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Toyota Recalls: Who Wins, Who Loses?

Every time it seems that the smoke has begun to clear, another fire flares up for Toyota. Read More »

Sean Tucker Mar. 25, 2010

The Worst Small SUV Money Pits

To hear the media tell it, everyone wanted a hulking, gas-guzzling Cadillac Escalade before the recession hit. Now... Read More »

Sean Tucker Feb. 25, 2010

Car Sales Winners and Losers of 2009

By every available measure, 2009 was a bloodbath for the auto industry. Read More »

Sean Tucker Jan. 25, 2010

The Strangest Concept Cars of 2009

Honda built a peanut on wheels. Nissan built a two-seat jet-like car that leans into turns. BMW built a... Read More »

Sean Tucker Dec. 21, 2009

The Best Days to Buy a Car This Month

Your wallet may already be reeling from holiday spending, but it’s worth your while to consider adding a purchase with... Read More »

Sean Tucker Dec. 7, 2009

5 Holiday Car Deals to Avoid

Seeing the commercials this month, you’d think everyone was about to head out to buy a turkey, some cranberry sauce and... Read More »

Sean Tucker Nov. 24, 2009

Colorado Alternative Fuel Tax Credit -- Vehicles that Qualify

The state of Colorado wants you to drive a greener car. Read More »

Sean Tucker Oct. 23, 2009

5 Cheap Cars You Might Overlook

Everyone knows the usual suspects. Read More »

Sean Tucker Oct. 1, 2009

Questions Surround Chevy Volt Fuel Economy Claim

General Motors jolted the automotive world yesterday by announcing that its upcoming electric-drive Chevy Volt will... Read More »

Sean Tucker Aug. 12, 2009

Just in Time for Father's Day: Camry Killers for Dad

Fatherhood - it's just not that much fun if you're driving a generic midsize sedan with a soft ride and looks to match... Read More »

Sean Tucker Jun. 15, 2009

Car Deals with a Catch

If you haven't seen them by now, you will.  Breathless media reports of absurd car deals will surely fill the airwaves... Read More »

Sean Tucker Jun. 2, 2009

GM isn't Alone -- Porsche is Fighting Bankruptcy

Executives from the troubled automaker were locked in eleventh-hour negotiations, trying to stave off bankruptcy.... Read More »

Sean Tucker Jun. 1, 2009

Where the Worst Drivers Live

The worst drivers in America live in New York. Of course, you knew that. You've been in the Holland Tunnel. But now, we... Read More »

Sean Tucker May. 21, 2009

New Fuel Economy Rules Will Change Car Prices, Designs

On Tuesday, President Obama announced tough new standards designed to force automakers to increase the fuel economy of... Read More »

Sean Tucker May. 19, 2009

Reliable Cars for Unpredictable Times

Nothing teaches us the value of a reliable car like a recession. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics... Read More »

Sean Tucker May. 18, 2009

7 Great Family Cars

Work. Daycare. School. Soccer practice. Band lessons. Grocery trips. Today's families keep a heavy, intense schedule... Read More »

Sean Tucker Apr. 27, 2009

Could the Electric Car Get Killed Again?

By now, the charge is familiar: General Motors killed the electric car when it sent every last example of its EV1... Read More »

Sean Tucker Apr. 7, 2009

Can Hyundai Make Your Car Purchase Carefree?

Unemployment is now higher in the United States than at any point in the last 16 years, and it's projected to get... Read More »

Sean Tucker Feb. 26, 2009

5 Tips for Financing a Car in 2009

It doesn't matter how many cars you've bought in your lifetime, buying a car in 2009 will be a new experience.  The... Read More »

Sean Tucker Feb. 25, 2009

6 Cars on Death Row

Sometimes we pretend that we buy a particular car for practical reasons.  We say that we think of a car as an appliance... Read More »

Sean Tucker Jan. 16, 2009

8 Electric Cars You Could Drive in the Future

You drive home from work, bypassing the gas stations with their ever-increasing price boards. You pull into the garage... Read More »

Sean Tucker Sep. 3, 2008

Top 7 Cars You Can't Buy in the U.S.

The price of gas in the United States crested $4 a gallon this summer, shaking the economy. In many parts of the world... Read More »

Sean Tucker Aug. 19, 2008

The Best Car for Your School

Forget plush mascots or vanity license plates. What really shows pride in your alma mater is your ride -- or the wheels... Read More »

Sean Tucker Aug. 14, 2008

Cars That Make You Look Smart

"Play artist the White Stripes," you command. Your car responds, pulsing out Blue Orchid through a full set of six... Read More »

Sean Tucker Aug. 14, 2008

8 Safe Cars Your Kid Will Want to Drive

Helping your child buy their first new car can be a terrifying experience for any parent. Budget transportation doesn't... Read More »

Sean Tucker Aug. 8, 2008

Should You Lease a Car or Buy New?

Shhhh. Don't tell anyone where you heard this. Read More »

Sean Tucker Jul. 31, 2008

Camry Killers for Dad

Fatherhood -- in so many ways it's the most exciting ride you'll ever take.  But having kids condemns you to a life of... Read More »

Sean Tucker Jun. 6, 2008

10 Easy Ways to Save Over a Grand on Gas

According to the mileage book in my glovebox, I averaged about 21 miles per gallon in May.  So far in June, I'm at 26. Read More »

Sean Tucker May. 7, 2008

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