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How does depreciation factor into a car loan?

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How does depreciation factor into a car loan?

Depreciation is where a car loses value over time. It happens to all cars but at different rates depending on the desirability, cost, perceived brand value and current market but is usually at a fairly predictable pace. So how does this factor into a car loan?   A brand new car will depreciate between 40-50% […]

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Five more credit score myths busted

Last week I began to bust some of the common myths that surround car loans and finance. I covered escaping bad credit, credit checks not damaging your score, credit cards and their effect on your score, not having debt and when to check your credit score. Today I’ll cover the other five common myths that […]

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More details emerge about the Mazda rotary range extender

Mazda made the rotary engine famous in the RX line of cars. After saying goodbye to the technology a few years ago, Mazda are revitalizing the rotary engine with an innovative new approach. As a generator that could extend range as part of a hybrid drivetrain.    I covered the announcement of the Mazda rotary […]

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Ram bringing split tailgate for 1500 truck

Introducing such a minor improvement in a truck that is already a world beater seems trivial at best. Yet this simple change could genuinely transform the way many use their truck for the better. Ram have finally introduced a much needed option for the pickup market and I predict strong demand for it once it’s […]

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2018 Chrysler 300S

The 2018 Chrysler 300S has been out a while now but I have only just been able to spend some time in one. Having seen the big Chrysler around the Car Nation Canada dealerships for the past couple of months, it had been on my mental 'to-drive' list since I first saw the preview before […]

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2019 Ford Focus leaked

There are still five months or so before Ford was planning to release the 2019 Ford Focus but it seems a photographer with quick reactions got there first. Apparently spied while in a photo shoot somewhere in Portugal, we now have a pretty good idea what the next generation Focus looks like. The image comes […]

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Five tips for safer winter driving with Car Nation Canada

It’s that time of year again. The temperature is dropping, the white stuff is falling in some parts of the country, Christmas is over and we look forward to enjoying a little time off work. If that involves driving anywhere, why not take a minute to refresh your winter driving technique with Car Nation Canada? […]

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Hyundai bidding for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles?

Rumours were everywhere last week that Korean automaker Hyundai may make a bid for FCA. While FCA have been quite open about being amenable to takeover by another automaker, is Hyundai the one?   This is all rumour right now. Apparently Hyundai execs have been evaluating the value of buying the brand but nothing more […]

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FCA partnering up for more autonomous cars

After announcing that they were gearing up for a big push into electrification, Chrysler have now announced a partnership with other companies to push autonomous vehicles too. Despite various internal challenges, FCA is pushing forward to be at the forefront of our minds for both electrification and autonomous driving.   This partnership sees Chrysler working […]

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New Ford Ranger to be powered by Mustang?

The upcoming midsize pickup the Ford Ranger may have the option of Mustang power if rumours are to be believed. News outlets have been talking about the possible inclusion of a 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine option, the same engine that currently powers the Ford Mustang.   The 2019 Ford Ranger is due within the next couple […]

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