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Dec 03, 2013, 03:01 ET
CarMD Vehicle Health Index 2013 Top 5 Automotive Manufacturers.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com Corporation)

CarMD® Releases 2013 Vehicle Health Index™ Manufacturer & Vehicle Rankings, Hyundai Unseats Toyota as Most Reliable

 CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of car repair data, today released its 2013 CarMD® Vehicle Health Index™ Manufacturer...

Jun 11, 2013, 11:00 ET
The CarMD Vehicle Health Index state-by-state ranking of check engine-related car repairs costs shows a shift from west to east when it comes to rising costs as demonstrated by this U.S. map highlighting 2012 as compared with 2011. CarMD, which publishes this data annually, urges motorists to address maintenance and check engine warnings early to minimize repair costs and help your state avoid being ranked among those areas with the highest average parts and labor costs.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com)

Annual CarMD State-by-State Ranking of Car Repair Costs Finds Drivers in New Jersey Paid Most for Check Engine Repairs in 2012

When the dreaded check engine light illuminates on the dashboard, drivers in New Jersey now pay the most in the nation to have it diagnosed and...

Apr 23, 2013, 12:37 ET

CarMD® Earns 2013 PR News' Social Media Icon Award for Facebook Fans & Friends Contest

CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of consumer automotive information and products, has earned top honors from PR News' Social Media Icon...

Apr 09, 2013, 03:01 ET
Published by CarMD.com Corporation, the 2013 CarMD(R) Vehicle Health Index(TM) Infographic shows common check engine problems, related repairs and costs, and their negative impact on fuel economy when drivers ignore these important car problems.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com Corporation)

2013 CarMD® Vehicle Health Index™ Reveals 1st Jump in Car Repair Costs in Six Years, But Lower Repair Frequency Nationwide

 CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of car repair data, today released its 2013 CarMD® Vehicle Health Index™ ranking of...

Apr 04, 2013, 11:00 ET

CarMD.com Corporation Announces Management Team Additions

CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of automotive information, products and services, today announced the hire of Mike Beard as Chief...

Jan 23, 2013, 11:00 ET

Top Ten Car Maintenance Mistakes Mechanics Say Do Most Damage

When it comes to today's high tech cars and trucks, most drivers understand that following a scheduled maintenance program almost always costs less...

Nov 17, 2012, 08:00 ET

CarMD Launches New Infomercial Aimed At Getting More Consumers to Try the Easy-to-Use CarMD® Vehicle Health System™ Product

CarMD.com Corporation today announced the debut of its new direct response television infomercial production featuring host Mel Arthur of As Seen...

Nov 13, 2012, 07:00 ET
CarMD Vehicle Health Index Manufacturer & Vehicle Rankings Top 5 Automotive Manufacturers of 2012.  Visit http://corp.carmd.com for all current and archived CarMD indices.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com)

CarMD® Releases Second Annual Vehicle Health Index™ Manufacturer & Vehicle Rankings, Unveils Year-Over-Year Comparison of Top Makes and Models on the Road Today

 CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of automotive information and products, today released the second annual CarMD® Vehicle Health...

Sep 25, 2012, 11:00 ET

CarMD® Makes Retail Debut at Pep Boys Locations

CarMD.com Corporation today announced that the Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack, will be the first brick-and-mortar retail outlet to sell its...

May 17, 2012, 14:55 ET

CarMD Moves its Headquarters to Irvine, Calif.

 CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of high tech consumer automotive information and products, today announced the completion of its new...

Apr 19, 2012, 11:00 ET
New CarMD Retail Merchandising Display.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com Corporation)

CarMD to Debut Retail Program at 2012 National Hardware Show

CarMD.com Corporation today announced it will debut its long-awaited retail sales and merchandising program during the 2012 National Hardware...

Mar 28, 2012, 08:00 ET
CarMD Vehicle Health Index finds top 5 check engine problems reduce fuel economy when ignored.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com)

Second Annual CarMD Vehicle Health Index Provides First Ever Year-Over-Year Comparison of "Check Engine" Light Repair Trends

CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of automotive information and products, today released its second annual CarMD® Vehicle...

Mar 16, 2012, 15:00 ET

CarMD Shares Tips to Help Car Owners Improve Fuel Economy; Alerts Drivers to Top "Check Engine" Failures That Reduce MPG

 CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of automotive information and products, today announced top maintenance tips and "check engine"...

Nov 21, 2011, 10:00 ET
CarMD(R) Vehicle Health System(TM) Now Available in Canada.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com)

CarMD® Vehicle Health System™ Now Available in Canada

CarMD.com Corporation announced today that its popular CarMD® Vehicle Health System™ consumer automotive product is now available for...

Nov 17, 2011, 19:55 ET
(l-r) CarMD VP Art Jacobsen presents 2011 CarMD Vehicle Health Index Best Manufacturer Award to Toyota's Brian Lyons.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com Corp.)

CarMD Presents Toyota With First Annual CarMD® Vehicle Health Index™ Best Manufacturer Award At Los Angeles Auto Show

CarMD.com Corporation today announced that Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., is the recipient of the first annual CarMD® Vehicle Health...

Nov 15, 2011, 10:00 ET
CarMD Vehicle Health Index 2011 Manufacturer & Vehicles Rankings & List Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com)

CarMD Vehicle Health Index Ranks Top Vehicles and Manufacturers

CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of automotive tools and information, today announced the release of its first annual CarMD® Vehicle...

Nov 07, 2011, 10:00 ET

CarMD Uses 11/11/11 to Remind Drivers There's Nothing Lucky About Being Stranded With a Car That Won't Start

November 11, 2011 marks a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence of the date 11/11/11.  This day has a variety of meanings from Armistice Day to the...

May 23, 2011, 13:16 ET

CarMD Offers Drivers Tips to Avoid Most Common Car Repairs This Summer

As vacationers pack up their cars, trucks and SUVs to embark on weekend getaways and summer road trips, national gas prices and average vehicle age...

Apr 27, 2011, 00:01 ET

CarMD.com Corp. Reveals Most Common "Check Engine" Light Failures and Fixes with First Annual Vehicle Health Index™

CarMD.com Corp., a leading provider of automotive tools and information, today announced the release of the first annual CarMD® Vehicle Health...

Apr 18, 2011, 11:00 ET
Art Jacobsen Promoted to VP, CarMD.  (PRNewsFoto/CarMD.com Corporation)

CarMD.com Corporation Promotes Art Jacobsen to Vice President

CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of automotive products, services and information, today announced it has promoted Art Jacobsen to vice...