Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

While gas prices have dropped dramatically, the sales of diesel cars has continued to grow, rising 13.5 percent in 2014 over 2013, according to the latest data compiled by IHS Automotive for the Diesel Technology Forum.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Child safety seat manufacturer Graco received a $10 million penalty from the U.S. Department of Transportation, saying the company failed to launch a timely recall of 4 million defective car seats.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

New York City residents have the longest commute, according to a study by the Office of the New York City Comptroller, averaging 6 hours and 18 minutes per week.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 3:00 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

BMW is launching its Ultimate Driving Experience in 10 cities across the country this weekend, which includes a free Teen Driving School.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Dodge cars have been part of the “Fast and Furious” movie series ever since the beginning, but the latest movie, in theaters April 3, also features a Jeep Wrangler.

Tags: autos, Cars, movers
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

With gas prices lower than they have been, used truck sales are on the rise.

Saturday, March 07, 2015 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

More than 4 in 10 pedestrian deaths in 2013 occurred in just four states.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Chevrolet have recently announced that they will offer special editions of their cars.

Tags: autos, Cars
Saturday, February 28, 2015 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

While much of the country may be tired of the snow, engineers are delighted with the extended opportunity to test their cars.

Tags: autos, Cars, winter
Friday, February 27, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

There are several excellent driver training programs aimed directly at older drivers. These include AARP’s Driver Safety program and AAA’s Senior Driver courses.

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