Blog Articles

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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!

14 AUG

Shopping for a Vehicle

by Danny Liddell
Auto Advisor / Account Executive
We Drive

So many people think you need months to shop for a vehicle when in reality it only takes one day to buy a vehicle.  Plus when you go to a dealer and say you’re not looking to buy for a month, they are not going to give you their best deal because they look at…

15 JUL

Is the Vehicle You’re Buying Flood-Damaged?

by Chris Simpson
Auto Advisor
We Drive

When floodwaters recede, they often leave behind damaged cars and that’s where trouble can begin for car buyers.  After the owners, which are sometimes new car dealerships, settle up with their insurance companies, the flood-damaged cars are refurbished, the title is "washed", and the vehicles is then resold to an unsuspecting buyer in another state…

02 JUL

GAP 101: Intro to Guaranteed Asset Protection

by Ken Frank
Finance Supervisor
We Drive

Don’t worry, this is not a college course that comes with a difficult final exam!  This is a quick blog to let you know why Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP) is important to you and your financial security. GAP will protect your credit and your wallet if your financed vehicle is either stolen or totaled.  Most…

16 JUN

Are All Trucks Bad on Gas?

by Danny Liddell
Auto Advisor / Account Executive
We Drive

So you need a truck but you’ve heard that they’re the worst on gas.  Well I’m here to let you know trucks can get good gas mileage.  If you need a truck for moving equipment or even towing, there are many great options now.  A lot of trucks come with a v-6 engine if you…

01 JUN

On The Road Again – Road Trip Advice

by David Salcedo
Finance Advisor / Auto Advisor
We Drive

Have you found yourself traveling alone on a long road trip?  I have.  I have some great tips that can make it pleasant and not boring. The first thing I do is prepare my car and have it all checked out to make sure I get to my destination safely.  In order to make your…

15 MAY

Reasons You Shouldn’t Hang Onto That Old Car

by Jennifer Burns
Director of Organizational Performance & Strategy
We Florida Financial

Anyone who knows me will never believe it was my idea to write this post.  I drove my 2002 Volkswagen Jetta through many years of hot Florida summers and long past its prime.  When I finally broke down to get another car (you guess it – another Jetta), parting was bittersweet.  Though that first Jetta…