Used EVs are Now Eligible for Federal Tax Credits premium
As of January 1, electric vehicle tax credits and the rules that govern their distribution have changed. New legislation opens the door for different models to eligibility for credits, but there are other restrictions that come into play. We’ve gathered the most important information you need to know about the new credits, so let’s dive […]
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December 26, 2022
Here’s How Things are Going for New and Used Cars in Late 2022 premium
If nothing else, 2022 has shown that car prices and values don’t always make sense. In fact, little has made sense in the last 24 months or so, but the prices we’ve seen for new and used cars in recent months are surprising. New car prices climbed closer to $50,000 at the end of this […]
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November 28, 2022
2022 Recap: The Year in AutoTempest Search Data premium
AutoTempest saw millions of vehicle searches in 2022, and with the sometimes insane way our world seems to turn, we wanted to reflect on the year through the lens of your vehicle search behavior. We gathered all of the model years, price ranges, makes/models, and fuel types from our anonymized search data for this year […]
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June 7, 2022
How to Win at Autocross premium
We Want to Win You have attended your first autocross, or perhaps a few events, and now is the time to use some key strategies to win.  If you haven’t read the first two blogs then go ahead and click here for How to Prepare for your First Autocross or How to Improve at Autocross.  […]
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Marketing and Social Media Manager
May 13, 2022
How to Improve at Autocross premium
Rise up the Rankings So you gave autocross a try and you enjoyed it, just like me!  What a great driving event to  have fun and challenge yourself, all with a relatively low entry cost.  Now that we are hooked, let’s find some ways to complete every course faster and start improving our results.  At […]
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Marketing and Social Media Manager
April 1, 2022
New, low-cost PPF alternative for new cars! premium
I’m excited to announce that as of today, AutoTempest.com is launching a brand new service for new car owners. This service is the first of its kind worldwide, and will revolutionize the paint protection industry. I’m sure many of you know how frustrating it can be when you buy a brand new car, only to […]
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Founder & CEO
March 14, 2022
How to Prepare for Your First Autocross premium
Autocross days are fun and challenging racing events that allow you to learn your cars’ limits in a safe and controlled environment.  While it’s a ton of fun, you won’t reach the same speeds on an autocross course as you would at a track day, and each run is relatively short (around a minute), so the […]
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Marketing and Social Media Manager
November 30, 2021
Is Now a Bad Time to Buy a New or Used Car? premium
Today’s new cars are rolling computers with microchips that control everything from engine operation to features like heated seats and navigation. The global chip shortage has hit automakers from several directions and has made it difficult to continue producing high volumes of new cars with all of the features that buyers expect. Some have opted […]
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October 5, 2021
Is It Safe to Buy a Used EV? premium
As more and more electric cars hit our roads, the number of opportunities to find a decent deal on a used EV is growing. Used EVs are becoming plentiful and some even look like a great deal, but is buying a used electric car a good idea? The short answer is “maybe,” because just like […]
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August 30, 2021
How to Shop for Used Hybrid Cars or PHEV premium
Buying a used car can be exciting, especially with all of the new models available today. Used hybrid cars and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars are among them and can offer significant fuel savings for the right owner. They do have an added layer of complexity, however, due to their batteries. With the right research and […]
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