Author Archives: Geoffrey Jerome

About Geoffrey Jerome

I am a 35 year veteran of the automobile and motorcycle industry, author of nine published books, soon to be ten, Both fiction and nonfiction. I have two super kids, actually adults. I am Formerly from upstate New York, Ithaca. I like photography, technology, podcasting

Dealing on a medium or low priced used

Dealing on medium and low priced used Don’t be fooled by a $7500 credit there are lots of other reasons So many new vehicle tricks and gimmicks, go used Used leasing isn’t good Inexpensive is many things Used vehicle categories … Continue reading

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The due diligence for buying a used vehicle

The due diligence keys when buying a used vehicle Climate change barrier reef is 90% better Tax credit?  Only a few models and who needs it? Due diligence on a used is different Resale consideration can be just as important … Continue reading

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The key do’s and don’ts

Do’s and don’ts EV battery onto the reasons list Short cuts to dealing The don’t do it list The reverse of what to do Test driving?  No pricing Out of time Three choices as I see it Sometimes what not … Continue reading

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Buying an electric vehicle review

Electric vehicle review Carvana is banned in Illinois Don’t buy on line, ever Ship fire at sea can’t be extinguished and 4000 electric vehicles go down Green new deal is crazy Reviews and reports on electric Mild hybrid Hybrid Plug … Continue reading

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Choices before you start and protect your credit now

Choices before you start and protect your credit Now EV issues are many Have batteries changed much? Protecting credit score Score factors Reset the budget What are the questions you need to research? Budget Unit before you start Trade prep … Continue reading

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Why timing is huge when buying a vehicle

Timing is huge when buying a vehicle Electric vehicles weigh more / wear more Electric vehicles repair difficult to find EV fires are different When can make you a winner Day, week, month, time of day, all matter The Weather … Continue reading

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Resale value can mean thousands either way

Resale value can mean thousands either way EV Range is best in the city Cold is anti EV Planning is difficult for an EV Resale value is always part of your cost A seemingly good deal might be the opposite … Continue reading

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Extended service plans, yes or no

Extended service plan, yes or no Average EV price vs Average vehicle sold More space needed to stop? Assuming good condition Extended service plans are not warranties actually Condition and care tell the story Price plus deductible is the first … Continue reading

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The keys to negotiating

The keys to Negotiating your deal E Vehicles are not what they appear to be When is it time to say yes? Negotiating is part of every episode Many methods, varied results Knowledge is key Due diligence support Waiting for … Continue reading

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Checking collision coverage and EV Update: Batteries

checking your collision coverage EV Update: batteries Dealers fined for consumer fraud never enough Zero emission electric vehicle story is a lie What makes a battery Car, truck, motorcycle, motor home or boat, Insurance is part of the process Auto … Continue reading

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