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News

Are Pickup Trucks Really Dead? - June 16, 2010

Best New Cars for 2011 - April 26, 2010

The Mini Car Wars Heat Up - April 15, 2010

Toyota Recalls: Who Wins, Who Loses? - March 26, 2010

Toyota Recalls: How Worried Should You Be? - Feb. 10, 2010

Car Sales Winners and Losers of 2009 - Jan. 25, 2010

Super Small Cars Coming Soon - Jan. 11, 2010

Finance

Cars With the Most Horesepower Per Dollar - June 1, 2010

How to Save Money on Car Insurance - May 26, 2010

8 Great Cars and SUVs for Under $25K - May 14, 2010

Great Cars for $200 a Month - May 13, 2010

How to Tell When It's Time For a New Car - April 9, 2010

5 Car Repairs You Can't Afford to Skip - March 29, 2010

The Worst Small SUV Money Pits - Feb. 25, 2010

5 Small Car Money Pits - Jan. 26, 2010

Safety

Four Deadly Driving Mistakes - November 12, 2010

Best Cars for Teen Drivers - July 13, 2010

How to Survive Deadly Driving Situations - March 22, 2010

Crash Tests: What You Need to Know - March 1, 2010

Buying and Owning Advice

How Dealers Dupe You - November 9, 2010

Do Electric Cars Make Sense? - September 24, 2010

Don't Buy These Cars Just Yet - August 23, 2010

Best Cars for Small Business - August 23, 2010

Expensive Car-Selling Mistakes - August 17, 2010

3 Simple Steps to Save Money on Auto Repairs - July 21, 2010

Best and Worst Used Cars - June 25, 2010

How to Get a Summer Discount on a New Car - June 15, 2010

The Three Best Times to Buy a New Car - March 29, 2010

5 Reasons to Buy American Now - March 22, 2010

5 Car Myths That Could Cost You a Bundle - March 22, 2010

What to Buy Instead of a Toyota - March 1, 2010

How to Avoid Auto Repair Rip-Offs - Feb. 3, 2010

The Worst Used Cars You Can Buy - Jan. 25, 2010

Best and Worst 2010s for the New Year - Jan. 19, 2010

Cars That Won't Get Snowed In - Jan. 11, 2010

The Costliest Car Buying Mistakes - Jan. 5, 2010

Popular Culture

Is Your Car Making You Fat? - November 9, 2010

Celebrity Cars You Can Afford - September 28, 2010

Cars that Drive Like a Million Bucks - September 24, 2010

Best Cars for Tailgating - September 14, 2010

Cars That Do Crazy Things - September 13, 2010

5 Affordable Cars That Make You Look Rich - April 7, 2010

The Best and Worst Car Commercials of Super Bowl XLIV - Feb. 8, 2010

What's a Tiguan? The Story Behind Car Names - Jan. 5, 2010