Motor Trend had an interesting op-ed piece talking about how China is the new largest market for cars, and how their rules will dictate what cars look like in America (in the same way that America, as the largest dictated how many cars worldwide were created in the past). (more…)
Automotive news details the return of Alfa Romeo to the United States. I for one am very excited about this car coming stateside. I’ve always admired them in Europe as some of the best looking cars on the road. Unfortunately it looks like Chrysler may be manufacturing some state-side specific ones rather then importing the ones that already exist in Europe, but hopefully they will keep the same designers that currently work on the European ones.
Everyone loves getting a new (or used) car. That smell, a change of pace, an upgrade from their old car. But one thing I think very few people enjoy about the process is the process of haggling for a price. When we started Used Cars On-Line, one of the founding principals was that it was used cars for sale by owner. (more…)
As part of the government’s attempts to stimulate the economy, a new program called “Cash for Clunkers” by some has been started. The idea, originally used in Europe is that older gas inefficient cars will be taken off the road (forever!) and car makers will have the purchase of their new cars increased. (more…)