Cars

  • The top 15 cars that last drivers 10 years or longer

      

    Americans are holding on to cars longer than ever before -- with the average age of cars in the U.S. now reaching between 11.5 and 12 years. On top of that, two out of every three drivers on the...

  • Car wrapping makes a comeback

      

    Nearly 20 years ago, I would get calls all the time from people asking how they could get their car wrapped with advertising and get paid for it. All of the companies that did car wrapping folded...

  • Automakers to recall 5M vehicles for another air bag problem

      

    Another problem with air bags -- and this one is resulting in recalls of up to 5 million vehicles worldwide. Continental Automotive Systems says in documents filed with the U.S. government...

  • Toyota to pay $21.9 million to settle racial discrimination claims

      

    TORRANCE, Calif. — Toyota’s lending service, Toyota Motor Credit Corp., agreed to pay almost $22 million to thousands of minority Toyota customers that were overcharged on loans from...

  • Auto industry cools in January as incentives get ramped up

      

    New industry reports from TrueCar show that manufacturers are ramping up incentives to counter a slow down in January auto sales that is being attributed to poor winter weather. Great time to...

  • New car leasing 101: A plain English explanation

      

    Author’s Note: Leasing accounts for a hefty 25% of new-car transactions today, mainly because the monthly payments are much lower than they’d be for a purchase. But most folks...

  • 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...

  • Startup wants to replace gas stations with mobile 'fuel-ups'

      

    A Seattle startup wants to make gas stations a thing of the past... How it works The group Booster Fuels wants to fill the need by letting you request a “fuel up” wherever...

  • These apps will help you get out of a parking ticket

      

    Need to get out of a parking or speeding ticket? Check out these apps that help make the process of getting out of a ticket much easier! 4 apps that can help you fight that traffic...

  • Dangers of a child's car seat on top of shopping cart

      

    An Ohio mother warned others about the dangers of putting a child's car seat on top of a shopping cart after she had a close call Jan. 21. Lindsey Wisnewski was finishing a shopping...

  • 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...

  • How to stop a car thief? Hide your owner's manual!

      

    The easiest way to ensure your car's security is to lock it when you leave it. But in the case that you forget to do so, or if locked car doors don't impede a thief from breaking in the...

  • 5 ways to save money on gas

      

    Even with gas prices dropping around the country, the cost of filling up the tank can be a big monthly expense for many drivers -- especially those with longer commutes. Read more: 10 cars...

  • New mobile mechanic comes to you for repairs

      

    New mobile repair service sends a mechanic to your home. Here's how you can make sure the person they send is qualified.

  • 7 winter driving tips to keep you and your family safe

      

    According to the Federal Highway Administration, 24% of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement, resulting in over 1,300 deaths and more than 116,800 injuries...