an enterprising young man in Quebec is trying to organize a group buy of 2500 of the vehicles. If the deal goes through, it will be the single largest sale of Leafs ever, anywhere. While the final sale price of the… Read more »

Why is the Nissan Titan XD so Exciting?

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  I’m not exactly a truck guy, so maybe it makes perfect sense that I write about my impressions of the 2016 Nissan Titan XD. Truck owners tend to be a loyal lot – once an F-150 owner, always an F-150 owner and all that. The F-150 could be the worst truck on the planet,… Read more »

Why is My Car’s Trade-In Value So Low?

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  My Car is Worth How Much? Most people have a love/hate relationship with car dealers. One of the things that bugs them the most when they’re shopping for a car is the amount of money dealerships will give them for their trade-in. Thanks to the internet, with very little homework, people can go into a dealership armed… Read more »

What do Men and Women Want in a Car?

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Back in 1992, John Gray published the classic self help book “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus.” In it, he looked at the psychological differences between men and women to explain the relationship problems that inevitably arise between the sexes. Turns out that the fundamental differences between men and women also impact their behaviour when… Read more »

Buying a Car for a New Driver

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  It’s one of life’s great rites of passage – successfully obtaining a driver’s license. For some of us it happens almost as soon as we turn 16. It’s surprising, but these days, fewer teenagers are getting their driver’s license, and many people are now choosing to get their license much later in life. While 87% of… Read more »