What is an extended vehicle warranty? In essence, an extended warranty is an insurance policy for vehicle repairs, a safeguard against unexpected future expenses. An extended warranty lengthens the term of your original factory warranty and sometimes supplements it. New vehicles come with factory warranties covering defects for a few years, typically a minimum of 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! →


A legend among early sports cars was the Morgan 3 Wheeler, a curious vehicle with a tiny, two-seat cockpit, an open engine compartment and only one wheel in the rear. The quirky but quick vehicle has been resurrected by Morgan and is headed for showrooms in the U.S. The prodigal trike returns The first car Read on! →


If you are thinking of filing a car insurance claim, you must check your policy first and verify what is covered. If you have a comprehensive or collision coverage, your insurer will likely pay for the claim, even if you are at fault. But you should also keep in mind that since you are at Read on! →


The Ford Explorer was the poster child of the SUV craze of the mid-1990s into the 2000s. However, Ford thinks that its image is a bit too family-friendly and has punched up the range with the Explorer Sport, a 350-horsepower turbo edition of the family hauler. The golden retriever of the car world In the Read on! →


Basic maintenance of an automobile is something anyone can do. It’s not merely function, however. Form has a great deal to do with it. Here are some tips for keeping up with both exterior care care and interior car care so that the whole vehicle shines. Basic maintenance tips – Interior car care Borrowing from Read on! →


Fisker Automotive has seen its share of setbacks in its short existence. The startup hybrid automaker was backed by federal and state loans. Now, the company’s Newport, Del., production plant is, in the words of one former employee, “absolutely empty.” Another round of layoffs sent a dozen engineers and technicians home last week. Fisker is Read on! →


The Japan earthquake and tsunami has created a ton of news stories about auto parts shortages, factory shutdowns, schedule interruptions and shipping delays. Throw in rising gas prices, and you get a perfect storm of panic buying as U.S. consumers make a run on fuel-efficient vehicles. The situation has led to severe price gouging by Read on! →


Despite some of the positive sales signs that have flashed across the radar screen of the United States auto industry and auto loans landscape lately, economists wonder what could happen to the still-teetering auto industry if the current recession proves to be a “double-dip” or “w-shaped recovery” model. Will there be another government bailout if Read on! →


A man posing as a delivery driver has stolen 2,100 gallons of fuel in a daring Indiana gasoline heist. Could he have seen a recent episode of “Breaking Bad?” Gasoline heist as prices soar Just as the price of gasoline made it largest one-day jump in a year and a half, a criminal has made Read on! →