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Does lane changing get you there faster?

Lane changing may seem like a time-saver, but the data, according to, shows it may not be worth the risk.
How to increase the value of your car before selling
(BPT) - Thinking about selling your car on your own? Although selling a car yourself can be challenging, it’s a great way to possibly get more money from your used vehicle than a dealer’s …
Driving Toward Sustainability: 3 Considerations for Sustainable Tires
(BPT) - In today's world, environmental consciousness is a driving force behind consumer purchase decisions for everyday items like clothing, housewares and even tires. With sustainability on the …
How to prepare your vehicle and secure your home for a summer road trip
(BPT) - As peak summer travel season approaches, the cost and stress associated with road trips are top concerns for many travelers. With 43% of households planning road trips as their top travel …
Mercury Insurance Expert Offers Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Insurance Fraud
(BPT) - While inflation continues to drive up home and auto insurance costs, fraud is a hidden culprit contributing to the hikes. Whether you’re an actual victim of insurance fraud or simply an …
Private car purchases unveiled: Your 8-step guide to a successful transaction
(BPT) - So, you’re ready to buy your next car. Are you considering going through a private seller? If you haven’t bought a car from a private seller before, you may have some concerns and …
Nonprofit celebrates $250 million in donations for childhood cancer research
(BPT) - Every 36 minutes a child in the United States is diagnosed with cancer. In fact, it’s the number one cause of death by disease in children in this country. With major treatment …

The best cars to sell this summer

CarGurus has identified the best vehicles to sell in the summer of 2024 based on their average listing price change year-over-year.

What documents do I need to sell my car?

CarGurus provides a checklist of the paperwork and documents needed to sell a vehicle.

Does insurance cover flat tires?

Cheap Insurance answers questions about flat tires and the types of auto insurance that may cover them.

This is why you'd pick a diesel in 2024

Edmunds reports that, according to the EPA, diesel fuel is cleaner than ever and the low-torque power is great for towing.

Survey: How drivers are managing auto insurance premium increases

Experian surveyed consumers about their auto insurance premium costs and reasons for steady increases.

A closer look at how heavy electric trucks are gaining a foothold in the US transportation industry—and how we got here

Truck Parking Club examined International Energy Agency data to compare the American adoption of heavy electric freight trucks to that of other countries.

These car manufacturers are making the most progress in cutting carbon emissions

The General examined Environmental Protection Agency data to see which car manufacturers made the most progress in reducing CO2 emissions in 2023.

Understanding seat belt tickets and their impact on car insurance rates

Cheap Insurance explains how seat belts save lives and also can save you money on car insurance.

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The best EV charging apps
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Here are the top-selling used cars in the United States
CoPilot analyzed national sales data to uncover the 50 top-selling used cars in the United States
Rockstar Energy Drink Wants to Give You Cash Back at the Pump to Fuel Your Summer Road Trip
Rockstar Energy Drink Wants to Give You Cash Back at the Pump to Fuel Your Summer Road Trip
(NewsUSA) - One lucky winner will score big when participating in Rockstar Energy's “Fuel Your Drive” promotionPURCHASE, N.Y., June 7, 2024 – With people looking to get out and travel more …
How much is my car worth?
CarGurus walks potential sellers through the steps of determining the value of a car and getting it sold.
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Rodent damage: Will your car insurance cover chewed-up wiring?

Cheap Insurance provides advice on how to handle rodent damage to your car and how to avoid it in the future.

Carmakers are making more hybrid vehicles than ever. Here's who is dominating the market.

The General examined data collected from the Environmental Protection Agency to see which car manufacturers produced the most hybrid vehicles in 2023.

What's covered when someone else drives your car? Understanding permissive use

Cheap Insurance explains permissive use of your car and how it can impact your automobile coverage.

Choose the Right Tires for Your Ride

(Family Features) There are many factors to consider when you need new tires for your car, truck or SUV. If you think it may be time to replace your tires, consider this expert advice to make the right decision.

What are roads made of? A pavement materials engineer explains the science behind the asphalt you drive on

While on the road, you’re probably thinking more about your destination than the pavement you’re driving over. But building roads requires a host of engineering feats, from developing the right pavement materials to using heavy equipment to lay them down. …

Buying a car with cash? Here's how to determine when it's the best financial move for you

Edmunds presents the pros and the cons of paying cash for a car.

What’s in a VIN? How to decode the vehicle identification number, your car’s unique fingerprint

Every vehicle built after 1981 has a unique vehicle identification number, or VIN. The location of this string of letters and numbers varies, but it’s located somewhere on every car, SUV, motorcycle and truck – typically on a small metal plate or a sticker. ...

Why auto insurance premiums will continue rising in 2024 outlines all of the reasons why auto insurance premiums will continue to rise.