Archive for 'Cars'
Jun 18, 2011 - You're supposed to bring your rental car back full of gas. But according to this reader, some rental companies want to see more than an arrow on the gas gauge pointing to "F".
May 26, 2011 - I've been doing stories about saving money and avoiding rip-offs for more than 20 years, so you'd think I'd never fall into some stupid fee trap. I wish.
May 23, 2011 - When it comes to car insurance, where you live is a factor in what you'll pay. Here's a list of the most expensive, and cheapest, cities to insure a car. Plus, how to lower your bill wherever you live.
May 18, 2011 - When gas prices go up, so do the number of tips we hear on how to save. Some are good, others silly. Here's what you need to know to actually reduce your pain at the pump.
May 16, 2011 - Gas-saving devices have been around as long as cars, and they become especially popular when prices edge up. But do any of them really work?
May 04, 2011 - Buying a used car versus new is definitely a money-saver, but there's a trade-off: Used cars aren't as reliable. Or are they? Here's a list of used cars that Consumer Reports claims aren't just cheaper than new, they're better.
Apr 19, 2011 - According to AAA, it's more costly to own and operate a vehicle than it was last year. They blame gas, tires, and depreciation - but we have tips to save on all three.
Apr 07, 2011 - Are you considering buying a new car? What about an LCD TV, mp3 player, or laptop? If so, be sure to read this before you let the cashier talk you into buying that extended warranty too.
Apr 05, 2011 - Gas is expected to get as high as $4/gallon this summer, but consumers' options for saving money at the pump are as varied as their reactions to the price hike.
Mar 31, 2011 - Think Moammar Khadafy's behind the rise in gas prices? The true answer may be a lot closer to home. Here's what really influences the price of oil, and how you can hedge against higher prices.
Mar 23, 2011 - A device called a power programmer promises to let you hack into your car's computer to improve your gas mileage. But is the cost worth the benefit?
Mar 04, 2011 - Mark's getting married soon, but in the meantime, his fiance needs a car. Which one of them should sign for the loan?
Mar 01, 2011 - Even though oil and gas prices continue to rise, drivers love their SUVs - half the people looking for a vehicle online are seeking them out. Plus, a new study explains why the electric car market still has some kinks to work out.
Feb 28, 2011 - There’s a buzz about electric cars, but even their owners have some words of warning.
Feb 08, 2011 - Diesel fuel may be more expensive than gas, but a new survey says that overall, diesel vehicles are cheaper than their regular-gasoline-consuming counterparts.