Lawsuit Claims Dealership Ads Made Mom Relive Her Son's Tragic Death

In April tornadoes ravaged through Chowan County, NC. According to WAVY.com, a local mother who lost her son in the storms says she is forced to relive that experience because a car dealership ran ads without her permission urging people to donate. She also says she hasn't seen one dime from the dealer. » 9/19/14 9:17am Friday 9:17am

Tesla Says New Jersey Regulators Can't Stop Direct Sales

In April the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission revoked Tesla's dealership licence in the state. Currently there are two pieces of legislation due for a vote in the fall that could allow Tesla to operate. But the automaker claims that the state regulators didn't have the authority to shut down direct sales. » 9/18/14 8:45am Thursday 8:45am

Michigan Dealerships Agree To Stop Ads With Specific Trade-In Values

No matter where you live you have all heard something like this by some local car dealer, "We will pay over blue-book for your trade!" Astute car-buyers know that these claims are nothing more than a trick to get buyers into the dealership. The Michigan Better Business Bureau is looking to put an end to them. » 9/16/14 9:21am 9/16/14 9:21am

Drunk Car Dealership Manager Wrecks Camaro Into Flaming Mess And Bolts

There's something almost impressive about the scale of drunken mess this manager of a Des Moines Chevy dealer is. Steve Luebke is 57, and normally is only allowed to drive a vehicle with a breathalyzer interlock. The dealership-owned 2010 Camaro he "borrowed" lacked such a device, and is now a smoldering ruin. » 9/15/14 4:37pm 9/15/14 4:37pm

Why You Should Never Try To Buy A Honda In New York City

I've brokered car deals all over the country and I have learned that some cars and areas are easy and some are more challenging. After several attempts at getting folks a good buy a Honda in the Big Apple, I'm here to tell you that purchasing one in NYC is an exercise in futility. » 9/09/14 9:00am 9/09/14 9:00am

Duplicitous Dealer Sold Hurricane Flooded Cars Without Telling Customers

Hurricane Sandy was a huge burden to a number of states on the east coast, and the flooding that resulted in New Jersey was of epic proportions, ruining tons of cars. But one dealer didn't care, selling customers cars that were flooded in Sandy without even telling them. » 8/26/14 10:37am 8/26/14 10:37am

Audi Owner Furious After Mechanic Took His Car Home For The Weekend

When you drop your car off for service, you leave with the assumption that the car will stay at the dealership, and not be "borrowed" by one of the technicians. One Canadian Audi owner had his car "missing" from the dealership and would not get an answer until the cops were called. » 8/19/14 9:20am 8/19/14 9:20am

Watch These Dealership Employees Thrash Some Dude's Mustang

As gearheads we all have that recurring fear when we hand our keys over to someone else. That fear that they will not respect our beloved chariot and may return it in less than ideal condition. For this Mustang owner who took his car in for service, that nightmare came true. » 8/02/14 10:05am 8/02/14 10:05am

Horrible Economy-Ruining Loans Are Being Handed Out On Used Cars Now

Remember that time that loans were being handed out like hotcakes to subprime borrowers, thus triggering one of the worst financial crises in human history, back in 2008? No? Neither do I! That's why it's great news to hear that loans are being handed out to subprime borrowers, again. » 7/21/14 1:09pm 7/21/14 1:09pm