Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Convenience and increased safety are qualities people want from the so-called “connected car.”

Monday, May 20, 2013 11:03 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Drivers want technology to improve their car’s gas mileage as well as make smartphone connectivity easier.

Wednesday, November 09, 2011 9:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Car shoppers who’ve been hesitant about buying a new car from Ford or Lincoln due to the reports of the less-than-user-friendly MyFord Touch “infotainment” system (not to mention the new owners who’ve been grumbling) will be happy to hear Ford has announced that an improved system which is simpler to use will be arriving early

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 8:30 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

With higher fuel economy standards on the horizon, automakers are increasingly focusing on new technologies to improve their MPG ratings while enticing car shoppers with a variety of cars in different sizes and body styles. Several automakers have recently made announcements that will improve the MPG of their line ups in ways that they believe