Do You Have the Right Car Insurance?

Car insurance is inherently tricky to navigate because you don’t find out just how well it works (or doesn’t) until you have an accident. And if you’re lucky, that doesn’t happen too often. So how do you know if you have the right kind of car insurance for your budget and lifestyle? U.S. News interviewed

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What is Auto Insurance?

Auto insurance protects you against financial loss if you have an accident. It is a contract between you and the insurance company. You agree to pay the premium and the insurance company agrees to pay your losses as defined in your policy. Auto insurance provides property, liability and medical coverage: 1. Property coverage pays for

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Mitsubishi fuel economy scandal will result in $1.39 billion loss

The fuel economy scandal revealed a couple months ago will cost Mitsubishi Motors a pretty penny. According to The New York Times, the Japanese automaker predicted the fiscal year 2016 will result in a loss of 145 billion yen, or $1.39 billion. We won’t know for sure until March rolls around. The prediction is even

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Electric Race Car Sets an Acceleration World Record

Electric cars are quick off the mark as a matter of course, since they’re both very efficient with energy and always operate at peak torque. You probably haven’t seen a road-going machine this fast, though. Swiss students have shattered the world record for EV acceleration with an experimental race car, Grimsel, that reached 62MPH in

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2017 Nissan GT-R: More Power, More Comfort, New Nose, Still Stupid Fast

You may find this hard to believe, but the 2017 model year will mark the 10th year of production for the Nissan GT-R. It’s been around a whole decade now, and it’s still one of the cars you’d least want to drag race. While it’s getting toward the end of its run, Nissan’s keeping it

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Mercedes to Add 2017 E-class’s Safety, Cabin Tech to S-class

There was much hullabaloo—at least within the industry—when Mercedes-Benz introduced a host of high-tech active safety features and a high-def dashboard display in the 2017 E-class before those same bits hit the range-topping S-class. Traditionally, Benz’s latest and greatest technologies have come to market on the S-class before trickling down to lesser models—but things are

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RIP CR-Z: Honda Kills Its Hybrid Sports Coupe to Make Way for Clarity

While you were sleeping, Honda quietly ceased production of its CR-Z hybrid “sports” coupe. The company’s North American office released a statement noting that Honda will “discontinue CR-Z this year [2016]” as it “significantly expand[s] its sales of electrified vehicles with the addition of two new volume models.” Those models would be the 2017 Accord

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Tesla Model S Stomps Kawasaki Ninja ZX6R

We’ve seen Tesla’s Model S go up against a plethora of supercars in various drag racing scenarios, but this video really shows the brute power of the electric car. For starters, if you were rooting for the guy on the bike, then we’ve got some bad news for you. The rider loses, and not by

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Five First Impressions: 2016 Buick Cascada

The Buick Cascada isn’t the first car to wear multiple badges, but it must wear the most I’ve seen in a good long time. For readers in Europe, it’s been the Opel Cascada for the last three years. In the United Kingdom, it’s been the Vauxhall Cascada, as is usually the practice. Oh, except in

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Le Mans Audi R8 Safety Car Has A Big Moment During Rainy Practice

The safety car’s driver in Le Mans has managed to become the hero of the race so far after a truly epic save. As the qualifying session was red-flagged due to torrential rain hitting the track, the safety car went out to evaluate the conditions when traction was suddenly lost, sending the Audi R8 really

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