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For new-car shoppers, the quest to find a fair, fixed price and complete the transaction online remains elusive.
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A number of insurers offer discounts for good grades or completing a defensive driving course, but the price of covering teens remains high.
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Our world is full of wonderful furry creatures. They just need to stay the heck away from our vehicles already.
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If you travel more than, say, 150 miles from home more than a few times a year, I don’t see an electric car working as your primary vehicle.
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Look for two- to three-year-old used vehicles because they’ve already lost the lion’s share of their initial value.
Our tips on negotiating strategies and getting a new ride that will hold its value well.
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Gasoline is just gasoline — or is it? Also, we wade into the premium vs. regular debate.
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Even people who hold cars forever should pay attention to this metric.
Our tips will help even the least confrontational among you negotiate a price you wouldn't feel embarrassed disclosing to your neighbors.
Leasing can put you in the car you really want. But don't let lower payments lull you into spending more than you should.
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These picks from Kelley Blue Book will hold their value and save you money at the pump.
Discover if, or when, your vehicle will be recalled.
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Hate negotiating? You can pick up a car as easily as a new pair of shoes—or a date—with these online services.
A lot of today's automotive gee-whiz can be adapted to yesterday's wheels.
Buying a car the European way puts you in the driver's seat when it comes to features and option packages.
We've got tips to ease the burden of finding the right rubber to keep your ride safe.
Repairs to ensure that VWs with "defeat device" software meet emission standards could be a year or two away.
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