Chris Teague

November 14, 2019
Three Winter-Ready Vehicles That Won’t Break the Bank premium
Winter is already here for many of us, which means we’re thinking about how we’ll navigate the terrible weather and bumpy roads for the next few months (or six, here in Maine…). If you’re in need of a vehicle, now isn’t particularly the best time to shop for a winter-ready vehicle, since they’re in demand, […]
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September 18, 2019
The Five Best Back To School Cars premium
School has been in session for a while now, so it’s back to the grind for many of us. We all know the horror of back to school shopping, but what about car shopping for the new driver in the family? At some point, all parents will want to hand over the keys and stop […]
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April 22, 2019
How To Get the Best Fuel Economy Possible premium
Summer is well on its way, and for many of us that means hitting the road to enjoy the season. The warmest months of the year are great for road trips and getting out to enjoy the weather from the seat of your car. Unfortunately, summer is one of the more expensive times to drive. […]
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April 6, 2019
Buying a Convertible? Consider This premium
Spring is here, and while many of you are already enjoying beach days, some of us still have snow on the ground – but that’s not stopping us from dreaming of sunnier days.  As we swap out our studs and snow tires for the warmer months, many people are pulling their summer cars and cruising […]
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March 11, 2019
Prepare Your Vehicle to Roll Into Spring the Right Way premium
Spring is upon us, and while the weather certainly doesn’t feel like it where I live in New England, many of you are probably already enjoying some time at the beach.  For our vehicles, the winter driving season can be as unforgiving as Thanksgiving is to our waistlines, so this time of year is an […]
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February 13, 2019
What’s a Pre-Purchase Inspection and Why Do You Need One? premium
  Despite the fact that many of us spend a significant chunk of our time window-shopping cars on the internet (it can’t be just me), there is very little chance that anyone can make responsible buying decisions without a much closer look.  That said, a staggering number of vehicles are sold online every day, so […]
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January 1, 2019
Buying a Collector’s Car premium
So, you’ve made the decision to make the jump and buy a new car.  Not just any new car, but a special car.  A collector’s car, a classic car, a rare car, or a limited-production model of a common car you’ve loved since you were a kid.  This isn’t the craziest thing in the world, […]
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December 6, 2018
Search Budgets in the United States premium
Interactive Search Budgets Map The wonderful world of data.  It’s so easy sometimes to fall down a black hole of numbers, trying to make sense of what we’re seeing and how those data points should drive what we do.  The linked Tableau map you see above is what happens when a car nerd turned data […]
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November 19, 2018
Getting Your Vehicle Ready for Winter premium
This time of year, many of us are gearing up for the winter season, which can bring snow, ice, freezing temps, and much longer nights. Cold weather can do funny things to vehicles, but there are steps that can be taken to prepare for the season’s challenges.  A few months ago, we looked at the […]
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October 25, 2018
Understanding a Vehicle History Report premium
Wouldn’t it be nice if we were able to just see into the past of a vehicle we’re buying to determine if it has ever been in a wreck or needed major repairs? If only there were some record of all the owners, or all the places the vehicle has been registered. By now, you’re […]
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