Despite court appeals from the automotive industry, E15 is headed to your local gas station. Here’s what you need to know to protect your car from damage.
I’ve talked to multiple colleagues in the car industry that weren’t aware that Chrysler had resumed offering lifetime bumper-to-bumper warranty extensions… I’ll pick apart the option.
I’ve gotten a lot of traffic by talking about the ins, and outs of extended vehicle warranties. Pretty much the only extended warranties I endorse at this point, are first-party warranties. In this economy, there is just too much uncertainty with third-party providers. I don’t care about the credit ratings or reliability-ratings of an underwriter… [...]
Normally, I’m not too big of a fan of Kia. The lack of RWD is a deal-breaker for the most part. But, this is a good reason to try their 271 horsepower answer to the Malibu and Camry. Kia is offering a $25 Visa prepaid card in exchange for a test drive of any Optima. [...]
National car sales giant CarMax has a nifty transfer system that lets you take the car you want, from far far away, and toss it in your general direction. When I called to learn more about the process, my main concern was a car driven by a smoker. The car in particular I was looking [...]
I’ve heard about a dozen times on talk radio that the Chevy Volt is “$10,000 more than the Leaf, which goes 125 miles… while the Volt only goes 40 miles.” And, every time, I want to pull my hair out. Worse, I know one of two of these talk radio hosts is doing it on [...]
Over the past couple of years, I’ve taken quite a liking to the Zeta platform at General Motors. Designed mostly by Holden in Australia, it’s an amazing rear-wheel drive platform. In America, we know it as the Pontiac G8, and more recently re-tooled for the Chevy Camaro. After the Pontiac division was deactivated, many thought [...]