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Archive for: October 2009

October 26, 2009

Why are Auto Auctions the Best Way to Buy a Car?

Filed under: Auto Auctions - 26 Oct 2009

Buying a car at an auto auction allows a buyer to get a better deal for a used car than would probably have been possible if bought from a car dealer. Some car dealers will purchase cars from auto auctions …

October 24, 2009

Auto Industry Crossroads But Future Looks Electric

Filed under: Auto Industry - 24 Oct 2009

The US auto industry crisis has caused pain for both workers and investors.  Workers have been laid off from long-held jobs as bankruptcies mount and cut-backs are made.  Investors in auto companies have seen the value of their stockholdings slashed.

However, …

October 20, 2009

Government Car Auctions: Sources of Vehicles

Filed under: Government Auctions - 20 Oct 2009

There are thousands of vehicles seized on a daily basis and finding storage space for them is a major problem for the government. The best way that the government can deal with this situation is to disperse the vehicles to …

October 17, 2009

Classic Car Auctions

Filed under: Classic Cars - 17 Oct 2009

While Governments and financial institutions use auctions to move and sell seized, repossessed and forfeited vehicles, classic cars are also sold at auction.  No longer are these auctions only for wealthy and elite people – anyone can attend and participate.  …

October 12, 2009

Tougher Fuel Efficiency Standards for US Auto Industry

Filed under: Auto Industry - 12 Oct 2009

The US Auto Industry is bracing for tougher fuel efficiency standards.  The new standards call for new vehicles to average 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016.  The new measures were announced on September 15 in the midst of falling sales …

October 8, 2009

Classic Car Auction in Las Vegas

Filed under: Classic Cars - 08 Oct 2009

This week at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, hundreds of cars will be auctioned off to a bustling crowd.  Barrett-Jackson auctioneers are conducting the event.

Even celebrities will have a presence at the auction.  Bruce Willis will be selling his 1967 …

October 6, 2009

Upcoming LA Auto Show

Filed under: Auto Industry - 06 Oct 2009

Few Auto shows are anticipated more than the upcoming LA Auto show. After a pretty dismal show last year due to the financial state of America’s big three car manufacturers, (Chrysler couldn’t even afford to have lights on their stand) …

October 4, 2009

Auto Industry Future Discussed at Auto Forum

Filed under: Auto Industry - 04 Oct 2009

The future of the US auto industry will be the backbone of the discussion at a special forum to he held on October 8th at Nova Southeastern University in Davie from 8.15am to 9.30am. The forum will be open to …

October 2, 2009

Source Chevy Cars at US Government Auctions

Filed under: US Government Car Auctions - 02 Oct 2009

So you fancy a buying a new Chevy Camaro but cant quite stretch to the $23,000 asking price, and that’s assuming you can find one for sale in the first place. But your mate tells you about government car auctions …