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Automotive Shopping Guide To Car Buying & Leasing

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Auto Shopping Basics

> How to buy your car
> Buy or lease
> Financing options
> Car buying services
> Car insurance

Choosing the Right Car for you

> What's right car for you?
> What to consider
> Is a hybrid car right for me?
> What can you afford?
> Selecting a type of your car
> Gas mileage
> Options
> Warranties
> Extended warranties

How To Research

> Shopping for the best deal
> How to choose a dealership
> Check your credit report and score
> Right value of the car

Used Cars

> Pros and cons of buying used cars
> Where to shop for used cars
> Buying a used car online
> Kelly blue book and other price guides
> What to look for when buying used
> How to study a car model's reliability
> How to find a reliable used car
> Used cars to avoid
> Lemon laws
> How to check vehicle history

Understanding Car Prices

> Understand how dealerships make money
> Factory Invoice Price
> Rebates
> Sticker price
> Dealer markup
> Dealer's front-end profits
> Dealer's back-end profits
> Dealer hold-backs
> Rebates or low rate financing: which should you choose?
> What's your target price?


> How does a leasing work
> Understanding the real cost of leasing
> When leasing is right for you
> When leasing is bad for you
> How leasing price is determined
> How to get the right price for leasing
> Leasing terms and conditions
> What happens when the lease ends
> Can I end the lease early?

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Shopping Strategies

> When to buy
> Secure the financing before going to dealership
> Reading the ad correctly
> Test driving
> How to get the best deal
> Inspection before taking delivery
> New car lemon laws

Negotiation Skills

> Get prepared before going to a dealership
> Shop around
> Don't buy in a hurry
> Don't negotiate price with a sticker price
> Know the sales tactics and don't fall victim.
> Don't mention your trade-in until last moment; or sell it separately
> Read the statement carefully before signing

Online Auto Buying

> Pros and cons of online buying
> How to buy a new car online
> How to buy a used car online
> Buying a car on ebay
> Bidding techniques
> Safety tips


> Financing options
> How much down payment is required?
> Credit score and interest rates
> How to negotiate better finance rates and terms?
> Dealer financing
> Monthly payments

Latest News

April 27, 2015
Google is in the car business and came close to buying Tesla

Article from Deseret News: Goggle, which runs the world’s most popular search engine and email service, is also in the car business. The online giant has been developing a self-driving car and in 2013, Google attempted to purchase the luxury electric car company Tesla. “The deal went past handshake territory and both company’s lawyers drafted [...]

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April 26, 2015
GM, Ford want to make working on your own car illegal

Article from (Yahoo!News) One of the inherent rights of owning a vehicle is the ability to get on one’s backside — a wrench in one hand and a grease rag in the other, and just tinker to your little heart’s desire. Since the vehicle was invented, it’s been an important facet within the community [...]

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April 22, 2015
Car-Buying Frenzy Lifts AutoNation to 1Q Beat

Article from Fox Business: AutoNation (AN), the largest U.S. chain of auto dealers, recorded better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter as Americans continued to scoop up cars and trucks. The company booked a profit of $ 111.5 million, or 97 cents a share. That reflects 17% growth compared to earnings of $ 96 million, or [...]

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April 19, 2015
Ford picks Mexico for $2.5-billion engine investment

Article from Detroit Free Press: By Brent Snavely, Detroit Free Press 5:58 p.m. EDT April 17, 2015 Ford Motor Company president for the Americas, Joseph Hinrichs (L) talks with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto during a press conference at Los Pinos presidential palace in Mexico City on April 17, 2015. The Ford Motor Company on [...]

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April 18, 2015
GM Confirms Electric-Car Name Will Be 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

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