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The car-buying adventures of middle-aged Ron
November 1, 2012

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…

Cars that will get your attention – and hold it
October 25, 2012

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….

What’s sparking small-car buying trend?
October 17, 2012

What’s sparking small-car buying trend?

Chevrolet Cruze and Sonic, Honda Fit, Nissan Versa, Dodge Dart. These are just five of the names sparking big interest in today’s American small-car market. There are others – including Ford Focus and Fiesta; Fiat 500; Hyundai Accent and Elantra;…

RoadLoans 'recommended' for auto financing by customers
October 10, 2012

RoadLoans ‘recommended’ for auto financing by customers

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. We think financing or refinancing your vehicle with RoadLoans is a smart choice, but don’t just take our word for it. Our customers are having “quick, painless and very easy” experiences…

What a concept: A new Honda sports car for 2014
October 3, 2012

What a concept: A new Honda sports car for 2014

Almost a year after the Tokyo Motor Show that introduced the Honda Small Sports EV concept car, details have emerged on a virtual look-alike, gas powered sports car expected to go on sale in Japan in 2014. And it’s Honda…