Month: December 2012

Scion, Honda most fuel-efficient cars for 2013

Scion, Honda most fuel-efficient cars for 2013

If driving a more fuel-efficient vehicle is among your New Year’s resolutions – and money is no object – plenty of options are available for 2013. Zachary Shahan at CleanTechnica.com offers the “10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars” for the new…

New-car drivers fueling drop in gas consumption, pollution

New-car drivers fueling drop in gas consumption, pollution

American drivers finally have had enough of gas-guzzling vehicles, it seems, based on evidence collected over the last five years. That also has fueled a significant decline in greenhouse gases – pollution. New vehicle models purchased last month – including…

Auto finance companies - top five factors to evaluate

Auto finance companies – top five factors to evaluate

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. Shopping for a vehicle – new or used car, pickup or SUV – should begin with a careful search for financing (unless you’re paying with cash). Then, when you find…

Best 2013 cars for Christmas under $25,000

Best 2013 cars for Christmas under $25,000

Automobile makers have some Christmas fun each year posing their new vehicles with bows and ribbons, surrounded by snow, skiers, sleighs, happy families or other holiday trappings, in advertisements and TV commercials. Often the featured vehicles are among the priciest…

Making the case for 7-year auto loans?

Making the case for 7-year auto loans?

The thought of financing an automobile for more than five years might have seemed crazy not too long ago, akin to the idea of a 40-year-plus mortgage loan. But, apparently, not so much anymore. As the average lifespan of vehicles…