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2018 Hyundai Ioniq Is a Car to Get if You Love Money

“Not much to this thing,” I thought as I plopped into the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq’s firm driver’s seat and gripped its rock-hard plastic steering wheel. …

Hyundai Ioniq

What is the APR on a new car loan?

Understand the annual percentage rate and what it means for you<p><i>This is part of a series breaking down all the terms you need to know if you're buying a new or used car from a dealership. Check out the rest of the series at our Car Buyer's Glossary.</i><p>The annual percentage rate, or APR, is pretty easy …

Personal Finance

What is an extended warranty on a car?

The bottom line: don't buy one. Read on to find out why.<p><i>This is part of a series breaking down all the terms you need to know if you're buying a new or used car from a dealership. Check out the rest of the series at our Car Buyer's Glossary.</i><p>Here's the short answer: An extended warranty is coverage …

Personal Finance

What is a down payment on a new or leased car?

Understanding the what – and more importantly, the why<p><i>This is part of a series breaking down all the terms you need to know if you're buying a new or used car from a dealership. Check out the rest of the series at our Car Buyer's Glossary.</i><p><b>A down payment is the amount you pay up front when you</b> …

Personal Finance

Compact SUV Comparison: Specs, pics and reviews of every brand's crossover

From CR-V and Cherokee, to RAV4 and Rogue, they're all here.<p>Honda CR-V vs Toyota RAV4. Chevy Equinox vs Ford Escape. Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Forester. Whichever combinations of compact crossover SUV you're considering, there's probably a comparison test or chart out there to read. Heck, you can even …

FCA US

The 2018 Mazda6 also snags top IIHS safety rating

Only when optional adaptive headlights are added<p>The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is one of two organizations that issues important safety ratings. To get to IIHS's highest rating level, Top Safety Pick+, a car not only has to ace a bunch of difficult crash tests, it needs to also have …

Traffic Safety

How To Change Your Engine Oil And Filter

When was the last time you changed your oil? Here you can find out the process for properly changing your oil and filter yourself.<p>Watch all of our <i>Autoblog Wrenched</i> videos for more tips on how to diagnose, fix, and modify cars from professional detailer Larry Kosilla. While you're at it, check out …

Automotive Industry

2019 Ford F-150 Limited gets Raptor power with 3.5L EcoBoost option

Luxury, meet power<p>There's no denying that Ford's EcoBoost 3.5-liter V6 engine is a powerhouse. In the F-150 Raptor, it produces a remarkable 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. However, in the regular F-150, the 3.5L is limited to 375 hp. Make that "was." The Raptor's up-rated engine is …

GMC Sierra

2019 Ford Ranger window sticker, chassis cab model spied

This shows a bunch of options and features for the new truck<p>This past January, we finally saw the US debut of the upcoming 2019 Ford Ranger. The truck is basically a slightly revised version of a model that's been on sale in global markets for the past few years. Since then, we've spied versions of …

Ford Ranger

Midsize Sedan Comparison | Honda Accord vs. Toyota Camry vs. Mazda6

Can these redesigned and revised family four-doors save the species?<p>The rumors of the midsize sedan's death have been greatly exaggerated. The 2018 Honda Accord and 2018 Toyota Camry together moved more than 262,000 units through May of this year, which is still a ton of cars. Then again, both are …

Toyota Camry

4 New Digital Marketing Trends To Win You More Conversions

Almost everyone is into digital marketing these days. Yet, as a matter of fact, most of the digital marketers feel their efforts are just slightly …

40 Email Subject Lines Research Shows Your Subscribers Can't Resist

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your email list is potentially the most important asset your business owns. Search engine traffic and social media play a huge role in online marketing, but if I had to choose just one channel? It would absolutely be email.<p>Having access …

Marketing

The top 14 skills in the red hot market for marketing jobs

Has the market for marketers heated up?<p>Short answer: Yes.<p>Slightly longer answer: Yes, absolutely!<p>For a more complete answer, read on …<p>We all know that the marketing industry is changing quickly — so quickly that most organizations are having a hard time keeping up. So it’s no surprise that …

We've driven more than 40 SUVs over the past few years — here are our favorites

SUVs were once disgraced as gas-guzzling horrors that rode like trucks and couldn't hold a sporting candle to proper performance cars.<p>That's all changed, in one of the biggest reversals of fortunes in the history of the auto industry. Cheap gas and changing consumer preferences have doomed the …

Honda CR-V

How to Steal Your Competitor’s Featured Snippets For Better Rankings

You’ve probably worked pretty hard to boost rankings on search engine results pages.You’ve done all of the SEO you can imagine, and you’ve followed …

Kia and Porsche top Wards Auto 10 Best Interiors list for 2018

Most car buffs know WardsAuto from its annual list of the 10 Best Engines, but you might not be aware that the automotive trade publication also ranks its 10 Best Interiors, and we've got this year's winners.<p>Each year for the past eight years, Wards has based its cabin-minded list on achievements …

If You Don't Fully Understand the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Read This Simplified Version

Here's the "SparkNotes" version of what actually happened, and why you should care.<p>Over the past week or so, I have seen countless headlines regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Yet, none of them have helped me fully understand what happened. On a basic sense I knew that my, and many other …

Kia is seeing 3 times more conversions through its chatbot than its website

At last count, Kia had more than 800 websites where a customer can ask about buying a car.<p>In November, to try and simplify the process, Kia launched …

How I ditched $72,000 in debt: Becoming a budget obsessive

<i>In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i><p>Home Sweet Hectic<p><b>Who:</b> Christine Brown<p><b>How much:</b> $72,000 in 22 months<p>One night in February 2016, …

Personal Finance

Watch Out For This Sneaky Thing Some Car Dealers Do When Sending A Total Price

When comparing prices you always want to get a total cost—that includes all tax and fees so you know exactly how much you are paying for your next …

Konnektive CRM: How to Dominate as an Advertiser and Marketer

Want more visibility and control over your own campaigns? How about reliability and uptime? Do you have trouble sleeping because you are scared that …

Selling

Your Facebook Custom Audiences Aren’t “Custom” Enough. Here’s Why & How to Fix Them

Facebook custom audiences are the holy grail of targeting.With nearly unlimited ways to include and exclude audiences, you’ve got a gold mine at your …

AdWords

7 Planners That Will Make 2018 Your Most Productive Year Ever

When digital tools fall short, these paper planners will help you get organized<p>Last year, one of my top articles on Inc was a roundup of the planners that I recommended for maximizing productivity, honing your focus, and getting more done in 2017. So this year, I'm revisiting some of those …

Advocacy marketing: the evolution of influencer marketing

<i>Tom Stockham, CEO, Experticity</i><p>This year, from the beginning of November to the end of December, it’s estimated that Americans will spend more than $1 …

17 gadgets and apps to make your dumb car smarter

Useful technology for your commute.<p>You don't have to wait for self-driving cars to upgrade your experience behind the wheel. You don't even have to buy an expensive new luxury vehicle. Instead, add some 21st-century intelligence to your drive with a few smart gadgets and apps. These devices can log …

Apps

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Hyundai Sonata

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata models with internal combustion engines are ready. Info on the midsize sedan’s 2018 hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions are …

2018 Mazda 6 Photo Gallery

2018 Mazda 6 Redo Includes Turbocharged Engine – Official Photos and Info

Mazda6 Gets New Turbo 2.5-Liter Engine

Coming to L.A. auto show<p>An updated Mazda6 will debut on November 29 at the Los Angeles auto show. Along with new safety technologies, the flagship car receives a new engine lineup.<p>The Mazda6 will continue to feature a 2.5-liter DOHC gas engine that until now has been the only engine choice here in …

Here's The Problem With Those 'No Haggle' Dealerships

One of the most frustrating aspects of buying a car from a dealer is the back and forth about the price. Some dealers have responded to this by …

Using Facebook’s Ads Framework as a Standard for Social Selling

Whether you’re fan of Facebook or not, you’ll probably agree with one thing: Facebook leads the way when it comes to social media advertising.<p>With …

Social Media