Justin Cupler

Automotive Editor

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Justin Cupler has specialized as an automotive writer since 2009, and has seen himself published in multiple websites and online magazines. In addition to contributing to CarsDirect, Justin also works as editor in chief for a large performance car online publication. His specialty lays in the high-performance realm, but has a deep love and understanding for all things automotive. Prior to being an automotive writer, he was an automotive technician and manager for six years, but spent the majority of his younger life tinkering with classic muscle cars.

Recent Contributions by Justin

  • Volkswagen to Pay Out More Than $1.8 Billion to Struggling Dealers, but Some Aren’t Satisfied

    Aug 29, 2016

    Volkswagen’s Dieselgate scandal has rocked the company to its core, including its roughly 650 dealerships across the U.S. Volkswagen has recognized declining dealer profits, mostly due to the stop-sale of

  • Lincoln Tops the 2016 American Customer Satisfaction Index

    Aug 25, 2016

    Every year, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ASCI) releases a new report showing just how satisfied car buyers are with their purchases. Today, the ASCI released its 2016 findings, and

  • Honda Civic vs. Scion iA

    Aug 24, 2016

    Not many cars have been around as long as Honda's compact, which dates back four decades. The Civic has ranked among the best-selling models in this crowded category, invariably vying

  • Honda Civic vs. Acura ILX

    Aug 24, 2016

    The 10th-generation Honda Civic underwent a massive transformation that made it roomier, more comfortable, and more versatile than ever before. The latter was further enhanced by the recent introduction of

  • Hyundai’s New “Prime Now. Drive Now.” Program is a Quick Dip in the Online Sales Pool

    Aug 22, 2016

    Regardless of current regulations and dealership pushback, selling new cars online is the future. Today, Hyundai has announced that it will experiment in this sales channel with a little help

  • The Top 3 Car Finance Company Reviews

    Aug 19, 2016

    The top-three car-finance companies turn the majority of their focus to the sub-prime market, meaning they make loans to borrowers with less than perfect credit or match these buyers with

  • How to Get Low Interest Bad Credit Car Loans

    Aug 19, 2016

    The average consumer credit score is slowly ticking upward, but a study performed in August 2015 found that 12.5 percent of all borrowers still have a bad credit score

  • How Does Auto Liability Car Insurance Work?

    Aug 19, 2016

    Find out the mimimum level of liability car insurance your state requires, what auto liability insurance numbers denote, and types of liability.

  • Auto Loan Broker

    Aug 19, 2016

    A good auto loan broker can frequently get clients lower rates, but dealing with a direct lender is sometimes a better option. Learn how to make the call.

  • The Benefits of Diesel Cars

    Aug 19, 2016

    Diesel engines were primarily used in large trucks and commercial vehicles in the past, but thanks to modern advances, there is a wide array of passenger vehicles that feature diesel