Cars / Fuel Costs and Tips

  • These states penalize you on insurance for driving too much

      

    How many miles do you drive every day on your way to work, school or wherever it is you're going? Your answer might be too much in some states and it could be driving up your auto insurance...

  • How to save even more money on gas this holiday weekend

      

    Ready to take a road trip for the last big hurrah of summer? AAA reports the price of gas is on the uptick, but what we're paying is still low by historical standards. Fortunately, there are a...

  • 2 electric 4-door hatchbacks with very different missions

      

    Both Nissan and Volkswagen offer electric cars. Both are four-door hatchbacks. Both seat five. On the surface, the two are remarkably similar. But, take a closer look and the differences start to...

  • The Volkswagen settlement: What you need to know

      

    In one of the largest consumer settlements ever, Volkswagen has agreed to pay $14.7 billion because of the systemic cheating on emissions tests that was revealed last year. Read more: Kia is...

  • These are the top 15 most fuel efficient new cars

      

    Fuel efficiency has become increasingly important to today’s car buyers. Not only does it help save money on gas, but it also reduces one’s carbon footprint. Many car companies have...

  • 5 ways to celebrate National Dump the Pump Day on June 16

      

    Have you ever said, "I wish I had a nickel for every time I…?" Well, imagine if you had 57 cents instead. AAA says that's the cost of driving a vehicle per mile in America...

  • Low gas prices + these hotel deals = cheap Memorial Day vacation!

      

    Remember when gas prices hit a national average of $4.11 a gallon in the summer of 2008? Well, don't worry...we won't be paying anywhere near that much at the pump this Memorial Day...

  • New app for car shoppers reveals true fuel economy

      

    If you're in the market for a new car, there's a new app that will help you find out how efficient the car really is

  • The "Clark Smart" steps for buying a new car

      

    If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Here's how to buy a new car First, go to your credit union, online bank or traditional bank...

  • The 30 best cars of 2016

      

    Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, a trio of Asian and European names...

  • Volkswagen admits they may have to buy back diesel cars

      

    Volkswagen has hinted in court that it may have to buy back hundreds of thousands of diesel cars that it can't fix to bring them into compliance with air quality rules following last...

  • Attention, drivers! Here's where to get the cheapest gas

      

    According to Gasbuddy.com, the cheapest gas seller in America is... (drum roll, please...) Costco!  Read more: 9 items that will pay for your Costco membership Costco offers...

  • Why you should never 'top off' your gas tank

      

    My husband has worked in the car industry for over a decade. And one of the most important pieces of advice that he has shared with me is to avoid what's become a very common...

  • Protect yourself against gas station debit card skimmers

      

    Criminals are able to steal your financial information while you pump gas. Learn about skimmer scams and protect yourself.

  • Should VW owners accept goodwill money offer?

      

    Volkswagen will be offering a total of $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers to owner of vehicles that are involved in an emissions cheating scandal. Read more: 6 used cars under $12,000 that get...