Archive for September, 2007

For people with a recent bankruptcy in the past getting a loan can be difficult. Depending on the type of bankruptcy you claim, and how deep you are in debt, a car loan can be particularly hard to complete. In a piece on Ezine Articles they go over some of the challenges. You will find a good […]

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How to Find a Good Auto Loan

I was beginning to shop for loan rates for my son to get an early model used car. I know it is always better to line up financing first before calling a dealer so that you have something to compare his deal to, and it often helps to keep the financing separate from the car […]

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Toyota Motor Company in conjunction with the NHTSA, announced a recall yesterday for the 2007 Lexus ES 350 and the 2007 Toyota Camry. The recall involves the placement of the floor mats. Apparently some of the mats were improperly installed or became unsecured and could potentially cause problems by wedging under or on top of […]

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To commemorate the 60th anniversary of their truck line, Ford Motor Company will unveil a Special Edition F-Series this October at the Texas State Fair. Both the F-150 and the Super Duty lines will offer a limited edition package to celebrate the first F-1 truck being produced in 1948.  The F-150 60th Anniversary will come […]

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What Women Want

It seems women prefer Volvos to any other luxury brand, while men still go for sports cars, according to J.D. Power’s most recent study. The highest female ownership of any luxury model for 2007 through the month of August was the Volvo S40 sedan. What do the men want? The need-for-speed, Audi RS4. The non-luxury […]

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Vote for Ford

Ford has figured out a way to take advantage of the current crop of presidential candidates’ pushing they are all-green. Autoblog.com realized, “one of the measures some candidates take to burnish their eco-cred is swapping out their current daily drivers for more economical fare, and since no American Presidential candidate would be caught dead in […]

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Want Your Car Barking Orders?

Kicking Tires, cars.com’s blog site, spoke to GM’s Executive Director of Interior Design for North America: Motorists want their hybrid electric vehicle to not only look different than other cars on the road, they want it to act differently as well, insists Dave Lyon, GM’s executive director of interior design for North America. “Simply putting […]

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They Really Like Me!

Believe it or not, a car company ACTUALLY listened to consumer complaints, and you won’t believe who! The car had some exterior and interior features and consumers spoke up at the New York Auto Show in April. So the changes were made last minute and you can see the exterior differences at http://blogs.cars.com/. But wait […]

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“This Close” to Alternative Fuel

I was reading through Kicking Tires, cars.com’s blog site, and realized alternative fuel is “this close”. My first thought was, give me a break the transition to anything would be massive and could be detrimental to our economy for quite some time. All of these scientists that think they have the answer don’t think about […]

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New Bankruptcy Laws

What is the means test and if I am bankrupt can I get a car loan? The term means test refers to an investigative process undertaken to determine whether or not an individual or family is eligible to receive certain types of benefits from the government. The “test” can consist of quantifying the party’s income, […]

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