You’d think, since I work in the car business, all my family members and friends would be immune to the worst dealer behaviors. No way would they get cleaned out at a dealer, right? But, unfortunately, that’s simply not the case. For one thing, I only sell Hondas. Regardless of my big Honda pitch, not everyone wants one. Continue reading
Like it or not, we’ve officially reached the unofficial end of summer. Enjoy those last moments in the pool, the final burnt hot dog, the last peeling burnt skin before we start seeing Halloween candy on the shelves and hearing holiday music in the malls.
Or maybe you want to spend your Monday getting a great deal on a new car. In that case, here are some makes you should definitely investigate on CarWoo!: Continue reading
If you’ve ever been interested in buying an electric car, chances are you’ve drooled at least a little over the Nissan Leaf. While a Nissan Leaf might be the electric car that some people have on their radar, there are plenty of other options out there for those of us intrepid types who are toying with the idea of purchasing an electric or hybrid vehicle. Continue reading
Not every dealership has a “Closer.” But just in case you find yourself sitting across from one, you might want to get a feel for their role in a dealership.
First off, you probably won’t know who this person is. Closers aren’t likely to introduce themselves as such, but rather as the Manager. Or, your salesman may introduce him as his manager. Make no mistake though. Often, these people disguised as managers are highly polished and experienced Closers. And you’re more likely to find them in larger dealerships. In this article, you’ll learn why dealers have Closers, what they do, and how to best deal with them. Continue reading
Okay, so when I say the best cars for bad drivers, you just need to know that I am speaking first and foremost about safety. Safety is a major issue when you’re talking about someone who routinely drifts off into a daydream about the pasta they’re having for dinner and clips a curb. Continue reading
I was reluctant to do this post, because it’s been way overdone already. And true hipsters say that their kind died out circa 2005 or so, but we all know that’s just a ruse to keep indigenous populations down, for reasons of social significance. Since they do still exist, I have a question of great intrigue: What happens when Hipster Kitties break the chain on their fixie bikes? You can’t longboard everywhere, so what kinds of soul stealing metal coffins do the hipsters of anti- everything cherish? Continue reading
The fundamental drama in shopping for cars for teenagers is easy enough to guess: parents are interested in purchasing something akin to a tank in terms of safety, and teenagers want a car that is not going to embarrass them in the high school parking lot. Continue reading
The Case for New Cars - Newness Wins
What is it about that new car smell? The freshness factor extends far beyond our olfactory senses. We crave the best, and the best usually rings new. Yeah, there’s probably some theory as to why we crave constant cutting edge technology, but for the purposes of this article it’s simple: new things are awesome, and new vehicles can make buying used look used up.
You want the best ______ available. It’s probably going to come in a new automobile.
The special word today, viewers, is ‘new.’ Continue reading
Although I’ve never gotten a car for a gift, I will admit that at age 16, nothing seemed like a better idea than to stick a bow on a new car and park it in the driveway. Some people get the chance to live my dream, however, and if you’re thinking of giving cars for gifts, here’s a lineup of five that would make any driver jump for joy. Just like in one of those cheesy Christmastime car ads :sniff: Continue reading