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  How you might be killing your car
MSN Money Frugal Nation,
(Donna Freedman), Jan. 31, 2013
A CarMD survey of auto mechanics reveals the most common mistakes we make with our wheels. Avoid them at your peril. Click to read the full article

 CarMD study ranks vehicles by reliability and repair costs
Shop Autoweek, (Sherrice Gilsbach), Nov. 13, 2012 Differs from other vehicle reliability rankings  ♦ Click to read coverage

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Date Media Headline Reporter




Dec. 14, 2012 The Fiscal Times The 12 Cheapest Cars for Repairs By: Julie Halpert
Nov. 15, 2012 About.com Reporte de salud de los autos 2012 By: Javier Mota
Nov. 14, 2012 Edmunds Inside Line CarMD study ranks top 10 manufacturers By: Ron Montoya
Oct. 24, 2012 Entrepreneur The costs and benefits of alternative fuel vehicles By: Jennifer Wang
Jul. 13, 2012 OC Metro CarMD.com increases marketing programs to Canadian and U.S. Hispanic associates By: Jacy Danque
Jun. 21, 2012 Wall Street Journal Somewhere West of Laramie, A Check Engine Light Will Cost You By: Joseph White, Driver's Seat
Jun. 21, 2012 MSN Autos, Exhaust Notes Car Repair Costs Drop By: Claire Martin
Jun. 21, 2012 Indianapolis Star Hoosiers pay the least for vehicle repairs  
Jun. 5, 2012 KABC-TV, ABC7.com Ignoring 'check engine' light can waste gas By: Dave Kunz
Jun. 1, 2012 Fox News How to get the best price when selling your used car By: Newscore
May 23, 2012 WXYZ-TV New devices that help you decode what that "engine" light means  
May 21, 2012 OC Metro CarMD celebrates grand opening of new Irvine headquarters By: Griffin Rogers
May 8, 2012 Business Insider This is hands-down the best day to fill up on gas By: Mandi Woodruff
Apr. 26, 2012 Portada Magazine CarMD introduces Spanish version of its Vehicle Health System  
Apr. 25, 2012 OC Metro CarMD taps U.S. Hispanic market with Spanish version ... By: Elaine Murphy
Apr. 20, 2012 ABC7 DIY gadgets to help diagnose car troubles By: Ric Romero
Apr. 19, 2012 CBS News, Moneywatch 4 great ways to spend your tax refund on your car By: Jerry Edgerton
Mar. 28, 2012 Sports Car Illustrated Ignoring the 'check engine light' can cost you mpg  
Mar. 26, 2012 Autochannel CarMD to debut retail program at National Hardware Show  
Mar. 16, 2012 Business Insider Change the Way You Drive To Combat Soaring Gas Prices  By: Mandi Woodruff
Mar. 16, 2012 Sacramento Bee CarMD Shares Tips to Help Car Owners Improve Fuel Economy  
Feb. 1, 2012 Fox Business Top 10 Luxury Car Brands Based on CarMD Repair Records By: Gerri Willis
Jan. 31, 2012 AOL Autos Techsplanation: Check Engine Light By: Jeff Sabatini
Jan. 24, 2012 MSN Autos 10 most expensive car repairs By: Claire Martin


Dec. 11, 2011 Good Housekeeping Check Engine Light -- CarMD Can Help By: Erik Eibert
Dec. 6, 2011 Edmonton Journal Hand-held CarMD helps diagnose auto problems  
Dec. 5, 2011 CNBC.com How Healthy is Your Car By: Phil LeBeau, Behind The Wheel
Dec. 2, 2011 Tundra Headquarters CarMD study - Toyota fewest check engine light problems  
Nov. 18, 2011 YouTube Toyota wins 2011 CarMD Vehicle Health Index Best Manufacturer Award  
Nov. 15, 2011 Wall St. Cheat Sheet Top 10 cars costing the least to repair By: Laurie Danas
Nov. 15, 2011 Los Angeles Times Consumer Confidential: Toyota gets the top spot for reliability By: David Lazarus, Money & Company
Nov. 14, 2011 CBS Moneywatch Report: Which cars cost least to repair? By: Jerry Edgerton
Nov. 14, 2011 Time A New Study for Drivers who Hate the Check Engine Light By: Brad Tuttle
November 2011 About.com Top 100 Used Cars of Last 10 Years By: Keith Griffin
Sept. 15, 2011 Associated Press Mountable gadgets and cell-phone apps aim to give a safer, more enjoyable ride By: Kim Cook
Aug. 28, 2011 The Street 5 Car Repair Myths That Can Save You Cash By: Brian O'Connell
July 28, 2011 Orange County Register CarMD.com Corp. hires George D. Stroesenreuther as chief financial officer By: Cameron Moore
July 20, 2011 Scripps News Conquering the Gadget Mountain By: Michael L. Berman
July 15, 2011 The Arizona Republic Check-engine light particularly troublesome for Arizona drivers By: Max Jarman
July 12, 2011 Press Democrat Calif. car repairs 4th costliest in U.S. By: Road Warrior
July 11, 2011 WTAM Ohio car repair costs among cheapest in nation  
June 30, 2011 CNN American Morning Get your car ready for a road trip this 4th of July weekend with tips from CarMD  
June 30, 2011 Time Huge Disparities in Health Care and Car Repair Costs By: Brad Tuttle
June 30, 2011 The Detroit News 'Check Engine' light often means writing a big check By: Scott Burgess
June 29, 2011 Los Angeles Times Californians pay more for car repairs, sudy finds  
May 9, 2011 Scientific American Hybrid Owners Pay the Most for Car Repairs Nationwide, Report Says By: Larry Greenmeier
May 8, 2011 NY1 Take Care Of Small Car Repairs Before They Become Expensive Messes By: Asa Aarons
May 6, 2011 Associated Press 5 reasons your 'check engine" light might be on By: Dee-Ann Durbin
May 3, 2011 CBS Money Watch Car Care: Spring Maintenance Check List By: Jerry Edgerton
Apr. 28, 2011 AutoWeek Dashboard Warning: Study Explains What Triggers the Infamous Engine Light By: Jake Lingeman
Mar. 15, 2011 MSN Money Gadgets to Get You on the Road Again By: Polly Schneider Traylor
 Mar. 2, 2011  DaddyClaxton Dot Com  CarMD, you need this for your car  By: Donny Claxton
January 2011 Kiplinger You can diagnose what's wrong before you hit the shop by using the CarMD tool  By: Jessica L. Anderson


Nov. 18, 2010 MSNBC Road work may slow your holiday road trip By: Christopher Elliott, Travel Editor
Oct. 11, 2010 Global Traveler USA Cool Tools to Keep Your Summer Light and Breezy  
Sept. 23, 2010 Kiplinger 5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Car By: Jessica L. Anderson
Sept. 23, 2010 MacDirectory 4-Star Review | CarMD > Engine Diagnostics Come to the Mac By: Ric Getter
Sept. 14, 2010 Associated Press Generation Gap: 5 Ways Car Culture Has Changed  
Sept. 3, 2010 Wausau Daily Herald Vehicle 101: Students urge peers to make maintenance a priority By: Lavilla Capener
September 2010 Reader's Digest 5 Ways To Save Time & Money  
Aug. 25, 2010 KOMO News Handy gadgets to keep you going on the road  ByL Herb Weisbaum
Aug. 24, 2010 Maximum News Review: CarMD will keep your vehicle healthy 'Doctor Dave' Greenbaum
July 19, 2010 Rainy Day Magazine CarMD V3.0 First Look  
July 1, 2010 Chicago Tribune Why Cars Break Down: 5 Common Failures  
June 21, 2010 Forbes.com CarMD Shares Tips To Help Avoid Common Summer Car Ailments  
June 11, 2010 KING-TV Let Jesse Buy It: CarMD By: Jesse Jones
June 9, 2010 Jey Leno's Garage Leon Kaplan stops by the garage to introduce ... CarMD   
June 3, 2010 Bloomberg BusinessWeek With CarMD You Can Heal Your Wheels By: Rich Jaroslovsky
May 27, 2010 Techlicious CarMD Tells You What's Wrong With Your Car and Predicts Repair Costs By: Robert E. Calem
Apr. 21, 2010 WomensRadio Car Repairs Made Simple With Leading Invention By: Pat Lynch, Host of SpeakUp!
Apr. 9, 2010 ABC World News Now High Tech Auto Gadgets By: Giz Wiz Dick DeBartolo
Apr. 7, 2010 Ask Dave Taylor Review CarMD Car Diagnostic System  
Apr. 5, 2010 The Daily Beast 8 Cool New Inventions  
April 2010 Shop Smart Magazine Drive Buys: New car gadgets that can save you money  
Mar. 8, 2010 The Faster Times How to save on car expenses By: Sheryl Nance-Nash
Mar. 5, 2010 Response Magazine CarMD Delivers Home Remedy for Auto Care By: Jacqueline Renfrow
Feb. 16, 2010 The Mac Observer TMO Editor's Choice Awards 2010 By: TMO Editors
Feb. 13, 2010 Examiner 'Green & Clean' in Macworld 2010 By: Michal Lenchner
Feb. 11, 2010 Edison Awards 2010 Edison Best New Product Awards Finaists  
Feb. 11, 2010 Computerworld The Best Products of Macworld Expo 2010 By: Seth Weintraub
Feb. 10, 2010 TMCnet Macworld 2010 Witnesses Numerous New Product Launches By: Jayashree Adkoli
Feb. 6, 2010 Louisville Courier-Journal Gizmo | CarMD checks your car's health By: Ric Manning
Feb. 4, 2010 Gear Patrol CarMD Get The Cure For Your Ailing Auto By: Trent Pitts
Feb. 1, 2010 The Huffington Post CES 2010: Show Trends, Odds and Ends By: Stephanie Vaughn Hapke
Jan. 25, 2010 Appletell Appletell reviews CarMD for Mac OS X  By: Josh Holat
Jan. 13, 2010 Wireless Week My Personal Best of CES Awards By: Yankee Group
Jan. 13, 2010 Mobile Magazine CES Gadgets You May Have Missed By: Jeff Cutler
Jan. 10, 2010 PCWorld Grabby: CarMD For Checking Car Problems By: PCWorld Video
Jan. 8, 2010 CNET Decipher Your Car's Idiot Light With CarMD By: Rafe Needleman
Jan. 1. 2010 OC Metro HOT Computer Diagnostics By: Tom Tran
January 2010 Smart Computing Check Your Vehicle's Health By: Linne Ourada


Dec. 11, 2009 The Orange County Register My 'check engine' light just went on -- now what? By: Matt Degen, Automotion
Dec. 3, 2009 The Handyguys Podcast Episode #91 -- Innovative Products By: The Handyguys
December 2009 ExecDigital Magazine Eco Friendly Gifts: CarMD BY: Militza Richard
Nov. 30, 2009 Mom's Balancing Act Holiday Extravaganza #21: CarMD Review and Giveaway By: Jenna
Oct. 21, 2009 KNSD-TV Easy Ways to Save $2,500  By: Frugal Mom Jennifer Jolly
Sept. 25, 2009 DMNews CarMD Takes DRTV For a Spin By: Nathan Golia
Sept. 18, 2009 MSNBC.com Stuck with a clunker?  Keep Your Motor Running By: Laura T. Coffey
July 22, 2009 Tech Talk CES Award Winning CarMD By: Craig Peterson
July 2009 PCMag.com 8 Geeky Ways to Save Gas By: Erik Rhey
June 16, 2009 Boot Camp A Report On Gadgets And Gear High Tech Help For Diagnosing Car Troubles By: Fred Fishkin
June 16, 2009 Babble.com Get Dad out From Under the Car By: Jeanne Sager
June 1, 2009 The Gadgeteer CarMD Vehicle Code Reader Review By: Mark Adkins
May 6, 2009 Yahoo! Tech Gifts for New Grads 2009 Edition By: Christopher Null: The Working Guy
Apr. 21, 2009 KABC-TV Green Right Now  
Apr. 21, 2009 Ecology Newspaper Getting Tipsy on Green Tips For Earth Day By: B. Kessler
February 2009 LA Splash Valentine's Day Vehicle Gift Guide: Peace of Mind For Car Lovers  
February 2009 CarBibles.com CarMD Automotive Diagnostic Tool By: Chris Longhurst
Dec. 5, 2008 Examiner Holiday automotive gift guide for Mr. or Mrs. Auto Fix-it By: Ruth Manuel-Logan
June 17, 2008 Gizmos For Geeks CarMD -- Handheld Engine Code Reader By: Chief Gadgeteer
June 10, 2008 USA Today Snapshots Choosing To Ignore The Light By: Anne R. Carey and Alejandro Gonzalez
Apr. 7, 2008 Mobile Technology New Technology By: Patricia Faulkaber
February 2008 Carbibles.com CarMD Automotive diagnostic tool By: Chris Longhurst
Nov. 11, 2007 New York Times Gizmos to Smooth a Driver's Bumpy Road By: James Schembari
Nov. 3, 2007 The Gaffney Ledger Check Engine Soon You Moron By: Klonie Jordan
Oct. 8, 2007 Bergen County Record The PC Guy: CarMD Diagnoses Your Ride By: Peter Grad
Aug. 2, 2007 WWL-TV Digital Gumbo Is CarMD ‘just what the doctor ordered’ for your vehicle? By: Jerry Seregni, Eyewitness News Technology Analyst
July 22, 2007 Canyon News It’s A Long Wait For AAA In The Middle Of The Desert By: Susan Michelle
July 2007 Forbes Traveler Top Road Trip Gadgets  
June 14, 2007 Extra TV The Perfect Father’s Day Gifts For Dad!  
June 13, 2007 ABC-TV Good Morning America Gadgets and Gizmos For All Kinds Of Dads  
April 2007 Scientific American The Car Doctor is In By: Philip Yam
Feb. 28, 2007 Red Orbit Companies Doing Yearly CES Drill, Some Get Honors By: Dan Anderson
Feb. 28, 2007 Fox News – USA Do-it-Yourself Car Check Up By: Live Wire With E.D. Hill
Feb. 26, 2007 San Antonio Express-News Making the right gadget connection By: Rene A. Guzman
Feb. 24, 2007 America’s Car Show CarMD By: Tom Torbjornsen
Feb. 13, 2007 New York 1 News Technology On The Horizon: High-Tech Car Gadgets By: Adam Balkin, Tech Beat
Feb. 10, 2007 The San Diego Union-Tribune This Doctor Is Always on Call for Your Car By: Mark Maynard, Wheels
Jan. 31, 2007 Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline CarMD By: Dave Graveline
Jan. 30, 2007 Marsha Collier’s Blog CarMD: Tool for the Small Businessperson By: Marsha Collier
Jan. 28, 2007 Tech Startups CES: New Car Gadgets for 2007  
Jan. 12, 2007 Everything USB CarMD – Your Greedy Mechanic’s Worst Nightmare  
Jan. 9, 2007 TG Daily CES 2007: CarMD finds the problem, then tells you what parts and labor should cost By: Aaaron McKenna
Jan. 2, 2007 Orange County Register CES honors local Companies that Innovate By: Tamara Chuang
Dec. 8, 2006 Gizmodo CarMD Saves You From Mechanic Monetary Rape By: Travis Hudson
Nov. 30, 2006 ComputerWorld Cool Stuff: Your 2006 Holiday Gift Guide By: Marian Prokop
Nov. 19, 2006 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Gift Guide: From remote starters to navigational systems By: Monica Haynes
Nov. 15, 2006 Electronic House Cool Electronics - Holiday Gift Guide  
Nov. 14, 2006 Good Day New York (WNYW) Car Gadgets By: Steve Greenberg
Nov. 10, 2006 ABC World News Now Latest Gadgets By: Dick DeBartolo "Giz Wiz"
Nov. 6, 2006 McClathy-Tribune News Service Handheld Device And Internet Diagnose Car Troubles By: Craig Crossman
Nov. 1, 2006 GearLog Doctor Your Ride With CarMD By: Don Reisinger
Oct. 30, 2006 Denver Post Tech Toys: Diagnose Car Troubles By: Debra Porterfield
Oct. 16, 2006 Yahoo! Tech CarMD: Take Two Asprins and Call Your Mechanic By: Robin Raskin, Internet Mom
Oct. 13, 2006 KTLA-TV "Gadget Vs. Mechanic"
(click on Kurt the Cyberguy link then look for the "Gadgets vs. Mechanics" link)
By: Kurt the Cyberguy
Oct. 12. 2006 ComputerWorld "More From Digital Life" By: Marian Prokop
Sept ember 2006 PC World Magazine "First Look: CarMD Takes Your Vehicle’s Pulse: Handy device lets you diagnose problems with your recent-model car, using your PC" By: Dennis O’Reilly
August 2006 Popular Mechanics "You Need This: Repair Solutions"  
July 19, 2006 Los Angeles Times "Just Tell CarMD Where It Hurts" By: Ralph Vartabedian
July 16, 2006 MotorTrend Radio “CarMD ...” Interview with Host Bob Long
June 29, 2006 KABC-TV "CarMD Can Diagnose Your Car’s Problems" By: Dave Kunz
June 23, 2006 Detroit Free Press "CarMD Detects Trouble" By: Heather Newman
June 5, 2006 Us Weekly "Score Indy 500 Swag"  
May 17, 2006 Detroit News "Downloading the car’s mechanic" By: Larry Edsall
May 12, 2006 Dallas Morning News "Hand-held diagnostic is just what the mechanic ordered" By: Terry Box
May 4, 2006 Baltimore Examiner “Check Your Car’s Health Without The Mechanic” By: Bruce Miller
May 2006 OC Metro "Nine dad-centric gifts for Father’s Day 2006" By: Steve Smith
April 14, 2006 Wall Street Journal "When The Check Engine Light Is On" By: Sheree Curry
April 6, 2006 WOAI-TV: San Antonio News "Sick Car? Try CarMD – the Computerized Home Remedy" By: Cyber Bob