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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…
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…
UsedFirst.com shows car shoppers the best value based on depreciation
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,…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Save money on car tech by looking aftermarket Cars February 8, 2011
I have an easy way for you to save money on your next car. Think aftermarket when it comes to…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Pandora coming to your car’s dashboard? Cars January 31, 2011
Your car radio is about to get a whole lot smarter when the leading Internet music service puts you in…
Best auto insurance rates go to those who shop around
Best auto insurance rates go to those who shop around Insurance January 21, 2011
The Detroit News reports insurance premiums have declined 5 years in a row. I can't remember a cycle like this…
Best auto insurance rates go to those who shop around
Pay as you drive auto insurance can offer a 30% savings Insurance January 21, 2011
Big Brother is watching me”¦and I'm happy about it! I spoke with enthusiasm about 5 years ago about an experiment…
Best auto insurance rates go to those who shop around
Beware of bogus Craigslist offers posted by armed criminals Scams & Rip-Offs January 20, 2011
Craigslist can be a great place to buy all kinds of items -- but there's a special warning about cars…
IIHS names 2011 top vehicle safety picks
IIHS names 2011 top vehicle safety picks Cars January 19, 2011
I have a 6-year-old Scion xB that I bought used. Boy, do I love that car! I get a big…
Ways to manage the rising price of gas
Ways to manage the rising price of gas Cars January 18, 2011
What did you pay for gas the last time you filled up? I recall every news story on TV in…