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Your Safety is at Risk When You Privately Sell Your Used Car

In late January, 2011, a man tried to sell his used car, a BMW, without using an auto appraisal or car buying service like Big Bucks Auto. After the “buyer” of the BMW signed a fake name on the bill of sale, he forcefully captured the seller, brutalized him, tied up his hands and feet and threw him into the trunk. With the seller unconscious in the trunk of his own BMW, the buyer started driving away from Manhattan toward an unknown destination, but likely what would have been the final resting place of his captive.

By | June 1st, 2016|Auto Industry News, Big Bucks Auto|0 Comments

Sell Your Car: Save the Planet

Why selling your car makes you Eco-friendly There are many reasons why you may want to sell your car, but did you know that selling your car is a great way to join the Green Movement? Cut back on carbon emissions by selling your car Sell your car: Save the planet Selling your car will cut back on carbon emissions in a more significant way than you may realize. According to the U.S Census Bureau, it takes 600 gallons to run one car for just one year. For the past 20 years, a whopping 60% of the total CO2 emissions released into our atmosphere have come directly from cars and motor fuel. It is very important for this large percentage to drop in order to fight global warming, and you can greatly contribute to this effort when you sell your car. […]

Selling Your Car? Our New E-Book Offers Helpful Tips

If you've ever wondered when the right time is to sell your car, the easy answer is replacement: you've purchased a new car and the old one has got to move on. For many though, particularly those in and around major metropolitan areas, you might find that the cost of car ownership - gas, repairs, parking, etc. - is just too high and want to sell your car for cash for basic economic reasons. And, in the current economy, if [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Car Tips & Advice|0 Comments

Kelley Blue Book: inaccurate values for those thinking “sell my car”

Cash for Cars Experts at New York's Big Bucks Auto uncover pitfalls of "suggested retail value" services.   When selling used cars for cash, people often look first to services such as Kelley’s Blue Book, Edmonds, or other similar sites to estimate the value of their car. Buddy Evans, Vice President of Big Bucks Auto and veteran automotive industry expert, explained recently that in reality, Kelley Blue Book and similar services’ suggested retail values can be misleading and often skew [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Car Tips & Advice|0 Comments

Need a Valentine’s gift for your sweetheart? Start by selling your car.

Looking for a way to get your loved one a Valentine’s Day gift?  One great way is to sell your car for cash. Cars are expensive to keep in greater New York, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut,, and getting rid of your car can free up a lot of money fast. Unlike most places that are looking to sell to you on Valentine’s Day – car-buying services actually want to buy your car.  Big Bucks Auto car-buying service in New [...]

Did your car survive Hurricane Sandy undamaged? Think about trading it in for cash today!

New Yorkers are resilient. They are survivors. No matter what type of adversity has been thrown at them in recent years, the people of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have shown again and again that they will not back down. They don’t give up. Hurricane Sandy was the latest of many difficult challenges to knock the New York area to its knees. The superstorm’s destruction – from Breezy Point to Staten Island, from Seaside Heights to Hoboken, from Red [...]

By | December 28th, 2012|Car Tips & Advice, New York Life|0 Comments

Need cash for the holidays? Trade in your car, truck or motorcycle for cash now!

With a chill in the air, songs all around and spirit everywhere, the holiday season evokes cherished memories of special times. From brightly colored trees and mistletoe to ceremonial candles and holiday gelt, there are so many iconic images that symbolize the most wonderful time of the year. In the modern age, of course, nothing has come to symbolize the holidays quite like presents. Let's face it, everyone likes to give gifts - not to mention receive them [...]

By | December 11th, 2012|Car Tips & Advice, Owning a Car in New York City|0 Comments

Did Hurricane Sandy damage your car? Experts offer helpful tips.

How to Assess Water Damaged Cars Hurricane Sandy has come and gone, but as we see reported in the news daily, it has left lasting damage and destruction throughout the greater New York, New Jersey, Long Island and Connecticut area in its wake. In that connection, as people assess the damage, many are asking what to check for to see how your car has been affected by flooding. This article compiles a list from a variety of helpful sources for [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|Auto Industry News, Car Tips & Advice|0 Comments

Remembering September 11th

To our fellow New Yorkers, and Americans: we had written this blog post a year ago on this occasion, and on this eleventh anniversary, we wanted to honor the date by reposting here our thoughts and remembrances of 9/11, of all those we lost that day, and their families and loved ones... One New Yorker, Two Buildings, Ten Years Sometimes, there are things more important than buying used cars. I know that sound funny coming from me; when the purchase [...]

By | September 11th, 2012|New York Life|0 Comments

Frankfurt Auto Show 2011: Concept Cars from Subaru, Audi & Volkswagen

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been one year since I was talking about the Paris Auto Show. So much has changed, but one thing has remained the same: we buy used cars. This year’s auto show unveiled more concept cars. Frankfurt Auto Show The Frankfurt Auto Show alternates years between Frankfurt and Paris. This auto show is like Christmas for car buffs, with each little car guy (or girl) nestled in their bed with dreams of automotives in their heads. At last year’s show in Paris, we picked our three favorite concept cars that included the Kia POP, The Next XK, and a green concept car from Ferrari. This year was equally as difficult to pick our favorites. […]

By | November 22nd, 2011|Auto Industry News|0 Comments