| Jul 24, 2013
Subaru's first recommended service for our long-term 2013 Subaru BRZ just rolled past at 7,500 miles, which meant it was time for the BRZ's first oil change and tire rotation. Our BRZ has been relatively trouble-free so far with the......
| Dec 9, 2011
| 7:34 AM
Occupy them all you want, but the Wall Street types and their multitude of minions deserve credit for this: They've made us the world's best-trained and most-eager consumers on the planet, so much so that we've taken every lovely year-end holiday —...
| Mar 11, 2011
Even as cars evolve to need less-frequent care, maintenance and replacement costs can take a big bite out of your wallet. Don't worry, we're not going to try to teach you how to rebuild an engine or even dirty your hands -- just how to make smart...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:50 PM
, we compared the driving experience of three plug-in cars: the Nissan Leaf, the Chevrolet Volt and a Prius Plug-In demonstration car that is still a work in progress ahead of a 2012 retail product launch. Here, we present the results in both energy...
| Apr 29, 2011
I took my 2008 Cadillac CTS in for an oil change the other day and the service manager told me my car had a recall regarding the onboard computer's suggested oil life. GM decided that it should be reset to recommend that the oil would be changed more...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 1:43 PM
Irv Gordon owns a 1966 Volvo P1800 with more than 2.8 million miles on the odometer. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most miles driven by a single owner in a noncommercial vehicle. The car still has the original engine (although it has been...
| Nov 25, 2010
For many, especially in this economy, practical gifts are greatly appreciated. So in addition to the great gift choices in stores consider giving a solution gift - something special that helps solve a problem or makes someone's life just a little bit...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:30 AM
1) Modern Tire
When youve managed to be in the car repair business for more than 30 years, youve obviously done something right. “We are really service-oriented and customer friendly,” said Modern Tire owner John DeSimone, whos worked in...
| Jan 2, 2012
Ever since buying that first car, it`s been engraved in our minds. Change the oil every three months or 3,000 miles.
But today, we need to put the brakes on that mentality.
“Now on most 2011’s and 2012’s it is 7,500 on most...
| Feb 20, 2012
It's Common Cents Week here on the PIX11 Morning News. We're covering everything from where to sell your old gold jewelry to how to save for your future. But first, we're kicking things off by pinch pennies! We caught up with "Real Simple" magazine to...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:42 AM
I was really shocked at the promises made to consumers in advertising and sales pitches by U.S. Fidelis, once known as National Auto Warranty Services and Dealer Services.
The Maryland Attorney General's office just issued a final order against the...