The used car industry has been serving up epically bad experiences for decades. It’s a tough stigma to break, but thanks to the research car shoppers are doing online, the ugly business of buying a car isn’t so ugly anymore. Sure, it takes a little digital elbow grease for shoppers to figure out which trims and packages they want, but it’s worth it when trying to find the best used car to buy.
Mojo Motors has been relieving the headache of used car shopping for about three years. Shoppers Follow cars they like and we send alerts when prices drop. Pretty easy, eh? Here’s the problem. It isn’t easy making everything on Mojo Motors seem nice and simple. There’s an ugliness behind the scenes. [keep reading]
Nebraska is a film about life in grayscale. Our minds, our memories and the past are not always just black and white. They exist in a shade of gray, not just partially remembered, but rather selectively remembered.
In the film we are introduced to Woody Grant, played by Bruce Dern, and his son David, played by Will Forte along with a slew of other hilariously unique characters like Woody’s wife, Kate, played by June Squibb. Woody is in the twilight of his life and on the cusp of dementia. He thinks he won a million bucks after receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail. [keep reading]
San Francisco prides itself on being digital trendmakers and it comes with the territory. They are practically right up the road from the biggest startup hub in the world – Silicon Valley. The same area that gave us Apple and Reddit and Twitter and Pinterest is stuck in the Clinton-administration when it comes to shopping for cars. Sometimes it takes a Silicon Alley startup to show Silicon Valley what they’ve been missing. Enter Mojo Motors.
Mojo Motors has been helping shoppers on the East Coast get alerts when dealers drop prices on used cars for about three years now. People out East love us the same way San Franciscans love calling a bridge Golden, but painting it red. Some things don’t make sense, but Mojo Motors does. [keep reading]
Teens and millennials are taking longer to get their licenses these days, according to a report from Traffic Injury Prevention. The number of teens getting their licenses has dropped from 87.3% in 1983 to 69.5% in 2010. Some barriers to entry with teen drivers include super high insurance rates, a lack of time and massive expenses associated with owning a car. This has car dealers and automakers in a tizzy because who will buy all those Nissan Versas or Chevrolet Sonics?!
Some states are seeing with more lax teen driving requirements that teens are more open to getting a license. Some solutions include allowing teens to get permits earlier, test for licenses sooner and prevent insurance companies from charging ludicrously high premiums on new drivers. Here are three states that have done this right. [keep reading]
Mojo Motors has been serving up used cars for sale over three years now. We’ve added some new geographic offerings, too, including L.A., San Fran, Detroit, Chicago, D.C., Seattle and Kansas City. We’ve never included used car reviews with our offerings, however.
We made excuses. If we show the price history of every car AND have car reviews, won’t that overwhelm shoppers?What if the reviews take too long to write and our writers become malnourished because they forget to eat?[keep reading]
Back pain is so prevalent that it might seem like an inescapable fact of life. According to The University of Maryland Medical Center, 84% of people worldwide will experience back pain at some point in their lives. This doesn’t mean back pain is something people have to accept and doctors cite specific factors and influences that can create and exacerbate back pain.
According to Dr. Jill Althoff, vehicles play a role in back pain three ways:
1. Vehicle vibrations
2. Position of the seat
3. Length of time driving
The pain that often develops is minor, but if ignored the pain can compound into chronic back problems. If you have back discomfort and are concerned driving may play a role, here’s a quick guide to addressing the problem. [keep reading]
Mojo Motors has two wildly popular features. One, happy people that change after reloading the homepage and two, the price history box (shown below) where shoppers can see how much dealers have dropped the price of a car.
The price history box, along with price drop alerts, are consistently mentioned by shoppers as a Mojo feature they love. Let’s be real, you’d have to be a crazy person to not like getting alerts when dealers are dropping prices on the cars you want! Anyways, here’s what’s new when you search on Mojo Motors. [keep reading]
In less than a year, Mojo Motors has compiled a stash of awards for industry-leading design, changing the way people shop for used cars online and having an incredibly cool team of people. Organizations have been tooting our horn these days and we’re completely humbled from the response. We couldn’t be happier about being recognized for making a difference in the automotive space and we hope to build on this success. See below for the guys doing the horn tooting.
Automotive Website Awards – Rising Star Award [Link]
WMA WebAward – Automobile Standard of Excellence [Link]
Interactive Media Awards – Outstanding Achievement [Link]
A couple weeks ago, Autoblog published the Top 10 Best Selling vehicles in 2013. The best-selling vehicles doesn’t always equate to what shoppers Follow the most on Mojo. Why? Because shoppers Follow cars they aspire to buy. Almost everyone would love a Wrangler or 3-Series or a Mustang, but for a family of five taking a road trip, those cars sound like a nightmare. [keep reading]