Investments in the stock market and real estate have tanked over the past few years, so if you’re looking for a more stable way to invest your money, you might want to try cars. The problem is that most people don’t have the money for an original Shelby or a numbers matching Roadrunner. [...]
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BMW has recently announced they are hiking up pricing on all new 2009 BMW models due to ever rising costs. The company said the increases were “driven mainly by continually rising raw materials costs and ongoing exchange rate pressure,” in a statement released on Monday.
“The significant structural and economic changes in the marketplace are prompting [...]
In a family consisting of two parents and at least a few kids, there is no way they will all fit comfortably in a sedan or anything smaller, especially if mom and dad are toting around their kids’ friends too.
With sky-high gas prices and families cutting back any way they can, how can they afford a [...]
I have started to look at replacing an Acura I have that comes off a lease soon. Given it is my wife’s car she wants another mid-size car to move the family around. But she added that special phrase we all hear nowadays, “I want to save money on gas.” Well, this seems like a [...]
With news of manufactureres cutting production on large trucks and SUV’s another announcement recently really turned my head. Chrysler is shutting down! That is right they are shutting down for two weeks this summer. Did I wake up and find myself in Europe? No, Chrysler says they are doing much needed changes to production lines. [...]
It long been a fact that American cars don’t hold any resale value. Anyone who’s had the displeasure of experiencing the difference between an imports depreciation versus an domestic vehicle’s will wholeheartedly agree.
There are just to many American cars on the road and this fact alone drives prices, and value, down. Domestic car manufactures are [...]
In a bid to move remaining Pacificas, Crosfires, Magnum wagons, and PT Cruiser convertibles, Chrysler is offering huge discounts on remaining models. These particular models will be dropped from the line-up next year. Heavy incentives will be offere starting in late November, and going on through December. That last month of the year in particular, [...]
How much does your car cost? No, not just the purchase price, but the cost of ownership. Still confused? Well, Edmunds.com has just released their popular Truest Cost to Own list for October 2007. What does truest cost to own mean? Well this means which vehicles cost the least over the life of the car, [...]
The Federal Reserve Board today just announced at the 2:15pm EST update a decrease in the Fed’s fund rate by .25%, lowering the rate in which banks can borrow money on short term to 4.5%. This is the lowest since April 2001. Unless you have been under a rock, you see and hear about the [...]
So which is more important? Which is the one I should expect? Cars.com explains it nicely…
“Although we can say it as simply as possible, invoice and MSRP prices simply aren’t that simple. The Cars.com article “Getting the Best Deal: Purchase Price and Trade-Ins” explains why:
‘For most vehicle makes, the published invoice price is not the [...]