Autos: Research

How Much Can You Afford to Spend on a Car?

Wednesday  18:11,   19 july 2017
Consumer Reports

If you don't have a clear picture of how much you can actually afford, it's all too easy to bite off more than you can chew getting behind the wheel of a new car. Many people fall in love with a dream car and enter a state of denial when it [...]

Follow this simple rule if you can't decide whether to buy or lease a new car

Friday  18:21,   14 july 2017
Business Insider

<p>Buy or lease? It's the question I get asked most often by people who aren't car experts.</p>Buy or lease? It's the question I get asked most often by people who aren't car[...]

Is Direct Injection really a good idea?

Tuesday  18:08,   11 july 2017
Wheels.ca

<p>Jim Kenzie explains what Direct Injection is and how it works in your automobile.</p>Direct Injection (DI) is becoming de rigueur for gasoline engines these days, and, of course, has been a feature of Diesel engines from the[...]

4 Things To Consider About The New 2018 Lexus LC500

Thursday  22:29,   29 june 2017
Super Street Online

A few highlights that'll help you decide whether Lexus' new sports coupe is a beauty or a bust2. No replacement for displacement: At first, we were bummed the LC 500 received the same 5.0L V-8 that we're already accustomed to seeing from the [...]

How to Save Money When Buying Replacement Tires

Thursday  22:29,   29 june 2017
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Most car owners—61 percent—choose a different brand of tire when purchasing replacements, based on a new tire survey con ducted by Consumer Reports. And one in five consumers [...]

2018 Lincoln Navigator Long-Wheelbase SUV Debuts

Wednesday  19:11,   28 june 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Stretched to provide even more cargo space</p>The extended-wheelbase Navigator features an additional 15 cubic feet behind the third row. Here, you'll also find a storage compartment underneath the floor for extra utility. Meanwhile, the[...]

Should I Buy a Used Fleet Vehicle?

Wednesday  19:11,   28 june 2017
U.S. News & World Report - Health

<p>Somewhere in your used car buying odyssey, you’ve probably come across a used fleet car for sale</p>Somewhere in your used car buying odyssey, you’ve probably come across a used fleet car for sale. They are often advertised as a great deal, [...]

Why Are So Many New Cars' Gear Selectors So Stupid?

Friday  18:16,   23 june 2017
Car and Driver

Why Are So Many New Cars' Gear Selectors So Stupid?It’s been a while since I’ve heard of any car company paying big money to someone with a vague New Agey job description, which means the time is ripe for me to cash in on that lucrative sector.[...]

What is a Cruiser?

Friday  17:42,   23 june 2017
Motorcycle Cruiser

What defines the cruiser motorcycle genre? What is a cruiser?What defines the cruiser motorcycle[...]

Meet the 2018 Volvo XC60

Thursday  19:01,   22 june 2017
MSN

Barcelona, Spain – Woody Allen once said, "Eternity is a long time, especially towards the end." Volvo seems to have reached that point and has decided to completely update its best-selling XC60 after a long career that spanned ten years[...]

Do consumer protection laws actually work in the automotive world?

Tuesday  18:26,   20 june 2017
Driving.ca

When it comes to laws and regulations to protect automotive consumers, just knowing your rights isn't enoughLet’s start with the fact that the majority of transactions between consumers and automotive service providers are completed properly and [...]

How to Negotiate a New Car Price Effectively

Friday  20:36,   16 june 2017
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Negotiating might feel comical—like pitting an amateur against a team of professionals. But by setting the ground rules early, you can level the playing field.Related: Don’t [...]

Hyundai is Going All-In on SUVs

Friday  20:35,   16 june 2017
Automobile

<p>Confirms hydrogen fuel cell, all-electric Kona subcompact premiering early 2018</p>These will be welcome additions to the lineup given the market's shift away from sedans, as Hyundai's car-focused portfolio currently boasts just two SUVs:[...]

Your Corner Wrench: Is splurging for a sunroof a good idea?

Thursday  19:50,   15 june 2017
Driving.ca

Here are a few tips, tricks and things to consider when you have a big piece of glass above your headFirst, the terminology. A sunroof usually describes a fixed glass roof panel that either doesn’t move or manually pops open at the rear and has[...]

Five Unexpected Extras You Can Get with a Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle

Thursday  19:01,   08 june 2017
Car and Driver

Five Unexpected Extras You Can Get with a Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Some benefits of buying a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle are obvious. By definition, these manufacturer-backed used cars and trucks are expected to be in better shape than[...]