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History of the Ford Dealership in America

It’s impossible to think about Ford dealerships without thinking about Ford’s long history as a company in America. It’s a legend that we as Americans love. The Ford story celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit, technological innovation, and the power of one big idea—like the assembly line. Let’s take a look at the history of Ford dealerships […]

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5 Used Car Commercials that ‘Feed the Beast’

When any discussion turns to used cars, it becomes easy to fall on the worn-out tropes that can make automotive blogging feel like some sort of Greatest Hits playlist on repeat. We can do our best to dispel the stigma attached to used vehicles, by sharing the fact that many properly-maintained vehicles are lasting well […]

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Dream Car a Pipe Dream? 7 Ways to Get Closer to Ownership.

You have a dream car in mind. Maybe it’s a cherry red Ferrari. Perhaps you fancy an antiquated Ford model from a bygone era. Whatever your preferred ride, you can’t stop thinking about it. Not only do you frequently look for sales on your favorite car (possibly taking a test drive or two), but you […]

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5 Fun Facts About Hyundai

Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group has been around since 1967, (as Hyundai Motor Company) so there’s a lot to know about the brand as a whole. We’ve done the research to compile this list of interesting facts and bits of trivia about Hyundai as a brand, its cars, and other products, and Hyundai dealerships to keep you […]

Have You Met Mahk? (Looking Back at Chevy’s ‘Real People’ Campaign) thumb

Have You Met Mahk? (Looking Back at Chevy’s ‘Real People’ Campaign)

Reminiscing on 2017, few would debate the fact that it has proven to be one of the most divisive in our shared history. In fact, that divisiveness seems to have fueled the creation of an almost solely argumentative culture, where many choose to remain silent simply because the debate is no longer calm (and rarely […]

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Was the Alfa Romeo Giulia ‘Worth the Wait’?

For Alfa Romeo dealers, enthusiasts, and industry insiders alike, 2017 proved a banner year thanks to Alfa’s long-awaited North American return. As denoted by introduction of the intoxicating Giulia sports compact (an evolved offspring of the classic Giulietta) followed promptly by the release of the crossover Stelvio, the iconic Italian automaker generated more buzz than […]

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Why the Mazda CX-5 is Perfect (For Those Who Aren’t Interested in a Mazda CX-5)

As someone whose head isn’t normally turned by crossover SUV styling, I feel that it says a lot about an offering that manages to do exactly that. This impact is multiplied exponentially when the offering comes from Mazda, which I’ve never felt an organic connection with. But somewhere between the enthusiastic endorsements from a friend, […]

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Dealership Employees Share Their Oddest Test Drive Stories

Whenever we discuss dealerships, we often view these businesses from the driver’s perspective. However, as someone who’s constantly writing about cars, I was also curious about the sales team’s point of view during any negotiation. Specifically, I wanted to know about some of their craziest selling experiences, especially when it came to test drivers. Fortunately, […]

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Credit-Challenged? Break the Cycle of Bad Decisions

Buying a new (or new-to-you) vehicle can be both exciting and daunting. Only after some level of introspection and thoughtful consideration, should anyone embark on such a purchase. This is because, next to purchase of a home, vehicles purchase are often the most significant investments that many of us make in our lifetime. While a […]

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You Don’t Have to Be Einstein

Recently, we reported on a Chevy-enthusiast from Albany who, after waking from a 25-year coma, discovered the internet and almost terminated his lifelong love of Chevrolet after mistaking anti-Chevy memes for facts. No, seriously, that happened. Trust us. In an unrelated story, one meme, in particular, is now influencing a major debate within the automotive […]