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Car Buying Tips, News, and Features - 2013/July

Mercedes Tops List of Stolen Luxury Vehicles

You may not be the only one eyeing your neighbor’s Mercedes , as a new report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jul. 31, 2013

Could Hackers Take Over Your Car?

Cars are offering more and more features to keep drivers and passengers connected while they're on the road. While most... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 30, 2013

High-Tech Car Seat Keeps Parents and Kids Connected

Parents who worry about installing their child's car seat correctly, accidentally leaving their child in the car, or... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 29, 2013

2014 Corvette Stingray Makes Good First Impression

The first wave of critical reviews and instrumented tests of the completely redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jul. 26, 2013

2014 Mazda3 Fuel Economy Expected to Top Compact Class

Mazda showed off its all-new 2014 Mazda3 hatchback almost a month ago, which was followed by the introduction of the... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jul. 25, 2013

All-Electric BMW i3 Priced at $42,275

The BMW i3 will start at $42,275 (including a $925 destination charge) when it goes on sale in the second quarter of... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jul. 24, 2013

Summer Heat Brings Risk to Kids in Cars

It's a nightmare scenario for any parent: a child gets left in a car on a hot day. By the time someone notices, the... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 23, 2013

Honda Redesigns Fit, Adds Hybrid, Sedan Options

Honda has released images of the all-new Japanese model Fit and, according to Motor Trend , the pictures offer U.S... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jul. 22, 2013

Will Gas Prices Stop Climbing?

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.67, up from $3.55 just one week ago, according to the... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jul. 19, 2013

Ford to Offer Free MPG Boost to 2013 Hybrid Owners

Ford will begin offering a free software update in August to improve the fuel economy of the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jul. 18, 2013

How to Keep your Car Cool in Summer Heat

We’re about halfway through summer, and many areas of the country are experiencing oppressive heat and humidity, with... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jul. 18, 2013

Lower Monthly Payments Mean Leasing is on the Rise

Automakers have had strong new car sales so far this year, and an increasing number of leased 2013 vehicles may be part... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jul. 17, 2013

Chrysler Recalls More Than 50,000 Jeep and Ram Models

Chrysler Group is recalling 45,961 Ram 1500 trucks in the U.S. due to a software issue that can disable the Electronic... Read More »

Carter MacLeod Jul. 16, 2013

Ram 1500 Picks Up Top Rating from Consumer Reports

Chrysler Group has something to celebrate as Consumer Reports has named the 2013 Ram 1500 its top full-size pickup... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 16, 2013

GM Promises To Make More Vehicles That Get 40 MPG By 2017

Eight General Motors models will get 40 mpg or higher by 2017, according to a GM press release regarding the 201... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jul. 15, 2013

Toyota RAV4 Fares Poorly in IIHS Small Overlap Crash Test

Even with extra time to prepare, the 2013 Toyota RAV4 didn't do well in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jul. 12, 2013

The Best New Car Deals in July

Even though the big Fourth of July car sales events are over, there are still plenty of great car deals that can help... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Jul. 11, 2013

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Officially Rated at 29 MPG Highway

The EPA has officially rated the redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at 17/29 mpg city/highway, which works out... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jul. 10, 2013

Car Thieves Love the Ford F-250

If you own a Cadillac Escalade, you can breathe a little easier. After years of being the vehicle with the most... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 9, 2013

Study: Women Are Better At Negotiating Auto Repair Costs Than Men

A study conducted by Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and AutoMD.com , an auto repair website... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jul. 8, 2013

More Than 650,000 Chrysler Vehicles Recalled

In two separate press releases on Wednesday, Chrysler Group announced that they will be recalling more than 650,000... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jul. 5, 2013

Diesel Vehicles are Less Expensive to Own

Although they often cost more up front, a new study indicates that diesel-powered cars, trucks and SUVs have lower... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Jul. 3, 2013

Best Fourth of July Car Deals 2013

Holidays can be a great time to shop for a new car and this Independence Day is no exception. Though new car sales have... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Jul. 2, 2013

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Promises Best-in-Class Fuel Economy

Diesel engine options have long been a mainstay for heavy-duty pickup trucks, but until now, diesel power has never... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Jul. 1, 2013

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