Car Shopping Tips for New Drivers

When it comes to choosing the right car for your newly licensed teen, extreme precaution is warranted. As a teen, life changes rapidly, and the patience and attention required to be safe on the road doesn't always come naturally. Aside from training your teen to be safe on the road (CELL PHONE IN THE GLOVEBOX IF THE CAR... Continue Reading →

Puget Sound’s Best Driving Loops

Sure, the city life is exciting - always filling up with new shops and restaurants that seem to pop up every week. You can never go wrong with grabbing drinks on Capitol Hill or picking up a Pike Place bouquet for mom. Since it's so easy to fall in love with Seattle proper, Seattle's surrounding natural wonders... Continue Reading →

What Are TRED Customers Test Driving?

Our Auto Experts have delivered a lot of test drives to the Seattle area. Everyone is unique and seeks different features when it comes to a car - but, we have noticed a handful of cars that our shoppers can't wait to get behind the wheel of. Mazda Mazda3 Mazda's compact car grabs the attention... Continue Reading →

Sell Your Car to TRED

At TRED, we are committed to smoothing out the entire car shopping process - which often includes getting rid of your old car before or after buying a new one. Instead of trucking to the dealership, or posting your car on Craigslist, we've created a way for you to sell your car, within an hour or... Continue Reading →

The TRED Purchase Platform

If you’re like 95% of car buyers, your journey starts online. Typically, you begin by perusing elegant manufacturer websites. Next, you start investigating third party sites where you can get information regarding “real” pricing. Next, you might visit dealership sites to get a sense for local inventory availability. And at some point, you will head... Continue Reading →

Top 8 Cars for Dogs

We get it - your pup is part of your family and even sleeps in the same bed with you. Don't you believe he/she deserves just as much comfort as you do when it comes to traveling? According to the Humane Society, 78.2 million people are dog owners. In light of these numbers, keeping your canine... Continue Reading →

Move Over Pavement

[responsive_youtube qlTA3rnpgzU] Ideas can move mountains, and Solar Roadways just might be one of them. The idea is to replace roads with solar panels, and it is not new. However, recently a small start up has created a convincing case, and its crowd funding campaign has gone viral. Aside from the solar technology, road panels... Continue Reading →

Car Shopping Made Easier

The internet has changed the way we buy things, and cars are no exception.  Ten years ago, car shoppers would visit an average of five dealerships in their process of searching for a new ride.  A recent article by CNBC states that today most car shoppers do their research online first, therefore they don’t find... Continue Reading →

October Infographics

Greetings TRED blogosphere.  It's time for an update on our progress for October.  In Seattle, the days are getting shorter, the ski season is nearly upon us, and we're seeing some changes in our most popular brands.  This time I bring you two infographics for comparison: 1. Top TRED Brands Since Launch 2. TRED Customers Types Since Launch Subaru and Nissan test... Continue Reading →

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