As the auto industry undergoes a profound transformation, new cars may be a better investment than pre-owned vehicles. Low interest and no interest financing for new cars is creating an unusual auto loan environment. Classic assumptions about new versus used cars aren’t always correct. Depending on the make and model, there are some vehicles that Read on! →


Want fashionable luxury cars but hate paying premium prices? If you know what to look for, fine alternatives to expensive cars are available. Courtesy of the Detroit Free Press, the following are cheaper cars that sacrifice sticker price, but not quality. Want a Mini Cooper? Try a Fiat 500 While a Mini Cooper gives you Read on! →


Many of the newest hybrid vehicles make use of a basic-but-revolutionary concept. When the vehicle isn’t moving, the engine shuts off, saving power. Some are now suggesting that shutting off a gas-powered engine could be a way to save significant amounts of fuel. The idea of stop starts Called “stop starts” or “stop-start technology,” the Read on! →


If you think gas is too expensive and would like to improve your automobile’s fuel economy, consider hypermiling. This “gentle driving” technique that has been perfected by NASCAR will help you save money by enabling you to squeeze as many miles per gallon as possible out of your gas tank. As How Stuff Works puts Read on! →


A few car insurance companies are trying a new program that trades privacy for discounts. Pay-as-you-drive insurance, otherwise known as usage-based insurance, can save customers up to 30 percent. These savings, however, require minute-by-minute tracking of the customer’s driving practices. The basics of pay as you drive Pay-as-you-drive insurance is being tested or offered by Read on! →


Getting your money’s worth when it comes to purchasing a used car can be a tricky proposition. Older vehicles may be cheaper up front, but they may not give you the fuel economy of a newer car and may require more frequent repairs. However, there are some gems to be found out there that give Read on! →


When people go to buy a car, there is always the matter of the down payment to settle, like how much should one put down. Some wonder how much is appropriate, but in reality the answer is as much as humanly possible. No appreciation for depreciation When buying a car, many people have a bit Read on! →


There are numerous ways that one can find great car deals, some of which involve luck and some of which involve the very changing of the seasons. The thing is that car makers roll out new models in fall, which is the best time for good car deals. Get thee to a dealership when the Read on! →


In the past couple years, a number of car insurance companies have been offering “pay as you go” car insurance. It’s a usage-based insurance scheme, where a driver pays depending on how much they drive and it can save money for many drivers. Pay as you go car insurance a recent invention Car insurance is Read on! →


Painting your car is a nice DIY project that can be done at home, but many people tend to avoid it because of excessive cost and the degree of prep-work involved. A spray gun, the right air compressor, clear coat, the right kind of primer, buffing compound, rust converter and more are all things that Read on! →