Blog Articles

blog /bläg/

1. a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.

That’s a good definition but the We Drive blog is a lot more than that. It’s your free guide to everything you want to know, or should know, about all things automotive: advice on cars, help on financing, thoughts on car-buying, and the truth about dealerships and pricing. We Drive is your car-buying solution and these blog articles are a great source of honest information. And if you want to chat more about any automotive or financing topic, we’re just a phone call away. So read away… and then give us a call!

15 DEC

Buying an Extended Warranty at the Time of Purchase

by Danny Liddell
Auto Advisor / Account Executive
We Drive

There are so many products dealerships push on customers to buy while financing.  I know the feeling of walking into a dealership and feeling completely unaware.  This blog is to give members and the general public some helpful tips.  Today’s tip focuses on extended warranties.  Most people when buying new or used ask if the… Read Full Article

01 DEC

Got GAP?

by Donna Acosta
Auto Advisor / Account Executive
We Drive

Owing more than your car is worth is called being "upside down" in your loan and it can be a problem if your car is totaled in a crash, or if your car is stolen and not recovered.  Either way, your insurance pays you what the car is worth, not what you owe on the… Read Full Article

26 NOV

Where’s My Spare Tire?

by Ken Frank
Finance Supervisor
We Drive

Imagine this, you are driving in the middle of nowhere and you get a flat tire.  You open the trunk and discover that your new car does not have a spare tire.  Now what do you do?  Today many people are driving around unaware that they do not have a spare tire!  No, their spare… Read Full Article

01 NOV

The Truth About 0% Financing

by Joe Wilson
Vice President of Operations
We Drive

Working in a car-buying service, I have to see everything from two perspectives, the customer’s and the business’. And occasionally those perspectives are polar opposite. The most common case-in-point that comes to mind is 0% financing. What a potential scam! Too many people are blinded by numbers. I say do that math, zero is not… Read Full Article

15 OCT

Vehicle Rebates

by Ashley Eisenband
Business Development Manager
We Drive

If you’re new to the world of rebates, it’s always good to understand how they work before accepting them.  First of all, what are rebates?  A rebate is the auto manufacturer’s way of motivating us to buy.  It is a set amount of money (cha-ching!) that is taken off the price of the vehicle at… Read Full Article

03 OCT

Misconception #2…Car Salesmen

by Donna Acosta
Auto Advisor / Account Executive
We Drive

Why you want to buy through We Drive's free, car-buying solution and not go on your own... There are approximately one million new autos sold every month in the U.S. and many buyers make the big mistake in the car-buying process by visiting a dealership and buying from the wrong type of sales representative.  The… Read Full Article