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  • Volkswagen admits they may have to buy back diesel cars

      

    Volkswagen has hinted in court that it may have to buy back hundreds of thousands of diesel cars that it can't fix to bring them into compliance with air quality rules following last...

  • Attention, drivers! Here's where to get the cheapest gas

      

    According to Gasbuddy.com, the cheapest gas seller in America is... (drum roll, please...) Costco!  Read more: 9 items that will pay for your Costco membership Costco offers...

  • Why you should never 'top off' your gas tank

      

    My husband has worked in the car industry for over a decade. And one of the most important pieces of advice that he has shared with me is to avoid what's become a very common...

  • Protect yourself against gas station debit card skimmers

      

    Criminals are able to steal your financial information while you pump gas. Learn about skimmer scams and protect yourself.

  • Should VW owners accept goodwill money offer?

      

    Volkswagen will be offering a total of $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers to owner of vehicles that are involved in an emissions cheating scandal. Read more: 6 used cars under $12,000 that get...

  • 5 ways to save even more money on gas

      

    Gas is cheap right now, but that doesn't mean you can't save even more than you already are right now on this everyday purchase. And not many people know this, but there is actually...

  • After VW recall, EPA will now test all diesel cars to find cheaters

      

    So far we know that VW has duped regulators by installing programming on the emission control systems of its ‘clean diesel’ or TDI range of engines that reports inaccurate information....

  • Volkswagen issues partial stop of diesel sales

      

    Car buyers in the market for a new diesel Volkswagen may have a difficult time going forward with their purchase in the coming days. A company representative told CNBC on Sunday...

  • New danger when using a debit card at the gas pump!

      

    Are you still using debit for pay at the pump? There's a real risk that you need to know about... I've talked in the past about problems with approvals. Maybe you're buying $20 of...

  • The Clark Smart Steps for Buying a New Car

      

    If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Here's how to buy a new car First, go to your credit union, online bank or traditional bank...

  • Drive Your Own Car or Rent One for Summer Travel?

      

    AAA now estimates that its costs 58 cents per mile to operate a new vehicle, down from 59 cents just a year ago on the wave of weak gas prices we've been seeing for much of this year. Yet...

  • Best Cars of 2015

      

    Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, the overall most reliable brand for new...

  • Find the cheapest gas prices in your area

      

    Your phone can help save you money at the gas pump. These mobile apps will give you big gas savings at the tip of your finger.

  • Hot new option in the car market: Mini-SUVs

      

    Love the high ride and safety of an SUV, but don't like the huge size or terrible fuel economy? Two American automakers have a great new alternative.

  • Gas Stations Have New Way To Stop Credit Card Thieves

      

    Banks are losing the battle against credit card thieves, and no place do the thieves strike more than at the gas station. The Washington Post  reports credit card fraud is 4 times greater at...