A year ago, I covered DriverSide, then in beta, a site designed to help people own cars--not buy new ones or fetishize the ones they can't afford. Since then, with the crisis in the U.S. economy, the automobile market has changed dramatically, making the boring utility of DriverSide likely even more attractive than it was when it launched.
The site is coming out of beta now and it has a few new features designed for people who don't feel their cars are disposable items. "Car awareness is different today," founder Trevor Traina says. He quotes … Read more