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May 23, 2012
Facebook's IPO may have set records last week, but General Motors isn't impressed, as they've decided to discontinue advertising on the social network.
April 11, 2012
Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says.
March 21, 2012
California regulators recently voted to require that major automakers substantially increase the numbers of electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell-powered models for the coming years, eventually accounting for 15.4 percent of all vehicles sold in the state by 2025.
February 29, 2012
Just when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out,the game changes.
February 8, 2012
The verdict is in, at least in the United Kingdom: Women are better parkers than men. A parking lot company in the U.K. called National Car Parks conducted a month long study in which it evaluated how men and women park.
January 18, 2012
Here's yet another byproduct of a struggling economy. Sixty percent of U.S. parents with driving-age children say they're allocating less of the family budget for their kids' cars and related expenses, according to a survey conducted by Allstate Insurance in Northbrook, Ill.
December 28, 2011
The 11-day year-end holiday period this season -Dec. 23, to Jan. 2 - is the longest travel holiday season of the year, according to AAA. That means it's also one of the busiest times for America's roadways.
December 7, 2011
Compact and subcompact cars are booming in popularity and could become the best-selling vehicle category by year's end, according to J.D. Power and Associates.
November 16, 2011
Fall should mean only one thing to attentive auto enthusiasts: a new auto show season is upon us.
October 5, 2011
Live or work in New York? Be prepared to pay up for parking.
September 14, 2011
Keeping tires properly inflated is vital to maintaining the right performance, safety and fuel economy guidelines for your car. It¿s ironic, then, that something so important is often left to the driver¿s discretion.
August 25, 2011
Motorists no longer have to feel like they are settling for cars with fuel-efficient 4-cylinder engines. Four-cylinder engines powered 64.5 percent of all new vehicles built in North America during 2010.
July 6, 2011
Q: My wife and I are looking to purchase a 2010 RAV 4 V6. However, we have concerns about the gas mileage.
June 16, 2011
A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic.
June 7, 2011
Here are tips for making your car last longer from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.