The market for used cars is evolving rapidly. Today's used car buyer has access to more information about vehicles, pricing and the overall market than most professional salesmen had in the previous millennium. If you want to sell your used car for a fair price with the minimum amount of hassle, you need to meet your buyers where they live: on the information superhighway. According to Daniel Pink in To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others (Riverhead Books, 2012), "buyers today aren't 'fully informed' in the idealized way that many economic models assume.
California, Wyoming, Utah, Montana and Arizona have the highest average car repair costs, a study by CarMD.com finds. These states are also home to half the nation's top driving destinations.The five states that are home to many of the top driving destinations in the U.S.
Car prices have dropped in Europe but it keeps getting more expensive for drivers to fix their vehicles, highlighting the need to crack down on exorbitant repair costs, the EU said Friday.The European Commission, the EU's competition watchdog, said the prices for repair and maintenance services as well as spare parts rose "well above inflation" in 2009, by 1.5 percent and 0.7 percent respectively."I am very happy that consumers in Europe are continuing to benefit from strong competition in the markets for car sales," European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia.