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Importance Of Buying A Used Car

- 2. How to Buy a Used Car. Pankaj Sherchan, Student – Southeastern Louisiana University Buying a new car can be misleading sometimes. Some of them are expensive while other do not meet the expectations. Thus, buying a used car can be a good option. It not only saves the buyer from unaffordable loans, especially for the college students, but also helps in lowering the monthly insurance payments. Finding a good deal with so many choices can be challenging task. However, if you plan and research ahead of time, it can be as easy as picking a chocolate out of basket....   [tags: Automobile, Sales, Marketing, Automobiles]

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Buying a Used Car

- When you hear the term “used car”, what is the first thing that comes to mind. Some may think of an old rusty Cadillac that belongs in a junkyard. Others may think of that nice Camaro at the used car dealership for sale. Over the years, used car sales have skyrocketed. In 2012, over 40.5 million used cars were purchased in the United States (Atiyeh, 2013). Used cars are in high demand in today’s economy because of the lower prices, slightly higher gas mileage, and that they can be more trustworthy against some of the newer models....   [tags: economics, purchase analysis]

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Personal Experiences: My Bad Experience

- My Bad Experience A few years ago, my wife and I began discussing having kids and starting a family. My wife’s car was breaking down and we needed to find a new car suitable for transporting children. This is the story of why used car salesman had a bad stigma attached to them and what I learned from this experience. We thought that used car dealers can’t be that bad, plus we will get to trade in our own car instead of selling it. So we called a dealership and spoke to (let’s call him John) and he advised us over the phone to come down to the dealership....   [tags: used car, free cleaning]

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A Research On Opening A Used Car Dealership

- Bob Jones you are currently thinking about opening a used car dealership. This business will be located at Pensacola, Florida. To fund this business you would either like to use your 401(K) worth $690,000 or sell your land investment worth $900,000. You are also considering transferring 40% of the business to your 23 years old daughter. Bob you have requested our firm to guide you in this process of opening this business. Issues: 1. Should you use your 401(K) or sell the land investment to fund this business....   [tags: Corporation, Tax, Taxation in the United States]

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How to Sell Your Used Car

- Why choose car dealing. Or as I prefer to call it, the motor trade, why indeed. Having had experience in more than one industry, I feel more than well qualified to answer this one. We only need to look out of our windows to see the volume of traffic in even the quietest locations has gone up significantly in recent years as more and more people own cars and more families have two or more cars in the driveway. It is true the world of big business has a fair old grip on the market with their big marketing machines and mass advertising campaigns, but, and it is a big but, the market is positively huge and fast moving....   [tags: motor trade, franchise, dealer ]

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Why Do You Buy A Used Car?

- Imagine this, you are looking to buy a used car. You go to a car dealership that is very popular. They show you a car that you really like and you tell them that you are very interested, you just want to evaluate the alternatives first. You decide to go to an another car dealership, but this time it is a dealership that just started business. This dealership shows you a car very similar to the car you liked at the other dealership, and on top of that, it is almost $10,000 cheaper. Immediately, you know that the dealership is giving you a good deal and without hesitation you buy the car....   [tags: English-language films, Need, Want, Business]

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The Used Car Industry

- The Used Car Industry In the past 30 years, the United States auto industry has gone through many changes. In order to stay competitive with a foreign market, constantly threatening to eat away at profits, the American auto industry has had to respond by being flexible and adapt itself to this new situation. Although, in the past, they were slow to get the message sent out by the consumers, the domestic auto industry now seems to be more than willing to analyze, and answer, the demands of a smarter, savior consumer....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Selling Your Used Car

- Process Essay Thesis: The majority of the American population has very little, or no understanding of the used car trade. A simple understanding on when and where to sell, how to get your car ready, writing a classified ad, negotiating, and making a contract. With consumer demand rising and supply constrained by several factors, including the tendency of new-car owners to hang on to them longer, prices for used vehicles have been climbing steadily. According to one recent study, nearly three times as many shoppers now want to buy a used, rather than a new, vehicle....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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What Car Should I buy? New or Used Car

- New or Used Car New or used car. That’s the question you ask yourself when you are trying to buy a car. The decision to buy a new or used car depends on what you can afford and what you feel comfortable with. Most people think buying a new car is better. In some instance, I agree entirely. Obviously, no one wants to use something someone else has already used. Nonetheless, I do believe that in some cases, buying used car has many more positives than buying a new one. Buying some used things not only cost less, but may actually last longer and run better....   [tags: costs, dealership]

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A Student's Reaction to Used Car Websites

- A Student's Reaction to Used Car Websites Getting a used car instead of a new car is becoming a trend in America today. People do not want to spend money for new cars cause of the fact that cars’ values diminish significantly. This is exactly what my friend thought when he bought his used Acura CL 2.3 Coupe 2D for 13,500 dollars last years from a local dealer. Now the question is whether the price he paid really makes sense considering the current options and conditions of the car. Unfortunately, my friend didn’t even do any research before he bought this car....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Web Sites]

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The Two Best Websites to Find a Used Car

- The Two Best Websites to Find a Used Car Have you ever been disappointed while searching a used car online. For example, never finding the car that you are interested in, hard to obtain the contact information about the seller, not getting satisfactory information relating to the car that you have found, that leads to total disappointments. After performing some researches for a week and based on my personal experienced, I found out two best websites to find a used car. They are http://www.cars.com/ and http://www.autotrader.com/....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites]

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Investigating Which Factors Affect the Price of a Used Car

- Investigating Which Factors Affect the Price of a Used Car Introduction: I have been given a database which contains information about one hundred different used cars. We are investigating what is the most influential factor when buying a second hand car. The factors which I will be using are the age and mileage of the cars to see how they affect the price. Hypothesis: Cars which are older and have got more mileage are generally cheaper, but if I have a vintage (antique) car it will change my graph so it would skew my data as an outlier....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating What Affects Used Car Prices

- Investigating What Affects Used Car Prices Introduction In this investigation I will see what affects the prices of a second hand car. I will analyse each category with tally and bar charts. For this investigation I will pick out 30 cars from the Internet. From these 30 cars I will see which cars affect the price of the second hand car. These are the cars I chose from the Internet. 10 BMW cars. 10 Audi cars 10 Mercedes cars BMW 316i Audi A3 Mercedes CLK BMW 318i Audi S3 Mercedes SLK BMW 320i Audi A4 Mercedes E-class BMW 325i...   [tags: Papers]

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How to Wax and Polish a Car

- Keeping a car clean and washing it on a regular basis is important, but to keep a car looking show case nice, you need to wax and polish it every few months. Sure everyone can have a clean car, but what really makes it stand out will be the shine it will have after a good touch up and giving it that new-car look back to it. There is a saying that goes like this “a car is only as clean as the owner”, so why not make a good first impression pulling up to a scene and showing off that hard earned money invested into a luxury ride....   [tags: wax, polish, clean car]

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Choosing the Perfect Car

- ... A parent, for example, would be interested in a lot of room and a lot of safety features for their families. That in mind, they might look for a Honda Pilot or a Dodge Caravan. After figuring out the type of vehicle you want, you must set a budget for yourself. This will help you get a good deal that doesn’t cost more than what you’re willing to spend. Buying a car that is used usually works in the buyer’s favor because you don’t need monthly or bi-weekly payments, there is variety, and the price can usually be negotiable....   [tags: dealer, buying a new car]

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New Hampshire Car Insurance

- New Hampshire Car Insurance Searching for cheap car insurance in New Hampshire. The “Live free or die” State is actually one of the two States that don’t have any mandatory auto liability coverage for their motorists. But it doesn’t mean that you wouldn’t get one. Regardless if it’s required or not, insuring your vehicle is important to protect you from financial constraints when car accident happens. For people in New Hampshire who plan to purchase car insurance, there are many ways on how to get the best coverage at the lowest possible rate....   [tags: Motorcyclists, Car Owners]

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An Evaluation of the Types of Patrol Used by Law Enforcement

- The success of a law enforcement agency is the efficient police officers on patrol and their bond with the community. There are many ways an officer executes his patrol and some are more common than others. Foot patrol, vehicular patrol, bicycle patrol, mounted horse patrol, motorcycle patrol, and air patrol are the multitude of ways officers patrol the community. Foot patrol is the oldest form of patrol in history, and is when an officer would walk around the community, interacting with the community and learning the routines of the people around him....   [tags: car, air, horse]

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Safety and the Concept Car

- Safety and the Concept Car An area of significant importance in the world of concept design, is the improvement and understanding of how vehicles can be made safe and harmless to the environment we live in. In recent years the worlds population has become aware of the devastating effects our lifestyles are having on our planets resources, and naturally our transportation has been held responsible for some of these problems. This topic has therefore become one of great interest to the creators of new concept cars, giving designers the opportunity to materialise ideas which really could change the world....   [tags: Experimental Safety Vehicles, Car Production]

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Physics of a Car

- Physics of a Car The average driver doesn’t think about what keeps their car moving or what keeps them on the road, but that’s because they don’t have to. The average driver doesn’t have to worry about having enough downforce to keep them on the road or if they will reach the adhesive limit of their car’s tires around a turn. These are the things are the car designers, professional drivers, racing pit crews, serious sports car owners, and physicist think about. Physics are an important part of every sports and racing car design....   [tags: Physics Car Driving machine Essays]

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The Truth: Gender and Race in Retail Car Negotiations

- “The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the nation’s benchmark civil legislation, and it continues to resonate in America. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.” -United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary The Truth: Gender and Race in Retail Car Negotiations Think about your first car buying experience. Think about how exciting it was to get behind a wheel of your new or used car. Now, think about the process that went into buying the car....   [tags: discrimination, gender gap, car buying]

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Tesla Motors : A New Car Manufacturer Company

- Tesla Motors Case Study Tesla Motors is a new car manufacturer company that offers electric cars to customers. It is well known and appreciated by many people. Some people like the company, but some others do not. The company has been well established in the market; however, some financial specialists say the company is not. Therefore, to agree or disagree with them, it is crucial to focus on its history, development, growth, external environment, SWOT analysis, corporate level strategy, business-level strategy, and do an analysis of the financial ratios....   [tags: Tesla Motors, Electric car, Electric vehicle]

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Car Trouble By Jeanne Duprau

- For my reading assignment I read “Car Trouble” by Jeanne Duprau. The story takes place in many cities in the United States. Some are real places like Richmond, Virginia, St. Louis, Missouri, and Los Angeles, California. The book also has some fictional towns like Sunville, New Mexico, a town built completely off of solar power and other natural resources. There are many more real and fake cities throughout the story, but the ones mentioned are the most written about and most important to the story....   [tags: Book Analysis Duprau Car Trouble]

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A Report On The Vehicle Car Project

- Many industry analysts say that consumers may see level four autonomous driving capable cars starting as early as 2020, with level five, fully autonomous vehicles arriving starting 2025 [2,4]. If that is the case, does that mean that by 2020, we will all be able to purchase a level five fully automated car. Unfortunately, this is likely not the case. Many analysts oppose these predictions and believe that truly functional and reliable driverless vehicles won’t appear until decades later [3]. The common misconception is that any car that can drive itself is considered fully autonomous, but that is simply not true....   [tags: Automobile, Driverless car, Vehicle, Walking]

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Car Technology of European and American Cars

- The world of technology is ever changing and advancing. With the automotive industry in play technology is constantly surpassing what is available today with what can be done for tomorrow. Technology and the automotive industry go hand in hand with constant improvement to components of cars. Due to technology advancement there is competition within the car industry, especially between American car companies and European car companies. European car companies provide their buyers with innovative variety and revolutionary luxuries....   [tags: blind spot mirror,car companies,car industry]

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My Car Is A Car

- Growing up every teenager including myself acquires what their parents could provide for them whether it was clothes, accessories or a car. In 2011 I turned eighteen and went to the DMV to get my driving license. After obtaining my driver license my parents bought me a car it was not a new or old car but, a decent one. The car I received was a 2006 ford focus with 40,000 miles. I loved my first car it took me to school and work with no problem. The car was so spacious that if I got to my destination early I would lean my car seat back and relax....   [tags: Automobile, Driving, Driver's license, Battery]

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The Ethics of Car Safety and the Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics

- The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics (App A) was first created in 1992 by the Computer Ethics Institute and presented by Dr. Ramon C. Barquins in his paper “In Pursuit of a ‘Ten Commandments’ of Computer Ethics” as a means to create “a set of standards to guide and instruct people in the ethical use of computers.” (1) Computer ethics is about guidelines related to decisions made by computer designers to help lead their actions and assist in the decisions they make. The technological boom of the past three decades has surpassed traditional ethic beliefs; hence Dr....   [tags: car safety, ethics,]

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Classification of Various Power Sources for a Car: Petrol, Diesel, and Electricity

- Classification of Various Power Sources for a Car: Petrol, Diesel, and Electricity Most people today fill up their car with different qualities of petrol, because that's what the average car takes. They don't usually consider an alternative for the petrol that they load into their cars. Although petrol is widely used, it is not the only source for a car to get its power from; diesel and electricity are alternatives to the general petrol used by most cars. Although different from each other, diesel and electricity are alternatives to the average gasoline received at a gas station....   [tags: Car Auto Power Gas Diesel]

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Old Car vs. New Car

- Cars general work with the engine turning over from the driver using their key which makes the four piston strokes start. Once that happens, it starts moving getting hot and while that is happening, it moves the transmission belt which moves the alternator, and the alternator starts generating power through kinetic energy which in turns keeps the battery powered so you don’t lose power while driving. After the engine does that then power is supplied to the various computers in the car which gets it started moving....   [tags: purchase analysis]

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Ford Focus Electric Car Manufacturing Industry

- With the advent of electric cars, the modern car manufacturing industry welcomed a new yet aggressive contender. Taking a huge leap away from oil and gas dependency which produces harmful environmental effects, electric cars are intended to be energy efficient and environmentally friendly. Due to its increasing popularity, more and more car manufacturers are creating their own version of this alternative vehicular model. The Ford Focus Electric Car A couple of years ago, Ford joined the race to build its own electric cars....   [tags: Electric vehicle, Electric car, Plug-in hybrid]

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How to Clean your Car so it Can Last Longer

- We recommend that you wax your car every two or three months, which will help you keep your car in good condition and still be protected from environmental elements (rain, sun, dust, etc.) However, we must remember that the new "Performance Finish "wax protects up to six months, which can lengthen the time between waxing. How often should I polish my car. 3M recommends make polishing your car once a year. Normally, auto paint gradually deteriorates and begins to look more opaque over time, could be minor scratches, washing the product and the common use of the car....   [tags: wax, car wash, polishing, wheel cleaner]

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Benefits Of Buying A New Car

- Different brands of cars available in the market today, have a variety of features to make them both safe and enjoyable. So, how do you see the wood from the trees and pick out your dream car. We all dream of having one of the hottest new brands of cars, but not everyone has the income for this. Car loan offers seem tempting and naturally, you will also be confused about which car is the best buy. It can be even more confusing browsing the internet with a multitude of options available to you. The first dilemma, of course, is whether to buy a brand new car, or to settle for a used car....   [tags: Automobile, Vehicle, Internal combustion engine]

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Driving A Car Is Fun And All

- While driving a car is fun and all, but are you driving it the right way. There are many ways to drive a car; you can drive the car yourself, call an uber or a friend, or pay a random person on the side of the road to drive you even though he/she may steal your car. However, not many people drive a car properly, since everyone drives they way they want to. The proper way to drive is safer than driving your own way. Now if one does not want to learn how to drive a car properly or does not want to drive....   [tags: Automobile, Debut albums, Wheel, Tire]

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Purchase A Car For The First Time

- When looking to purchase a car for the very first time there are many things that should be thought about and taken into consideration before purchasing. Most people get their first car between the ages of sixteen and twenty. Several things they may want to focus on when selecting the right car for them the cost, gas mileage, dependability, safety and durability. At this age an individual would be looking for an inexpensive, durable, affordable insurance, dependable and low-mileage vehicle. They would want something with fairly decent gas mileage that has been serviced regularly with no issues....   [tags: Automobile, Internal combustion engine, Vehicle]

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Renting a Car While On Vacation

- When you go on holiday it is good to hire a rental car. Rental car insurance should be included with the hire of the vehicle. It is far better not to take your own vehicle on holiday with you because of the risks of it getting stolen or damaged. Also when you go abroad, certain Countries do not allow you to drive on the same side of the road that you are used to. Therefore, renting a car is a viable option. When you are taking the family on holiday, then it is important to make sure you have a comfortable way of travelling....   [tags: How-To Paper]

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The Fastest Production Car in the World

- In 2007, Hennessey Performance, a tuning shop out of Houston Texas that focuses on making fast cars even faster, participated in an acceleration contest between some of the fastest and well-known supercars to date. The goal that day was to reach the quickest acceleration time from 0-200 miles per hour. Even though Hennessey Performance was facing some of the fastest supercars in the world, they did not show up empty handed. The engineers at Hennessey Performance brought the fastest car they had built to date....   [tags: accelaration contest, hennessey performance]

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Personal Protective Equipment For A Car

- Every individual, at one point in time, may find it necessary to work on their cars, but sometimes the check-up doesn’t end well. Sometimes it is even lethal when a person ends up dead after being electrocuted. If the damage does come to this, the person ends up sustaining serious injuries. It is not only a person that can sustain the damages, but also the car is prone to malfunction if certain rules are not followed. The do’s and don’ts when checking a car can be summarized into three rules. First, one should make sure they have the appropriate personal protective equipment for the job prior to starting the check-up....   [tags: Occupational safety and health]

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Car Rental Industry in the UK

- The car rental industry is a multi-billion sector of the UK industry. In the industry made had averages about €2.6billion in revenue in 2008. In 2008 there were approximately over 11 million individual rental contracts. In additional, there are many rental companies besides the industry leaders. The car rental industry is high consolidated which mean that new entries have cost advantage as they have high input costs with reduce possibility of economies of scale. Most of the profit is generated by a few firms including Enterprise, Hertz and Avis....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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Car Manufacturing Industry in Australia

- Introduction This report is going to discuss why the car manufacturing industry in Australia is closing by using five forces analysis which are the barriers of entry, competitors, purchasing power of buyers, supplies and subsidies segments, and a life cycle analysis. Five forces analysis  Barriers of entry To being with the barriers of entry which including strong currency and higher labor have the most significant impacts on auto making industry. In 2013, Holden would cut 12% of its workforce and has announced a three-year pay freeze agreement to the reminding workers to keep operates the manufacturing plant in South Australia (Thurlow, R....   [tags: Barriers of Entry, Competitors, Purchasing Power]

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Driving Buying A New Car

- So, are you interested in buying a new car, or at least a new used car. Well don’t let the problems of car buying deter you. Although buying a car can be an intricate and tedious process, there are certain guidelines even professional car buyers follow. With a few points of information on how to find the right car, the tedious car-buying process can be made easy. Car-buying really starts with what you want from your car. This is the most important step of all because buying something you really don’t want could be the biggest disappointment of all....   [tags: Automobile, Debut albums, 2008 albums, Need]

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The Fat Man And The Trolleys Car

- Imagine if you had the ability to save the lives of five strangers but in order to do so you would have to sacrifice the life of another. What would you do. How would you decide what was the right thing to do. The majority of people will try and find the most ethical thing to do. Ethics is defined by a standard of behavior that tells humans how to act in certain situations. However, not all approaches will produce the same outcome, and even if they do produce the same outcome the process that was used to reach that outcome can be very different....   [tags: Ethics, Virtue ethics, Utilitarianism, Humans]

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The Police On Jersey Registered Car

- The facts The police in Jersey received an intelligence report in 2007 that D has perfected and concluded arrangements to transport a consignment of drugs by car from Amsterdam to France which will be shipped to Jersey. The Jersey authorities consented to the installation of tracking and an audio recording device in D 's Jersey registered car. The installation of the tracking device was given approval by the French, Belgian and Dutch authorities. However, the French and Dutch authorities did not grant approval to the request for the audio monitoring....   [tags: Judge, Jury, Crime, French language]

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What Killed the Electric Car

- Recently there has been a great deal of hyperactivity regarding alternate methods of energy production and energy consumption. This hyperactivity is fueled by the recent reports of climate change, and the awful draughts it has brought. Not everyone knows that one of the modern solutions to this problem is not so modern at all. The reason they don’t know this fact is that this solution nearly went extinct and stayed as such for more than half a century. This solution is the electric vehicle. Things that killed it there are many, but in essence, it killed itself....   [tags: energy production, steam engine]

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Taking Out A Car Loan

- Taking out a car loan is what most consumers do when buying a car. Whether buying new or used, few people have thousands of dollars on hand to purchase a car. Car loans are available from banks, credit unions, financing companies, and dealers. Here’s what you need to know when shopping for a loan. Know Your Credit Score One big factor in car loans has everything to do with your credit. Specifically, if your credit score is strong, then you’ll have a better chance of getting approved for a car loan and at a favorable interest rate....   [tags: Debt, Loan, Interest, Personal finance]

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Western European Car Industries & Economies of Scale

- Western European Car Industries & Economies of Scale There are a lot of factors that determines whether or not a company will be successful. These factors are usually derived from economics. One factor that I plan to focus on is scale economies or better known as economies of scale. Firms that have expanded their scale of operations to obtain economies of mass production have survived and flourished. Whereas smaller firms who have not been able to expand have usually ended up as high-cost producers....   [tags: Business Economics Car Industry]

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Buying A Car At Auction

- Buying A Car at Auction We saved over $1,800 off the price local auto resellers were charging Let’s start by saying we personally hate buying cars. We find objectionable the way car dealers squeeze us for every penny, next after agreeing on a price, they bring up all kinds of add-ons, warranties, undercoating, top coating, roadside assistance, and security systems, and so forth. Oh, and lets not forget the fees. We have to admit to owning a 1999 Dodge Ram, purchased in 2000, with 170,000 miles and a 2002 Ford Taurus, purchased new from the dealer in 2001, with 207,000....   [tags: Automobile, Vehicle, Vehicles, Auction]

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Car Emissions and Global Warming

- “1 gallon of gas =24 pounds of global warming emissions” (UCSUSA). Many of the people in our world today don’t understand just how much The Automobile affects us, our lives, and the world we live in. Undoubtedly, the invention of the car has changed our perspective on the different technology created over the past years. However, cars are some of the leading factors towards one of the largest ongoing problems occurring in our world today. That problem goes by the name of global warming. “Since 1990, Transportation has been one of the fastest growing sources of U.S....   [tags: Global Warming Essay]

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Car Seat Safety Essay

- The main concern of new parents is what car seat is right for their newborn baby. Not only do they have to decide what car seat is right for them they have to make the more important decision which is if they should go rear facing or forward facing. In 2008, research was done to provide the information that kids under the age of two are 75% less likely to become injured in a rear facing car seat. Rear facing and forward facing seats have pros and cons depending on the severity and type of crash it is involve in ....   [tags: new parents, crashes, rear facing]

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Car Inventor Karl Benz

- Speech Hello everyone, First I want all of you to imagine a world without the gas car, where we would be. As of 2010 there was 1.115 billion and that was four years ago. Where would we be without cars. How would we get places. What invention would there be instead of them. The car has changed the world so much insofar of making a better tomorrow. Without the car we would be back years, the car impacted the world in cutting travel times into a tiny fraction of what they used to be, The most impacted was the postal companies....   [tags: Mechanics, Technology]

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A Great Car Wash

- Phase One: Wash The first phase is essentially the foundation of a great car wash. The first step is usually to remove any debris, dirt, or bugs from the car to begin the detailing process. When washing your vehicle its important to get all areas wet and ready for the next step. Therefore, you wash your vehicle using the two-bucket method to avoid scratching your paint. One bucket will contain pure water for cleanse, and the other bucket will have water mixed with wash solution from any local auto store; I personally use armor all car wash....   [tags: Cleanliness, Hygiene, Washing, Automobile]

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Car Struts

- Car struts are used at the front end on each front-wheel drive vehicle. They are similar to shock absorbers, but have more qualities than shock absorber and a different name. A strut will integrate various suspension parts inside one compact assembly. This usually includes coil spring, spring seats, shock absorbers, strut bearing and steering knuckle. The shock absorber part of the strut is the part that is serviced the most inside the strut assembly. As the strut has many different components inside one assembly, it can serve multiple purposes....   [tags: Automobiles]

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Best Websites And Research Buying A Car

- Best Websites to Research Buying a Car If you are in the market for a new car, you should never underestimate the power of knowledge. The internet gives you unlimited resources to ensure that you get the vehicle that has all of the features you want at a price you can afford. With it, you can research pros and cons of a certain vehicle, discover an average price range for it, and compare it to other vehicles of a similar style and price range. However, not all websites are easy to use and as useful as you may have hoped for....   [tags: Automobile, Vehicle, Vehicles, Walking]

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Developing An Efficient and Convenient Mousetrap Car

- Creativity of the mind is a powerful source, which shows innovation is creation. Engineering is the foundation to enforce yourself in applying discipline and knowledge towards a design. Our task was to develop a mousetrap car which was difficult basically it was something we had never performed before. The process of the design was based on attaining materials, designing the appearance of the car and even modifying the defects of the design. So our duty towards the car was to gather a vast amount of information to develop a efficient and convenient mousetrap car....   [tags: Engineering]

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How to Buy a Car - 'AS IS" Gone Wrong

- We are faced with new experiences in life. There are some that we can be thrown into and figure things out and there are others that we should have some sort of background on before leaping in head first. When you look at your longstanding and not-so-trusty clunker and decide it’s time for something new, you’re going to be eager to head out and go car shopping. This is one of those things in life that we should learn some background on before gritting our teeth and plunging in. It won’t hurt to drive your clunker around just a bit longer while you shop around....   [tags: shopping, buying, vehicle]

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The Affective Factors That Affected Car Consumption

- Since the release of Bourdieu’s work, authors looked into the affective factors that affected car consumption. Initial work done looked at subcultures in countries where the car was used not only for self-expression but also as a place of socialising with family and friends. The car was seen to bring individuals together and thus given a social value (Miller 2001; Urry 2001). Furthermore, the activities done with/to the car created different cultures and communities that reflected their values, rituals and interests through the good....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Automobile, The Culture]

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The Hydrogen Fuel Cell and the Electric Car

- The electric car has been around since the 1830s, eventually transitioning to a practical transportation choice in the late 1800s after improvements in the storage capacity of batteries. The electric car was at the peak of its popularity in the early 1990s. However, its popularity was short-lived; by 1935 the electric car had become a rarity, being replaced by the gas-powered vehicles. Reasons for the change being that the electric car could not travel long distances without recharging due to the limited storage capacities of batteries, it was faster to fuel a gas car than recharge an electric car, and finally, the mass production of the gas car lowered its price significantly compared to th...   [tags: Technology ]

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Selling My Car

- As the seller, my goal was to get as much money for my used car as possible. I met with the buyer and was immediately surprised that they quickly got down to the business of acquiring my used car. My goal was to try and strike up a rapport with the buyer and get to know them a little better given the time we had. I asked if the buyer had a family and if economy as well as safety was something they were interested in when it comes to transportation. It was important to me that I get the buyer to relax a bit and become comfortable speaking with me about things tangential to the car....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Best Case : Hyper Car Performance

- Best in Case Hyper-Car Performance Two car manufactures, McLaren and Ferrari, have been rivals in pursuit of the recognition as the best car manufacturer since the beginning of Formula 1 racing. Currently, they are locked in battle over their newest hyper-cars. Keep in mind, Hyper-cars are the most powerful, expensive and street legal performance cars. McLaren created the P1 and Ferrari, the LaFerrari. Similarly, the P1 and LaFerrari are both classified as hyper-cars, use hybrid systems and cost upward of $1.25 million....   [tags: Internal combustion engine, Electric vehicle]

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Tips on Buying a Used Automobile

- ... Borrowing money can be stressful for some because you are signing a contract saying that you will pay a monthly payment on time and if you don’t, the bank will requisition the car after a certain amount of time. You also have to think about whether or not the cost the dealer is giving you as the bottom line price is close to the book value. Just because you are buying a used car doesn’t mean that is will not be of good quality and reliability and that’s one of the main things to keep in mind....   [tags: Financing, Dealers, Cars]

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Selling a Car

- Selling a Car Introduction In this coursework I have look at car and the product that I have chosen for my sales coursework is BMW 7 series car because I think that, this car is in demand at the moment and I hope to sell it to my customers. My target audience are male and female between 25 to 50 with good job and income of £40,000 to £100,000 a year who is married or with a partner. Sale process This is the process, which the consumer follows when entering the car deal ship right up to when they leave, I hope that consumer will leave the car deal ship with the satisfaction of knowing that they used/purchased a product/service that is value for they mone...   [tags: Papers]

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A Man's Car

- A Man's Car Any guy can tell you about his first time. The moment he knew it would happen, usually some fateful day after school. He slowly slipped in, then just froze, enjoying that single moment, hardly believing it was happening. Then, slowly but surely, with years of seeming evolution guiding him, he begins moving, changing his position, pushing buttons, then the final blissful moment…he turned the key and the car actually STARTED!. In that singular moment, an addiction is formed for most men....   [tags: Personal Narrative Automotive Papers]

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The Car Industry

- The Automotive Industry In the U.S., the 2007 market was approximately 15.9 million cars and light trucks sold, down from about 16.5 million the previous year. Production in North America, during 2006, including cars and trucks of all types, totaled 11.8 million produced in America, 2.6 million produced in Canada and 2 million produced in Mexico. Globally, about 53 million new cars were sold in 2007, up from about 49 million the previous year. These estimates are from Scotiabank Group. There are approximately 244 million vehicles in operation in the United States....   [tags: Automotive Industry]

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Car-buying: Performance vs. Patriotism

- Should loyal Americans feel inclined to buy American when looking to buy a new car. The question has most proud Americans puzzled at their local dealership. It comes down to the debate of performance versus patriotism. Which comes first. What is a loyal American to do. As most Americans know, the car-making industry has gotten to be very competitive in the last decade, with most of that competition coming from European and Japanese brands. A large contribution to the rise of foreign cars and fall of American cars has to do with the recent downfall of General Motors, a well-respected American auto-making manufacturer for years....   [tags: Automobile Industry]

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Price Forecasting For Used Cars

- TITLE: Price forecasting for used Cars. NAME(S): Rishabh Rana 1459503 ABSTRACT The number of used vehicle market continues to grow in every part of world including New Zealand, with an increase of 15% in the sales of used as well as imported used cars than last year. The task is to create a system software that allows us to predict the price for cars based on several attributes such as car’s condition, engine, current market value, background details, mileage, model, and make year, etc. The work is how to make machine so that it can learn those attributes and generates the price of car using them....   [tags: Regression analysis, Forecasting]

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Out of Your Car, Off Your Horse

- Out of Your Car, Off Your Horse Wendell Berry in his essay Out of Your Car, Off Your Horse, lends favor to thinking globally is a bad idea. He endorses the idea of thinking locally. This encompasses beginning small at a local level and expanding out. The key element to his idea is a sustainable city; in this city individuals would buy from local farmers thus increasing the economy of farming. As farming expands there would be a need for more workers to do farming. In his explanation he sees this as spilling over to the city people and encouraging them to become more aware and become more agriculturally responsible....   [tags: Wendell Berry Out of Your Car, Off Your Horse Ess]

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The Driving Of The Car

- As you are stopped at a stoplight impatiently waiting for the light to turn, you glance into the review window to check on your younger brother or sister in the back seat. When you elevate your eyes just a few inches further up, you see a car hurtling towards you. Not stopping, not slowing down. The driver looking downward at their lap. Your heart rate and your breathing increase as you think about at a way to get the drivers attention or to maneuver out of their way. Right before you blink you make eye contact with the driver as they look up and realize that they need to stop....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Instant messaging]

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Automatic Or Manual Car Is A Better Choice For Me?

- Automatic or manual car, which is a better choice for me. How do they work. Which one should I buy. Why. I’m sure these are questions you have asked yourself when searching for the new car that you’re inspired to buy. Both, an automatic and a manual car make great vehicles to get you from point A to point B. An appropriate choice depends on the car owner. If you’re driving to the city, sitting in traffic all the time, an automatic car may be better for you, although long commutes use a great deal of gas and a manual car uses a deficient amount of gas compared to an automatic....   [tags: Manual transmission, Automatic transmission]

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Advanced Quanatatitve Reasoning to Buy a New Car

- The pros of a new car is that you can consider a wide variety of vehicles in the size and price that you want,also select the features that you want in your car. One thing that financial institutions give higher rates of interest on loans for used cars. Also for the first few months you won't need maintenance ,manufacturer cover the warranty and banks offer lower finance rates. The cons of a new car is that most of them are really expensive and also over the two years or more new cars tend to depreciate at about 20 -40 percent in value....   [tags: costumize, warrenty, bank loans]

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Auto Car Sales : Auto Cars Sales

- Description 1: Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends in Fairbanks, AK, provides you with affordable used car sales. Description 2: Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends offers you beneficial auto loans for used vehicles in Fairbanks, AK. Description 3: Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends specializes in selling and buying used cars in the Fairbanks, AK area. HOMEPAGE “Home” Meta Description: Call Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends to come see one-of-a-kind used auto sales. At Northern Auto - Your Auto Friends in Fairbanks, AK, we have a large selection of used vehicles for sale at affordable rates and packages....   [tags: Automobile, Vehicle, Sales, Vehicles]

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I Am Driving Through A Car Dealership

- Let’s say I am driving through a car dealership. Thinking about buying a car but still cannot decide if I want to buy a new or used car. So later on I go to a few of my peers and ask what should I do. Personally I rather go used but because it avoids having to pay payments on a vehicle and it is better to buy out of pocket. Which means less bills, then also it has time for the vehicle or previous owner to see if it already has problems and can be fixed. Then finally it gives a wider selection he or she can find customized vehicles that are cheaper than new ones and are easier to find....   [tags: Automobile, Walking, Money, Vehicle]

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Database for Car Vandalism Problem

- Database for Car Vandalism Problem IDENTIFY Define problem There is a lot of confusion at school because there have been unsolved cases of vandalism in the school car parks. This is due to the fact that there is no way to tell between the cars that belong to teaches and the cars that belong to the sixth formers. I need to create a database that I can use to tell who a car belongs to if it is damaged. I can do this by putting the name of the owner, the car colour, the Number plate and make/model of car into a database....   [tags: Papers]

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Getting Started in the Car Light Life Style

- ... Oil use also has another polluting factor. It powers our automobiles. Autos are one of the hugest pollution creators in the world. They feed on gasoline daily to run; they need its products to continue to function smoothly with oil changes and consumable plastic and rubber parts. Air pollution, the worst by-product, is behind climate change. Climate change has already started to change the face of our planet. All we can do now is try to lessen the impact. What can be done about our dependence on oil starts with each one of us....   [tags: environmental health, bicycling]

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Foreign-Made Car versus American Cars

- When Americans go to buy a new or used car, they look for great fuel economy, strong engine performance, safety features, and whatever else interests them. One thing is for certain, every consumer searches for the best they can afford. Over the decades automobiles in general have become more efficient in every aspect because of technological advances in society. However, there are still some car brands that stand out over others. It is well known that a prestigious Mercedes-Benz is more reliable than a Jeep; the same can be said about foreign and domestic cars....   [tags: catch up, a step ahead]

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A Brief Note On Street Patrol And Car Patrol

- Our society today relies on many public service agencies/departments to fulfill the void for a need that one person desires. One of the most used and scrutinized public services today are police departments. Police Officers are the blankets of security for society, and for most individuals, they are who society turns to when difficult dilemma that requires attention. During this paper, I will focus the effectiveness of street patrol & car patrol method used by police officers and breakdown one of the theories that have led to these methods....   [tags: Police, Crime, Constable, Law enforcement]

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My First New Car

- My First New Car A few months ago I bought my first new car. The number of choices to be made seemed a little ridiculous. I walked into the dealer knowing I wanted a green Ford Focus sedan, only to find out there were half a dozen models that fit into that category – Focus LX, LX Premium, SE, SE Comfort, ZTS, blah blah blah, and a couple shades of green. In addition to the car model and color choices were decisions on options packages. And having seen the "pimped out" SUVs on MTV Cribs, complete with two or three LCD screens (one in the dashboard for the driver, of course), DVD player, speakers costing more than my college education, GPS navigation systems similar to those used in the...   [tags: Personal Narrative Ford Focus Essays]

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The Electric Car

- “What we need to do is really improve energy efficiency standards, develop in full scale renewable and alternative energy and use the one resource we have in abundance, our creativity.” (Lois Capps) There are many ways we can utilize our abundance of creativity. Some have yet to be discovered, but some are being sought out today. One of these is the rise of the electric car. Despite a rough start competing with petroleum cars, electric cars will see a spark in popularity in the automotive market within the next few years with new models being developed and more charge stations being installed world wide....   [tags: Plug-in hybrid, Electric vehicle]

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Car Stereos

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- How to wash a carprocess We all know that we can pay to get our car washed, but why pay the expensive price of a professional when you can get the same results doing it yourself. You will save money and have the satisfaction of doing it yourself. The actual washing of the car is not that hard, but you have to have the right supplies to get a professional job. You may have some of these items or you may have to purchase them. This is a list of things you will need: bucket, water, soap, wash cloth, and something to dry the surface of the car off....   [tags: essays papers]

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Car Racing

- Automobile Racing Automobile Racing, one of the most popular sports in the world, have races run with wide coverage on television - before millions of fans. It tests the skills of the drivers, the speed capabilities of the vehicles, and the endurance of both. The first racing cars were motorized versions of horse-drawn carriages and wagons. The first race was a reliability demonstration from Chicago to Waukegan, Illinois, in November 1895, while the first American oval-track race, held at the Rhode Island State Fairgrounds in Cranston in 1896, was won at an average speed of 43.1 km/h....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Car Dealerships

- For this project I decided to visit three car dealerships and make my observations. The first dealership that I visited was Westboro Auto Exchange, which is a small used car dealership that sells a variety of cars. The second dealership that I visited was Duddie Ford, which is a large dealership that sells mostly new midrange priced American cars and trucks. The third dealership that I visited was Foreign Motor West, which is an average size dealership that specializes in selling BMWs. Upon arriving at Westboro Auto exchange there was no other customers and I couldn’t even find any one to talk to....   [tags: school projects on marketing]

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