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This Car Saved My Life: Share Your Story on Life-Saving Wheels

The Buick Roadmaster was an old fogey car, but I always give it respect when I see one drive by

How close are you to your car or truck? Has it ever literally saved your life?

My Story: I Liked The Ford Salesman So Much I Married Him

Buying a Fiesta led to a long marriage and the love of her life

I was 21 years old and just getting ready to start my senior year at Indiana University when the ancient station wagon that had been my mother's gave up the ghost. My Dad and I determined that I had better go look for a modest car that would be reliable for the Indiana winters. It was 1978, and the country was still in disco fever.

My First Car: Two Month Love Affair With A Honda Accord

A gift from my parents, the car was dented and leaked, but it spelled liberation

It was my worst-best car: a 1982 Honda Accord, the second generation Accord from Honda.

My First Car: A Bondo-And-Rust Ford Courier

I earned the car by painting my neighbor's house

My first car was a 1972 Ford Courier. For those who don't remember, this was a small pickup truck made by Ford in a joint venture with Mazda, and was a pre-cursor to the Ford Ranger/Mazda B2000.

Tell Us Your Story: First Car Love

To give you some inspiration, our Editor-in-Chief shares his stories of his first car

I was 18 in January 1982. To my Father's great displeasure, I was taking a semester off from college to figure out what I wanted to do with my life. I got a job on a loading dock in Manhattan's west side, facing the Hudson River in a frigid January and February. And I needed a car.

Man Moves Burning Car In Grocery Parking Lot

He was driving blind because of the smoke

Not many people would try to drive a burning car filled with smoke, but that's exactly what Rodney Stanley did when his wife's car burst into flames.

How Stringent Fuel-Economy Rules Are Creating Jobs

ZF's new 9-speed transmission factory provides one example of economic impact

In the age-old debate of whether government regulations help or hinder economic growth, here's one example where more rules have helped create American jobs.

Woman Uses Golf Club To Smash Cheating Husband's SUV

Video catches her methodically breaking each window

A woman in the Bronx uses a golf club to break the windows on her cheating husband's SUV.

American Drivers May Have Hit Their Peak

The "Peak Car" theory says U.S. citizens will buy fewer cars

Compared with the rest of the world, the U.S. has long been known as the gas guzzler country--the nation of the widest roads, largest vehicles and the least amount of reliable mass transit for the geography. That image could be changing, according to a new study that says driving in the U.S. has already peaked and will decline.

Don't Pay Car Dealer Fees Without a Fight

Being a smart, prepared shopper can save you big money

Airlines cleared $3.5 billion in baggage and seat fees in 2012. Fees are practically a hidden economy across all industries. And buying a car is no different. But there are ways to be tough with a new or used car dealer in the negotiations. And going after some of those pesky fees on the invoice is one of them.