Mazda Company BeginningsWritten by Mazda Fan
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As word spread about Mazda models, orders swarmed into Japan. By late 1980, it was reported that 20 million vehicles were being produced.
A major milestone for Mazda was its 75th Anniversary, which also marked twenty-five years of business in United States. In 1995 Mazda company celebrated this tremendous achievement and looked forward to many more years of successful production.
The next event that proved Mazda was fast becoming a leader in car industry came in 1997. At this time, for sixth year in a row, Mazda Miata won an “All Stars” rating from Automobile magazine. Capitalizing on this, soon after Mazda came out with Mazda 6 and striking RX 8.
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Lemon Laws Don’t Protect Used Car BuyersWritten by Charles Essmeier
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will require used car dealers to have their cars inspected by certified mechanics prior to their being offered for sale. This will help, in time, but what can a potential buyer do now?
Ask to have a certified mechanic examine car before purchase. Any reasonable dealer should allow you to take car to a mechanic; if not, you should probably shop elsewhere.
Get a list of car’s known problems in writing prior to purchase. Inquire as to whether you have any recourse should something go wrong after sale.
Ask salesperson if car has any sort of warranty, and if so, get it in writing. If they tell you car is sold “as is”, ask them to define those terms exactly.
Contact your local Better Business Bureau to see if they have had any complaints about that particular dealer.
If possible, purchase a used car from a dealership that offers certified used cars with a written warranty.
Buying a used car is more problematic than buying a new one. After all, a used car is one that someone else didn’t want anymore. Buyers who are considering a purchase of a used car should be aware that their protection under laws of most states is quite limited. Asking a few questions and doing some investigation prior to making purchase may save buyers thousands of dollars down road.
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