1. We’re Bi-Coastal! Shift DC Now Open for Business


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    District of Columbia, we’ve arrived. Shift is ecstatic to announce the opening of our first East Coast branch–and we couldn’t think of a better place to kick things off than in our nation’s capital. It makes perfect sense: cars are undeniably American. Cars are what Shift does. DC is America. Shift is in DC. See what we did there? It was meant to be.

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  2. From Toyotas to Touchdowns

    Are You Ready For… the Year’s Best Car Commercials?


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    The Super Bowl is upon us, which means many things. A leather ball will be thrown, fumbled, lunged for, and carried. People will eat and drink at an alarming rate. Cheers, gasps, and sighs will emanate from homes and bars across America. And at halftime, everyone will crowd in front of the screen to watch commercials, with an anticipatory awe saved specially for this occasion.

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  3. The Rain Rundown


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    Over the past month or so, El Niño has been sweeping the nation. No, it’s not a hip boyband, although it did make a famous appearance back in 1998. Reactions to this millennial incarnation of El Niño are mixed. Flourishing gardens, wicked surf, and the perfect atmosphere for days-long cuddle sessions have left many Americans singing El Niño’s praises. But drawbacks to this unique weather pattern are serious, especially when it comes to driving. Slick, puddle-filled highways and byways may be an unfamiliar and dangerous challenge to California drivers.

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  4. We’re Hiring in Virginia!


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    Who says the West Coast is the best coast? While our roots will always be in California, we’re proud to announce that we’re heading east — by bringing 100 open tech and engineering jobs to the state of Virginia.

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  5. The Datsun 240Z: My Car Story

    How a little time and TLC turned a diamond in the rough into a dream car...


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    This is the first in a series of odes to the cars we’ve known and loved. Here, Kyle Clark – a Shift Car Enthusiast – pays tribute to the Datsun he refurbished in college and still drives today.

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  6. Kevin’s No-Stress Guide to a Successful Test Drive


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    From the spotless leather seats to the smell of a new car, most of us approach test drives with the excitement of a first date. The potential problem? When we get caught up in the romance and possibility, we sometimes forget we’re really searching for a long-term partner.

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  7. Hi Sacramento


    And then there were three. We’re proud to announce our expansion to another market in California.

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  8. Meet Mikey

    Shift Engineer


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    We sat down with Mikey Lintz, one of our awesome engineers, to find out why he joined Shift.

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  9. Craigslist Creeps vs. Car Concierges


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    Buying or selling a car, especially a used car, is usually a pretty terrible experience. It’s inconvenient, time-consuming, and plagued with uncertainty. For years, consumers have been getting a raw deal. And little to nothing has been done to change the process.

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