WHY DO SOME CARS DEPRECIATE FASTER THAN OTHERS?
By Tom Martino at August 7, 2017 | 4:16 pm | 0 Comment
Depreciation is determined by one thing and one thing alone: Perception. Perception drives buying decisions. When more buyers go after a particular group of cars (such as Japanese), the supply is lower and prices rise. When prices rise, depreciation lessens. Right now, perception is that Japanese cars are great values because they last a long time and have reasonable more...
AVOID THESE INSURANCE COMPANIES!
By Tom Martino at August 1, 2017 | 12:00 pm | 25 Comments
Do you know the secret to saving on your auto insurance coverage? The most basic way to save money is to review your auto coverage at lease every three years. That's because insurance companies do not reward "loyalty". In fact, in most cases insurance companies do just the opposite. The longer you have a policy, the more you pay. New policy holders can almost always more...
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FULL REFUND ON USED CAR … THANKS TO TROUBLESHOOTER!
By Tom Martino at August 1, 2017 | 12:00 pm | 47 Comments
When you buy a used car "As Is", it usually means that no matter what happens to that car, the dealer doesn't owe you anything. But in Megan's case, there was a twist. Megan bought the vehicle at Big Bear Motors for her daughter. Even though she bought the car "As Is", she was able to get some satisfaction - partially due to us (after calling my radio show) and more...
DID THE VALET KILL THE CLUTCH?
By Tom Martino at July 15, 2017 | 12:00 pm | 78 Comments
John says he loves his 2011 Special Edition Camaro and he treats it like a "baby". Now he is pissed because his clutch burned out after using the valet parking service at The Lodge Casino in Blackhawk. The Lodge says "We didn't do it!" more...