Long-Term Passat: Introduction
Introduction to our 2012 VW Passat TDI long-term test -- why we chose to spend twelve months with the 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI.
CVT - What it is, how it works
What is a Continuously Variable Transmission (or CVT), how does it work, and what makes the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) superior to a conventional automatic transmission? This article explains, in simple terms, what the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) is and how it works. By Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.
2013 Honda Civic review
Just a year after introducing an all-new Civic, Honda has completely revamped their ubiquitous compact sedan. But while Honda's internal staff didn't like the 2012 version, the buying public thought it was just fine -- so were the changes really necessary? Read on. 2013 Honda Civic: Tested and reviewed by Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.
Ten Cheapest Convertibles
Convertibles generally aren't cheap -- but there are some good deals to be found if you know where to look. Here, we look at the ten least expensive convertible cars of 2012 and sort out which convertibles are the best buys.
Wash your car like a pro
A good, thorough car wash involves more than simply running your car through a machine. I visited Mothers, well-known manufacturer of car washing and detailing products, to learn how to wash a car the way the pros do it.
What is gap insurance?
What is gap insurance, and do you need it? This quick guide will help you decide if you need gap insurance when you buy or lease your next new car.
2013 Audi S6 and S7 review
Audi has a new mission for its S-series of performance cars: Instead of competing directly against high-enders like BMW's M-series, the S cars are aiming a bit lower. So how well do the 2013 Audi S6 and S7 fulfill their objectives? Not well, as it turns out -- and that's a good thing. 2013 Audi S6 and S7: Tested and reviwed by Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.
Ten Best Cars for Teens
Putting your teen on wheels is a difficult decision, but it's a good idea: A car can expand a high school or college student's horizons and is a great lesson in responsibility. Here are ten cars that are reliable, easy to drive, affordable, and well suited to young, inexperienced teen drivers.