Car Care and Buying 2010

13 Stories • Available September 2010
It's Electric

It's Electric

When it comes to buying cars, consumers want to save money. Smaller and more efficient engines give you more mileage for your gasoline buck. And the upcoming availability of electric cars provides

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On The Road To Savvy Buying

On The Road To Savvy Buying

Committing to a big purchase, such as a car, can be intimidating. But you don't have to go it alone. The more knowledge you compile about the experience before driving off in a brand-new beauty the

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Internet Car Buying

Internet Car Buying

Committing to a big purchase, such as a car, can be intimidating. But you don't have to go it alone. The more knowledge you compile about the experience before driving off in a brand-new beauty the

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Lease Vs. Buy

Lease Vs. Buy

One of the most important decisions facing car shoppers is whether to buy or to lease. With a purchase this profound, the pros and cons need to be considered carefully. At first glance, leasing ma

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Service Centers

Service Centers

Several thousand years ago, Diogenes traveled around ancient Greece searching for an honest man. These days, Diogenes probably would have been looking for an honest car mechanic instead. A good wa

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Ensuring Enough Insurance

Ensuring Enough Insurance

Just because all of the U.S. states have set minimums for auto insurance doesn't mean that you are protected as well as you could or should be. Liability insurance (bodily damage and property damag

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The One-car Family

The One-car Family

Had I thought about it, I would have turned our decision to live with just one car into an experiment, and I would have written about it in a most humorous way. But it wasn't an experiment to see

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Your Workhorse

Your Workhorse

We depend on our cars every day to get us from here to there, but all that driving can cause them a lot of wear and tear. That's especially true for those of us who drive short distances. "Longer

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Tire Time

Tire Time

The penny test has long been the gold standard for determining tire well-being. Slip the coin in the tread. If you can see the top of Abe Lincoln's head, it's time for new tires. In the past few y

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How To Change A Light Bulb

How To Change A Light Bulb

How many drivers does it take to change a light bulb? No, it's not the opening to a bad joke. For the mechanically challenged, swapping those burned-out bulbs can be intimidating, but it's a quick

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P.u.

P.u.

If that new-car aroma is long gone from your vehicle and not-so-nice smells are traveling right along with you, it's time to take action. Moreover, if your car smells less than sweet, chances are ger

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Thinking Of The Kids

Thinking Of The Kids

Roomy interiors with plenty of seats, cargo space and built-in entertainment systems appeal to family-minded car buyers. Driving your family around town involves more than just available seating in a

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Interior Stains

Interior Stains

Keeping the interior of your car free of stains is an important responsibility. You are not only maintaining an attractive interior but also protecting the value of your car for resale or trade-in.

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Car Care Facts 1

Car Care Facts 1

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Car Care Facts 2

Car Care Facts 2

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Car Care Facts 3

Car Care Facts 3

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