Throw out everything you thought you knew about car shopping. According to a big new study from TrueCar, August -- not late December as is commonly accepted -- is the best month to buy a new car.
Cal Worthington, who built a fortune from a series of West Coast auto dealerships and became a TV fixture thanks to folksy car lot commercials urging customers to "Go see Cal," has died. He was 92.
Six of 12 small cars performed well in front-end crash tests conducted by an insurance industry group, but some popular models fared poorly in the safety evaluations.