Some Dealers Irked by GM Extended Warranty Offer, Many Buyers Might Not Be

Usually, talk of an extended warranty is waved off as a money-making scam by thrifty buyers in the final moments of a sale. And, usually, it’s the dealer offering the coverage. The buyer sees their total amount owing skyrocket on the finance manager’s computer and quickly signs for the agreed-upon amount, thankful to have escaped […]

Low-priced New Vehicle Buyers Are Missing in Action

Once a bracket where most desirable vehicles lived, the sub-$ 20,000 price range is not the hot neighborhood it once was. The ever-upward creep of new vehicle MSRPs increasingly places most vehicles above that marker, and shifting consumer trends haven’t helped expand its ranks. According to data from J.D. Power, 2018 has seen a rapid […]

Property for sale: These are some of the biggest turn-OFFS for potential buyers

When it comes to putting a property on the market, factors such as location will no doubt play an important part in what sellers can expect to ask for. A report by Nationwide Building Society showed that while annual UK house price growth was steady in September, maximising the interest in your property continues to […]

More Cash Could Be on the Way for California Electric Car Buyers

Just as one incentive prepares to fade away, another green vehicle bonus looms on the horizon. California is considering upping the amount of cash buyers of electric vehicles stand to gain from their state government at purchase time — boosting the subsidy from today’s $ 2,500 to $ 4,500. The potential change comes after Tesla reached […]

Potential buyers for largest coal plant in the Western US back out

Enlarge / Navajo Generating Station and Navajo Mountain. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images) (credit: Getty Images) Two investment companies that had been negotiating a purchase of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) outside of Page, Arizona, have decided to end talks without purchasing the coal plant. The 2.25 gigawatt (GW) plant is the biggest coal plant […]

Most affordable areas in the UK for first-time buyers REVEALED – you might be surprised

The most affordable areas in the UK for first-time buyers have been revealed, thanks to new research from the Post Office. Post Office Money revealed today the top 10 areas in the UK for first-time buyers to get onto the housing market. The research also revealed that the average first-time buyer will have to spend […]

Ford Snatches Away the Focus Active, Leaving Future Low-end Buyers With the EcoSport and What Else?

U.S. Ford Focus production ended in May, but the automaker planned to import the next-generation Focus Active, a slightly lifted, mildly cladded five-door, in order to have something to sell to entry-level buyers. With the subcompact Fiesta ceasing production early next spring and the Fusion following it a couple of years later, that left very […]

Are Tesla Model S and X Buyers Ready for the Model 3’s Minimalist Interior?

Tesla Motors’ refresh for the Model S and and Model X has been in the works for quite some time, with efforts focused on the vehicles’ interior above everything else. While we’re not about to call the present-day cockpit of either vehicle dated, they’ve been operating mostly unchanged for quite some time. However, the update […]

A ‘self-fulfilling prophecy’ is making the housing market more hellish for first-time buyers

Drew Angerer/Getty The share of Americans who think now is a good time to buy because home prices won’t fall is at a record high, according to the University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment survey. This is creating a self-fulfilling prophecy that’s making housing more unaffordable for first-time buyers, according to David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff’s chief […]