Driving Smart Video: For Earth Day, Save the Planet and Some Cash

By Matt Schmitz on April 19, 2018

With gas prices hitting record lows in recent years and Americans eschewing fuel-efficient cars for gas-guzzling SUVs, our current cultural climate seems less concerned with the actual climate. ... Read More
Shopping for a Car With Your Tax Return? We Can Help

By Patrick Masterson on April 14, 2018

If you're among the fortunate ones receiving a tax return this season sizable enough to consider buying a new car, you're in the right place. What you should know as a shopper before buy... Read More
Looking to Blow Your Tax Refund on a Car? We Have Ideas

By Fred Meier on April 13, 2018

The 2017 income tax deadline is looming, and for car fans (and perhaps their significant others), this can be a time for soul-searching on how to maximize their driving pleasure with their tax r... Read More
Video: Hot Cars Kill Year Round

By Jennifer Geiger on April 12, 2018

It's spring, and although much of the country is experiencing cooler than average temperatures, children are still at risk of dying from heatstroke in the car. No matter the season, it's... Read More
Look Alive! Awareness Is Key to Curbing Distracted Driving Deaths

By Jennifer Geiger on April 11, 2018

Most people pride themselves on their ability to multitask. Behind the wheel, however, it's less of a skill and more of a potentially deadly habit. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Mont... Read More
Is the 2018 VW Atlas’ Fender Stereo Worth the Cost?

By Joe Wiesenfelder on April 11, 2018

Is the Fender premium stereo in Cars.com's Best of 2018 award-winning Volkswagen Atlas worth $5,800? After comparing this 12-speaker system in an Atlas SEL Premium with the eight-speaker sys... Read More
Gas Cards Could Leave Your Tank Full, But Your Wallet Empty

By Kelsey Mays on April 11, 2018

From cash back to travel bonuses, credit cards run the gamut with rewards. But a new study finds that those tied to gas stations are nothing to get pumped up about. Related: How Much Does It... Read More
Shopping for a Car After the Auto Shows? We Can Help

By Patrick Masterson on April 7, 2018

The glow of the four major U.S. auto shows — Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and New York — may be fading, but automakers' push to get those 2019 models you saw on the show floors ... Read More
Like Kids and Candy, Families Will Eat Up These Sweet SUVs

By Jennifer Newman on April 6, 2018

For me, an auto show is like being a kid in a candy store. The show floor is filled with gorgeous vehicles on displays that are designed to entice both automotive journalists and car shoppers. I... Read More
Taking the Kids to the Auto Show? Here's How to Stay Sane

By Jennifer Newman on April 6, 2018

Heading to an auto show with your kids seems like a trip only for the foolhardy or the overconfident, but it's one that I recommend to friends who are shopping for a new family car. I've... Read More