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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…
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…
Reliability ratings for 2012 cars
Automakers ready to meet new fuel efficiency requirements Cars November 17, 2011
The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show is now getting underway and it's perfectly clear that the heart of the marketplace…
2012 New Car Reliability Report
2012 New Car Reliability Report Cars November 3, 2011
Looking to buy a new car? Clark shares the latest tally of predicted reliability for Class of 2012 nameplates.
Make Extra Cash with Car Sharing
Make Extra Cash with Car Sharing Cars October 31, 2011
Your car sits idle most of the day. Why not rent it out by the hour to complete strangers, who…
Make Extra Cash with Car Sharing
Blackberry outage results in reduced traffic accidents Cars October 25, 2011
How often do you read or write e-mails -- or send or read text messages -- while you drive? C'mon,…
Get The Best Price on Car Rentals
Get The Best Price on Car Rentals Travel October 19, 2011
Car rental rates have been dropping for two straight years, but Clark shows you how to reduce the cost of…
Get The Best Price on Car Rentals
Americans say they want fuel economy but sales show otherwise Cars October 18, 2011
Americans say they want vehicles with better fuel economy, but what they're actually buying tells a whole different story. In…
New Car Price War Coming This Fall
New Car Price War Coming This Fall Cars October 14, 2011
Auto buyers will get all treats and no tricks this Halloween thanks to a price war in the car marketplace.…
Spying On Teen Drivers Keeps Them Safe
Spying On Teen Drivers Keeps Them Safe Cars October 11, 2011
Want to make your teen safer behind the wheel? Spy on them when they're on the road! It works. Clark…
Spying On Teen Drivers Keeps Them Safe
Gas prices likely to go lower Cars September 27, 2011
As the economy teeters, there's one silver lining: The high gas prices we've become accustomed to paying are almost certainly…
Japanese automakers ready to roll out the deals in fall price war
Japanese automakers ready to roll out the deals in fall price war Cars September 26, 2011
MONEY-SAVING MOMENT: I've been saying for months to hold off buying a new car if you can. Now it looks…
Japanese automakers ready to roll out the deals in fall price war
New warning about scam for online car buyers Scams & Rip-Offs September 26, 2011
RIP-OFF ALERT: A bogus eBay buyer protection program is being invoked by criminals pretending to sell cars on Craigslist. The…
Japanese automakers ready to roll out the deals in fall price war
California continues with “pay as you drive” insurance models Cars September 20, 2011
"Pay as you drive" insurance continues to make inroads in the state of California, according to The Los Angeles Times.…
Graduated licenses for teens work, but with unexpected dangers
Graduated licenses for teens work, but with unexpected dangers Life September 19, 2011
Graduated drivers licenses have done much to help reduce fatality among very young drivers, but some teens are finding a…
Two Reasons to Keep That Older Car
Two Reasons to Keep That Older Car Cars September 12, 2011
Historically, Americans like to cycle through cars pretty quickly. Bad idea. Clark explains why older cars are cheaper on at…
Two Reasons to Keep That Older Car
Clark identifies upcoming sweet spot on calendar for car buyers Cars September 8, 2011
Auto buyers will get all treats and no tricks come Halloween thanks to a couple of converging market factors. We've…
Two Reasons to Keep That Older Car
Gas station convenience stores a model of resilient capitalism Cars September 8, 2011
Gas station convenience stores represent a microcosm of how capitalists are adapting to changing market conditions and surviving.When times are…
Clark explains his purchase of the Nissan Leaf
Clark explains his purchase of the Nissan Leaf Cars September 6, 2011
My purchase of the Nissan Leaf highlights the mass of contradictions that is key to who I am. There are…