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Car Ownership

  • Toyota to Issue Its Largest Recall Ever

    As soon as next week, Toyota plans to recall 3.8 million 2004-2010 Toyota and Lexus models in the U.S. to fix......

  • Will Ford EcoBoost Save You Money?

    Finally, auto makers are coming up with ideas to make driving more fun, less expensive and better for the environment. At this year’s LA Auto Show in November, Ford is introducing its......

  • What is Gear Ratio?

    Gear ratios express how quickly the engine is turning compared to how quickly the transmission output is turning. Gear ratios can also describe the ratio between differentials, rear ends, tires, and other......

  • What is Towing Capacity

    The towing capacity of a vehicle is an often misunderstood subject and as much as people don't want to believe it, it really is not just about horsepower. Most vehicles have enough power to tow a......

  • 2009 IIHS Top Safety Picks: Midsize SUVs

    Introduction Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has the pleasure of crashing some of the newest vehicles money can buy.......

  • Safety First! 2009 Back-to-School Buying Guide

    Introduction It used to be so simple. August would come along and your parental instincts would kick in, telling you that......

  • IIHS Top Safety Picks 2009: Midsize Sedans

    Introduction Every year the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has the pleasure of crashing some......

  • Do you need a driver's license to a buy a car?

    "Yes, you do need a valid driver's license to purchase a car," states the rep at Cherry Hill Nissan in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. However, there is more to it than that depending......

  • Starting and Warming Up Your Car in Cold Weather

    Cold Weather and Idling There are many misconceptions about idling to warm up your vehicle. The best way to warm the engine and all other components is to drive your vehicle.......

  • General Car Maintenance Tips

    The vehicles being sold today are based on the evolution from over a century of progress. Through that time, cars and trucks have been radically designed for greater performance as well as......