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 |  Jun 02 2014, 2:32 PM

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Making sure that your trailer is properly prepared can mean the difference between life and death for the family in the minivan behind you.

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 |  May 26 2014, 12:02 PM

How to Cut Down on Insurance Costs


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Car insurance can be costly, but there are quite a few ways to reduce your monthly premium. Continue Reading…

 |  Feb 07 2014, 9:10 AM

car-buying-time-month“The waiting game” is the least exciting way to pass the time, but if you’re looking to get a good deal on a new car, then you’re going to have to be patient. Continue Reading…

 |  Oct 21 2013, 12:32 PM

Maximize Your MPG


Top-10-Ways-To-Improve-Your-Fuel-Economy-Main-ArtModern vehicles are expensive, and it’s not just the gigantic figure on the window sticker that hurts. You have to consider the price of everything else involved with automobile ownership.

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Why You Need Winter Tires

Don't rely on All-Season Tires in Snow and Ice

 |  Oct 25 2012, 11:45 AM

With the temperatures dropping and snow falling, winter tires can’t be ignored as an important part of staying safe in slippery conditions.

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 |  May 30 2012, 3:30 PM


Looking for a smoother ride and improved fuel economy in your next car? Then you may want to consider a vehicle with a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

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 |  May 10 2012, 1:31 PM


There are a lot of car stereotypes out there, like that Toyota builds dull appliances. While true on many fronts, the Japanese automaker does also make exciting sporty cars like the Scion FR-S, and Lexus LFA, both praised for their exhilarating rides, edgy styling and pulse-raising performance. But there’s another stereotype that needs to be dealt with.

Likely you’ve heard the phrase “German engineering” more than a few times in your life and there’s a popular misconception that it equals good reliability. German cars are well engineered, sometimes to be amazing performance machines and sometimes to be incredibly high-tech (and often both) but, Porsche aside, German cars don’t have the best track record for reliability.

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 |  Apr 20 2012, 9:31 AM

 

In the quest to find a new car, there are a lot of questions that need to be asked. Questions about cargo room, technology, options, luxuries and other various elements will come up more than a few times while shopping for a new car. However, from the car driver’s perspective, there are just three main questions: 

How comfortable is the driving experience? 
How fun is it to drive? 
How good is the car on fuel?

A major factor in answering those three questions has to do with the right transmission. Let’s face it, manual transmissions aren’t for everyone. They require familiarity and a level of perfection to get just right. With a traditional automatic transmission, drivers have been able to experience a fairly comfortable, yet less engaging experience. Still, an automatic transmission can leave any driving enthusiast unsatisfied. Luckily, progress has been made in the world of automatic transmissions that can help alleviate those woes.

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 |  Apr 19 2012, 2:41 PM

Taking your time and researching can reap big rewards when it comes to purchasing pre-owned vehicles.

To some, the very notion of purchasing a used car can send them running for the hills, but as with anything else, provided you do your homework, the vehicle you choose can save you thousands of dollars over that new one in the showroom, without proving to be a money pit.

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