Cars

  • Millennials like to lease cars, but watch out for these pitfalls

      

    Forget about the much-hyped predictions of millennials abandoning car ownership en masse. Leases among those aged 18 to 34 grew by 49% between 2012 and June 2016, according to numbers from...

  • Fire risk: Subaru recalls 593K vehicles with faulty wiper motors

      

    Subaru is recalling up to 593,000 vehicles because the windshield wiper motor may overheat and cause a fire. Read more: These are the 7 best American cars you can buy Legacy and Outback...

  • Get a self-driving car engineering degree for $2,400!

      

    We hear so much about self-driving cars these days. But before fully autonomous vehicles hit the road in big numbers, did you know they can be a big hit for your wallet right now—albeit in a...

  • Top 10 most expensive states for car insurance

      

    The most expensive state in the nation for car insurance is Michigan, according to a report from Insure.com. But if you're a resident of that state—or any other high-cost state—you...

  • 3 things every driver should know before buying gas

      

    When it comes to buying gas, most drivers want to pull up to the pump, fill up and drive off as quickly as they can. But if you stop to pay attention to a few key factors, you could...

  • Drivers with DUIs may pay less for auto insurance than you

      

    Upper-income drivers who have DUIs sometimes pay less for auto insurance than moderate-income customers who have no accidents or tickets on their record, according to the Consumer Federation of...

  • 4 reasons to buy a car with cash

      

    With today’s historically low interest rates, more and more people are financing their vehicle purchases. Car expert Edmunds reported that the average new car payment in 2015 was $483 while...

  • CarMax: Top 10 used cars right now

      

    When you're looking for a used car, it's helpful to know what others are buying. No haggle used-car reseller CarMax has posted its latest list of what buyers are searching for right now on...

  • Navigation app Waze now helps users find parking spots

      

    Waze, an app that compiles user information and tips to give the best GPS route, is now helping users find the best parking spot. Read more: Popular traffic app adds feature to remind...

  • Car insurance rates: Geico vs. Progressive vs. Amica vs. State Farm

      

    When’s the last time you shopped around for a new auto insurance policy? If you get a renewal in the mail that includes an increase, there’s no time like the present to start...

  • 3 ways to pay less when you have a teen driver under your roof

      

    Did you know the average auto insurance premium goes up 79% when you have a new driver on your policy? That's according to InsuranceQuotes.com. Read more: Car insurance rates: Geico...

  • Drivers waste $2 billion a year on this type of gasoline

      

    Drivers wasted more than $2 billion in the last year by using premium-grade gas in cars that were designed to run on regular fuel, according to new research from AAA. Read more: Buying gas from...

  • How to counter lowball offers from auto insurers after your vehicle is totaled

      

    Auto insurance adjusters use an industry database that's stacked against the consumer and tends to value cars at 70 cents on the dollar—a whopping 30% less than what your car is really...

  • Chrysler recalls 1.9 million vehicles following three deaths

      

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 2 million vehicles worldwide because of airbag and seat belt defects that are being linked to three deaths. Read more: These are the 7 best American cars...

  • Gas prices rising, stations running dry after pipeline spill

      

    A gas pipeline spill in Alabama is affecting fuel supplies in a handful of states, which is leading to higher prices and isolated gas shortages. Read more: Why you shouldn't let your...