Re-inventing the wheel (Twin Cities Pioneer Press)

Articletwin cities logo written by Julio Ojeda-Zapata for Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Mojo Motors, an auto-classifieds site, points to other electric- and hybrid-car trends. Luxury hybrids from the likes of Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai are beginning to proliferate. A robust market for used electric cars is starting to take shape. [keep reading]

Brand Rankings: How Many Miles Until Worthless? (Auto Remarketing)

Auto Remarketing Press LogoArticle by Auto Remarketing Staff took a different approach to gauging vehicles’ reliability — looking at how much mileage could accumulate before a car becomes valueless. Although just because a car has lost all of its residual value doesn’t mean it won’t keep on running, MojoMotors pointed out “less reliable brands will lose value quicker since they have a greater chance of breaking down with fewer miles on the odometer.” [keep reading]

Xconomy: The Automotive Industry Isn’t a Rust Belt Monolith

Screen Shot 2013-03-15 at 5.04.16 PMStory by Marc Weiser for Xconomy.

What do you think about when you hear the phrase “online advertising” or “big data”? How about “social network”? Do visions of hoodie-wearing young entrepreneurs dance through your head? Each of these are massive parts of the startup tech sector. In 2012, online display advertising was $12 billion; big data has become the new hot sector for venture capital with over $5 billion of investments over the last five years; and Facebook has now passed 1 billion active monthly users. [keep reading]

Useful Resource for Used Car Shoppers (Real Car Tips)

Real Car Tips LogoStory by Gregg Fidan on Real Car Tips.

As my long-time readers know, I’m always seeking out resources that help car shoppers save money. This week, I want to alert you to a new web site for used car shoppers that I found to be very unique, useful, and best of all – has the potential to save you lots of money. [keep reading]