compact cars

Why Used Car Bargains Are Getting Harder to Find

Thinking about buying a used car? You might want to do it sooner rather than later. Prices are on track to rise an average of 1.8% in 2012, and used compact cars will go up even more -- nearly 3%. What's going on? And what does it mean for car shoppers?

GM Pins Big Hopes on New Chevy Cruze

underwhelming Chevy Cobalt, a model that had a hard time competing with the likes of Toyota's Corolla and Ford's Focus, new versions of which are due in coming months. A coming manual transmission model will have a 40-mpg highway rating.