Sunday’s assault on Tripoli and the subsequent overthrow of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi could translate into lower gas prices here and abroad in the months to come. The extent of the rebel victory, however, remains uncertain. Prices could drop if supply restored The oil supply in Europe, which provides about half of the U.S.’s 40 Read on! →


A new National Automobile Dealers Association guide on used cars estimates that the price of used cars will be going up. For most consumers, this means used cars will be more expensive and less available. Expected price jump The NADA research expects two distinct levels of price jumps in used vehicles this year. The average Read on! →


Distracted driving is the newest worry for most drivers on the road. The belief of most is that teen drivers are the ultimate distracted drivers, but new studies are showing exactly the opposite. Between texting, phone calls and having the internet in their hands, adults are actually the most distracted drivers on the road. What’s Read on! →


Americans love their automobiles, including American presidents. From William Howard Taft to Barack Obama, each U.S. president has had a special place in his heart for his presidential car. Here’s some fodder for your next presidential car trivia contest, courtesy of the Los Angeles Times. William Howard Taft (1909-1913) The first U.S. president to make Read on! →


A great deal of money tends to change hands at a luxury automotive dealership. In most cases, this exchange is completely legal, but for Patricia Smith and family of Baierl Acura in suburban Pittsburgh, Pa., things ran afoul of the law. Luxuries including VIP seating at exclusive events, private lunches with celebrities and autographed memorabilia 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! →


Your car’s check engine light isn’t there merely for visual entertainment during your Sunday drive. While the “Car Guys” Click and Clack may joke that the best solution is a piece of duct tape, the truth is that a car owner should pay attention to the warning. It’s important to understand what the check engine Read on! →


Depending on the state you live in, no-fault insurance may be an option for your vehicle. There are a variety of opinions on no-fault insurance, and each state has a different law. In most states that allow no-fault vehicle insurance, there is still legal recourse for injured drivers. The idea behind no fault insurance With Read on! →


For fuel- and brake-line parts to be made to specification, the resin must flow. Yet resin availability has been a huge problem in the automotive industry because of an industrial accident at a Evonik Industries AG chemical factory in Marl, Germany. Credit Suisse reports that if European automakers don’t come up with alternatives quickly, production Read on! →


While modern society is generally more enlightened than ever before regarding gender equity, the truth is that when it comes to female mechanics, stereotypes still exist. An online search of stock photography and other popular media sources using the term “female mechanic” turns up countless images that are more appropriate to a men’s magazine or Read on! →