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Young Men Don’t Get The Most Speeding Tickets: Who Does Will Surprise You
Young Men Don’t Get The Most Speeding Tickets: Who Does Will Surprise You

It’s fair to say that teenage drivers and twenty-something men carry a reputation for being especially ticket-prone. But that might be an unfair impression, as they’re not the age group that gets the most tickets—and a look at new survey results reaches some very different...Read More»

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Study: Even First Accident Claim Raises Car Insurance Rates For Years

Afraid that making just one auto-insurance claim will raise your rates? That fear is entirely justified by the results of a new study—pointing to a premium rate hike of 41 percent, on average, after making just one $2,000 claim. That’s about $370 annually, on average, and a premium that...Read More»

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How Do Electric Cars Get Cleaner With The New Year?

If you’re buying a new gasoline vehicle, you’d best be happy with its emissions and efficiency today. Because as the vehicle ages, it’s not going to get much better than this. ALSO SEE: Six Most Affordable Vehicles With Third-Row Seating That’s actually not true with battery...Read More»

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7 Photo Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Car Online (Illustrated With Selfies From Wikimedia)

Selling a car online is easy, right? Type in the make/model/year, offer a little description, name a price, post a few pics, and -- boom! -- you're done. Except it's not that simple. If you're selling your car, you should spend just as much time planning your pitch as Madison Avenue types prepare...Read More»

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Six Reasons Why The Fiat 500e Electric Car Beats The Abarth

The Fiat 500e is a rare sight in most parts of the U.S., and as a 'compliance car,' only offered in California and Oregon and aimed to satisfy the framework of fuel-efficiency rules, it's not a viable option for many American small-car shoppers. That's a shame, as it ranks as one of the most...Read More»

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Federal Tax Credits For Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Cars: What You Need To Know

If you want to get a special incentive for driving a hybrid, you're a few years too late; but a tax credit applies to nearly every electric car and plug-in hybrid on the market and it can, in some cases, effectively reduce your cost for such a model to that of an ordinary gasoline vehicle (or even...Read More»

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Your Next Vehicle Is More Likely To Have A CVT: Here’s Why

Like it or not: Nearly every new vehicle—we're talking around 95 percent—has an automatic transmission of some sort. And manual transmissions are rare today, except among a few performance-oriented models. That's the obvious. What might not be so apparent to new-car shoppers is that the...Read More»

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Six Life-Saving Tips About Tires

Tires aren't just treads we replace once every few years. They help us maneuver safely and avoid accidents; and the grip and security they provide is not to be taken lightly. Each year, there are nearly 11,000 tire-related crashes, and nearly 200 people die each year from those crashes. And...Read More»

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2015 Subaru WRX Manual Vs. CVT: Tips To Help You Choose

The 2015 Subaru WRX is one of this year’s standout new performance cars. And if you’re considering putting one of these affordable all-wheel-drive sport sedans in your driveway, you have a fundamental choice to make: Do you go with the six-speed manual, or the so-called Lineartronic...Read More»

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Six Weird Vehicle-Related Tax Deductions

Cars and driving are necessary for many Americans to do their jobs. And yet if you don't have a company vehicle and a fleet manager, figuring how much of a vehicle-related deduction you're entitled to isn't always a straightforward calculation come tax time. We drive to work; we drive to eat...Read More»

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Subprime Set: Top Ten Cars Bought By Those With Low Credit Scores

You’ve likely all seen the late-night TV ads from used-car lots—pushing loans for which they say anyone with a job can qualify. But hold on; don't yet sign your life's possessions over on contingency to some guy in a Hawaiian shirt who says he is the bank. Even if you have a blemished...Read More»

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Buy American: Ten 2014 Vehicles That Wave The Stars And Stripes

Deciding to buy an American vehicle can sound like a pretty straightforward mission. But as most shoppers focused on that will find out, it's not nearly as clear-cut as it sounds. To outline flip sides of the argument, and issues you should consider: A vehicle is still the most labor-intensive...Read More»

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10 Laws That Drive Drivers Crazy

Motor-vehicle laws are intended to keep everyone safe, without unnecessarily hindering or restricting. At least in the purest intent, that's how they're supposed to work. But as you've probably found, there are plenty of driving-related laws that can push drivers to fits—whether it's for the...Read More»

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The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds For August 3, 2013

It's the weekend, and we know for some of you that means either it's time to shop for a vehicle or possibly help a friend or loved one as they look for a vehicle. Either way, The Car Connection is here to help. We are the one-stop shop for all your vehicle shopping needs. From researching a a...Read More»

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Used Cars Take A U-Turn: Prices Finally Fall

Last summer, used car prices were sky high -- not as high as they'd been earlier in 2012, but close enough that the price gap between "new" and "new used" cars remained very, very narrow. But oh, what a difference 12 months can make. According to Detroit News, used car prices have been in free fall...Read More»

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The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds For July 27, 2013

Do your plans for the weekend include shopping for a new vehicle? If so, The Car Connection is here to help. With millions of used-car listings, and hundreds of vehicle reviews, we are your one-stop shop for all your car research needs. Once you read the vehicles reviews, it's easy to either...Read More»

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The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds For July 20, 2013

If you are planning to go car shopping this weekend, have no fear, The Car Connection is here. With millions of used-car listings, and thousands of new-car reviews, we've got your back when it comes to researching and locating your next ride. Our used-car listings are a cinch to look through, as...Read More»

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The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds For July 13, 2013

As we head into the heat of the summer, we think it might be time to head to the beach. And if you need a more beach-friendly vehicle, The Car Connection is your place to research and locate that perfect vehicle. With millions of used-car listings, and thousands of new vehicle reviews, The Car...Read More»

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The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds For June 29, 2013

With the 4th of July holiday coming up, you may be planning a road trip. That just might involve a change of vehicles--a change into something pre-owned, perhaps? If you're about to purchase a vehicle, we can help. With millions of used car listings, and thousands of vehicle reviews, The Car...Read More»

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