Plymouth was the bargain alternative to buying a Chrysler. Some say that was Dodge's role, and today that is what it has become. But Chrysler couldn't trust that their customers would go down the street to the Dodge dealer. There was too much danger that they would stop at a ...
May 5, 2010Anthony Luna
Peugeot is one of the world's oldest automakers. They haven't sold cars in the North American market since 1991, however, and have no dealer representation. This is a big problem with these cars, since they have no interchangeability with other makes. Aside from a few relays, Peugeot cars are orphans. ...
May 4, 2010Anthony Luna
Nissan has been in the U.S. market for a long time. They sold some interesting cars and some awful cars. There were some brilliant cars that were never exported to America. As with most import brands, U.S. safety and emissions regulations caused them some headaches. When it comes to owning and ...
May 3, 2010Anthony Luna
Mitsubishi is a company with great history, but not especially with automobiles. While the parent company is a huge concern engaged in ship-building and aviation, the automotive division is relatively new and small. The initial product was cheap, small cars. By exploiting co-branding deals with other manufacturers, Mitsubishi has grown ...
April 28, 2010Anthony Luna
Mercury is a division of Ford. It has gone through changes over the years, and its parent company has not always given it the best treatment. But it has been involved in some interesting marketing attempts, and has been the home of several entertaining cars. Ford has treated it as ...
April 27, 2010Anthony Luna
Parts for Mercedes Benz cars can be frustrating. Forethought makes it less of a chore, though. Cost and availability are bugaboos for owners and mechanics, but they needn't be. Knowing who to call and what to ask for are important. Mechanics working on newer cars find that most of what ...
April 26, 2010Anthony Luna
Lincoln is the luxury division of Ford. It is traditionally teamed with Mercury in one dealership. Although Lincolns share basic structures and power plants with Ford, they are not always interchangeable. Buying parts for a Lincoln requires a little planning. Engines in older Lincolns are generally identical to those found in ...
April 21, 2010Anthony Luna
Land Rover has long set the standard among off road and utility vehicles worldwide. Since 1944, its name has continued to represent durability and reliability. The latest 2010 Land Rover LR2 and LR2 HSE Sport Utility features new trims, color options, and customization options like never before. While shopping for ...
April 20, 2010Anthony Luna
Anyone handling the repairs of their Jeep by themselves has many options when it comes to shopping for the right parts. Jeeps are famous for their rugged nature, but there are many that succumb to accidents or mechanical failures and end up in salvage yards. Those looking for the cheapest ...
April 14, 2010Anthony Luna
Jaguar has seen many changes over the years, especially in the last couple of decades. They are durable cars with enthusiastic owners, not the orphans one might have expected. Obtaining parts is much easier than one might assume. Jaguar has a small but stable dealer network which, like that of Mercedes-Benz, ...
April 13, 2010Anthony Luna