When it comes to saving money on your vehicle, one thing it pays to know are your brake basics. You might not think much of a little squeal here or there as you bring your vehicle to a stop, but those little sounds and related vibrations can add up to a great deal of money Read on! →


The average price of gasoline in the U.S. is nearly $4 per gallon. But if you return a rental car without topping off the gas tank, you’ll pay more than double that for each gallon the rental service puts in to fill the tank. This is one of the hidden rental car fees that can Read on! →


OEM, for the low and unitiated, means Original Equipment Manufacturer, and one of the eternal debates among shadetree mechanics (and real ones) is OEM vs aftermarket parts. There are pros and cons to both, so it behooves one to know a few things. The great debate of OEM vs aftermarket parts The long and short Read on! →


In learning how to communicate with your mechanic, the first thing that’s helpful to remember is that your goal is to achieve clarity. Think about it. When you talk to your doctor, you try to be as detailed as you can and ask questions, right? That’s the only way to receive the best possible care. Read on! →


General Motors has launched a pilot program in which it will give anyone buying or leasing a new GM car one year of free car insurance. It is only being offered in two states for the time being, but the idea is to streamline the buying process, which can be hampered by having to purchase Read on! →


When you’re in the market for a new car, it is advisable to consider financing before you visit the dealership. But what length of auto loan should you choose? Three-, five- and six-year loans are the most common options available, and once upon a time, the latter option was popular. However, as numerous automotive industry Read on! →


One of the biggest overall expenses, and at that pains in the backside, is car repairs. However, a good way to cut down on the expense, is to keep a good eye out for unnecessary repairs, which can cost a bundle. Watch mechanics like a hawk for unnecessary repairs It’s far from the case that Read on! →


Unless they go out, most of us do not even consider our headlights. Taking a few extra minutes to re-aim your headlights will help improve the safety of your night driving by leaps and bounds. Get your tools together Aiming your headlights, in nearly all vehicles, requires just a set of screwdrivers. One Phillips-head and Read on! →