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2013-12-03 16:21:01

COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai beat out every competitor to earn the distinction of "Most Reliable Manufacturer" in the 2013 CarMD® Vehicle Health Index(TM) Manufacturer & Vehicle Reliability Ranking. Released today, the annual report provides a ranking of manufacturers and vehicles with the lowest combined "check engine" repair incidents and costs. The Index ranks the top 10 manufacturers, top 100 vehicles overall, top vehicles by category and the most...

2013-12-03 04:20:09

Detroit-based GM, Chrysler, Ford climb to no. 3, 4, 6 while Honda falls to no. 5 IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of car repair data, today released its 2013 CarMD® Vehicle Health Index(TM) Manufacturer & Vehicle Reliability Rankings - the only list to offer an annual ranking of manufacturers and vehicles with the lowest combined "check engine" repair incidents and costs. The Index ranks the top 10 manufacturers, top 100...

2013-06-11 12:21:42

As average repair cost rises 10% nationwide, 4 out of top 5 most expensive states are on the East Coast IRVINE, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 repaired, at an average cost of $392.99, according to CarMD.com Corporation's analysis of more than 160,000 repairs made on vehicles with check engine light problems in 2012. Indicating a...

2013-04-23 12:22:05

IRVINE, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of consumer automotive information and products, has earned top honors from PR News' Social Media Icon Awards in the Best Facebook Marketing Campaign (budget under $10k) category.   The award was given to the company that best leveraged Facebook to build customer base and mindshare.  CarMD also earned an honorable mention for its YouTube Marketing Campaign featuring CarMD® Motion...

2013-04-09 04:21:09

IRVINE, Calif., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of car repair data, today released its 2013 CarMD® Vehicle Health Index(TM) ranking of check engine-related car repairs and costs for model year 1996 to 2012 vehicles. For the first time in six years, car repair costs jumped 10% nationwide to $367.84 on average per repair. The no. 1 most common repair remains a faulty oxygen sensor, which can reduce fuel economy by as much as 40%. With gas prices and...

2013-04-04 12:22:38

IRVINE, Calif., Apr. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CarMD.com Corporation, a leading provider of automotive information, products and services, today announced the hire of Mike Beard as Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mike Fitzgerald as Vice President of Marketing and Sales, and the appointment of David Rich as Technical Director. "True experts in their respective fields, I couldn't be happier with these additions to the CarMD management team who have been put in place to help ensure our company is...

2013-01-23 12:20:31

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to today's high tech cars and trucks, most drivers understand that following a scheduled maintenance program almost always costs less than paying for expensive repair surprises down the road. But which mistakes, bad decisions and missed maintenance items do the most damage to your vehicles? CarMD.com Corporation surveyed its team of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)-certified Master Technicians, which has more than 840 years of...

2012-11-17 08:20:06

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CarMD.com Corporation today announced the debut of its new direct response television infomercial production featuring host Mel Arthur of As Seen on TV and magicJack(TM) notoriety. The 28.5-minute infomercial features a brand new offer for the CarMD® Vehicle Health System(TM), designed to allow even more consumers to enjoy the benefits of this popular, easy-to-use product risk-free. The new creative begins airing on regional and...

2012-09-25 06:20:28

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CarMD.com Corporation today announced that the Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack, will be the first brick-and-mortar retail outlet to sell its CarMD® Vehicle Health System(TM). The popular product, which includes an easy-to-use handheld device plus solutions from an unprecedented automotive repair database, empowers consumers of all automotive experience levels to identify and solve check engine problems with the right parts for their vehicle....

2012-06-20 18:21:16

IRVINE, Calif., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers in Wyoming paid the most in the nation for car repairs at an average cost of $389.18, according to CarMD.com Corporation, which analyzed more than 160,000 repairs made on vehicles with "check engine" light problems in 2011. In Wyoming, home to two of the top 10 most visited national parks; motorists paid 17% more than the U.S. average for overall repairs, including 19% more for labor and 15% more for parts. Drivers in Indiana paid the...