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Meet The 88 Democrats Who Just Voted To Enable Racial Discrimination In Car Buying

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics

So that happened. This week, the House of Representatives voted to help banks and car dealerships discriminate against customers of color. And it wasn...

5 Experts Share The Most Important Things You Need To Know When Buying A Car

Posted 10.15.2015 | Business

Windows down, open road ahead of you and keys in the ignition -- is there anything better? But before you can get behind the wheel of your very own ca...

13 Emotional Stages You Experience When Buying A Car

Posted 09.12.2015 | Money

We go through a full spectrum of emotions when making a big financial decision like buying a car. It’s an exhausting and financially draining roller...

The Secret to Beating a Car Dealership

Adam Levin | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Adam Levin

While it's true that getting a good price is a big part of the hunt, the biggest, most important, super-secret strategy to turn the stealth hunter (them) into the prey: stand tough and fight to maximize your dollar throughout the process.

Sharon Silke Carty

New Car Dealers Make Surprising Profits | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business

Turns out car dealers don't make that much money when they sell you a new car. Car dealers made an average of $23 for every new car they sold in 20...

Sharon Silke Carty

Watch Out For These Car Salesman Scams | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 03.14.2012 | Money

Oliver Eikenberry was initially very happy with the slightly used 2009 PT Cruiser he bought three years ago. He got a car he liked and a monthly payme...

Some Of Those Car Dealer Ads May Be Too Good To Be True

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 05.14.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Beware of car dealer ads that promise to pay off the loan on your trade-in. In a first-of-its-kind case, the Federal Trade Commiss...

Dealers Worry That Slow Economy Could Hurt Auto Sales

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — Jeff Swanson was in the market for a new car just a few weeks ago. Then the stock market went crazy. So Swanson, 25, ...

NO DEAL: Discounts On Cars Are Disappearing

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — For years, Americans shopping for cars were treated to all sorts of deals and incentives, especially at the end of summer. Think Cash ...

Ryan Grim

Wall Street Power Play: Bankers In Bizarre Showdown With Auto Dealers | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street has found itself battling auto dealers in a last-ditch effort to block an amendment opposed by big banks from coming to the Senate floor. ...

More "Special Loopholes"? The Pentagon Versus the Car Dealers

Gary Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Rivlin

As early as Thursday, the Senate will consider an amendment by Sam Brownback of Kansas that would exempt auto dealers from a proposed new consumer financial protection bureau.

GMAC Asks For $2.8 Billion More In Taxpayer Money

Wall Street Journal | DAN FITZPATRICK and DAMIAN PALETTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. government is likely to inject $2.8 billion to $5.6 billion of capital into the Detroit company, on top of the $12.5 billion that GMAC has re...

Ryan Grim

Car Dealership Closures Compound Newspaper Woes | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Newspapers just can't catch a break. Even the decisions last week by General Motors and Chrysler to close nearly 2,000 auto dealerships will dispropor...