Eric Peters, Editor

Eric Peters is a Washington, D.C.-based automotive writer and frequent contributor to the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily and Washington Times, among others. In his free time, he enjoys working on old cars and currently owns a 1964 Chevy Corvair Monza coupe and 1976 Pontiac Trans-Am equipped with a modified 455 V-8.


Buying Vs. Leasing: What Should You Do?
Buying Vs. Leasing: What Should You Do?

Should you buy or lease? Most of us have made a decision between paying rent and having a mortgage; and although buying or leasing a new car or truck involves a completely different type of calculation—a steeply depreciating item (car) versus a hopefully appreciating one (house or apartment)...Read More»

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Oil Changing Tips: How Often Should I Change My Oil?

Whether you’re a do-it-yourselfer and handle your own oil changes — or have this messy, not-fun job handled by a service shop — it’s important to know when to change, why to change, and what to watch out for: When should you change your oil? This varies from vehicle to...Read More»

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Buying Car Insurance: How Does It Work?

Shopping for insurance is almost as important as shopping for the car itself. There are good deals and not-so-good deals, not to mention different types of coverage. To get the best deal for you, you need to do some research — and to follow some basic hints: Get real. Before you begin...Read More»

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