Bernie Carbo Says The Cavalier Deals Are Great In Chicopee

When you're going for a celebrity endorsement of your car dealership, you have to pay extra » 11/13/08 2:00pm 11/13/08 2:00pm for a celebrity who will show some enthusiasm for your lineup of Celebrities and Sprints and/or enunciate clearly. In this case, Casey Chevrolet opted for the no-frills delivery of Red Sox hero . Can you feel the for that…

The Tricky Dicky Buy Of The Week: Studebaker Family Wagon!

Say it's 1982. Would you buy a '61 Studebaker Lark wagon with "family rust" and "factory air in the tires" from this man? By comparison, Dominion Motors in Winnipeg could give you a better buy » 10/10/08 11:00am 10/10/08 11:00am on that car, and all with 6.25% interest! Actually, we'd really love to have that very wagon right now, but it's probably just…

Seven Item Checklist For Buying A Used Car

With today's four-bucks-and-higher gas prices, a used car can make a lot of sense » 9/22/08 2:30pm 9/22/08 2:30pm over buying a new overweight monster from the new car lot. However, unless you're buying certified pre-owned, most used car purchases aren't covered by stringent consumer protection laws and don't carry the guarantee of the manufacturer,…

10K Mile '81 Cadillac Cimarron For $8,995: Nice Price Or Crack Pipe?

A decisive 85% of you felt that the $39,975 Iran Khodro Paykan Deluxe required a major helping of Hubba Rocks to look like a wise investment, but today's choice might be more of a dilemma. Yes, the Cimarron was a total disaster for Cadillac, diluting its brand at the worst possible time, but that makes it a … » 9/10/08 8:00am 9/10/08 8:00am

I'll Buy That For A Dollar! Craigslist Price Liars: Saints Or…

We had quite the spirited discussion over Craigslist keyword spammers » 8/28/08 10:00am 8/28/08 10:00am yesterday, and several commenters mentioned the all-too-common car-seller practice of listing a super-deal price in the title and a far higher one buried in the fine print. This is particularly troublesome for, say, someone searching for entrants…

Toyota To See "Large" Hit From Used Car Values

The Wall Street Journal reports this morning the super number one awesome best automaker from the land of the rising sun said it will set aside major reserves for its first quarter to cover losses from vehicle leases in the U.S. And with that, Toyota now follows Chrysler, GM and Ford into the land of plummeting used… » 8/06/08 9:00am 8/06/08 9:00am

Ten Fuel-Efficient Used Cars You Can Buy Today!

With everyone worried about gas prices and thieves drilling into gas tanks, we started thinking about the most fuel-efficient used cars on the market (after we determined that building a Nukchero meant risking ball cancer). After all, who wants to spend their hard-earned dollars on a new car when a quality used one… » 6/12/08 12:00pm 6/12/08 12:00pm

Pick Your Poison: Michigan Auto & RV May 7-13

If you're anything like us, you've invested hours and hours and hours of your life flipping through the pages of your local Auto & RV. The offering printed with cheap ink and even cheaper recycled paper leaves you stained both physically and mentally. Within its pages you can find both deals and rip-offs, treasures… » 5/09/08 6:20pm 5/09/08 6:20pm

Paint Thickness Tester Can Bust Shady Craigslisters

We all know that Craiglist posters can be some of the most trustworthy individuals on this planet, but for those few occasions when you need to double check their honesty there is this great invention: the paint thickness tester. It's a keychain-sized device that can determine if a car has had any body work needing… » 4/22/08 10:00am 4/22/08 10:00am