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How to Negotiate with Car Dealers Guide to Dealing with Car Dealers 1. The Basics Successful car shoppers tend to share four traits. They take their time researching, don't show any emotion, have lots of patience, and are willing to walk away. The Debt-Free Car Project 1996 Lexus ES 300 PictureWe purchased this Lexus for $3,800. | May 10, 2012 | Scott Jacobs for Edmunds A recent study by ICF International, commissioned by Ways to Work, concluded that struggling families who have access to an affordable vehicle are 82 percent more likely to get off public assistance programs. Unfortunately, many people in that situation assume a reliable and affordable used car is out of reach or can only be bought at a dealership.

Luxury Car-Sharing Service HiGear Launches “Swap Club,” Allowing Vehicle Owners To Trade Cars Luxury car-sharing service HiGear is announcing a new product called “Swap Club,” which will allow its existing car owners the opportunity to swap cars among each other in exchange for HiGear points. To participate in the “Swap Club,” vehicle owners will either need to accumulate points by renting out their cars on HiGear or they can optionally purchase points via HiGear’s website. Now live in the Bay Area and L.A., HiGear differentiates itself from car-sharing competitors like RelayRides, Getaround, Zipcar and others, by specializing in “high-end” luxury vehicles only, like Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Porsche, Aston Martin, Lamborghini and Tesla. The company will begin to roll out its new “Swap Club” service to select members next week for testing purposes, says CEO Ali Moiz.

Royal Bank of Scotland to use AI platform for customer services The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is using IBM Watson technology to provide a robot that will answer customer questions and pass requests on to the right agents. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. The Luvo cognitive chat bot, which uses IBM’s cloud-based Watson Conversation service, will be available to around 10% of RBS’s customers in Scotland in December as part of its first customer pilot. Luvo will answer simple questions in under a second and direct customers to the right human agent if the question is more complex.

Autonomous FF 91 blends luxury and connectivity Following a series of teasing tweets late last year, the California-based start-up finally unveiled the FF 91 at this month's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Billed as the fastest electric production car in the world -- it goes from 0-60 mph in 2.39 seconds -- the electric supercar also promises to be one of the most sophisticated autonomous vehicles on the road. CNN's Supercharged show caught up with Faraday Future's design chief Richard Kim at CES, where he gave presenter Nicki Shields a guided tour of the car's key design features. Form follows function A strip of light wraps around the front of the FF 91, drawing attention to the car's aerodynamic shape.

Can You Return the Car You Just Bought? Void Contract PictureYou might wish you could void your purchase contract and simply give the car back to the dealer. But unlike other consumer products, it's not easy to return a car. | October 18, 2012 | It's the morning after your big car purchase and you wake up with a knot in your gut. The car you bought suddenly seems like too much car for your needs, the monthly payments are high and you bought an expensive warranty. How to Get the Best Price on a New Car - Step by Step Instructions Before We Begin... I'm assuming you've already narrowed your choice of vehicle down to one or two very specific models, and are ready to make the purchase. The process I've outlined works best if you give yourself at least one week to go through all the steps. This is to ensure enough time for thorough price comparisons. By now, you should have already test-driven a variety of vehicles and know the exact trim, colors and options you want.

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