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How to Get a Square Deal at an Auto Auction

Whether you are bidding on salvage cars online, checking out the inventory at the local Insurance Auto Auctions or researching Copart Auto Auctions on the RideSafely.com, buying a car with your bids can be a very smart thing to do. Dealers have long known about auto auctions, and chances are many of the cars, trucks and SUVs on their lots came from their local auction houses. Now the public is catching on in a big way, navigating their way through the sale lanes, buyer fees, vehicle warranties and other unique aspects of the automotive auction world. Read more

Buying Salvage Vehicles for Investment from Online Auctions

While buying one of the many salvage vehicles for sale online can be a great way to obtain a cheap personal vehicle, it can also be a handy way to make some money. If you have access to cheap auto parts and also have extensive repair knowledge or know someone who does, you can easily purchase a salvage vehicle and rebuild it for resale. Read more

How Ford Won the Middle Class, and why Volkswagen Didn’t

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In 1908, if the automobile were a citizen it would have been old enough to vote, but almost no workingman in America or anywhere in the world owned such a contraption. Trolley cars and buggies carried most people to the more well-paying jobs in the cities, while people in places like Chicago’s Packingtown or Pittsburgh’s Homestead led short, brutish lives struggling against the elements on foot. If you were a typical workingman, you made approximately 400 dollars a year, which is only $8,000-$10,000 in today’s dollars, a condition of extreme poverty. Read more

Used Autos Can Offer an Excellent Deal for Any Car Buyer

A car may be an essential for modern life, but it can also be a source of enjoyment and luxury. There’s no denying the thrill of driving a new auto off the lot, with the smell of the fresh interior set to the purr of a finely tuned engine, but this pleasure comes at an expense. A brand new car is a pricey proposition, and it’s an unfortunate fact that it will lose up to a third of its resale value the second you drive it away. Read more

Used & Salvage Ford F250 for Sale at RideSafely Auto Auctions

The F-250 is a part of Ford’s Super Duty line of full-size pickup trucks which was first introduced in 1998. Over the years it has won many prestigious awards, such as the Popular Mechanics’ Best Workhorse, the Truckin’s Topline Pulling Power and the Best Resale Value Truck. Ford F-250 comes in three different cab sizes including the Standard, the Crew Cab and the SuperCab which features 2 reverse-opening doors. The list of options includes choices of two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. Read more