13 Best Cars for the Apocalypse

December 21, 2012 is thought by some to signify the end of the world because that's the date when the Mayan calendar stops. No serious scholar agrees with this interpretation, but that hasn't stopped people from preparing for the end. In fact, 10 percent of people worldwide think the world will end December 21, according to a survey by Reuters and Ipsos Global Public Affairs.  While you may have stockpiled food and ammunition and run up your credit ... continue reading»

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Best Labor Day 2012 Car Deals

Looking for 2014 Labor Day car deals? Click here for 2014 offers: Best 2014 Labor Day Car Sales. Labor Day weekend signals the end of summer, but it’s also a good weekend to go shopping and score some great car deals. Automakers are offering cash incentives, low interest rates and lease deals over the holiday weekend. Plus, with new 2013 models hitting showroom floors, dealers are trying to clear out their 2012 inventory. If you’re headed to your ... continue reading»

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5 Things Smart Used Car Shoppers Look For

It’s estimated that more than 14 million new cars will be sold in the U.S. this year. If you think that’s a lot, then you haven’t taken a look at the used car market. “It varies month to month, but generally used car sales are at a three to one ratio over new car sales,” says Jesse Toprak, vice president of market intelligence for TrueCar.com, who adds that used car sales in 2012 should total ... continue reading»

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U.S. News Launches Used Car Rankings

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images We’re pleased to launch our Used Car Rankings, especially since so many users have asked for them. We hope that they give used car shoppers the same confidence that new car shoppers have when using our New Car Rankings. The used car market is much bigger than the market for new cars. Analysts at TrueCar.com estimate that new car sales this year should reach about 14 million vehicles. Used cars, on the other hand, should total 40 million ... continue reading»

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How to Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles -- and Beyond

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Many car owners like to keep their vehicle until the wheels fall off, while others will hold onto their car until it needs costly repairs. Whether you want to run your vehicle into the ground, or just keep it out of the repair shop, experts agree that basic maintenance can help you stretch your car to 200,000 miles and beyond. Check out How to Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles – and Beyond. continue reading»

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