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3 Ways to Get More Money When You Sell Your Car

Whether you're trading in or selling, how you present your old car will have a big impact on the price you get for it. Here are three ways to make sure you get the best price for your old ride.

GM On Track to Be August's Car Sales Winner

GM is expected to show a sales increase of 15.3% from a year ago when it posts August numbers later this week, according to auto industry research firm Edmunds. That would be an improvement of 30,000 cars and light trucks and would eclipse the unit gains of its smaller rivals.

Strategies to Get a Good Deal This Car-Buying Season

Summer is car buying season, but this year, it's a sellers market. Between the Japanese earthquake, high gas prices and a shaky economy, you'll have to work harder than ever to score a deal on the vehicle you want. But it can be done, and we've got advice from the experts on you how can do it.

Car-Buying Guide Kelley Blue Book May Sell Itself

Kelley Blue Book Co., the venerable publisher of car-buying guides, is looking for a buyer itself, according to a report in the Financial Times. Within the past few weeks, the family-owned company has retained JP Morgan to handle the sale process, sources say.

August Auto Sales Are Zooming Along. . .So Far

July was a mixed bag for auto sales, with sales improving, but not as much as the abundance of incentives for would-be car buyers led industry watchers to expect. But if August car sales continue on track, it may be the best month of 2010 so far, Edmunds.com reports.

U.S. Auto Sales May Have Revved Up in July

Analysts' expectations are that sales rose to the highest levels of the year last month, reaching an annualized rate of 11.9 million units. Eager to make room for 2011 models on dealers' lots, automakers have hiked incentives, drawing summertime bargain-hunters.

Fewer New Car Buyers Are Switching to Toyota

After a series of recalls, Toyota is attracting fewer car owners who drive other brands, despite generous incentives and a massive media campaign to address concerns about quality. Nearly half of all new cars sold at Toyota dealerships this year included a Toyota trade-in, up from 42% in 2009.

Are incentives helping Toyota sales?

It's hard to resist a good deal, even if it's a recall-plagued Toyota. Toyota's new incentive plan is attracting the attention of potential buyers,...

Is 'Cash for Clunkers' Gearing Up Again?

At the auto show in Detroit, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood "Cash for Clunkers" as "the most wildly successful program ever." The remarks suggest the guzzler trade-in program may not have driven into the sunset. But with a majority of Americans opposing it, a retread may not be the best idea.