Category Archives: Cars

Faulty Airbags Spur Nissan to Recall Additional 226,000 Cars

Faulty airbags have caused the recall of millions of cars over the past year. Another quarter of a million can be added to the list as Nissan has decided to recall 226,326 more of their vehicles due to the issue. … Continue reading

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The Tesla Model 3: Lighting up the Future of the Electric Car Industry for Only $35,000

Until now electric cars (otherwise known as EV’s) have been referred to as the folly of wealthy, suburban, environmentalists who like the idea of being green as much as they like actually helping to save the environment. Vehicles like the … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Continue to Slide as Oil Looks Ready to Fall to under $100 a Barrel

There’s good news for those with long commutes and those who spend a lot of time driving their car. Gas prices are continuing to fall, and they’re beginning to approach levels more normal for this time of year. With oil … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Look to Ease for Upcoming Fourth of July Weekend

It appears gas prices are beginning to ease a bit with the Fourth of July weekend quickly approaching, but that isn’t likely going to be much of a consolation to those who are out driving for the holiday. Oil prices … Continue reading

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GM Recalls Over 20 Million Vehicles This Year Including Popular Models

It hasn’t been the best of years for General Motors when it comes to the reliability of their vehicles. The company announced three new recalls on Friday, bringing the total number of recalls for the year to 48. Those 48 … Continue reading

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Oil and Gas Prices Hold Steady on Calm Trading Day

It appears as if gas prices might be set to ease just a bit with the Fourth of July weekend quickly approaching. Both oil and gas prices held steady on Friday on what was overall a quiet day for the … Continue reading

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Lundberg and AAA Both Report Slightly Higher Gas Prices

The price of gasoline is rising, but it isn’t spiking, at least not yet. Lundberg reported on Sunday gasoline prices in the US rose $0.0187 during the past two weeks. The report noted refiners and retailers absorbed the majority of … Continue reading

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AAA Expects Increase in June Gas Prices, Defying Usual Trend, Due to Iraq

With the price of a barrel of oil hitting a yearly high this past week due to unrest in Iraq, it was obvious to most that US gasoline prices would begin to creep up in cost. AAA has come out … Continue reading

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So Much for Steady US Gas Prices. Expect Spike Due to Iraq Oil Troubles

It’s amazing what a couple of weeks, and unrest in an oil producing part of the world, can do. At the beginning of the month, AAA predicted gasoline prices, while high, would remain fairly steady through the month, with a … Continue reading

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What are Good Deals at Memorial Day Sales 2014

If you are in need of certain items, Memorial Day sales can be a great time to buy in certain cases. Most retail stores will be open for the holiday (with Costco being the big exception) trying to get your … Continue reading

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How Much Does It Cost to Own a Car? AAA Says a Little Less, But You Can Save More

If you think that owning your car costs too much money, AAA has some good news for you. The cost of owning a car actually decreased last year, falling to 52.9 cents a mile ($8,876 a year) according to their … Continue reading

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How to Buy Cheap Costco Gas without a Membership

For those looking to save money on gasoline, it’s worthwhile using a Costco gas calculator to determine whether or not it makes sense to purchase a membership at the warehouse store. Due to the savings that many Costco gas stations … Continue reading

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Mint Launches New KBB Car Value Tracker Feature

Mint.com added a new car value feature to their their account tracking system on April 23, 2014. Users can now track the value of their car in Mint along with their other accounts much like they have been able to … Continue reading

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Higher Gas Prices Across the US: Tricks to Save Money

Gas prices continue to increase, gaining an average of three cents nationwide to $3.70 a gallon over the last week according to AAA‘s Fuel Gauge Report. This is an increase of $0.16 compared to last month, and is $0.19 more … Continue reading

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JUMPR will Jump Start Your Car Even if Nobody is Around

As someone who drives a lot on my own, and many times to places where there isn’t a whole lot of traffic, the thought of what I would do if my car decided to die on me has crossed my … Continue reading

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Costco Gas Calculator: Will I Save Money Buying a Membership if All I Buy is Fuel?

For those who don’t shop at Costco regularly enough to make a membership worthwhile, it might be worth getting one if your Costco has a gas station, and you fill up your vehicle on a regular basis. The question you … Continue reading

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Is Costco Gas Quality the Same as Exxon, Shell and Chevron?

There are many reasons to love Costco. They treat their employees much better than many businesses, and they have competitive prices when it comes to the things that they sell. While there might be some reasons that you wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Inch toward $4 a Gallon: Ways to Save

Gas prices continue to inch toward $4.00 a gallon, although the increases have leveled off over the past week. According to AAA, gas prices have reached a national average of $3.67 a gallon. That’s an increase of three cents from … Continue reading

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Reasons to Avoid “Sign and Drive” Auto Sales Deals

If you’re in the market to buy a new car, you may be swayed by the “sign and drive” leases that many car dealerships offer. It’s tempting to show up to a car dealership and drive away in a car … Continue reading

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Smart Car Tipping Vandals: Why You Need Comprehensive Auto Insurance

It’s being reported that vandals in San Francisco spent the night tipping over smart cars for the fun of it. Clothed in black sweatshirts with hoods, the vandals tipped and damaged three cars between 1:00 and 1:30 AM in a … Continue reading

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