auto maintenance

How Much Will Your Next Car Really Cost You?

Purchase price is just the beginning of what it costs to own a car. Depreciation, insurance and maintenance costs can vary widely between competing models. But is there any way to estimate all of that in advance? A few experts have taken a stab at it.

GM to Phase Out Goodwrench Brand

General Motors will phase out its Goodwrench maintenance brand in the United States as it seeks to focus marketing efforts on four key brands. Goodwrench, used by GM dealers to advertise maintenance and repairs for more than 30 years, will be replaced with brand-specific labels such as Chevrolet Certified Service and Buick Certified Service, The Detroit News said.

Best, worst cities for car repair

Do those of you who live in Honolulu, Hawaii feel like you're paying too much for car repairs? No surprise, according to a study by AutoMD.com, which...