Used car dealers may be selling cars and trucks that have been recalled but not repaired because manufacturers don't send them the same recall notifications that are sent to franchised dealers, said a study by a government watchdog.
Financing a new or used car through the dealer can hike up interest costs substantially, particularly when the borrower has weak credit or takes out a longer, but smaller loan.
Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers. So when it comes time to buy a suitable car for a teen driver it's important to choose the safest car that meets your budget.
While the cash infusion may have saved jobs and averted the collapse of the American auto industry, the restructuring process left thousands of accident claimants with little to no legal recourse.
Today, renting a car can expose you to every ill known to consumers, such as gotcha pricing and aggressive sales pitches for costly extras. Here's how to avoid them.
The new labels are miles ahead of their predecessors, making it much easier for consumers to pinpoint their annual gas costs.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said that six of the 13 small cars it most recently tested are top safety picks. Combined with others previously tested, a total of 22 earned the institute's top score, a big change from the 2006 model year when just three small cars earned the top safety rating.
When kids are itching for a learner's permit, parents have an opportunity to start a conversation about the financial impact of driving, explaining that gas and repairs is just the start.
After a winter of heavy snowfall followed by a wet spring in much of the country, car buyers need to be aware of how to spot a vehicle that may have been through a flood.
An Associated Press-GfK poll shows the share of Americans who say increases in the price of gasoline will cause serious financial hardship for them or their family in the next six months now tops 4 in 10.