Month: September 2012

Getting a firm grip on the future at Santander Consumer USA

Getting a firm grip on the future at Santander Consumer USA

Who’s behind the wheel? Young car buyers, apparently. And the rest of us better be ready to ride along. That was the point of a recent column, “Young consumers lead the drive to online financing,” by Jim Henry in Automotive…

Average fuel economy increases for new cars, TrueCar reports

Average fuel economy increases for new cars, TrueCar reports

TrueCar.com’s latest report on average fuel economy for new cars sold provides some otherwise hard-to-find good news in higher gasoline prices, which were running near their peak average nationally on Sept. 11. Fuel economy increased to 23.2 mpg in August…

These stylish new cars may be worth the wait

These stylish new cars may be worth the wait

Automobile styling apparently is in again. After years of emphasis on economy (read: miles per gallon), soon-to-be-released models show a distinct turn for the better for car lovers who want a dash of style with their mpg. “Fuel efficiency is…