Car Shopping

Helping you become a better informed new- and used-car shopper

Looking for advice on shopping for a new car?
December 5, 2012

Looking for advice on shopping for a new car?

Look before you leap – or in this case, before you drive. Shopping for a new automobile is not as simple as it sounds, unless you want to run the risk of buyer’s remorse once you drive your just-purchased vehicle…

10 steps to buying a car
November 28, 2012

10 steps to buying a car

Getting ready to shop for a new or used car? Here’s some advice from a leading name in the automotive world – Kelley Blue Book. Here are the steps KBB recommends at the link above: Step 1. Know Your Shopping Style…

Making auto shopping easy for millennials
November 26, 2012

Making auto shopping easy for millennials

A lot has been written or said about millennials, the group following Generation X also known as Generation Y or Gen Y, Generation We, Generation Next and Echo Boomers. Not all of characterizations are complimentary, as the name Generation We…

Motor Trend Car of the Year: Tesla S Electric
November 15, 2012

Motor Trend Car of the Year: Tesla S Electric

The election season “loser,” California-based Tesla Motors, is a big winner despite criticism by candidate Mitt Romney during this year’s presidential campaign. The Tesla Model S Electric was named Motor Trend magazine’s 2013 Car of the Year, the first time…

'Sandy' an ill wind for used-car market
November 9, 2012

‘Sandy’ an ill wind for used-car market

Hurricane Sandy might not be done wreaking havoc on the U.S. Next up: The used-car market, expected to suffer from the storm months after the fact. Analysts expect tens of thousands of cars to be scrapped because of storm damage,…

Destination: NorthPark, ‘Skyfall’ with James Bond
November 5, 2012

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 –…