Car Care and Buying 2008

16 Stories • Available September 2008
Look, No Hands

Look, No Hands

k the right hands-free device for your cell phone Mark Maynard Creators News Service It's difficult enough to manage all the gadgets in our lives. Now, with five states and several state jurisd

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Cars Covered

Cars Covered

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Smarter Cars

Smarter Cars

aby boomers bring big changes to auto market Chandra Orr Creators News Service Cars that measure brain activity? Maybe in another 10 years. For now, baby boomers will have to rely on touch scree

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Fuel Sippers

Fuel Sippers

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Hybrid Confusion

Hybrid Confusion

tial owners should know before making a purchase Chandra Orr Creators News Service Do they require special maintenance? How long will the battery last? Will I really save money? Turns out, cons

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Fuel-efficient Errands

Fuel-efficient Errands

things done while being easy on your car Chandra Orr Creators News Service You've heard the one about combining trips to save on gas? Yeah, right. Our go-go lifestyle makes it pretty difficul

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Sell Out

Sell Out

steps to getting the most for your car Linda Pescatore Creators News Service When it's time to bid fond farewell to your four-wheeled friend, selling it yourself can bring in more money than tra

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Expert Advice

Expert Advice

oblems are better left to your mechanic Valerie Lemke Creators News Service From the earliest days of automobiles up to recent times, drivers who love to tinker lived in a golden age. The intern

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Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself

ore important than ever to be responsible for your vehicle Valerie Lemke Creators News Service Prompted by the highest gas prices ever, Americans are canceling road trips, taking public transpor

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Cold Weather Maintenance

Cold Weather Maintenance

your vehicles to optimum levels before freezing temperatures Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service A heavy coat, gloves and boots may get you through chilly autumn days and snowy mornings.

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Tired Out

Tired Out

p your tires from going bust Jerry Garrett Creators News Service Every major highway is littered with sections of tread from failed tires. Ever wonder where they came from? Some people think t

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Living In Harmony

Living In Harmony

s maintain utility while increasing gas mileage Jerry Garrett Creators News Service The words "hybrid" and "SUV" don't seem to belong in the same sentence. But an increasing number of SUVs are b

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Prius Vs. Civic

Prius Vs. Civic

in the battle of the hybrids? Jerry Garrett Creators News Service Which is the better hybrid: the Toyota Prius or the Honda Civic Hybrid? It's sort of like the old question of Beta or VHS. VHS

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Make It Last

Make It Last

s explore the light and dark side of fuel economy Jerry Garrett Creators News Service What exactly is a hypermiler? Simply put, they are drivers who try to exceed the EPA's fuel economy rati

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Brake It Down

Brake It Down

vent brake failure on the open road Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service Rain-swept pavements and icy roads are no place to discover your vehicle's brakes don't work. That's why knowledgeab

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Car Facts: Saving Gas By Driving Smarter

Car Facts: Saving Gas By Driving Smarter

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Car Facts: Toyota Tops The Hybrid Market

Car Facts: Toyota Tops The Hybrid Market

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Car Facts: Hybrid Popularity On The Rise

Car Facts: Hybrid Popularity On The Rise

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Car Care Tips

Car Care Tips

illers Car Care and Buying Reina V. Kutner Creators News Service GAS SAVINGS As gas prices remain high, the question on everyone's mind is, "How do I save money?" The answer is simple: maintain you

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