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Should I Buy a Car With a Salvage Title?

You’ve found the perfect used car, and the price is well below what you expected to pay. It looks like a great deal until you ... read more »
Balwinder Sahni, Dubai, License Plate

Dubai Man Drops $9 Million on Custom License Plate

It happens a lot for car owners. They want a custom license plate but someone else already has it. So what do you do? Well ... read more »
How Badly Has the VW Diesel Scandal Hurt VW?

How Badly Has the VW Diesel Scandal Hurt VW?

It has been more than a year since the automotive world was rocked by the Volkswagen diesel scandal. In September 2015, the company was caught ... read more »
The Ford Bronco Is Coming Back

The Ford Bronco Is Coming Back

The Ford Bronco’s return has been long rumored – and wished for. Now we know for sure that it’s coming back, thanks to some fact ... read more »
Spider Causes Accident in Oregon

Spider Causes Accident in Oregon

Let’s be honest. No one likes spiders. Apparently, one Oregon driver really doesn’t like them. On Wednesday, a woman was driving her car down a ... read more »
Tesla Battery Unveiled Making the Model S Quicker Than Ever

Tesla Battery Unveiled Making the Model S Quicker Than Ever

Elon Musk’s efforts to keep pushing the envelope further when it comes to electric cars continued this week. On Tuesday, Tesla announced its newest battery ... read more »
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Dog Drives Car Into Wal-Mart

Dog Drives Car Into Wal-Mart

Just another reason to not leave your dog in the car. Two furry friends caused a minor crash when they drove into a Wal-Mart in ... read more »
Apple CarPlay

All Fords Will Have Apple CarPlay in 2017

In a push to make it safer to use your smartphone while driving, Ford has made a big move toward bringing all of its cars ... read more »
The Google Car

Google Car: What You Need to Know

The auto industry as we know it is about to be joined by a couple of new players, though you already know their names and ... read more »
2017 Ford Fusion

Biggest American Debuts at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Every year the world’s biggest car and truck manufacturers gather in Detroit to show off their latest products. We’ve compiled a list of some of ... read more »
2016 Buick Envision

Most Important Debuts at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

For over a hundred years, car buyers and the automotive press have been coming to the North American International Auto Show (Detroit Auto Show) to ... read more »
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Consumers Opting for Longer Car Loans

Buyers of new and used cars are choosing to stretch their car loans out longer. The average length of a new car loan in the ... read more »
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Best Compact SUV Lease Deals Under $250 in January

Best Compact SUV Lease Deals Under $250 in January

If you're in the market for an SUV and want a vehicle that is easy to park and maneuver in close quarters, a compact ... read more »
2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists Announced

2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists Announced

The 2015 North American International Auto Show is next month, and finalists for the North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards have ... read more »
Tesla Model S

Tesla Motors Reveals All-Wheel Drive Model S, Autopilot System

Tesla Motors announced yesterday that it will build an all-wheel drive version of the Model S electric car. The automaker is also rolling out an ... read more »
2014 Ford Mustang

Best 2014 Labor Day Car Sales

With Labor Day fast approaching, automakers are offering lots of new car purchase deals, which include zero percent financing deals for five to six years ... read more »
2013 Escape

Ford Escape Tops Most Stolen SUV and Crossover List

Some SUVs and crossovers are more likely to get stolen than others, at least according to a new report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau ... read more »
2014 Chrysler 200

June's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

The summer car buying season is in full swing, and automakers have rolled out a lot of good deals to help you save money on ... read more »
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Ford Lightweight Concept Car

Ford Unveils Lightweight Concept Car to Improve Fuel Economy

Ford has introduced a lightweight concept model of its midsize Fusion sedan, which the company says supports its efforts toward achieving better fuel economy on ... read more »
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Tops AAA's 2014 Green Car Guide

AAA’s Automotive Club of Southern California's Automotive Research Center revealed this week that the 2013 Tesla Model S earned top scores in its 2014 ... read more »
2014 Elantra Sedan

Car Deals Include Lower Interest Rates, Longer Financing

If you want a new car, but worry that high monthly payments won’t fit your budget, now may be the right time to explore your ... read more »
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Memorial Day Car Sales 2014

This article may be out of date. To see the latest Memorial Day car deals, follow this link. Memorial Day weekend means automakers and dealers ... read more »
2013 Nissan Murano

Used Car Deals will Help you Save Money on Your Next Vehicle

Many of the automotive ads you see on TV, in the newspaper and online for low monthly payment leases and zero percent financing are good ... read more »
2014 Ford Fusion

Best Lease and Purchase Deals on Midsize Cars in May

With the weather turning warmer and sunny, now is a great time to head to the dealership if you've been thinking about buying or ... read more »
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2014 Chevrolet Tahoe

May's Best Lease, Finance and Cash Back Deals

Summer is only a few weeks away, which means family road trips are coming up. Additionally, a new convertible might look a lot better than ... read more »
2014 Mazda CX-5

Best Cash Back, Finance and Lease Deals on Compact SUVs in May

If you're in the market for an affordable compact SUV this month, automakers are offering great deals on many models. May car deals include ... read more »
2014 Toyota RAV4

Consumers Test Drive Less, Visit Fewer Dealerships

Test drives are one of the most important parts of the new car buying process but studies show that many Americans are skipping them. Automotive ... read more »
Study: Vehicles Getting Better Fuel Economy than Ever

Study: Vehicles Getting Better Fuel Economy than Ever

A recent study conducted by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) finds that more than half of all 2014 vehicles return at least 23 mpg ... read more »
2014 Cadillac CTS Ignition

Push-button Start may be Safer than Key Ignition Switches

In the wake of General Motors' recall of nearly 2.6 million vehicles affected by faulty ignition switches, you may want to consider push-button start ... read more »
Nissans Smart Rearview Mirror

Nissan Brings Live Video Stream to Your Rearview Mirror

Ever wished you had eyes in the back of your head? That may soon become a reality, as automakers introduce new technology to improve visibility ... read more »
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2014 Ford Focus Electric

Electric Vehicle Buyers are Younger, Wealthier than Hybrid Buyers, Study Says

A recent study by market research firm Experian Automotive suggests that there are economic and social differences between electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid consumers. The ... read more »
Cadillac ELR

Cadillac, Buick Customers Happiest with Dealer Service, Study Says

Buick owners are the most satisfied with maintenance and repair services at the dealership, according to a study recently released by J.D. Power and ... read more »
2014 Chevrolet Equinox crash test

Chevrolet, GMC SUVs Top IIHS Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has recently been putting midsize SUVs through their paces and two General Motors vehicles have emerged as clear winners ... read more »
NHTSA: Backup Cameras Must Be Standard by 2018

NHTSA: Backup Cameras Must Be Standard by 2018

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) declared Monday that there must be "rear visibility technology in all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds by ... read more »
2014 Hyundai Sonata

April's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

Spring is finally here and the warmer weather makes it a great time to test drive a new car, truck or SUV. Automakers are offering ... read more »
Nissan Versa Note Rearview Camera

Study: Rearview Cameras Help Prevent More Collisions than Rear Sensors

A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that rearview cameras may be better than rear parking sensors at preventing collisions ... read more »
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Toyota U.S. headquarters

Toyota to Pay $1.2 Billion to Settle Unintended Acceleration Investigation

Toyota said today it will pay the federal government $1.2 billion to settle a four-year-long investigation into how the automaker handled one of the ... read more »
Toyota Yaris

Can You Afford the Average Car? Probably Not, Study Says

Most Americans are spending more than they can afford on a new car, according to a study released this week by Interest.com, a subsidiary ... read more »
GM Renaissance Center

GM Under Federal Investigation Following Ignition Switch Recall

General Motors may have known about faulty ignition switches in some of its small cars earlier than it originally reported. In documents published by the ... read more »
2014 Volkswagen Jetta

March's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

If you’re looking to score a good deal on a new car, truck or SUV, now is a good time to buy. February new-car sales ... read more »
Flat February Car Sales Could Mean Good Deals for Shoppers Who Act Fast

Flat February Car Sales Could Mean Good Deals for Shoppers Who Act Fast

The artic chill that some automakers felt in their January sales continued into February for some brands, but that could be good news for car ... read more »
General Motors Expands Ignition Switch Recall

General Motors Expands Ignition Switch Recall

General Motors is expanding a recall of some of its small cars. The recall is due to a problem with the ignition switch in the ... read more »
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Preventing a Vehicle Rollover Requires Catlike Reflexes

Preventing a Vehicle Rollover Requires Catlike Reflexes

Automakers might be able to learn a couple new tricks from big cats, at least according to a recent study from the University of Cape ... read more »
2014 Ford Taurus

February's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

A cold, snowy January put a freeze on new car sales, according to many analysts. For February, automakers are responding with a wintry mix of ... read more »
Winter Weather Freezes New Car Sales

Winter Weather Freezes New Car Sales

After a strong 2013, new car sales were mixed in the first month of 2014. Automotive News reports that in January, “Automakers and dealers sold ... read more »
Toyota Halts Some Vehicle Sales over Seat Heater Woes

Toyota Halts Some Vehicle Sales over Seat Heater Woes

Toyota announced yesterday that it has issued a stop sale of certain models to address a non-compliance issue with seat heaters. The following models equipped ... read more »
New Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Spells Few Changes for Consumers

New Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Spells Few Changes for Consumers

Chrysler is a storied American automotive brand. Chrysler Group LLC is the corporate entity that owns the Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, FIAT, SRT, Mopar and Jeep ... read more »
Super Bowl Car Ads are for the Dogs

Super Bowl Car Ads are for the Dogs

Automakers are hoping their ads catch your attention this Super Bowl Sunday. Not only are they spending a lot of money on their commercials, but ... read more »
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Slideshow: 2014 Washington, D.C. Auto Show

It’s a special time of year right now in Washington, D.C., as automakers rolled their new cars into the Walter E. Washington Convention Center ... read more »
News from Day One of the North American International Auto Show

News from Day One of the North American International Auto Show

The 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to the press yesterday. Here's a roundup of the major news from day one ... read more »
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