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Get the best rate on car rental booking
Get the best rate on car rental booking Travel March 12, 2012
I have a method for saving money on car rentals that's a bit cumbersome but has worked for me. Now…
2012 is the year of the cheap auto loan
2012 is the year of the cheap auto loan Cars March 9, 2012
Right now is the best time to borrow money for a car perhaps ever in my lifetime, whether you're talking…
Gas prices climb on fears about Iran
Gas prices climb on fears about Iran Cars February 29, 2012
CLARKONOMICS: Gas prices are $3.70 a gallon (national average) and climbing. What's that going to mean as you look down…
A special talk about gas prices
A special talk about gas prices Cars February 27, 2012
Why are the traditional gas price cycles no longer valid? Where are they headed and what can we do about…
Get automated alerts for auto recalls
Get automated alerts for auto recalls Cars February 16, 2012
If you're concerned with auto safety, the government now has a notification e-mail system that will alert you to recalls…
Prices headed up in all sectors of auto industry
Prices headed up in all sectors of auto industry Cars February 13, 2012
CLARKONOMICS: Just a few years ago at the height of the recession when Americans were reluctant to buy anything, auto…
Prices headed up in all sectors of auto industry
Energy independence without gov’t involvement Cars February 10, 2012
The price of gas these days is a real pain for most of us consumers. But what about those who…
Shop Auto and Home Insurance Periodically To Save Money
Shop Auto and Home Insurance Periodically To Save Money Insurance February 8, 2012
Shopping the insurance market for auto and home coverage periodically can save you big bucks. I read in The New…
2012: A good time for car loans
2012: A good time for car loans Cars February 8, 2012
Credit may be tough to come by in some markets, but the auto market is not one of them. Here's…
Finding the best price on a car
Finding the best price on a car Cars February 3, 2012
Clark shares his favorite methods for landing the best price on a new or used car. And he has a…
Lane departure prevention coming to a car near you
Lane departure prevention coming to a car near you Cars February 1, 2012
Staying in your lane on the road is about to become a whole lot easier thanks to new technology inherited…
Allstate introduces claim satisfaction guarantee
Allstate introduces claim satisfaction guarantee Cars January 25, 2012
Allstate is a company that has never had a very good customer satisfaction rating with Consumer Reports or the American…
Online car buying scam
Online car buying scam Scams & Rip-Offs January 25, 2012
When you're shopping online for a car, how do you known that anonymous seller really owns the car in the…
Online car buying scam
Honda has beef with TrueCar.com Cars January 24, 2012
Looking for a good price on a car? Try the web for an instant guaranteed quote on the make and…
How to prepare for the possibility of $5/gallon gas
How to prepare for the possibility of $5/gallon gas Cars January 24, 2012
I got a kick out of two competing stories, one from The Dallas News and one from Barron’s that I…
How to prepare for the possibility of $5/gallon gas
Used car leasing can be dangerous to your wallet Cars January 20, 2012
Used car leasing is one of the fastest growing rip-offs on the car lot, according to The Los Angeles Times.…
How to prepare for the possibility of $5/gallon gas
Detroit Auto Show promises better fuel economy, more options Cars January 11, 2012
With car sales accelerating at the end of 2011, the Detroit Auto Show is now under way and auto makers…
How to prepare for the possibility of $5/gallon gas
Criminal ring involved in online car selling scam busted Scams & Rip-Offs January 10, 2012
RIP-OFF ALERT: An international criminal ring that would screen scrape legitimate online listings of cars for sale and then pose…
How to prepare for the possibility of $5/gallon gas
Honda learns a hard lesson about customer service Cars January 9, 2012
Amid all the ballyhoo about the class action lawsuit (and subsequent small claims court suit) against Honda, there's a simple…
Getting the best used car for your money
Getting the best used car for your money Cars January 6, 2012
Used car shoppers know to pull a CARFAX report on a potential purchase. But that's only half the battle. There's…
Getting the best used car for your money
GPS technology shapes a new generation of radar detectors Cars December 22, 2011
Radar detectors are getting a lot smarter with a couple of manufacturers now enabling them to share info about speed…
Getting the best used car for your money
Top safety picks from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety Cars December 19, 2011
Editor's note: Lawyer and car-buying expert Adam Goldfein fills in for Clark Howard Monday the 19th - Wednesday the 21st…
Getting the best used car for your money
Auto repos can lead to a deficiency judgment against you Cars December 19, 2011
Editor's note: Lawyer and car-buying expert Adam Goldfein fills in for Clark Howard Monday the 19th - Wednesday the 21st…
Prevent unfair rental car damage fees
Prevent unfair rental car damage fees Travel December 19, 2011
Renting a car soon? Here's a simple, effective tip to protect yourself from damage charges...and save you on insurance fees…
Clark reviews his new Nissan Leaf
Clark reviews his new Nissan Leaf Cars December 16, 2011
After months of waiting, Clark finally has his Leaf -- the all-electric, no gas car from Nissan. How does it…
Clark reviews his new Nissan Leaf
Rent a car before considering buying it Cars December 12, 2011
There's something I've recommended for years when it comes to car buying that people who buy online are not doing.…
Clark reviews his new Nissan Leaf
Top causes of accidents among teen drivers Cars December 2, 2011
Many of the top causes of accidents among teen drivers also plague the rest of us. They're just magnified among…
Clark reviews his new Nissan Leaf
Clark reviews his new Nissan Leaf Cars December 1, 2011
After months of waiting, I finally have my Leaf -- the all-electric, no gas car from Nissan. I want to…
Honda, Toyota roll out record incentives
Honda, Toyota roll out record incentives Cars November 22, 2011
MONEY-SAVING MOMENT: Two heavyweight Asian automakers are rolling out the incentives at record or near-record levels in a grab for…
Reliability ratings for 2012 cars
Reliability ratings for 2012 cars Cars November 21, 2011
A new Consumer Reports car reliability survey shows that expensive European cars may be fun to own and fun to…