Are you affected by the GM recall?

General Motors recently announced a safety recall for 2.6 million cars due to a faulty ignition switch. The problem seems to happen when there is too much weight on a key ring, … Read more

The ABCs of Buying a CPO

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If you’re in the market for a used vehicle, you’ve probably heard the acronym CPO several times. CPO stands for certified pre-owned, which is simply a used car that is … Read more

Odometer Rollback Infographic

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More than 190,000 cars have their odometers rolled back every year, potentially costing victims in excess of $760 million in lost value and unexpected repairs.

What to do about a rolled back odometer

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Odometer fraud is a major problem for consumers and happens in every state. So, what do you do if you’re a victim of this scam? Unfortunately, many people who unknowingly … Read more

Eradicate the Germs: Car Cleaning Tips

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How often do you clean the interior of your car? Once a month, when you take your car to the car wash? Once a week on Sunday, so it’s nice … Read more

Flooded Cars on the Road in 2013 – An Infographic

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There are over 212,000 cars on the road today in the US that have reported flood damage. Two thirds of flooded cars (133,173) can be found in just 10 states. … Read more

Summer Road Trips: Prepare for the Unexpected

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Nothing says “summer vacation” quite like taking a road trip with the family, and this summer Americans are definitely hitting the highways. When the freedom of the open road beckons, … Read more

Protect Your Vehicle and Your Wallet With an Extended Auto Warranty

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A vehicle is one of the biggest purchases you will make, and for most people, one that you will put to use every single day. Especially if you are buying … Read more

Open Recalls in 2012 by State – An Infographic

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How many open recalls did your state have for sale online in 2012? Open recalls are an accident waiting to happen. Check your car for free today at mycarfax.com. Did … Read more

Tips for Preventing Distracted Driving

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Crashes involving distracted drivers took the lives of more than 3,300 people and injured another 387,000 people in 2011, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says. Because the government, the media and various … Read more

Time-Saving Tips for Commuters: Must-Have Apps

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Between gridlocked traffic and teeter-tottering gas prices, there’s nothing fun about inching to work in traffic that’s backed up for miles. But the good news is that technology can help … Read more

What To Do if Involved in a Car Accident

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Remain calm and think clearly as you handle the situation. First, you should call the police, and let them know you have been involved in a car accident. One thing … Read more

Buying Used Cars “As Is”

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What does it mean when a car is sold “as is”? It means that the transaction occurs for the car in whatever condition it is in at the moment of … Read more

How Hidden Damage Can Affect Used Car Values

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When looking to buy a used car it is important to know how much the car that you are interested in is worth. Many different factors determine vehicle value, for … Read more

The Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy: How to Protect Yourself from Sandy-Flooded Cars

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Thousands of cars are damaged every time a storm hits, and Hurricane Sandy was no exception. Due to the excessive amount of rain that caused flooding, many cars were submerged … Read more

CAR FOX at 90,000 Feet – Sets Record for Highest Near-Space Jump for a Fox

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Inspired by Felix Baumgartner’s recent record breaking jump from the edge of space, CAR FOX set out to set his own world record. We setup and launched the balloon from … Read more

Proper Car Maintenance

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In order to prolong your car’s lifespan, it’s important to take care of it. Maintaining your vehicle helps its parts run smoothly and last longer. Getting the proper car maintenance … Read more

Buying a Used Car Online

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Before there was the option to shop for cars online, you’d have to spend hours flipping through newspaper ads, or take a weekend to drive around from dealership to dealership … Read more

Ownership History for Used Cars

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What’s in it for me? If you’re looking at cars for sale by owner, a one-owner car may be the way to go. These cars tend to have fewer miles, … Read more

Buying a Car from a Private Seller

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What’s in it for me? Buying from a private seller can be a great way to save money, especially if you’re on a budget. Since they’re not professional salespeople, you … Read more

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