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Can These Super Bowl Spots Help You Choose Your Next New Car?



Estimates say that more than 100 million people watched Super Bowl® XLVIII, during which automakers spent millions and millions of dollars to grab the attention of car shoppers.  Those who didn’t dash to the bathroom between plays were rewarded with more than a dozen car ads over the course of the big game from manufacturers like Ford, Toyota, and Honda …

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Five Great New Car Deals for the New Year



The new year is here, and with it comes the first great deals of 2014. If you’re looking for a great deal on a new car, this edition of “Steals on Wheels” has just what you need. The OpenRoad Lending Auto Buying Service has the info you need to make sure you’re not overpaying for your next car. This edition’s deals offer …

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Cut Driving Costs With 3 Gas Mileage Tips



You can make eco-friendly changes in every aspect of your life, from recycling to comparing energy providers or switching to solar. Living a greener lifestyle also saves money, especially when it comes to an eco-friendly car. No matter what type of car you drive, staying green on the road while saving green at the pump is possible with creativity and common sense …

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Your 2013 New Car Shopping Guide to End-of-Year Incentives



We’ve seen so many commercials advertising winter car sales in the past few weeks that even their theme music is becoming familiar. With only a few days left in 2013, dealers want to clear their lots of excess inventory so they can earn their end-of-year bonuses and avoid paying taxes on unsold vehicle stock. Manufacturers help by advertising holiday cash-back …

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What Does Your Car Reveal About Your Personality?



Everyone has a different driving style. Would you be surprised to find that how – as much as what – you drive can tell a lot about you? Happy people tend to drive faster than those who are morose or depressed. Look below and figure out which driver are you? The Aggressive Driver You are driving on his roads. He’ll pass on …

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Five Large Trucks and SUVs to Bring Home the Tree



Whatever you call your winter celebration, you might want a tree during the next few weeks, and if you’re looking for a vehicle with room to bring it home, this week’s edition of “Steals on Wheels” has just the information you need. Before you go shopping for your tree, make sure you know how big of a bush you can …

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What Consumers Want: Ten Best Selling Cars of 2013



The sales numbers are in for the first three quarters of the year, with nearly 12 million units sold so far in 2013. Five brands — Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Nissan and Toyota — comprise this year’s top 10 models and have sold more than 2.9 million units alone. With less than two months left in 2013, it’s likely that overall …

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Important Winter Driving Tips



With the crazy weather hitting the country from coast to coast, it is important to be aware of some important winter driving tips. Winter driving means icy roads and snowy conditions and although it’s best to stay off the roads, most of us can’t avoid it because of work, school or other reasons.  Be very cautious in these conditions and …

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Quick Car Care Tips for Every Season



The change of seasons signals that your car needs weather-specific updated maintenance to keep it operating smoothly. Think seasonally and as the weather changes, focus on your vehicle’s performance and needs for year-round vehicle safety and efficiency. Winter If you live in a city that gets heavily hit with snow and ice, snow tires and even snow chains can help …

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10 Great Luxury Car Deals for October



Sometimes, you’re looking for a great bargain; sometimes you’re shopping for something more luxurious. The OpenRoad Lending Auto Buying Service is always on the lookout to help new-car shoppers find a great buy on their perfect vehicle. This week, we’re focusing on great discounts available on luxury utility vehicles, with a selection of vehicles from Acura, BMW, Cadillac, and Mercedes-Benz. …

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