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Buying a Used Car? Use This Checklist!

Leslie Pritchard | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Leslie Pritchard

Whether you're looking to buy from a dealer or private individual, a good used car can save you thousands compared to a new one.

How to Save Money on Your Auto Repairs

Robert Harrow | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Robert Harrow

SpeedKingz/Shutterstock Guest post by ValuePenguin.com's Andrew Pentis Automobile mechanics and technicians are infamous for gouging unknowing driv...

Leasing v. Buying Your Next Car

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 12.03.2015 | Money
Nathaniel Sillin

Car leasing is a growing affordability option for drivers, but like renting or owning a house, there are important distinctions in getting the right deal on a lease versus a loan. Making the right decision requires good research and a close look at your finances.

Interiors -- The New Frontier of Automotive Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.29.2015 | Technology
Soren Petersen

At a first glance, walking through the Los Angeles Auto Show was not an overly exciting experience. Although all automakers can create a beautiful looking car, the only car immediately making heads turn was an Alfa Romeo TZ2 race car from the '60s.

VW: More Recalls!

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business

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5 Easy Peasy DIY Car Fixes for the Busy Gal

Nancy Laws | Posted 10.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Nancy Laws

The reality is that car repairs can also be very expensive, and being able to pull a trick or two out of your basket can a huge difference.

5 Experts Share The Most Important Things You Need To Know When Buying A Car

Posted 10.15.2015 | Business

Windows down, open road ahead of you and keys in the ignition -- is there anything better? But before you can get behind the wheel of your very own ca...

Class Action Lawyers Gear Up for VW Fraud Case

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Spencer Aronfeld

Lawyers who specialize in consumer class actions are gearing up for what promises to be one of their biggest paydays in years as Volkswagen digs itself deeper into the fraud scandal rocking the automotive industry.

Being a Bad Driver Increases Life Insurance

MoneyTips | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
MoneyTips

If you collect speeding tickets like a magnet collects metal and are on a first-name basis with the staff at your local body shop, it should be no surprise that you pay a lot more for auto insurance.

Tesla, The American Dream And The New American Reality

Jeff Wald | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Jeff Wald

Tesla is only freely allowed to sell cars directly to consumers in six states, four more allow it with restrictions. In many states your government outright bans you from directly buying the best and safest car ever made.

Volkswagen May Never Recover From This Mess

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business

It took Volkswagen years to build its reputation in the United States as a hip, countercultural brand -- so cool that an ad for the company is used in...

Tips for Winterizing Your Vehicle

Sam Dillinger | Posted 09.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Sam Dillinger

This is the time of year that the days begin to get shorter, the leaves are turning beautiful shades of red and orange, and the weather is going to start getting colder seemingly by the hour (sometimes by the minute, depending on your location).

Google Cars Not Causing Crashes: Let the Robots Drive

Alex Salkever | Posted 09.11.2015 | Technology
Alex Salkever

The result of both bad driving behavior and purely accidental crashes is tragic. Car accidents kill nearly 33,000 people per year in the United States. Those most likely to die in these crashes, of course, are teenagers just starting their lives. For God sakes, let the robots drive.

3 Car Fixes Everyone Should Know How To Do

Supercompressor | Posted 09.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

In an ideal world, we'd all either do every single bit of work that needs to be done to our cars on our own, or we'd all have enough money to never have to lay a finger on it. In reality, though, there are times when you need certain skills.

Forget Driverless Cars. Flying Vehicles Are Almost Here

Today | Jade Walker | Posted 07.31.2015 | Technology

When was the last time you were stuck in traffic and wished you could press a button on the dashboard, turn your car into a helicopter and soar away f...

You Might be Surprised How Soon You'll be Driving an Electric Car

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 07.14.2015 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

Some things in this world happen slowly: water boiling, finding the bathroom at a concert, Mondays. But one thing that doesn't is innovation in the electric car industry; this happens fast.

The Battle Over Your Car's Data

Nathan Newman | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

The car companies in many cases are severely limiting which data Google and Apple have access to from the car operations or in the case of Ford and Audi; the companies are creating their own technology systems to completely replace Google and Apple's software.

The Ten Coolest Cars in Movie History

Alex Simon | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Whether they're breaking land-speed records, flying through the air defying laws of aerodynamics, or driven by intrepid heroes pursuing bad guys, cars and movies go together like, well, like movies and popcorn.

Samsung's 'Transparent' Truck Aims To Make Driving Safer

TODAY.com | Matt Murray | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology
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Anyone who has ever been behind a large semi-truck on the highway knows it can be extremely difficult to see around them to change lanes, but Samsung ...

Auto Repair: No Place for Women

Lora Frost | Posted 06.18.2015 | Women
Lora Frost

I learned a powerful lesson when I took that car for its first drive with a working clutch. Knowing I could fix anything on my own was liberating and I was hooked on the freedom of knowing that I could learn anything.

Project Titan: What We Know So Far About the Apple Car

Joseph Farrell | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

The Apple car is coming. And by its code name, it is clear that Apple is aware of and prepared for an epic battle. It won't be easy, but if there is a company on earth that has skills, processes, and capital to disrupt the calcified juggernaut that is the auto industry, it is Apple.

The Best Cities for Electric Cars

SmartAsset.com | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green
SmartAsset.com

With the price of a gallon of regular gasoline at a five-year low, consumers thinking about going electric face a difficult financial choice.

6.5 Million More Vehicles Recalled Over Air Bag Issue

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. are expanding their recalls over problem air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. by ano...

Mike Mihaylov: How to Drive Company's Sales Up by Delivering Peace of Mind

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.13.2015 | Small Business
Jonha Revesencio

Starting just as a small family owned auto transport broker in 2006, his company has grown into one of the largest vehicle shippers in the U.S.

13 Emotional Stages You Experience When Buying A Car

Posted 09.12.2015 | Money

We go through a full spectrum of emotions when making a big financial decision like buying a car. It’s an exhausting and financially draining roller...