Changing a Flat Tire 101

When you experience car trouble, it’s nice to know that help is most often just a phone call away. But a little education about some basic car maintenance and repair will go a long way if you’re ever caught in a tricky situation.

10 of the Safest 2013 Cars for Teen Drivers

While some teens may want a vehicle that drives fast, rides low or has those strange florescent lights underneath, most parents have a more practical priority: safety.

Increase Fuel Efficiency Without Buying a New Car

Sure, buying a hybrid vehicle can increase your fuel efficiency – but what if you can’t afford a new vehicle right now, or don’t like any of the current hybrid offerings? There are a lot of ways to reduce your fuel consumption, even if your daily ride’s been in the driveway for a few years.

Why Gas Prices Fluctuate

Planning a road trip this summer? Depending on how gas prices shake out in the next couple months, that drive might cost more than you expected. When gas prices change drastically in a short time, you’re often left wondering who exactly controls the cost of gas.

Are You Ready for a Roadside Emergency? Six Things You Should Always Have in the Car

Thanks to mobile phones, a vehicle breakdown is usually more of an inconvenience than a real danger. A quick call to a tow truck or roadside assistance service will usually get you to safety within a couple of hours. But technology can fail, and there are still parts of the country that aren’t covered by cellular service. So to make sure you’re prepared for an unexpected breakdown, keep these 6 items in your car at all times.

World’s Longest-Running Car Has Traveled Nearly 3 Million Miles

Nothing lasts forever. Well, nothing except diamonds and Irv Gordon’s 1966 Volvo.

Irv’s candy-apple-red 1966 Volvo P1800 is approaching the 3-million-mile mark, about the same distance it would take to travel to the Moon more than 12 times. Guinness World Records awarded Irv’s Volvo the title of Highest Mileage Vehicle, a record he’s held since 2002.

10 Vehicles With the Best Expected Resale Value in 2013

If you’re in the market for a new car, consider its estimated resale value – especially if you plan to sell in a few years. To get started, here are Kelley Blue Book’s 2013 vehicles with the best estimated resale value after five years.