Monday, June 20, 2016 10:35 am

automakers are working hard to build more hybrid, plug-in and electric vehicles in all shapes and sizes.

 

 

With tougher emissions and fuel economy regulations on the horizon in 2025, automakers are working hard to build more hybrid, plug-in and electric vehicles in all shapes and sizes. Here’s our guide to understanding some of the most popular alternative fuel technologies, and some of the popular vehicles worth considering.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:25 pm

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Six great deals on new cars for summer travel season

Summer travel season is here, and as families start planning their road trip vacations, TrueCar is collecting info on great deals on new cars. This summer’s drop in average gasoline prices from $2.80 per gallon a year ago down to $2.37 nationwide per gallon as of June 14 (according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report) has further enhanced the appeal of compact and midsize crossover utility vehicles at the expense of family sedans, triggering higher discounts on midsize cars.
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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 1:14 pm

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If you pay attention, you can save some money

It’s common for many car owners to check their owner’s manual the first month after buying or leasing the vehicle to see when the oil needs to be changed. Then, they will drive to the lube shop, and then go by that little sticker the shop puts on the windshield.

But if you pay attention, you can save some money. First, the oil change shop typically puts a sticker on the windshield that says you need to come back in 3,000 miles. The truth is that very few cars and trucks today need to have their oil changed every 3,000 miles like in the old days. Read More…

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Thursday, June 2, 2016 5:12 pm

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How long should tires last?

Any reputable tire retailer will have knowledgeable people behind the counter to help you when it’s time to choose new tires. They will look up your car in their database to check the wheel and tire size, then tell you what options they have in stock for your vehicle. Read More…

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