The changing landscape of the auto industry

May 18, 2011
In the past decade, changes in technology and materials in the auto industry have led to a shift in the kinds of jobs available in the sector.
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Toyota profit drops 77% after earthquake, tsunami

May 11, 2011
The world's largest car marker said its fourth-quarter profit slumped 77 percent after the devastating earthquake in Japan halted production.
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Breaking down the 'Brave New World' for automakers

May 3, 2011
For the first time in nearly seven years, Detroit's Big Three carmakers are all reporting a profit, despite supply chain disruptions.
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What to buy: New or used?

Apr 29, 2011
We break down the pros and cons of purchasing new and used cars.
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Car lessons from along the Arroyo Seco Parkway

Apr 29, 2011
Dexter Ford from the New York Times and Steve Mazor from the Auto Club of Southern California discuss what cars cost us and the mistakes we make when it comes to our cars and finances.
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Lemon or Cherry? How to pick the best used car

Apr 28, 2011
There are excellent reasons for choosing to buy a used car (the euphemism these days is "pre-owned vehicle" it sounds classier but let's stick to...
Posted In: Auto, used car

Auto Apps 101: Navigating the roads with your smartphone

Apr 26, 2011
With the thousands of smart phone apps now available, there are plenty of useful ones for drivers. There are apps to help you find your car in a ...
Posted In: app, Auto, cars, iPhone, smartphone

Ford's profit spotlights fuel-saving cars

Apr 26, 2011
Ford owes its best first quarter in 13 years to gas-sipping cars. Demand is strong for all hybrids -- especially used models of the Toyota Prius.
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Your first hybrid: Are you ready to move from the SUV to the HOV?

Apr 25, 2011
Every so often, when I buy gas for my Toyota Prius, I'll see a receipt that another car owner has tossed at the trashcan. Lately, the totals on t...
Posted In: Auto, hybrid, Prius, SUV

How to save money on your car insurance, seriously

Apr 22, 2011
I'm going to tell you something about auto insurance that your agent probably won't: Don't use it. Auto insurance is a product you should buy b...
Posted In: Auto, car insurance