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.
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.
2007 Lexus IS250/IS350
When the Lexus IS-series first appeared as a 2001 model, it was clearly a BMW 3-series knockoff right down to the inline 6-cyl engine and beautifully balanced handling. A 2006 redesign made the IS less BMW-like and more Lexus-like; 2007 brings few changes. I tested both models of the 2007 IS, the IS250 and IS350. They still appeal to people who buy BMWs -- but more to the people who buy them for their style than for their road manners. Tested 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.
Cars for Women
Women's driving needs differ from men's. Herewith the Top 10 Cars for women as chosen by the automotive experts at About Cars.
2006 Chrysler 300C HEMI
The 2006 Chrysler 300C HEMI is a stylish, aggressive, attention-getting car at the heart of the Chrysler lineup. With a base price of $33,525 ($38,170 as tested), the 2006 Chrysler 300C HEMI comes with a 3 year/36,000 mile warranty, and the EPA estimates that it will get 17 mpg city/25 highway -- not bad for a large sedan. The Chrysler 300 HEMI: Tested, analyzed and reviewed by Jason Fogelson, one of the experts at About Cars.