Mark Macesich

Destination: NorthPark, ‘Skyfall’ with James Bond

Destination: NorthPark, ‘Skyfall’ with James Bond

It’s stylish, exhilarating, sexy. And that’s just the Bond car – the Aston Martin DB5. The classic Bond co-star, it makes a surprise entrance – generating loud cheers and applause at a press preview at NorthPark Center in Dallas –…

The car-buying adventures of middle-aged Ron

The car-buying adventures of middle-aged Ron

The phone call one evening was from a neighbor, call him middle-aged Ron. He was at loose ends, which was not unusual for a would-be car shopper even at his age, but he conceded that the new car market had…

Timing is everything if you’re buying a car

Timing is everything if you’re buying a car

It’s a good time to be in the market for a new car. That may have something to do with the variety of cars available at prices from about $11,000 up, but it certainly has a lot to do with the availability…

Cars that will get your attention – and hold it

Cars that will get your attention – and hold it

A couple small things grabbed my attention while perusing recent online automotive stories at Car and Driver and FoxNews.com. They are the Tata Nano and the Ford C-Max Hybrid, two cars hoping to make a big splash in the U.S….

Car financing as a state of mind

Car financing as a state of mind

Drive isn’t just an auto finance brand at Santander Consumer USA, it’s a state of mind. And in this state, it’s about helping consumers in a range of credit situations purchase quality vehicles. For more than a decade, Drive has…

Shop for financing before shopping for a new car

Shop for financing before shopping for a new car

Going car shopping? What are your auto financing terms – length, interest rate, monthly payments? If you don’t know the answers to these and other questions, you aren’t ready to get the best possible deal when you shop for financing…