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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…
Report: The Lowest Cost Vehicles to Own
Report: The Lowest Cost Vehicles to Own Cars September 2, 2011
Which vehicles have the lowest true cost to own -- when you consider depreciation, insurance, maintenance and all the rest?…
New car tech actually prevents you from being in an accident
New car tech actually prevents you from being in an accident Cars August 26, 2011
It's such a good thing that the driver fatality rate in the United States has been going down for a…
New car tech actually prevents you from being in an accident
Clark Howard’s Featured Videos About Clark August 26, 2011
New car tech actually prevents you from being in an accident
Police and automakers can eliminate car theft Cars August 17, 2011
Having your car stolen is no fun at all. I remember one time I parked illegally and was towed, but…
New car tech actually prevents you from being in an accident
Ford introduces a 3-cylinder engine Cars August 12, 2011
Remember "Ford has a better idea," the old ad campaign? It was a great tagline that came at a time…
The scoop on 15% Ethanol gasoline
The scoop on 15% Ethanol gasoline Cars August 12, 2011
A new fuel blend called E15 (with 15% ethanol) could soon be at a gas pump near you. But will…
It’s coming: Cars that drive YOU around
It’s coming: Cars that drive YOU around Cars August 8, 2011
How far away are we from safe, remote-controlled vehicles that drive you around? Two new developments are bringing that day…
How often should you change your car’s oil?
How often should you change your car’s oil? Cars August 2, 2011
Are you changing your car's oil too frequently? You just may be. Hear the latest recommendations, and see what the…
How often should you change your car’s oil?
GM experiments with free car insurance for a year Cars July 25, 2011
GM has a unique new incentive where they will foot the bill on 12 months of auto insurance for new…
How often should you change your car’s oil?
Edmunds’ name used in online used car selling scam Cars July 25, 2011
RIP-OFF ALERT: Edmunds.com has had its good name and logo ripped off by con artists trying to sell cars through…
A new look at the 4-Cylinder engine
A new look at the 4-Cylinder engine Cars July 21, 2011
Think four-cylinder cars are not powerful enough for you? You may want to think again. Here's why.
A new look at the 4-Cylinder engine
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…
A new look at the 4-Cylinder engine
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…