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Government Auctioned Cars - Save 90% Off Book Price Value!

Have you ever thought about purchasing your next vehicle from an online Government Auction? These are quality cars, 2-3 years old, many of which are still under the manufacturer's warranties and they are kept and maintained in mint condition. You could be driving an almost like new vehicle for

How to Prevent Sleeping While Driving

Everyone has felt fatigue while driving a vehicle. It can happen on long trips or during a short driving stint home after a hard day at work. Although drowsiness at the wheel can be unintentional, it sneaks up on us without our realization. Falling asleep at the wheel causes accidents and injury, so

VAT Increase Will Affect Motorists

The rate of VAT (value added tax) has now increased in Britain from 17.5% to 20%. This is something that will have an affect on both the market for used cars, and the new car market. Whilst this VAT increase will have a wholistic impact on consumers, what will be the likely outcomes to motoring, spe

What Is the Average Mark Up on a Used Car?

The mark up on a used vehicle is the difference between what it is sold for and what the dealer paid for it. A typical mark up is between 25 and 45 percent, which may or may not include repairs and processing fees.

How to Get Out of a New Car Contract

You have a few options when it comes to getting out of a new car contract. Once the new car smell wears off and reality sets in, you may realize that the new car you just purchased isn't affordable or practical for your lifestyle. You most likely signed a contract when you purchased the car. This co

What Does It Mean When Your Car Says "Fuel System Lean?"

While the onboard diagnostics systems pioneered during the 1980s performed admirably for their time, computer diagnosis really only came into their own with the introduction of the standardized Onboard Diagnostics, Series Two in 1996. OBD-II monitors almost every aspect of engine performance, with t

How to Find a New Truck

Finding a new truck can be very time consuming. If you are looking to purchase or lease a new truck, there are several steps you can take. Be sure to shop around and negotiate rates as much as you can to get the best deal on your new truck.

How do I Donate Cars in Hawaii?

If you're in Hawaii, and you have an old car you don't need sitting in your driveway, you can either sell it or donate it. Sell it, and you may have to accept a low price depending on the car's current value. Getting it ready to sell might also result in high repair bills. You may come out ahead if,

How to Check a Car for Salvage Damage

A salvaged vehicle is one that has been damaged to the point that it is not financially worth repairing. This may be the result of an accident, flood or dismantling. Although a salvaged vehicle may seem like a bargain, some salvages are not properly repaired or tested and may be unsafe. When purchas

Re-Do That Truck Before the Heavy Equipment Auction!

Trucks are an essential investment for many industries such as electric companies, forestry, orchards, and telecommunications; however, finding the most reliable vehicle is not always easy. The search for a top quality commercial truck requires ...

Do You Know How Much Your Car Is Worth Today?

If you have been in a car accident and your insurance company has decided your car is totaled, who says how much it is worth? Most insurance companies will try and be fair about the value of your car. But know that the insurance company's job is to "make whole".

How to Add a Warranty on a Used Toyota

The best time to get an extended warranty for your used Toyota is the day you buy your car. A warranty will never be as cheap, because as mileage goes up, so does the warranty cost. If you buy a used Toyota from a dealership, you can purchase a Toyota service plan (good at any authorized Toyota deal

How to Buy a Car With an Upside-Down Trade-In

An upside-down vehicle is one that has a payoff that exceeds its trade-in value. Depending on the amount owed, you may have to put money down or wait until you have value in the vehicle before trading.

2005 Honda Element

The best way to judge a car's reliability is to ask people who own one. That's the reasoning behind the J.D. Power and Associates ranking of the most reliable 2005 vehicles. The top winners were announced in 19 categories. The list has to be taken somewhat with a grain of salt because it l