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Rick Newman

Car Shopping? Double Your Mileage

On your next trip to the car dealership, you might feel like you've wandered into a science lab. The old-fashioned cars... Read More »

Rick Newman Dec. 14, 2010

Cars with the Most Thrill per Gallon

The Toyota Prius , not surprisingly, is one of the “greenest” vehicles of the year. Chevy boasts that its Cobalt coupe... Read More »

Rick Newman Apr. 22, 2008

Great Cars for Lousy Weather

One bout of sleet or snow is often all it takes: You resolve to buy a more rugged car that won't leave you feeling... Read More »

Rick Newman and U.S. News & World Report Feb. 26, 2008

Hot Cars for Lean Times

With a housing bust, a slowing economy, and maybe even a recession around the corner, consumers are eyeing expenses... Read More »

Rick Newman Jan. 15, 2008

U.S. News Best Price Program

Save money. Find the best local price on your new car.