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Three Of Every Ten Recalled Cars Not Fixed Within 18 Months

Three Of Every Ten Recalled Cars Not Fixed Within 18 Months

As a consumer, you may think that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) does a good job of making sure defective cars get recalled and repaired. Not so, says the Government Accountability Office, who recently revealed that only 70 percent of recalled cars and trucks were... read more

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2012 Ferrari FF

Travel Europe, Drive Supercars And Get Paid To Do It

Writing about cars gives us access to the highest-horsepower, biggest-pricetag machines in the world, but now there's a chance for civilians to do the same, in Europe, at... read more April 13, 2011 by  0


 
Volvo on pothole - flickr user comedy_nose

Tip: As Snow Melts And Potholes Emerge, Look Out For Vehicle Damage

This has been a particularly harsh winter—not just for people, but for vehicles. Even if you and your vehicle made it through the black ice, snow squalls, and... read more March 2, 2011 by  2


 
U.S. Capitol

112th Congress Goes To Washington, Lobbyists Follow. Will The Right To Repair Act Finally Pass?

If you read the news yesterday, you probably saw a recap of the day on Capitol Hill, with lots of attention given to the freshman Representatives. But journalists aren't the... read more January 4, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Toyota Prius

Frugal Shopper: No, Hybrids Don't Cost More To Repair And Maintain

Hybrids like the 2011 Toyota Prius cost more to repair and maintain, right? It would seem, given all the additional technical complexity and computational wizardry in... read more November 24, 2010 by  8


 
2009 Chevrolet Malibu

Do You Tip Your Mechanic?

A review of a book about tipping offered at North Jersey included some guidelines about how to treat your mechanic. This brought up the subject of auto repair facility... read more November 1, 2010 by  3


 
Car repair

How To Avoid the Latest Car Repair Scams

The bad guys are out there trying to prey on the uninformed and the trusting. These are a few of the current auto repair scams that are making news around the country. Keep... read more October 29, 2010 by  1


 
Car accident

Consumer Reports And Aftermarket Crash Parts Suppliers At Odds

The use of aftermarket collision repair parts is on Consumer Reports' mind this month, in the October 2010 edition of the magazine. The publication takes on the quality of... read more October 4, 2010 by  0


 
Used car salesman

Five Auto Repair Scams And How To Deter Them

In the auto repair business there are unfortunately some bad players. These unscrupulous shops are a very small minority in a very big industry made up of skilled and... read more September 30, 2010 by  4


 
2011 Honda Odyssey EX

Today at High Gear Media: Honda Odyssey! Subaru Forester WRX?

What's to know about the 2011 Honda Odyssey? The lightning bolt works--and so does the interior. [TheCarConnection] Subaru's gone nuts with the WRX STI, but will it be... read more September 9, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Volkswagen Passat

Why Choose A Foreign Car?

If you’re in the market for a new car, you’ve probably heard arguments both for and against foreign cars. Some people will swear up and down that buying domestic... read more September 1, 2010 by  3


 
2010 GMC Acadia FWD 4-door SLT1 Open Doors

What Is Car Insurance?

A car insurance policy protects you, your vehicle, passengers and other drivers in case of an accident, theft or natural disaster. But of course, there’s more to it... read more August 30, 2010 by  0


 
2008 Dodge Magnum 4-door Wagon RWD Headlight

Compare Car Insurance Coverage: How Much Do You Really Need?

Car insurance coverage can be customized to fit your life. But, how much auto insurance are you required to have? While individual auto insurance requirements vary from state... read more August 29, 2010 by  0


 
2005 Mazda Tribute

Trade Your Car Or Sell Privately: Pros And Cons: Part IV

The used car market is generally strong in all regions of the country. This makes it tempting to sell your old car privately instead of trading it in at a dealership. After... read more August 26, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-X

Can I Afford Insurance For The Dodge Viper?

Many people just can’t get enough of the Dodge Viper. This stylish, fun little car comes in a variety of styles and can be customized into being the car of your dreams... read more August 23, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT Angular Front Exterior View

What Are The Maintenance Costs Of Chevy Trucks?

Every car and truck is going to cost some money to maintain; there’s simply no getting around that unfortunate fact. However, you should know that some cars and trucks have... read more August 22, 2010 by  0


 
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