Car salespeople who offer a no-pressure, honest sales face to the public will still engage in a number of psychological tricks and triggers to get you to buy that new car. Typically it’s perfectly legal. Thus, consumers should know car salespeople tricks of the trade before going shopping at a lot. Car salespeople are trying Read on! →


Go to any auto parts store and many gas stations, and you’ll see a huge number of aftermarket fuel additives. You may ask yourself, “how did I get this beautiful house?” as well as whether the additives are actually worth it. Worth of fuel additives depends on what it purports to do Aftermarket fuel additives Read on! →


Problems with the fuel tank straps on 1997 to 2001 Ford F-150 trucks have prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate the matter. Straps that secure the tank to the body can rust, and the tank can end up being dragged under the vehicle and possibly setting fire to the fuel. No recall Read on! →


If you’re in the market for a used vehicle, you may run across rebuilt car titles. While the definition varies from state to state, authorities like CarFax define rebuilt car titles as titles attached to salvaged vehicles that have been repaired and restored to working condition and passed inspection. In most cases, such vehicles had Read on! →


When shopping for used cars, one has to be careful about all sorts of things. Not only could recall repairs not have been done, one also has to be aware of previously wrecked cars and the dangers they could pose. Number of previously wrecked cars on the road is unknown Many used cars are perfectly Read on! →


A Fisker Karma has been implicated in a house fire at a residence in Texas. The car is said to be the cause, though it appears that the battery pack was not the cause of the blaze, and it was not plugged in at the time of the fire. Fisker fingered for fanning flames The Read on! →


When you’re looking into an auto loan, watch out for ones that use an old formula called the “Rule of 78s.” This is a method of calculating a rebate of finance charges when a customer repays their debt early. In actuality, the rebate ends up being a “sneaky prepayment penalty,” claims Bankrate.com. The loan-padding scheme, Read on! →


One of the effects of the larger online marketplace is that it is easier than ever to buy a car sight unseen. If you are choosing to purchase online,here are a few things to keep in mind. The best move Never, ever purchase a car sight unseen. You should always check out a used car Read on! →


Electric cars are great for the environment, there is no doubt about it. They create no pollution at all, unlike hybrids. They don’t require any fuel, but they do require recharging every few hundred miles. Right now, the only U.S. car company that sells completely electric vehicles in serial production is Tesla Motors. Other companies Read on! →


Parents nationwide are becoming concerned that the safety of their child’s car seat cannot be properly tested because of flaws in crash test dummy designs. The reason is that no crash test dummies are made to simulate obese children. A growing body of research suggests the safety provided by car seats may be deceptive. Government Read on! →