Is the new-car smell dangerous?

One of the most captivating elements of buying a new car is smelling our brand new vehicle for the very first time. Indeed, a new car’s smell is both enthralling and something that most of us enjoy every time we step inside our new ride for the few weeks the smell lasts. But what is that smell? And why is ...

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Understand those extra fees that come with a new vehicle

When calculating the price of your next vehicle, you have a wide range of fees that you must include in your budget. Along with insurance and licensing fees, you have to include the various fees that are added to the cost of the vehicle at the dealership. These fees include the following: Freight and transportation Usually the most significant fee, ...

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Is that car safe or not?

Safety is important in everything, especially when buying a car. Of course, we tend to focus first on the style, color, price and fuel economy ratings, but safety should be at the heart of our concerns when purchasing a new or pre-owned vehicle. If you want to know if a given vehicle is safe or not, here are a few ...

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Fuel savers: don’t fall for the marketing

improve fuel economy

The increase in the price of fuel in recent years caused a proliferation in the number of so-called fuel savers on the market. These products promise to help reduce fuel consumption simply by adding them to your vehicle’s fuel. Sold in liquid or solid form, or sometimes as a device you attach to your engine or other important mechanical component, ...

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