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Avoiding Auto Repair Scams

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 11.02.2014 | Money
Gini Graham Scott

Many people like me know little or nothing about their cars and don't understand what is being done to them, so they can easily be persuaded to get repairs they don't need or be subjected to other scams.

Top Rated New Vehicles for Seniors

Jim T. Miller | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any credible resources that rate the best vehicles for older drivers? My wife and I are both in our seventies a...

Ride Sharing vs. Traditional Taxis: How do Injury Insurance Claims Compare?

Christian Denmon | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Christian Denmon

The reality is that Lyft and Uber provide massive mounts of insurance coverage for passengers personally than the coverage provided by taxi companies. The very same taxi companies leading the campaign claiming that ridesharing companies will leave you without coverage.

This Electric Volkswagen Beetle is Perfect for the Modern Hippie

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Roadtrippers

When you think flower-power and peace signs, you also think of the 1960s VW Bug and Bus. Today, the new VWs seem more like the cars for Yuppies with...

PHOTOS: Belgium's Vintage WWII Vehicle Cemetery

Tom Moran | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Tom Moran

In a narrow woodland clearing near the village of Chatillon, in southern Belgium, was arguably one of Europe's most intriguing vehicle cemeteries. (...

Why Do People Back Up into Parking Spaces?

Quora | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ben Reimers, Student of Everything It's much easier to reverse into a car space where r...

Self-Driving Cars by 2025

Jen Alic | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Jen Alic

Autonomous cars will give drivers the right to claim that they are not liable for traffic incidents, but determining who is liable will be a bit tricky. Responsibility will somehow have to be shared by the driver and the maker of the technology and the car.

It's Not A Good Time To Buy A Car

Loren Berlin | Posted 04.06.2012 | Money

In the old days, we could tour a car lot, see the sticker price on a shiny new vehicle and feel confident about negotiating a better deal. But the opp...

Honda Recalls Insane Number Of SUVs

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

March 30 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co Ltd is recalling about 554,000 sport utility vehicles in the United States to inspect for faulty wiring in headl...

Transportation Department Wants Automakers To Limit Distracting Tech Features

Reuters | John Crawley | Posted 04.17.2012 | Technology

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration wants limits on vehicle features that allow drivers to text and make ce...

Car Prices Expected To Go Up If Economy Improves

AP | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business

LAS VEGAS -- Car buyers will likely pay more for new and used cars this year as the economy improves. That's according to the National Automobile Dea...

New Ads: Clean Cars or a Trip to the Greenwash?

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Advertising could be considered an art of grand hyperbole, but are new car ads the latest brushstrokes on this fanciful canvas or truthful commentary on how far down the road car companies have come to lower pollution?

10 Cities Where Americans Can't Get To Work

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: There are over 7.5 million households in the U.S. in which the residents do not own an automobile. Of course, these homes rely on ...

Dealers Worry That Slow Economy Could Hurt Auto Sales

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — Jeff Swanson was in the market for a new car just a few weeks ago. Then the stock market went crazy. So Swanson, 25, ...

The World's Most Notorious Vehicles

Aol Autos | David Kiley | Posted 06.01.2011 | World

The favorite rides of the world's worst and most notorious thugs and miscreants. See what the Devil drives....

Japanese Auto Production Falls To Disastrous Lows

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT (Reuters) - Japan automakers in the first two weeks after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami will lose about 65 percent in light vehicle ...

Amy Lee

Strong December Auto Sales Boost Hopes For 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For automakers, December delivered 2010's strongest monthly sales totals, invigorating industry hopes for a more prosperous year to come. Auto sales...

Toyota Lexus Recall: Engine Problems Were Known By Car Company For Two Years

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota knew two years ago about the engine problem behind its latest Lexus recall, even changing the spring part to correct it, but did ...

7 New Tax Credits Now Available Through the Recovery Act

Rep. John B. Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rep. John B. Larson

Tax cuts were the biggest individual component of the Recovery Act. Even though only half of taxpayers have filed so far this year, tax refunds are already up nearly 10% from last year due to the Recovery Act.

New Survey Shows Toyota Recalls Taking Toll

Trevor Traina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Trevor Traina

A new survey is casting light on the extent of consumer wariness in the wake of the ongoing Toyota recalls. Almost three out of every four Americans now trust the Toyota brand less.

Toyota Recall Models List: Vehicles Affected By 2010 Toyota Recall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 2010 Toyota recall models list affects more than two million vehicles. Here are the models affected by the Toyota recall: • 2009-2010 RAV4, ...

Pontiac Vibe Recall 2010: GM Pulls Cars As Part Of Toyota Recall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Pontiac Vibe recall has been announced as a result of the massive 2010 Toyota Recall a week ago. CNN Money notes: GM's Vibe is essentially the...

Toyota Recall 2010: More Than 2 Million Cars Recalled Due To Gas Pedals Issue

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A new Toyota recall was announced today, affecting some 2.3 million vehicles, just months after a separate Toyota recall that affected nearly 4 millio...

Mini Cooper SUV: Countryman Unveiled By BMW, Sales Begin 2011

cnn.com | Peter Valdes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Mini Cooper has been a hit for parent company BMW, but there are still a lot of potential customers out there who can't quite fit their families i...

Denver Drivers Would Rather Pay Fine

KMGH Denver | Tom Burke and John Ferrugia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The CALL7 Investigators uncovered a loophole in car registrations that some Coloradans were exploiting because it was cheaper to pay the tic...