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Driving an Older Car: The Dodge 2000 Intrepid

Driving an Older Car: The Dodge 2000 Intrepid

I drive a 2000 Dodge Intrepid. Why dont I drive a new car, or at least one that is not 10 years old? First of all, I am on a fixed income. I cannot afford a car payment, and I cant afford the comprehensive insurance that you need to carry with a new car that you're financing. That is just one... read more

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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

The 2010 VW Jetta TDI Sportwagen

You say that you want a vehicle that is fuel efficient, inexpensive to operate, has a huge cargo area and is environmentally sound then might I recommend one that quite... read more July 31, 2009 by  0

2009 Mazda MAZDA5

2009 Mazda Mazda5 Sport Review

Probably one of the most overlooked vehicles out there, the Mazda5 is a diamond in a sea of coal. With six passenger seating...and yes, the third row is better for the... read more July 27, 2009 by  1

Honda Accord Coupe Concept  -  2012 Detroit Auto Show

Most Expensive Places to Own A Car in the U.S.

If you think buying gas is the biggest expense associated with owning a car, think again. Auto insurance is the most expensive aspect of owning a vehicle and unfortunately... read more July 23, 2009 by  1

2007 Subaru Legacy Wagon Outback R LL Bean

2007 Subaru Outback Wagon With Automatic and OE Navigation System

1 1/2 years ago my Mom bought a 2007 Subaru Outback Wagon.  My Mom bought the Outback with most of the extras that Subaru offers for the Wagon.   My Mom's Outback... read more July 23, 2009 by  0

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Least Expensive Places to Own A Car in the U.S.

Where you live can be the difference between paying $869 for auto insurance and $5,000 or more for insurance. While auto insurance companies also consider age, driving... read more July 23, 2009 by  0


Test Drive: Volkswagen Jetta TDI

With everyone today concerned with global warming and the environment one of the greenest decisions you can make is to buy a diesel.  The cars are enjoying a resurgence as... read more July 22, 2009 by  0

2009 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS

Hyundai Gas Lock Delivers $1.49 Gas For New Buyers

In case you've been trapped in a cubicle for the past few months, it's summer again, and that means gas prices are making their march back up toward their peak. While fears... read more June 30, 2009 by  0

2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan S

Audi Says Diesel Isn't a Dirty Word for Familes to Fear

Diesel equals smelly and dirty, right? Wrong! highlights this with more information on how far diesel cars have come. More than half the cars in Europe... read more June 23, 2009 by  0

Barack Obama

Obama's Plan: Who's Saving Whom From What?, a partner site to TheCarConnection, carried this story yesterday regarding the new federal economy standards. Editor-in-Chief John Voelcker cleaved... read more May 20, 2009 by  2

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

So What Will Those 42-MPG Cars Actually Look Like? (Hint: Not Golf Carts)

No, we won't all be driving golf carts. We won't all have to drive a truncated 2009 Toyota Yaris either. Relax and chill, folks. Let's do a little reality-based projecting on... read more May 19, 2009 by  11

2007 Mercedes-Benz F700 Concept

Engines Will Shrink For Fuel Efficiency, But You'll Pay More For Less

It's long been tradition that big cars have big engines. But fuel-economy standards (in the US) and carbon emissions limits (in Europe) mean that even the big cars of... read more May 15, 2009 by  2

Corn Ethanol Pump

Ethanol (Rhymes With 'Cornball')

An article in Science magazine says that growing corn for ethanol is an inefficient use of farmland. (Of course, if you've been paying attention, this isn't really news.) A... read more May 12, 2009 by  0

2009 Honda FCX Clarity, being delivered to 19-year-old actress Q’orianka Kilcher

Electric Cars Are Coming! Hydrogen...Maybe Not So Much

We get asked a lot of questions by friends and colleagues looking to buy cars and trucks, as we noted elsewhere this morning. But we also get asked a lot about future cars... read more May 11, 2009 by  7

2009 Audi R8 Le Mans

RIP Rip-Snorting Audi R8 V12 TDI Diesel

TDI, we hardly knew ye. Dispensed before birth, now merely a dream of the clean, high-mileage supercar, how should we mourn the death of the Audi R8 V12 TDI diesel--which... read more May 7, 2009 by  1

Bill Ford 2006

Who Wants Higher Gas Taxes? That's Ford. Bill Ford.

Ask most energy analysts how to cut US petroleum usage, and they'll point to Europe, where gasoline costs more than double the price in the States. For decades, European... read more May 5, 2009 by  4


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