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Would you share driving data with your insurance company for free stuff?
Would you share driving data with your insurance company for free stuff? Cars July 9, 2018
A major automaker is taking a novel approach to learn more information about your habits on the road. Mitsubishi Motors…
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Recall alert: 270,000 Mazdas over dangerous Takata air bags Cars July 6, 2018
It's the auto recall that just won't quit. The ever-expanding Takata air bag recall has now grown to encompass more…
Red, white & vroom! Here are the best American-made cars in 2018
Red, white & vroom! Here are the best American-made cars in 2018 Cars July 3, 2018
When you think about an American-made vehicle, commercials with triumphant music showing huge Dodge trucks splashing through the mud may…
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Don’t drive distracted! Cheap $5 to $10 hands-free options are available Cars June 30, 2018
With all the improvements technology has made to our lives, distracted driving remains a sore spot for motorists, pedestrians and…
Is Chevron with Techron gas really better for your car?
Is Chevron with Techron gas really better for your car? Cars June 27, 2018
Chevron is out with a series of new advertisements that claim its gasoline is the best for your car's mileage.…
Is it cheaper to own an electric car?
Is it cheaper to own an electric car? Cars June 27, 2018
It's been slow going for a couple years, but electric vehicle (EV) adoption is on the rise again. Over the…
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Ask Clark: How do I find a good mechanic? Cars June 25, 2018
I'm asked all the time how to find a good mechanic. The reality is this is something you should do…
Team Clark’s favorite DIY auto hacks
Team Clark’s favorite DIY auto hacks Cars June 22, 2018
Ever wished you were more handy when it comes to minor fixes for your automobile? We've got some entry-level tutorials…
Automakers, smartphone companies prep digital car key solution
Automakers, smartphone companies prep digital car key solution Cars June 21, 2018
Cars and smartphones are enjoying an increasingly fruitful courtship as technology's constantly revving motor continues to make them both more…
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Genesis, Kia and Hyundai top new vehicle dependability study Cars June 20, 2018
Looking for a reliable new vehicle to get around town in? The good news is that the overall dependability of…
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Key won’t turn in ignition? Here’s how to get your vehicle started Cars June 19, 2018
Have you ever had your key stick in the ignition so you can't turn your vehicle on? Turns out there's…
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This gas station chain can shut down card skimmers in just seconds Protect Your Rights & Identity June 15, 2018
QuikTrip has a new solution to stop card skimmers at their pumps in seconds and protect you when you fill…
Two popular midsize SUVs fail IIHS crash test
Two popular midsize SUVs fail IIHS crash test Cars June 12, 2018
The Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer earned poor ratings in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's recent crash tests…
The 10 best family cars for 2018
The 10 best family cars for 2018 Cars June 12, 2018
Busy parents have unique needs in transportation. Of course, things like fuel economy and safety are at the top of…
New study: These are the 10 best deals on almost-new cars
New study: These are the 10 best deals on almost-new cars Cars June 11, 2018
Money expert Clark Howard has always recommended that you buy a slightly used car — two or three years old…
Update: These are the 21 safest cars and SUVs for 2018
Update: These are the 21 safest cars and SUVs for 2018 Cars June 7, 2018
Only 21 vehicles have received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's top safety award after stricter requirements were put in…
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AAA warning: Why you need to be paying more attention to your tires Cars June 7, 2018
How often do you take the time to visually inspect your tires? When we take into account the effect that weather…
These are the vehicles with the best and worst recall rates
These are the vehicles with the best and worst recall rates Cars May 29, 2018
Auto recalls seem like a dime a dozen these days. We live in a world that ceases to be shocked…
Here are the coolest cars under $20,000 for 2018
Here are the coolest cars under $20,000 for 2018 Cars May 25, 2018
If you're in the market for a new car, there are some things you likely have in mind that are…
Consumer Reports releases list of worst vehicles
Recall Alert: Nearly 5M Jeep, Ram, Chrysler and Dodge vehicles may have cruise control defect Cars May 25, 2018
If you're gearing up for a Memorial Day weekend road trip, we've got a breaking auto recall you'll want to…
Top 2018 cars for getting great gas mileage
Top 2018 cars for getting great gas mileage Cars May 24, 2018
With gas prices on the rise again, drivers are undoubtedly taking a closer look at fuel economy when it comes…
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The 6 best sedans you can buy at deep discount right now Cars May 18, 2018
Looking for a new car that offers the most for your money right now? Because of various market conditions, there…
Keyless ignition systems linked to at least two dozen deaths — here’s how to stay safe
Keyless ignition systems linked to at least two dozen deaths — here’s how to stay safe Cars May 15, 2018
Keyless ignition has become standard in the majority of new cars today, but amid the fanfare for state-of-the-art advancements in…
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AutoZone’s free battery test: What to expect when you go Cars May 15, 2018
AutoZone is one of the nation's leading automotive retailers, but they offer much more than just parts and accessories for…
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Could pay-per-mile insurance save you big bucks? Insurance May 10, 2018
Looking for a new way to save money on your auto insurance? If you live in a metro area and…
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Are you following Clark’s maximum auto loan length rule? Cars May 9, 2018
The average length of an auto loan in the U.S. is now 69.5 months, up nearly four full months since…
The 6 best alternatives to the cars Ford is phasing out
The 6 best alternatives to the cars Ford is phasing out Cars May 8, 2018
If you've always driven Ford sedans, you're going to have fewer new vehicles to choose from pretty soon. The Dearborn, Michigan-based…
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Windshield wiper replacement: A simple job that can save you money Cars May 4, 2018
Looking for simple ways to save money when it comes to your vehicle? Try replacing your windshield wiper blades yourself.…
Chevy, Shell program lets you pay for your gas while you’re inside your vehicle
Chevy, Shell program lets you pay for your gas while you’re inside your vehicle Cars May 2, 2018
If you've ever had second thoughts about pulling out your wallet, cell phone or a wad of cash at a…
The best and worst days of the week to buy gas
The best and worst days of the week to buy gas Cars May 2, 2018
If you're trying to save money on gas, you may want to change the day of the week that you…
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