With this week being Teen Driver Safety Week, we have decided to once again bring up a subject that is near and dear to our hearts: texting while driving. As you may recall, AutoNation partnered with the Broward County Sheriff’s department on their stop texting and driving initiative.
So, why bring it up again? Everyone knows [...] [...more]
At AutoNation, we believe that our success is not measured by how many cars we sell, but by how many lives we touch. That’s why we are driven to make our communities better every day.
Since 1997, we have supported over 1,000 non-profit organizations by donating over $30 million and committing thousands of volunteer hours. While [...] [...more]
Nothing stirs up the Internet quite like a list. So, I decided to stir the pot, poke the bee’s nest and wake the sleeping giants by coming up with a top 12 cars for 2012. Do you agree with us? [...more]
Okay, it’s confession time: Since I first started writing for the AutoNation blog, the editors have been trying to get me to write an article about buying a family car. You see, on March 30, 2011, my wife and I were blessed with a little girl. So, my experience as a first-time parent should lend [...] [...more]
Following the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March, we have heard over and over and over again about the depleting inventory of the Japanese Big 3. Total car sales have slipped as consumers wait for inventory to come back. That wait is almost over, according to Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation. Jackson predicts that the automotive recovery will begin sometime in October. The recovery will start with manufacturers from Japan. [...more]
Quick, what’s the first image that comes to mind when you think of a work vehicle? Did you think of a rudimentary machine with a rough body that is matched by an equally rough interior? Well, work vehicles have changed.
It used to be, if the work vehicle had a tape player it was on the [...] [...more]
Which vehicle do you think would cost more: A new Corvette or a used Corvette? If you said the new version, you’d be wrong. According to Edmunds.com a new Corvette costs $12 less a month than its one year old counterpart.
In fact, the Corvette is not alone. The gap between new car prices and used [...] [...more]
Buying a new or used car is a long process. We're not even talking about the amount of time spend in the showroom. With car buyers spending over 15 hours researching vehicles before purchasing, we felt it necessary to help decipher the different offers and deals used in newspaper, television and radio ads. AutoNation will help you make sense of the confusing jargon and deals and tell you whether you're in for a great deal or one that's too good to be true. [...more]
After weeks of searching countless car websites, reading tons of articles, reviewing expert’s opinions and crunching the numbers, you’ve finally found your dream car. There’s just one problem – you actually have never driven, let alone touched the vehicle you want to buy.
Thankfully, you can test drive the vehicle before you buy. Here are some [...] [...more]
First there was CARMAGEDDON! Now it’s SUNPOCALYPSE! Well, no one is saying that except for me. But while Carmageddon wasn’t anything to worry about, this year’s record breaking heat can really harm your car. If you’re not careful, your vehicle could leave you stranded on the side of the road, under the hot summer sun. You can help your car beat the heat with these five easy tips from AAA. [...more]