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.
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. […]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. […]