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For Women, Getting A Car Repaired Is More Painful Than A Trip To The Dentist

For Women, Getting A Car Repaired Is More Painful Than A Trip To The Dentist

Few people enjoy taking their car to a garage. Fewer still enjoy it when they know they're car needs extensive, expensive repairs. A new survey from AutoMD suggests that women hate it so much, they'd rather go to the dentist. ALSO SEE: What Car Should You Really Drive? The survey was conducted in... read more

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Couple arguing

Study Finds That Men Are From Lincoln, Women Are From Volvo

In marketing, companies always track the demographics of their customers to identify shopping trends. They look at age, geography, income, and many other factors, but perhaps... read more August 20, 2013 by  1


 
Auto mechanics, California (photo by T. Voekler, via Wikimedia)

Women Pay More For Car Repair When They Look Less Confident

Very few people walk into repair shops knowing exactly what's wrong with their vehicles. Some folks have hunches, though, and that can make all the difference when it comes... read more July 3, 2013 by 


 
Infographic: Automotive Relationship Survey, via AutoTrader

Breaking Up (With Your Car) Is Hard To Do

A car can be like the third wheel in a relationship. When does the new girlfriend get to drive it? Would you rather spend your Sunday cruising the highways or snuggling with... read more June 5, 2013 by  1


 
Couple arguing

Husbands, Wives Are Worst Backseat Drivers, But Teens Keep Their Mouths Shut

There's nothing quite as wonderful as a backseat driver -- someone who always knows the fastest way to get from Point A to Point B, someone who can sense accidents before... read more June 3, 2013 by 


 
Police car with headlights on

Top 11 Excuses That Men & Women Give Police Officers

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a study that suggested drivers' excuses have little bearing on whether they're ticketed when they're pulled over. But of course, that... read more April 30, 2013 by  2


 
Couple arguing

Who Lies More Often About Driving Mistakes: Husbands Or Wives?

Stop us if you've heard this one before. A woman runs out of the house one morning, late for work. As she whips open the driver's side door, she notice a scar/dent/ding on... read more April 18, 2013 by 


 
2013 Fiat 500c Abarth

Fiat 500 Abarth Gets Automatic Transmission To Woo Female Shoppers

The launch of the Fiat 500 didn't go as smoothly as some had hoped. First, Chrysler dealers had to build special showrooms for the new model, since CEO Sergio Marchionne... read more April 11, 2013 by  15


 
Car shopping

Why Aren't Women Buying Cars From Detroit?

Detroit, we have a problem -- in fact, we have two. Everyone knows that younger consumers are ambivalent about owning cars. That's an obstacle that automakers around the... read more March 6, 2013 by  3


 
A MINI Cooper, stuffed with 28 agile women - image: MINI

Women Drivers Outnumber Men, But Men Have Higher Fatality Rate On The Road

In the early part of the 20th century, it was unusual to see women behind the wheel. But as viewers of Downton Abbey know, that began to change during World War I, when women... read more March 4, 2013 by  1


 
Woman driving

Shifting Demographics: In The U.S., More Women Drive Than Men

As we saw during last week's election, the demographics of the U.S. are changing. Older white men -- once the country's key voting block -- make up an increasingly small... read more November 14, 2012 by 


 
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in Grease

Survey: Cars Are The 'Third Wheel' In Relationships

So, you've recently begun dating someone, and things are going well. You like the same movies, the same books, the same music, and, most importantly, you make each other... read more September 4, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle

When It Comes To Cars, Men Dig Superman, Women Love Clark Kent

Here we go again: a new study has revealed the vastly different habits of men and women. The focus this time? Each sex's preference in cars. The data comes from TrueCar... read more April 24, 2012 by 


 
Woman driving

Uh-Oh: Women Are Twice As Likely To Hit The Gas By Mistake

Gentlemen: on a scale of one to ten, how much do you value your relationship with your wife? Girlfriend? Mother? Sister? Female co-workers? If you answered more than, say, a... read more April 13, 2012 by  1


 
'What men and women want' infographic from Netbase

Women Want Ice Cream, Men Want Cars: Here's Proof

Are your co-workers still grumpy about Sunday night's time change? Why not perk up the office by starting a discussion about what men and women "really" want? According to... read more March 13, 2012 by  1


 
2011 data on car customers from CarWoo

Women Are More Practical Shoppers, But Men Get Better Deals: Infographic

UPDATED: See below* So, you're in the market for a new car. You've skimmed through our extensive collection of news and reviews, and you're ready to hit the showroom. What... read more January 24, 2012 by  2


 
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