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October, 2009 Archive

Can America Once Again Lead the Automotive Industry?

Looking at the American automotive industry in recent years, it’s hard to believe that we once lead the world in mass producing quality automobiles. After last year’s near collapse, American auto manufactures are struggling to regain a foothold and many plant workers are still left jobless. However change could be around the corner. This Tuesday […]

Chrysler Dealers Face Foreclosure as Financiers Bicker

Despite the sunny outlook for Chrysler, at least 40 Chrysler, Jeep, and Dodge dealerships face foreclosure due to a continued conflict between Chrysler Financial and GMAC. According to the Detroit Free Press GMAC is expected to take over wholesale financing operations from Chrysler Financial. This transition could be the end for many dealerships across the […]

Auto Theft Hits 20 Year Low

If you purchase a car today it is likely to be equipped with multiple anti-theft systems including an ignition immobilizer and GPS tracking technology. These features and aggressive law enforcement initiatives make it harder than ever to be a car thief. The FBI recently reported that vehicle theft hit a 20 year low in 2008. […]

Must Read News for Toyota Owners

In September Toyota announced it will be recalling 3.8 million vehicles. The floor mats of multiple Toyota and Lexus models may slip causing the accelerator to stick. Toyota has recommended owners remove floor mats on the driver side to prevent this problem. Now Toyota faces yet another embarrassing recall… The NHTSA is investigating frame corrosion […]

L.A. Auto Show – Green Car of the Year Finalists

Yesterday, the L.A. Auto Show announced the finalists for Green Car of the Year. This year’s picks are excellent examples of the the wide range of prices, styles, and technologies car manufactures are offering. Audi A3 TDI Clean and stylish, the A3 TDI sports a clean burning diesel engine that gets up to 30 mpg […]

In Memory of Erik Schuetz

The BuyingAdvice Team wanted to take a moment to recognize our former staff member Erik Schultz (1976 – 2009), who passed in February 2009. Erik was a blog writer on BuyingAdvice web site since 2006. Erik’s dedication and perseverance shone through in everything he did. His commitment to his work and to his friends will […]