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Autonomous Car Tech Revs Up in the Nation's Capital

CarMax went to the 2018 Washington Auto Show to kick the tires on some of the latest, autonomous car tech trends in the market. This article covers some of the most eye-popping vehicles from the show, and super cool concepts that are edging closer to reality.

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Harvey & Irma's Effects on Your Car

If you suspect that your car, truck, or SUV was damaged by water related to Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma, read this article. It's got helpful information about what to do, and how to check for flood damage.

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Best Places to Travel This Fall

In this article, you’ll find a list of fall road trip planning tips to help you prepare for a fall vacation to see some of the most beautiful places in the US. Car lovers can take notes on ideas about boat hauling and keeping the kids entertained.

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2017 Hybrid & Electric Cars Survey Results

This article shares data from new and used hybrid and EV owners based on a 30-question survey posted on CleanTechnica.com in June 2017.

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Hybrids/EVs: Greener Trends in the Used-Car Market

CarMax sales data reveals a growing trend toward buying more used alternative-fuel vehicles. Popular used hybrids include Toyota hybrid cars, Honda hybrid cars, and plug-in hybrid cars.

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Your Ultimate Road Trip Checklist

Check out this article for plenty of ideas for road trip destinations, or in case you want some pointers on what to pack in your car for a longer trip, whether you’re by yourself or with the whole family.

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Best Podcasts for Kicking Up Your Commute

In this article, you’ll learn about 23 podcasts that tackle science, sports, crime, relationships, and life’s tough questions. Plug them into your listening rotation to make your commutes pass by in no time!

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Ultimate Guide to Commuting Infographic

The best commuter cars have these 11 critical qualities for comfort and entertainment. How many are in your car?

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These Are the Cars You're Looking For

Around the country, shoppers are seeking out different cars and trucks. We see the search patterns, in the northeast, southeast, midwest, southwest, and west coast. And we’re sharing our results with you.

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The Ultimate Guide to Commuting

The best commuter cars have these 11 critical qualities for comfort and entertainment. How many are in your car?

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Cars & College: A Complete Guide

As you prepare for college, your mind may be focused on signing up for classes, settling into your dorm, and meeting new friends. At this point, car ownership, and transportation in general, is probably the furthest thing from your mind. Unfortunately, neglecting this important decision could leave you scrambling for a ride when it’s time to find a job, leave campus for events, and attend social engagements around town.

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Protect Yourself From Unwanted Car Entry

You may have read in the news recently about a rise in car theft incidents across the country—thieves have been gaining access to locked vehicles and helping themselves to their contents. How do they do it? Burglars can get into your car or truck with the help of a device that mimics the operation of the keyless entry fob on your keychain. And as more modern vehicles feature this convenience, there’s more opportunity for thieves to break into, and in some cases, drive off with these cars.

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13 Ways to Winterize Your Car

Winter’s fierce weather conditions can wreak havoc on your car’s interior, exterior, and inner workings. Before the temperatures start dropping, it’s time to start checking off your to-do list of car protection and maintenance items. Here’s a foolproof guide on how to winterize your car.

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12 Best Roadtrip Games

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of road trip season. There’s plenty of time for a weekend getaway to the beach or a cozy cabin in the mountains. Just grab some friends or family members and hop in a car with great gas mileage.

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Are You in the Market for a Midlife Crisis Car?

Consider the “midlife crisis car.” What comes to mind? Probably the words flashy, red, and sporty. But CarMax recently conducted a survey on midlife crisis car trends, and the results may be surprising: sedans and SUVs are gaining in popularity. While one in five potential buyers (20 percent) would still go for a sports car first, 17 percent would purchase an SUV and 15 percent would pick a sedan.

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Get Better Gas Mileage

When it comes to fuel economy, all the parts of your car work together to provide the best possible mileage. You’re part of the equation, too! Take care of your car, drive it efficiently, and plan ahead, and you’ll be rewarded with the best possible fuel economy – so you can get more out of every drive! A small difference of several miles per gallon can mean a big difference in your fuel budget over the course of a year. If you’re not already driving one of the best gas mileage cars out there, there are steps you can take to maximize the mileage you’re getting now.

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