Month: August 2014

Safety is a two-way street for bicyclists and motorists

Safety is a two-way street for bicyclists and motorists

If you’re riding a bicycle for recreation or, increasingly, commuting, beware of motorists. And if you’re a motorist, beware of bicyclists. This is the only way to be sure everyone is as safe as possible on our roads. It’s important…

Will Sonic boom by challenging CarMax, used-car market giant?

Will Sonic boom by challenging CarMax, used-car market giant?

CarMax moves a lot of used vehicles, with about a half-million in sales per year from its approximately 135 stores nationwide. Even at that, CarMax represented only about 1.2 percent of the nation’s 42 million used sales in 2013. And…

Who’s driving convertible cars? Experian’s answer may surprise you

Who’s driving convertible cars? Experian’s answer may surprise you

Drivers of convertibles are young and carefree, right? Wrong. At least that’s what findings of a study by Experian Automotive showed. Owners of convertibles apparently are older, more educated and more affluent than the typical American new-car buyers, running counter…