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  • Hyundai Accent

    Hyundai Accent
    By Jim MacPherson For decades most low-budget models never let you forget that you scrimped big time on car shopping. Even now, not everyone has adjusted to the idea that inexpensive small cars don’t need to feel cheap. Fortunately, there's...
  • Are gas prices really that bad?

    Sure, gas prices have dropped a bit as we enter the early stages of summer. But they're still pretty high.   Or are they? Via cars.com, Gizmodo stacks up the price of gas against several other commodities.   For example, Coke costs 3.84 a gallon,...
  • Delightful Designs

    Delightful Designs
    Wedding and bridesmaid dresses can be stressful. Bridesmaid dresses often have a one-and-done lifespan. Wedding-dress shopping can require designated shopping trips by appointment only. If only you could turn that horrific bridesmaid dress into a...
  • Tesla X Targets Women

    Female drivers top of mind for coming 7-passenger, all-electric vehicle Tesla Motors says its all-electric Model X, scheduled to hit the highways in 2014, combines “the functionality of a minivan with a design as cool as an SUV.” And...
  • Are Americans starting to Embrace Diesel?

    They might be, says Cars.com. From the website: According to a new study, diesel-powered vehicles sales are up, indicating that Americans might finally be warming to them. A joint report from Hybridcars.com and research company Baum and Associates...
  • What's Your New Ride Worth to You?

    Paying attention to long-term ownership costs when shopping for a new car or truck can pay off in the long run. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features As new cars continue to sell at a record pace, many browsers are turning into shoppers and shoppers into...
  • 'On The Road' from the rearview mirror

    By Nate Owen With the 2011 calendar year drawing to a close, let's take a look back at some highlights of On The Road. There certainly were plenty of noteworthy stories this year.  And to think, we're not even a full year old yet. That will come in...
  • Volkswagen Beetle

    By Paula MacPherson When thinking about the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle, I couldn't help but remember the original yellow New Beetle we had for review. It stayed with us for a week, just before the car arrived at area dealers, and the response from...
  • No More Cutouts: Where Do Aftermarket Stereos Go?

    No More Cutouts: Where Do Aftermarket Stereos Go?
    Getting an aftermarket stereo used to be straightforward. Head down to the electronics store, pick a new unit, yank out your old stereo and install the replacement in a same-size dashboard cavity. Installation professionals could do it in a jiffy —...
  • Range Rover Evoque

    Range Rover Evoque
    By Jim MacPherson Range Rovers pose an interesting question: Do we really need to experience the height of luxury while traveling off road to a destination that will allow us to rough it? The answer is yes, as Range Rover sales increased 29.6 percent...
  • Why We Love Leases

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features   A perfect alignment of market forces in recent months has made leasing a car more financially advantageous and appealing to a wider range of consumers. “High resale values and low interest rates are contributing...