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Car Dealers Offering Too Much Can Befuddle Shoppers Commented on: 5 weeks ago (March 19, 2015)

And the other thing that confounds me (as a consumer and car buyer), is OEMs that don't make paint/interior color combinations that I want to buy (red or yellow paint with tan leather, for example...

Learn From Famous People Who Failed at First Commented on: 9 weeks ago (February 20, 2015)

Failure is fine if someone operates on that assumption and accepts that failure is possible. But in cases where someone has absolutely no appetite for failure, tried and true methods, habits, and...

GM Freshens Up Trucks to Match Ford F-Series Bluster Commented on: 11 weeks ago (February 6, 2015)

The Colorado is a nice effort, but is still entirely too large. One of the OEMs will eventually wake up and produce a truly small truck.

When ‘No’ Means ‘Maybe’ at Auto Dealerships Commented on: 11 weeks ago (February 6, 2015)

There is considerable confusion, even among F&I personnel, over the terms "service contract", extended warranty", and "maintenance plan". The terms are NOT interchangeable and mean different...

Acura Hopes for Enthusiasts Return With NSX, Ponders HR-V Derivative Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 28, 2015)

Hey Acura, you want to cater to enthusiasts? Bring back the RSX.

Lincoln MKC a Step in Right Direction Commented on: 36 weeks ago (August 13, 2014)

Torque steer is not a problem if you get AWD (which everyone SHOULD buy since this is a CUV/SUV). I've never understood why anyone would want a 2WD CUV/SUV.

Jeep Sets Big Plans for Smallest Model Commented on: 36 weeks ago (August 11, 2014)

According to Car and Driver re/ the Renegade: "...the base unit is a turbocharged 1.4-liter that makes 160 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. It’s available only with a six-speed manual."

Automakers Focus on Lightweighting to Meet CAFE Standards Commented on: 37 weeks ago (August 7, 2014)

We can only hope that by 2025 there is enough congressional turnover and a free-market-friendly administration in the White House, both of which will repeal these socialistic CAFE standards. The...

Answers to FAQs About Why Dealers Exist Commented on: 1 year ago (December 18, 2013)

My thoughts on some of the statements in this article:
1. “Lawmakers recognize it is best to have dealer owners with local knowledge, ties and interests.” What difference does it make if a...

Why Woo Generation Y? Commented on: 1 year ago (November 26, 2013)

Well done - finally someone who calls it as they see it. As a boomer with a generation Y kid in the house, I can completely agree with your assessment. Producing a car (or car line) marketed...

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