Volkswagen used to put a flower vase in the dashboard of every Beetle. Then Volkswagen realized that drivers cared more for power than pollination, and the flower disappeared. Many innovations, like solar highways and Volkswagen’s vase, were born in the boardroom and will likely die in the boardroom. Only a few ideas survive: head-up displays,
In an article in Driving magazine, Lorraine Sommerfeld writes that “The car buying public is a tricky thing. Fickle in many respects, predictable in few, we say we want one thing and then we buy another. What do we want? We want environmentally friendly smaller cars. When do we want it? We want it now. What
When you are looking for a used vehicle, you have a huge amount of choice in the marketplace. You also have the choice of buying from an individual, or from a dealer. Both have advantages and disadvantages. Here are some points to consider when you go to buy your used vehicle: Benefits of Buying a
There are lots of car dealerships in Victoria to choose from when looking to buy a used car. Some are better than others. I have a friend that would rather travel to Duncan than have his car serviced at the dealer he bought it from. This is sad. So how do you find a reputable
When looking for a good used car you can either buy through a private seller or go to a used car lot or dealership. Car lots and dealerships have advantages (if they are honest) that individuals can’t offer you. For example, dealers offer more buyer protection, and usually financing. Assuming you choose to buy through
What is it about cars? Why do we love them so much? We need them for transportation, especially since we’ve moved away from the model of small communities where you can shop and work and live in close proximity. But it’s more than transportation. For many people, vehicles are an important part of the image
The type of vehicle you choose will often be influenced by numerous factors and these will change at different times of your life. Your first car will likely be influenced by how much money you have – likely not much if you are buying it as a teen. It will also reflect your activity preferences.