You may have heard car sales are on the up and up in the U.S. In fact, according to this Bloomberg article, the U.S. auto market is honing in on its fifth straight year of growth. This has only happened one other time since WWII from 1996 to 2000 when over 16 million cars were sold a year.
After the government initiated “cash for clunkers” in 2009 there was a shortage on used cars causing prices to skyrocket. In fact, by 2012 used car prices were at historic highs, since then however, prices have begun to drop. [keep reading]
Based on the most popular Mojo Motors used car searches from October, if you’re looking to buy a used car to help you blend-in, go with a Toyota. If you want a used car that will make you stand out, buy a Smart ForTwo. Plus, we have the most popular pick up truck searches, most popular minivan searches and infographics of the 10 most popular car searches, the 10 most popular automaker searches and the least searched automakers. Keep in mind Mojo Motors only currently serves the New England market including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire so this data doesn’t speak for the other 46 states. Oh, and if you feel so inclined, here’s a recap of the most popular and unpopular searches in September for comparison. Keep reading for all the factoids.
It seems like bad timing for an unheard of Italian car company called Vygor to announce the release of a new luxury crossover. Especially when considering an established brand like Saab can’t get help from their own country and most people have yet to see a Tesla Motors car on the road even though the brand’s been around for nearly a decade. No matter, Vygor plans to shake up the automotive world with the Opera.