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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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.