I was thinking today how cool it would be to drive a "classic" muscle car every day. Nothing crazy. No show quality, or race engines, just a something still factory that's aged well with a stereo upgrade. I don't own anything and certainly don't want to...
These strategies can help steer you toward a vehicle and financing that will fit you -- and away from possible trouble.
If you plan to buy a new or used vehicle, there are some things you should do before you make that major purchase....
Top 10 Car Maintenance Mistakes
Some simple tips to save money and add life to your ride.
By Tom Wilson
Compared to the family trucksters of a generation ago, modern cars require about as much maintenance as a toaster. This is a real liberation from the...
Gone in 60 seconds: treasure in your car
As precious metals prices soar, catalytic converters are targets for thieves
By Alex Johnson
updated 3:38 p.m. CT, Tues., Feb. 12, 2008
As prices of precious metals skyrocket, thieves are targeting an...
End of an Era?
With new rules and revised CAFE standards, the days of powerful, fuel-thirsty cars may soon be long gone.
By Lawrence Ulrich
There's only one thing to say about a Corvette that can top 200 mph, or a Cadillac sedan that makes the muscle cars...
Fuel-Efficiency and Tradeoffs
Americans want more fuel-efficient vehicles and more hybrid choices.
Facing soaring gasoline prices, American car buyers definitely want more fuel-efficient vehicles but might not be ready to give up size, range, performance,...
The Ethanol Myth
Consumer Reports' E85 tests show that you’ll get cleaner emissions but poorer fuel economy—that is if you can find E85.
The Bush administration has been pushing ethanol as a renewable, homegrown alternative to gasoline. Now, the auto...
Posted: Friday, January 11 at 07:00 am CT by Bob Sullivan
You know all about rental car gas roulette: Either pay in advance for gas you'll never use, or bet that you'll have enough time to fill up the tank before you drop off the car. You might...
By the Financial Times
Americans bought more Toyota Prius hybrid gas-electric hatchbacks last year than Ford Explorer sport-utility vehicles, the top-selling SUV for more than a decade.
The change of fortune, buried in U.S. vehicle-sales data for...
By Des Toups
Cars make us irrational. We call them our babies and lovingly wax them every Saturday -- or we turn up the radio to drown out the sound of a dragging muffler. Either mindset will cost you money, sometimes a lot of it.
Walking the line between...