Armaan Almeida

Automotive Editor

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Armaan Almeida is an Automotive Editor who produces buying guides and sneak previews for CarsDirect, in addition to publishing daily news stories and tracking monthly deals, incentives and pricing trends from Toyota, Nissan and Lexus. An all-around automotive technical expert, he loves to delve into the inner workings of modern and vintage vehicles in his spare time.


Recent Contributions by Armaan

  • Our Favorite Wagon Deals

    Apr 1, 2015

    We're big fans of the Mazda5 wagon, but Mazda has announced that it will be discontinued soon, making this your last chance to grab one while still saving up to

  • Our Favorite Truck Deals

    Apr 1, 2015

    One of the country's hottest-selling trucks continues to get big discounts. This month, the popular Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab gets up to $3,250 in rebates, pushing the value quotient

  • Our Favorite Sedan Deals

    Apr 1, 2015

    If you've had your eye on the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, this month's incentives make a solid case for buying now versus waiting. Hyundai is offering up to $3,000 in

  • Our Favorite Minivan/Van Deals

    Apr 1, 2015

    The Chevrolet City Express is not quite the slickest van on the market, but it boasts the most cabin and cargo space. And now, you can save up to $2,000

  • Our Favorite Hatchback Deals

    Apr 1, 2015

    Thanks to legislative pressure from California, manufacturers are selling and leasing as many all-electric cars as possible at deals never before seen. That means you can get $5,000 in finance

  • Our Favorite Coupe Deals

    Apr 1, 2015

    The Cadillac ATS coupe has the performance to go head-to-head with BMW's 4-Series and comes with a tantalizing $3,000 in bonus cash for 2015 models. (Expiration: November 2, 2015)

  • Our Favorite Crossover Deals

    Apr 1, 2015

    If you're looking for the best deal in the popular crossover segment, this is it. The incentives this month on the fuel-efficient GMC Acadia make it an outstanding value. The

  • Our Favorite Convertible Deals

    Apr 1, 2015

    With summer in full bloom, now is a great time to buy a Camaro Convertible as big rebates and incentives of $2,750 are now available, bringing the price down to

  • Our Favorite SUV Deals

    Apr 1, 2015

    The deals from Mazda are solid, especially on the 2015 CX-9. This month, the SUV is the recipient of a massive $4,500 rebate, dropping the price to never-before-seen levels, especially

  • FCA's September Sales Success

    Oct 1, 2015

    Automaker's Jeep brand responsible for 40 percent sales increase.