Is Premium Gas Worth the Extra Cost?

Your vehicle’s octane rating recommendation may not be as important as you thought. Back in the good old days (in this case, as recent as 2009), you could fuel up for roughly $2.35 per gallon. Those times have passed, as … Continued

World’s Longest-Running Car Has Traveled Nearly 3 Million Miles

Nothing lasts forever. Well, nothing except diamonds and Irv Gordon’s 1966 Volvo.

Irv’s candy-apple-red 1966 Volvo P1800 is approaching the 3-million-mile mark, about the same distance it would take to travel to the Moon more than 12 times. Guinness World Records awarded Irv’s Volvo the title of Highest Mileage Vehicle, a record he’s held since 2002.

10 Vehicles With the Best Expected Resale Value in 2013

If you’re in the market for a new car, consider its estimated resale value – especially if you plan to sell in a few years. To get started, here are Kelley Blue Book’s 2013 vehicles with the best estimated resale value after five years.

Night Driving Tips

Check out some ways you can stay safe on the road after the sun goes down.  

City Driving Tips for Country Folk

With a little planning, you can tackle the urban jungle. Are you a country mouse (or suburbanite) planning to head into the big city? Prospects of doing this can seem intimidating to the uninitiated. You’ll need to think ahead about … Continued

Don’t Ditch Your Old Car—Donate It!

Find a reputable charity and offer your vehicle to someone in need. When you’re ready to get rid of your car, you have various options to consider: trade it in at the dealership, attempt to sell it to its next … Continued

Are Your Tires Tired? Tire Safety Tips

Proper inflation, tread and alignment will keep you cruising safely If you can’t remember when you last inspected your car’s tires, it’s time to put it at the top of your to-do list. Not following basic tire-safety practices such as … Continued

Apps to Improve Your Road Trip

Smartphones not only help drivers in an emergency, they can also make your travel more efficient, fun, productive and safe. Just remember, under no circumstances should you use these apps while driving. Pull off the road to a safe location … Continued

Smart Buying Tips for a Brand New Car

Know which fees you’re willing to pay for before you visit the dealership. If your home is the most significant purchase you’ll make, a new car is not far behind in terms of financial investments. The average cost of a … Continued

Tis the Season for Safety

Keep the holidays happy with these simple precautions. Gathering with family and friends to celebrate the spirit of the season is something many of us look forward to all year. Make sure your festivities are nothing but fun with these … Continued

How to Escape a Car in an Emergency

It’s a situation that can send even the most cool-headed drivers into a state of panic: you’re in an accident, and you can’t escape from your car. If you’re alone in a remote, dark area, the anxiety can really build. … Continued

Safe Driving with Big Rigs

How the humble automobile can coexist with 18-wheel mammoths. Big rigs deserve lots of attention, especially from motorists who must share the road with truckers. Up to three-fourths of all truck-involved fatalities are unintentionally initiated by car drivers. Overall, large … Continued