Tips From a Salesman on How to Buy a Car

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Tips From a Salesman on How to Buy a Car
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Buying or leasing a new vehicle can be terribly stressful. This is understandable because cars and trucks are often the most expensive things people purchase after their homes. Continue Reading...

Tech Support: How Lexus is Helping Customers Understand Advanced Features

Tech Support: How Lexus is Helping Customers Understand Advanced Features
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We live in a digital world. For many new-car shoppers megabytes and gigahertz are just as important as horsepower and fuel economy. To members of the younger demographic chips are made of silicon, not potatoes, and ram has nothing to do with trucks. But what about the rest of us? To help customers understand the… Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 6 – The Crossover Conundrum

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Ask AutoGuide No. 6 – The Crossover Conundrum
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Once upon a time the automotive market was radically different. Just a few decades ago things were much simpler for consumers than they are today. Unless they’re shopping for a new Tesla, buyers face a borderline-absurd number of choices when they walk into a typical dealer showroom. This is why we’re here. Ask AutoGuide’s expertly… Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide – What Kind of Oil Should I Use?

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Ask AutoGuide – What Kind of Oil Should I Use?
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Every week Ask AutoGuide provides iron-clad vehicle-shopping advice to distressed, confused or otherwise bewildered consumers. Whether they’re in the market for a family-friendly crossover or something that’s good in winter weather, the Oracles of all things automotive have been there to lend some helping hands. But this week they’re taking a slightly different approach. Continue Reading...

Philadelphia Chevy Dealer Under Govt Investigation for Selling Unfixed Recalled Car

Philadelphia Chevy Dealer Under Govt Investigation for Selling Unfixed Recalled Car
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Chapman Chevrolet, a Pennsylvania car dealership, might be trouble with the feds. Continue Reading...

One in Ten New Car Buyers Don’t Take a Test Drive

One in Ten New Car Buyers Don’t Take a Test Drive
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You wouldn’t buy a pair of shoes before you made sure they fit your feet, so why would you purchase a car without a test drive? According to a Maritz Research study,  11.4 percent of new car buyers did not take a test drive before purchasing their vehicle. Continue Reading...

Dealer Taking Back Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet Sold to Man with Dementia

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Dealer Taking Back Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet Sold to Man with Dementia
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There’s always two sides to a story, and earlier we reported about how a Nissan dealership sold a $62,130 Murano Crosscabriolet to a man suffering from dementia. Now North Bay Nissan, the dealership in question, has agreed to take back the vehicle while explaining their side of the story. Ed Dowdall suffers from Lewy Body… Continue Reading...

BMW Technicians Get Fired For 1M Joyride [Video]

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Two knucklehead dealership technicians decided to borrow a BMW 1 Series M Coupe and put it through its paces. What makes the video even more painful to watch is that the technicians have no sympathy for the car’s delicate break in period. Interstingly, members of the 1Addicts forum managed to narrow down the location of the… Continue Reading...

Dealership Refuses To Honor Nissan GT-R Ebay Sale

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Dealership Refuses To Honor Nissan GT-R Ebay Sale
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Xou Vang thought he scored a sweet deal on eBay: $55,100 for a 2009 Nissan GT-R with just 36,069 miles on the clock. But Honda of San Marcos, Texas, is refusing to honor the sale, pressuring Vang to pay the full $59,000 sticker—and violating eBay’s stringent rules in the process. As of yesterday, the GT-R… Continue Reading...

Honda Dealer Forced To Remove Vancouver Canucks Logo From Showroom

Honda Dealer Forced To Remove Vancouver Canucks Logo From Showroom
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A Honda dealer in Vancouver, Canada who wanted to show support for the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks was forced to remove the team’s logo from their showroom. Kingsway Honda manager Doug Lum told the CBC that the NHL informed Kingsway Honda that the use of logos constituted copyright infringement and had to be removed immediately. Lum… Continue Reading...

Chrysler Factory Store In Los Angeles Is Illegal, Says California Dealer Group

Chrysler Factory Store In Los Angeles Is Illegal, Says California Dealer Group
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The California New Car Dealers Association is accusing Chrysler of operating a factory store illegally in the Los Angeles area. The showroom, dubbed Motor Village L.A., was designed to boost Chrysler’s profile and show off their revised product lineup, as well as the new Fiat brand. The dealer group filed a petition with the California… Continue Reading...

Portfolio Magazine Profiles Porsche Dealership’s Emergence From Bankruptcy

Portfolio Magazine Profiles Porsche Dealership’s Emergence From Bankruptcy
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If you’ve ever driven on Interstate 95 north of Fort Lauderdale, you’ve doubtlessly seen Champion Motors in Pompano Beach, Florida, home of the world’s largest Porsche dealership. Unfortunately, the dealership also suffered a Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year, and its recovery story in Portfolio magazine gives the layman an interesting look into how dealerships… Continue Reading...

Mazda Terminates Dealer Who Sold Woman $66,000 Mazda6

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Mazda Terminates Dealer Who Sold Woman $66,000 Mazda6
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Mazda Canada announced Friday that a dealer that sold a Mazda6 demonstrator to a woman for nearly $25,000 above retail value has had its franchise agreement terminated. Mazda of Orangeville, situated about 35 miles northwest of Toronto, will no longer be able to sell new vehicles or parts or make repairs. Mazda of Orangeville attracted… Continue Reading...