Written by: Kristin Brocoff Each April, during Car Care Awareness Month, CarMD releases its CarMD® Vehicle Health Index of common “check engine” problems, repairs, costs and trends. Although I’ve been involved with the Index since it debuted, every year I find the data fascinating because it tells so much about trends and can help everyone [...]
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Are Car Repair Costs on the Rise After a 6-Year Drop? Answers to This and More in the 2013 CarMD® Vehicle Health Index™
Which Automotive Makes and Models are Tops this Year? And More Importantly, How Does Your Vehicle Rank?
Written By: Kristin Brocoff Today CarMD.com Corporation released its CarMD® Vehicle Health Index™ 2012 Manufacturer & Vehicle Rankings. Unlike any other ranking or award, this Index transcends the new car ‘honeymoon’ period to help car owners and shoppers get a true picture of what to expect as vehicles age. The CarMD Index is 100% fact [...]
Written By: Kristin Brocoff It takes a little more than luck to save at the pump; CarMD shares tips to drive green this St. Patrick’s Day and year round. With gas prices going up and up, it seems like you need to be a lucky lottery winner to keep up with the rising costs. For [...]
By: Mike Allen, Saturday Mechanic Winter is tough on cars and drivers. Take a little time now that the days are longer and do a few simple things to improve your fuel economy and make the grind of commuting (or road tripping) easier on your car and yourself. 1) Shed weight Go through your car [...]
By: Mike Allen, The Saturday Mechanic In my more than two decades of answering car care and repair questions, I’ve had readers who push me to my limits to expand my automotive knowledgebase. I’ve also received questions that seem so simple it makes you wonder if the writer knows which end of the car is [...]