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Some car dealers switch the paperwork at signing Cars July 14, 2011
There's a new practice at some franchise car dealers where they do switcheroo on the paperwork when you go to…
Buick delivers good fuel economy in large cars Cars July 14, 2011
The naysayers say that in order to get good fuel economy, we'll all have to drive around in little econo-boxes.…
Traffic Ticket’s Effect on Your Insurance Rate
Traffic Ticket’s Effect on Your Insurance Rate Insurance July 14, 2011
Ever wonder exactly how much your auto insurance will go up after a speeding ticket? How about after 2 or…
Traffic Ticket’s Effect on Your Insurance Rate
EPA offers fuel-economy labels for used car sellers Cars July 6, 2011
The Environmental Protection Agency is offering fuel-economy labels for used car sellers that could amount to a selling advantage for…
Traffic Ticket’s Effect on Your Insurance Rate
Flashing yellow left-turn signals save time, gas Cars June 29, 2011
I travel nearly continuously for the show all over the country. Occasionally, I come to an intersection somewhere that will…
Traffic Ticket’s Effect on Your Insurance Rate
Better used car deals for those who wait Cars June 22, 2011
If you're looking to buy a used car, you'd be better off waiting out the current high prices, according to…
Traffic Ticket’s Effect on Your Insurance Rate
Current car market favors sellers, not buyers Cars June 22, 2011
This could be a great time to be a car seller, but not so much a car buyer.First, new car…
Traditional oil change interval going away?
Traditional oil change interval going away? Cars June 16, 2011
It's a message that has been steered at drivers for years: Change your engine oil every 3,000 miles. But that…
Traditional oil change interval going away?
Car loan delinquencies at lowest level since 1999 Cars June 16, 2011
CLARKONOMICS: New data about late payments on car loans suggests some positive movement in the economy. TransUnion reports 60-day late…
Traditional oil change interval going away?
Smart cars communicate with other vehicles to avoid crashes Cars June 8, 2011
Driving is so much unbelievably safer than it used to be. Cars themselves are safer cocoons because of an amazing…
Traditional oil change interval going away?
Nissan sends $400 apology check for minor error Cars May 26, 2011
Nissan has made a stunning display of great customer service all because of a mistake in tech specs about the…
Americans favor 60 mpg government mandate
Americans favor 60 mpg government mandate Cars May 25, 2011
Americans overwhelmingly favor the federal government making a law that would require automakers to have all the vehicles they sell…
Americans favor 60 mpg government mandate
Foreign automakers ratchet up the incentives Cars May 24, 2011
Foreign automakers that came through the Japanese earthquake in March better than expected are ratcheting up the incentives to grab…
Americans favor 60 mpg government mandate
Scooters offer one solution to high gas prices Cars May 20, 2011
In today's market with high gas prices, scooters sales are up nearly 50% from a year ago, according to a…
Americans favor 60 mpg government mandate
New cars may be a better deal than used Cars May 16, 2011
I had to start saying it last year. And I have to say it this year again. Because of some…
Americans favor 60 mpg government mandate
New rules of the road for rental cars Travel May 12, 2011
There are some rules of the road for car rentals right now that I want to share with you. Rental…
A fully equipped vehicle for around $10,000
A fully equipped vehicle for around $10,000 Cars May 9, 2011
MONEY-SAVING MOMENT: A new era of value vehicles will be coming to the United States with prices starting at just…
A fully equipped vehicle for around $10,000
Nissan ready to rollout more Leafs Cars May 6, 2011
Nissan has been heavily promoting the all-electric Leaf for nearly 2 years now. So far, though, there are only 500…
A fully equipped vehicle for around $10,000
Hyundai rolls out trade-in guarantee program Cars May 2, 2011
One foreign automaker that's worked long and hard to overcome an initial poor showing now has a new initiative aimed…
Repossessed or government cars on dealer lots may be bogus
Repossessed or government cars on dealer lots may be bogus Cars April 25, 2011
RIP-OFF ALERT: Have you seen those ads for screaming deals on repossessed or government vehicles at car dealerships? Those cars…
Repossessed or government cars on dealer lots may be bogus
Avoid overreacting to changes in gas prices Cars April 18, 2011
It's pretty upsetting to go the gas station these days. You used to know roughly what a fill up should…
Repossessed or government cars on dealer lots may be bogus
Japan’s woes add to shortage of fuel-efficient vehicles Cars March 23, 2011
CLARKONOMICS: It should come as no surprise that the recent run-up in fuel prices has created a shortage of fuel-efficient…
New online resource assists with used-car shopping
New online resource assists with used-car shopping Cars March 11, 2011
Finding the right price when you're buying a new car is pretty easy. But finding the right price for a…
New device helps you avoid red light cameras
New device helps you avoid red light cameras Cars March 10, 2011
People react so strongly every time I talk about red light cameras. You have a lot of folks who are…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road Cars March 9, 2011
Editor's note: This segment originally aired in Dec. 2010. Should aging drivers be tested annually to ensure they still have…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Get a sneak peek at Consumer Reports’ top auto picks for 2011 Cars March 3, 2011
Are you looking to buy a new car this spring? A lot more people are than have been in recent…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Taking control of gas prices in uncertain times Cars February 24, 2011
With regimes in the Middle East and North Africa going up in flames, the price of oil and gasoline is…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Reduce your gas consumption to reduce anxiety about gas prices Cars February 18, 2011
How much did you pay for your last tank of gas? I paid $4.81 a gallon. Granted I was in…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
New figures show how much cheaper a new car can be vs. a used car Cars February 16, 2011
Last year, I was stunned to tell you there were many situations where buying a new car was preferable to…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Dash finally enters Clark’s Graveyard Business & Entrepreneurs February 10, 2011
I get excited about new technology and new business ideas with breathless enthusiasm. But I'm not always right. In fact,…
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