Lauren DeAngelis

3 Simple Steps to Save Money on Auto Repairs

If you’re like most drivers, then you look forward to the repair shop like you look forward to a bad cold. And who can... Read More »

How to Get a Summer Discount on a New Car

Don’t wait to buy a new car. We know everyone has probably been telling you that for the past year, but this time we... Read More »

Best New Cars for 2011

If you’re looking to make a splash with your next car, consider an all-new 2011 model. Many of the most exciting 2011s... Read More »

The Three Best Times to Buy a New Car

If you’re thinking of buying a new car, 2010 is your year. The auto industry may be on the slow rise, but it’s still... Read More »

How to Avoid Auto Repair Rip-Offs

Do you remember how you felt the last time your car broke down or had a major mechanical issue? You probably felt... Read More »

The Worst Used Cars You Can Buy

Every used car has a story to tell. Unfortunately, cars only talk in the movies. So when you’re thinking about buying... Read More »

Cars That Won't Get Snowed In

The Winter Solstice is December 22. But doesn’t it seem like winter came early this year – and with a vengeance? Read More »

Are These Zombie Cars Worth Buying?

Over the past two years, manufacturers have trimmed their lineups and sent more cars than ever to the automotive... Read More »

5 Car Dealer Extras You Don't Need

Negotiating for a car can be a nerve-wracking and difficult process. But even once you’ve agreed on that golden price... Read More »

5 Used-Car Red Flags

If only cars could talk. It would make the buying experience a lot easier, wouldn't it? Because verbalized or not... Read More »

5 Risky Distracted Driving Behaviors

In our hi-tech, fast-paced age, more and more people are engaging in distracting behavior behind the wheel, whether... Read More »

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

If you have a computer, you've probably seen the four-minute horror video that has become a YouTube sensation. But this... Read More »

7 Great Cars for College and Beyond

With the government's Cash for Clunkers program in full swing, now may be just the right time to convince your parents... Read More »

Car Safety Recalls: What You Need to Know

If you own a car, you've probably received a safety recall notice in the mail at some point. Manufacturers are required... Read More »

Short on Safety: Think Twice About These Family Vehicles

When you're buying a car, safety should always be a priority. But we often take it for granted, expecting that any car... Read More »

Celebrity Cars You Can Afford

Some celebrities make a hobby of flaunting the newest, flashiest and most disgustingly expensive supercars. But others... Read More »

Hottest Summer Movie Cars

Doc Brown's DeLorean, Bullitt's Mustang and Bond's Aston Martin -- everyone knows these cars. But without their... Read More »

5 Cars That Shouldn't Get a Bailout

With the auto industry in peril, manufacturers are trimming their lineups and looking for federal help. At the moment... Read More »

New Decade, New Cars: 2010 Models You Can Buy Now

Are you tired of seeing the same old nameplates out on the road? Do you want a car that's not a Honda Civic, Toyota... Read More »

Can Your Car Last A Million Miles?

Americans are keeping their cars on the road longer than ever before. According to a March 2009 study released by R.L... Read More »

6 Cars That Need Makeovers

Not every car can be beautiful. While there are always good-looking cars, no one has forgotten the strange lines of the... Read More »

The Worst Cars for the Money

No carmaker is perfect. Each has best and worst sellers, hits and misses. And while plenty of cars are generally good... Read More »

4 Death-Row Cars Worth Saving

Automakers have posted their January 2009 sales numbers, and it isn't pretty. According to the Washington Post... Read More »

What's in the White House Garage?

General Motors may not be doing so hot in auto sales, but it's still the number one choice for the White House. The Big... Read More »

8 Brand-New Cars for the New Year

Auto sales may be way down, but manufacturers are still coming up with new and interesting vehicles. Even despite the... Read More »

The Best Cars for the Money: More Top Picks

The U.S. News Best Cars for the Money represent the best values in each class. But that doesn't mean there aren't... Read More »

7 Great Non-SUVs for Bad Weather

Don't let winter weather get you down. With these rugged cars and wagons in all price ranges, you'll be able to blow by... Read More »

The Best Times to Buy a New Car

The value of a new vehicle usually falls as much as 20 to 25 percent the minute it's driven off the dealer's lot... Read More »

Best Cars for the Outdoors

Once upon a time, people didn't buy SUVs because they looked cooler or meaner than the other cars on the road. And they... Read More »

What to Drive When You Retire

Picture it: After decades of working hard, you've finally retired. You wake up lazily at 10:30 a.m. on the first day of... Read More »

More Celebrity Cars You Can Afford

Celebrities make a hobby of flaunting the newest, flashiest and most disgustingly expensive supercars. Outside of car... Read More »

Best Cars for Your Major

How many times have your parents told you that choosing a major is one of the most important decisions you'll ever... Read More »

What to Drive as You Age

Do you remember how good it felt to take that first drive without Mom and Dad? When we were teenagers, driving was... Read More »

Where Gas is 12 Cents a Gallon

Tracking the price of gas has practically become a national hobby. Americans may be complaining about rising gas costs... Read More »

Funky Cars You Love to Hate

You won't hate these cars because they're beautiful. Ugly ducklings like the discontinued Pontiac Azteck and Subaru... Read More »

Sport without Sacrifice: Sedans You Can Have Fun In

Want something fun to drive, but need seating for four, reasonable cargo space and decent fuel economy?  Don't despair... Read More »

Surprising Gas Guzzlers and Fuel Savers

Things are not always what they seem, especially when it comes to fuel economy. Buying a small car doesn't necessarily... Read More »

Is Going Green Worth It?

With gas prices well on their way past $4 per gallon, you're probably cursing that thirsty SUV or turbocharged roadster... Read More »

Luxury Cars with the Best Gas Mileage

Think great fuel economy only comes with hybrids like the Toyota Prius or tiny sub-compacts such as the Honda Fit... Read More »

Sedans You Can Have Fun In

Want something fun to drive, but need seating for four and reasonable cargo space?  Don't despair. There are plenty of... Read More »

Best and Worst Affordable Midsize SUVs

Affordable Midsize SUVs make up one of the largest vehicle classes -- and with more manufacturers turning to car-based... Read More »

Surprise! Great Cars You Might Overlook

For most of us, BMW, Mercedes, and other European brands stir up images of luxurious interiors and envious neighbors.... Read More »

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