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No, A Car Subscription Service Is Not Like Spotify

Every time I see the news that Toyota is adding a subscription fee to use its remote start feature or that Tesla will charge owners to use technology they already bought, I get angrier. The absolute audacity. I refuse to buy into this concept, where you s

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Look At This Strange Little Boxy EV Hiding In Toyota's New Lineup

Earlier today, Toyota had a huge “media briefing” about the famously technically conservative company’s plans to enter the battery-electric vehicle market, and as fitting a company of the size and might of Toyota, there was a lot there. Not the least of w

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These Are The Absolute Worst Kind Of Dealer Markups

In this bonkers new car market, prices over MSRP are more common than not. We have numerous posts about dealer markups on various models that will boggle the mind of anyone who is even somewhat rational about car purchases. But the most egregious markups

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Support For EVs Is Far From Certain

A major country is cutting its EV incentives for the second time in a year, gas prices are falling in Japan, and we have another driverless car crash. All that and more in The Morning Shift for December 15, 2021.Read more...

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