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Test Drive Tips That Could Save You Thousands

Brian Moody | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

When you do take your test drive, there are a few specific things you should be looking, listening and sniffing for. Yes, sniffing.

Top Rated New Vehicles for Seniors

Jim T. Miller | Posted 06.13.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any credible resources that rate the best vehicles for older drivers? My wife and I are both in our seventies a...

Which Automotive Brands are Getting it Right?

Brian Moody | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

A few weeks ago after enjoying some drinks at the bar, a friend asked me, "Which car companies are just totally getting it right these days?" At the time, I had trouble narrowing it down. But after returning from the action-packed press days of the New York Auto Show, I have my answer.

Why Aren't More People Buying Green Cars?

Brian Moody | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

Tax credits, low emissions and super high mpg are all worthy goals, but in the end, it's all about the price. Lower the price and sell more cars -- in this case, it's just that simple.

Kym Whitley's Eye-Opening Experience At A Lamborghini Dealership

OWN | Posted 03.06.2014 | OWN

Kym Whitley may be a successful actress and comedian, but she's also proof that even celebrities have their limits when it comes to spending money. In...

Five Cars Americans Would Buy... But Can't

Brian Moody | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

Following a recent trip to the Frankfurt Auto Show, I couldn't help but ask myself: "Why can't we buy those cars here in the U.S.?" In some cases, th...

Study Finds Little Fact in 'Millennials Hate Cars' Stereotype

Brian Moody | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

No one wants to admit it, but stereotypes have their root in truth. Think about it: When you get settled in for a trans-Atlantic flight and a handful ...

About That Time I Test Drove a Car Into Another Car

Alison Rosen | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Alison Rosen

I gingerly got out of the car. I looked around for cameras, convinced I was about to be arrested. Then I thought about how frequently these cars are driven. "This must happen a lot, right?" I asked, hopefully.

What Really Defines a Luxury Car?

Brian Moody | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

The idea that you can only get a luxury car from a luxury brand may be specifically American. Brands like Acura, Infiniti and Lexus were invented to sell luxurious Hondas, Nissans and Toyotas to Americans who probably don't think of Hondas, Nissans and Toyotas as luxury cars.

You Should Lease Your Next New Car If...

Brian Moody | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

Leasing a new car is simply better for some people, are you one of them?

Car Shopping Tips for Older Drivers

Jim T. Miller | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

While the automotive industry doesn't make vehicles specifically designed for senior citizens, they do make certain vehicles with features that can help accommodate the needs of older drivers.

Avoid These Common Car Shopping Mistakes

Brian Moody | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

Here are five common mistakes shoppers make that you should avoid if you want to get the best deal on your ideal car

How to Know When to Lease, Buy New, or Buy a Used Car

Women & Co | Posted 12.22.2012 | Money
Women & Co

Are you in the market for a new vehicle? While you may be dreading the prospect of negotiating with a salesperson, you have important choices to make: To lease, to buy, or to buy new or used?

$31K Buys You a Camry... or a Ferrari

Brian Moody | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

Don't get me wrong, the Camry SE is good car, it's even somewhat fun to drive. But the Ferrari is, well, a Ferrari. The Ferrari comes standard with such a huge dose of awesome that everyone on the street will gladly give you directions.