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Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: February 2015

By Aaron Bragman  on March 3, 2015


It was a hard month, weather-wise, for big portions of the U.S., but that didn't stop shoppers from snapping up cars and trucks at a breakneck pace. For the second month of 2015, the top seven automakers have reported that… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: February 2015

By Aaron Bragman  on March 3, 2015

It was a hard month, weather-wise, for big portions of the U.S., but that didn't stop shoppers from snapping up cars and trucks at a breakneck pace. For the second month of 2015, the top seven automakers have reported that… Read More

Zero Percent for 84 Months Hits Midwest Chrysler Dealers

By David Thomas  on November 11, 2014

We reported recently on the growing trend of the seven-year car loan, but as we head into the holiday car-shopping season some dealers in the country's heartland are adding a twist to the lengthy term. Related: Seven-Year Car Loans More… Read More

Survey: Recalls Influence Car Shoppers

By Kelsey Mays  on November 10, 2014

If you're weary of the nonstop recall coverage lately, we don't blame you. It's been an unprecedented year for them. Tallying recalls is a dubious task, given the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's counts a vehicle recall as anything from… Read More

Deferred Payments: Read the Fine Print

By Kelsey Mays  on August 26, 2014

Until someone downs that last Labor-Day brat, Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Summer Clearance event will allow you to finance a new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram or Fiat without car payments for the first 90 days. Chevrolet's Labor Day sale has a… Read More

Chevrolet, Ford Kick Off Labor Day Sales Early

By Kelsey Mays  on August 15, 2014

It's still a couple weeks before you can fire up the barbecue and watch your alma mater get steamrolled by the Southeastern Conference, but some car dealers are kicking off Labor Day early — on the sales front, that is.… Read More

Amid Recalls, Don't Expect GM to Turn on the Deals

By Kelsey Mays  on May 13, 2014

Embroiled in an ignition-switch recall that affects 2.6 million cars worldwide and 2.2 million in the U.S., GM has been making headlines for nearly three months. Does the controversy mean lost sales and better deals for car shoppers as the… Read More

GM, Ford Rev Up Deals for Black Friday

By Kelsey Mays  on November 25, 2013

Big-box retailers aren't the only ones broadcasting Black Friday discounts. Automakers have thrown their, uh, pilgrim hats in the ring. GM and Ford are offering incentives for deal-hunting car shoppers that go well beyond existing programs. GM has Black Friday… Read More

Ford Hopes Focus EV Price Cut Sparks Sales

By Matt Schmitz  on July 10, 2013

If you've noticed automakers like Nissan, Honda and GM reducing the prices of their electric vehicles in recent months, then Ford's plan to slash the 2014 Focus EV's price won't come as a shock. Despite Ford's insistence that it would… Read More

Save Some Cash With Memorial Day Deals

By Kelsey Mays  on May 23, 2013

Somewhere between that pile of grilled meat and your food coma, you may want to pencil in some car shopping this Memorial Day weekend. It's a weekend for car dealers to end May on a high note — and it's… Read More

Two Big Family Haulers, Lots of Incentives

By Joe Bruzek  on March 8, 2013

A good deal can make an ugly car more palatable or a mediocre car more desirable when the end result means a ton of money off the asking price. Maybe the Ford Flex's hearse-like styling becomes acceptable or the Chrysler… Read More