New Auto Financing Regulations Fail: Buyer Beware

Posted in July 28th, 2010
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As a result of Kansas Senator, Samuel Brownback’s and auto lobbying efforts, auto dealerships are now officially exempt from any of the new financial regulations. What this means is that there are a number of what might be called deceptive lending practices that will continue on unchanged. The best way for buyers to protect themselves […]

Questionable Auto Sales Practices: Two Major Traps to Avoid

Posted in July 26th, 2010
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Unfortunately, research using data in recent years has suggests that Hispanic and African-American persons, across the nation, saw a significantly greater markup on their auto purchases and loan interest rates than white persons. Ironically, it was the dealerships which themselves were owned by those from minority groups that demonstrated the greatest degree of prejudice in […]

Car Dealerships Get a Pass on New Financial Regulations

Posted in July 21st, 2010
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Claiming on his website that “auto dealers are a part of Main Street, not Wall Street,” Republican of Kansas, Mr. Brownback played a major role in effectively preventing auto financing from seeing any new regulations. If it was as clear cut as the senator explains it, then this should be celebrated as a victory for […]

Smarter City Car by Creator of F1 McLaren

Posted in July 7th, 2010
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I have loved the concept of smart cars ever since traveling in Europe some (ooof, ten) years ago. Parking head on into the curb makes tons of sense, you just need a different vehicle paradigm to support it… not to mention the cultural shift necessary for people to desire and value such things. Perhaps the […]