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are saying about this site publicly...
- The following
are some websites which have linked with comments to AutoBuyology...
- 1. Peter
- "If I
ever consider purchasing an automobile, I'll read CARveat Emptor
first!" [a carless car deal literate]
- 2. MojoWire
[Mother Jones Magazine Online]:
Emptor -- "In the market for a car? Before you do anything,
sign anything or pay anything, check out this site, which lists
various scams that car companies and dealerships use. If you
wind up with a lemon, don't say we didn't warn you."
- 3. The
Detroit News: MetroLife
Emptor: Tricks of the Great American Car Deal: A very jaded site
on making deals for cars, sprinkled with a few interesting suggestions
and insights: http://www.well.com/user/kr2" ["Jaded"?...
perhaps, if jaded means wisened... we accept the jaded label,
afterall, it's the auto industry and not us who is slamming customers
to the tune of tens of billions of dollars every year... and
the majority of Americans and their government merely stand by
and allow it...]
- 4. AIMC:
it. It's all about not being a car dummy when you go to buy one.
Great stuff on the art of the deal from the consumer's perspective,
plus auto updates on crash tests, lemon law stuff, and just plain
invigorating consumer information. Makes you believe you're in
the driver's seat [pun intended -- heck, we're a pun-intensive
- 5. Nick's
great resource, of interest to folks who are in the market for
a car, is CARveat Emptor, Tricks of the Great American Car Deal.
An Irreverent, and witty guide to avoiding getting ripped off
and getting the best deal. This is a must read." [Compare
with "jaded" comments above]
- 6. Marcus'
ain't really a biking page, but its an anti-auto page, which
is almost as good as s cycling page, chaotic, unorganized and
long. Worth checking out just for that."
- 7. Pigeon
Emptor: Tricks of the Great American Car Deal. An irreverent,
witty 'how to' buy a car."
- 8. Akron-Canton
(Ohio - Rubber & tire capitol of the World?) Connection Automotive
- CARveat Emptor.
Subtitled "tricks of the great American car deal,"
Rand Knox's enraged-consumer page rants about unscrupulous car
dealers--hoping to offset what he claims is $22 billion a year
in auto fraud. A lot of this is downright nasty. A facetious
list of 10 reasons to buy from a factory-authorized dealer is
59 items long (and still growing). CARveat Emptor tries to position
itself as some kind of arbitrator. Wrong. It's blatantly biased--but
the kind of consumer resource that can come in handy. [Well,
er, ahh, geez, thanks? (:-)) ["Blatantly biased"?,
perhaps... we suppose one would consult the auto industry for
"balance"... (:-), Hey, Henry Ford was an industrial
genious... had the Nazis won, he'd'h've merely kept on making
vehicles for the Third Reich, since he played both sides in the
war... "Blatantly biased", hum?]
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