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Used Car Financing & Kidney Stones

By all accounts, kidney stones aren’t exactly a good time. A recent study revealed that up to 15% of people (approximately 13% of men and 7% of women worldwide) will experience them in their lifetimes. Similarly, the act of financing a used car over time is also unpleasant. And yet, used car financing is required by well over 90% of...

Why Car Buying & Time Travel Don’t Mix

Delorean Time Travel
Professionally speaking, the amount of times that I write about cars for sale would stagger anyone. In fact, those three words alone seem to echo through a majority of pieces borne of my time at a keyboard. Now that I think about it, this is kind of a funny job. It makes me wonder what it would be like if...

Is Big Brother Watching You?

Are you feeling like everyone is watching what you do and how you think? You’re not going crazy. It’s true. The government, your neighbors, family members, businesses, even your office is keeping close tabs on every move you make. To make matters worse, all of these groups let you know discreetly that their eyes are on your life. You get...

Is it a Joke or a Juke?

The Nissan Juke is an interesting car. Put simply, you’re either going to love it or you’re going to hate it. There appears to be no middle ground. Take US News & World Report’s synopsis of the 2017 Nissan Juke: “the Juke is hardly a good vehicle, much less a good SUV,” compared to Edmunds “regardless of your views...

The 2017 Ford Focus May Lead to the Demise of the World Jenga Federation

The World Jenga Federation is struggling financially, and these woes are now beginning to influence the league’s upcoming All Star Game. In previous years, the WJF awarded the MVP of their midseason classic with prizes like a Porsche, an airplane, puppies, and a private island. However, with the league hemorrhaging money, they were forced to resort to free prizes for...

2018 Camry’s Cruise Control Malfunctions, Car Goes on Drug-Fueled Murder Spree

The upcoming 2018 Toyota Camry is going to feature a number of advanced safety features, including: Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist Automatic High Beams However, the advanced safety feature that has recently been stealing headlines is the Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. The system’s intent is rather obvious; the system is supposed to...

Democrat or Republican—Which Car Do You Choose?

The November election is still front and center in many American’s minds even though it ended more than six months ago. Most people have found that talking about politics is not a good idea with friends, family, or complete strangers. But even if you don’t talk about your political beliefs, you vehicle might be speaking for you. No matter if...

Celebrating 25 Years of AEV

If you’ve been escaping the heat this summer curled up in front of your air conditioning and binge watching bad reality TV, then you’ve undoubtedly seen the new show on Bravo called Andy Cohen’s Then & Now. And if you’ve seen Then & Now, then you definitely know that 1997 was kind of a big deal. In 1997, Princess...

Nissan’s “ASS” Is Changing the Animal-Safety Game

Following the relative success of Volvo’s pedestrian airbag, Nissan has decided to take non-passenger safety to another level… and this time, they’re focusing on animals. Next year, the brand is planning on including the new “ASS” (animal safety system) in all of their vehicles. What is the intent of the ASS technology? The system will detect the presence of an animal...

The Used Car of Tomorrow

Where and when does the value in purchasing a used car present itself? Whether or not we realize it, this is a common question among any new car buyer. In most cases it isn’t consciously asked or explored, but exists in natural contrast to the impulse of exploring new cars before we research used cars for sale. After all,...