Many of us agonize over the gas mileage of our vehicles and what the greenest car purchase may be. The kind of repair shop we take our vehicles to, however, could have a huge environmental impact. Green repair Green auto repair shops can be difficult to find and even more difficult to define. Auto repair Read on! →


A roof rack may seem like a great idea for hauling bikes, snowboards or luggage on your vehicle. Roof racks, though, increase drag and reduce your vehicle mileage very significantly. So is it worth it to use a roof rack, or are there better options for hauling big stuff with your car? The effect of Read on! →


Fans of Mazda’s RX-8 sports coupe are in mourning, as the only sports car from that brand with more than 200 horsepower has gone the way of the dodo. However, Mazda fans can take heart, as the brand is weighing whether to put the 205-horsepower MX-5 Miata GT into production. Miata GT among long line Read on! →


More People Than You Realize If you have an outstanding auto loan and are not satisfied with the interest rate you’re paying, it seems like a natural step if your FICO score is above 600 to attempt to refinance your vehicle. If it doesn’t to you, it should. Considering that online auto refinancing is an Read on! →


If you have been thinking about getting a loan to buy a truck, you might want to do so sooner rather than later. According to the world’s biggest truck maker, Daimler AG, the U.S. truck market has bottomed. That means the supply has gotten low enough after months of automakers slashing inventory that it has Read on! →


Kia has announced it is taking the redesigned Cee’d compact hatchback to the Geneva Motor Show. A new Cee’d for Europe likely means that a new Forte is coming down the pike for Yankees. Rebranding based on place Many car makers sell cars in the United States under different names than they have overseas. There Read on! →


Nearly every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter has said something about reducing dependence on foreign oil for fuel. A novel idea was brought up, which was to power cars with ethanol instead of gasoline. Over the last few years, gas suppliers have been mixing gasoline and ethanol, in a solution called E10, or 10 percent Read on! →


Warmer temperatures got you hankering for a top-down drive; here are some fast, fun convertibles to consider. If you’re in the market, these hottest convertibles of summer can get you to the beach in style. Chevrolet Camaro SS (MSRP: $38,330; Invoice: $36,797; 16/24 mpg) The 2012 Camaro SS convertible has the kind of power that Read on! →


Last week, U.S. News and World Reports released its 2012 Best Cars for the Money Award picks. Ford was the frontrunner, carrying five of the top bang-for-your-buck cars in 10 different categories. The best bargains were also selected for SUVs, minivans and trucks. Determining the best value The winners were selected for 23 automotive categories. Read on! →