CVT - Continuously Variable Transmission
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.
Least Expensive Cars of 2013
Looking for cheap cars? Here are the least-expensive 2013 cars on sale in America. We've driven all of them, and we'll tell you which ones are the real deals -- and which ones are the real duds.
Ten Cheapest Convertibles of 2013
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.
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.
2007 Nissan Altima 2.5S Test Drive
It's been eight years since Nissan moved the Altima into the big leagues in terms of styling, size and performance. By car standards, that's an eternity -- and yet the previous version of the Altima seemed as fresh and new in '06 as it did in '99. If I was Nissan, I'd be reluctant to change the Nissan Altima, too. But change it they have, and the new Nissan Altima is an excellent example of keeping the good and upgrading the not-so-good. Tested by Aaron Gold, your Guide to Cars at About.com.
Ten Most Fuel-Efficient Cars of 2013
You can find plenty of lists of the most fuel-efficient cars on the US market -- but how many would you want to drive? We'll take you through each of these cars and tell you which ones you'll want to drive and which ones you'll want to leave by the side of the road.
How To Wash Your Car Like The Pros
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.
Top 10 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.