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Georgia pastor indicted on COVID-19 relief fraud charges

Oct. 22, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia pastor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to stealing thousands of dollars in COVID-19 assistance funds and using some of the money to buy a luxury car. Mack Devon Knight, 45, is accused of lying to the Small...

Edmunds: Volkswagen Taos vs. Chevrolet Trailblazer

Oct. 20, 2021 07:39 AM EDT

The Volkswagen Taos and Chevrolet Trailblazer are two of the latest in a growing crowd of extra-small crossover SUVs. These entry-level crossovers provide lots of utility in a relatively small package and offer many features found in larger SUVs. Cutting back on size doesn’t mean cutting...

Liz Weston: How to negotiate your way to a richer life

Sep. 13, 2021 08:19 AM EDT

Negotiating is an important personal finance skill that can help you earn more and pay less. Whether you’re discussing a job offer, dickering at a car dealership or just trying to work out a budget with your significant other, the ability to bargain effectively can have a huge impact. ...

Edmunds separates fact from fiction about green cars

Sep. 08, 2021 07:34 AM EDT

With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric, including a new federal target that would mean half of all new vehicles sold within a decade will have zero emissions. This will be a dramatic shift for car shoppers, and perhaps an unsettling one....

Michigan man gets Mustang 20 years after parents sold it

Sep. 06, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

SWARTZ CREEK, Mich. (AP) — There has always been one car Jeff Penrod never forgot about even after decades of being separated from it. When Penrod was 14 years old, he was given a 1968 burgundy Ford Mustang by his parents who were planning to let him drive it when he...

Massachusetts reaches $27M settlement with auto lender

Sep. 01, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A national subprime auto lender has agreed to pay more than $27 million to settle allegations that it took advantage of thousands of Massachusetts borrowers, the state attorney general's office said Wednesday. The settlement with Credit Acceptance Corp. in...

Edmunds: Vehicle prices remain high this Labor Day weekend

Sep. 01, 2021 07:59 AM EDT

If this were a normal year, Labor Day would traditionally kick off the start of end-of-model-year vehicle clearance sales. Consumers can often find good deals as dealerships are eager to sell their remaining inventory to make room for next year’s models. But this hasn’t been a normal year...

Edmunds says goodbye to five discontinued vehicles for 2022

Aug. 25, 2021 06:25 AM EDT

Automakers are constantly introducing new models and nameplates to their lineups to meet consumer preferences and to keep their lineup fresh. With that comes the need to cycle older models out. These discontinuations aren’t promoted, and shoppers often don’t realize they’re gone until...

The five best hybrid SUVs you can buy

Aug. 04, 2021 09:27 AM EDT

Buying a hybrid vehicle is typically a smart way to help save money on gas and reduce your carbon footprint compared to a conventional gasoline-only vehicle. Not long ago your shopping choices were largely limited to hybrid hatchbacks and sedans, but the hybrid SUV market has expanded...

Edmunds' guide to vehicle history reports

Jul. 28, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

Obtaining a vehicle history report is an integral part of any used-car purchase. It’s one of the best ways to learn about a given vehicle’s past and help make your search for a used car much easier. Most importantly, the report tells shoppers if a car has a branded title. Branding means...