Jim Gorzelany, Contributor at CARFAX

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Jim Gorzelany

Jim Gorzelany has been covering cars for more than 30 years, with 17 of those spent as automotive editor for Consumers Digest magazine. He specializes in the vehicle buying and ownership experiences, with a few car reviews thrown in for good measure. Jim’s work has been featured in print publications including Forbes, Chicago Magazine, Men’s Fitness, Executive Travel and Muscle & Fitness, as well as websites including Forbes.com and Carfax.com. His weekly “Wheel Deals” newspaper articles are syndicated by CTW Features. Jim holds a B.A. in Communication from Southern Illinois University and lives just outside of Chicago.

Buying a Car Out of State

Photo Credit: seamartini / Getty Can I Buy a Car Out Of State? Yes, you can. There’s nothing to stop a buyer from crossing state borders to buy [...]

By |2020-04-23T18:25:21-04:00April 23, 2020 - 05:35PM|Car Buying|

How to Buy a Used Car

Photo Credit: SDI Productions / Getty The high cost of a new car, truck or SUV is driving lots of consumers to look at the used car market [...]

By |2020-03-12T17:43:31-04:00January 31, 2020 - 04:14PM|Car Buying|

What Is Lane Departure Warning?

Lane Departure Warning Dashboard Display / Credit: Nissan What Is Lane Departure Warning? A lane departure warning (LDW) system alerts drivers that their car has inadvertently touched or [...]

By |2020-01-06T18:15:11-05:00January 6, 2020 - 03:00PM|Safety|

What Is Forward Collision Warning?

Forward Collision Warning / Credit: Toyota What Is Forward Collision Warning? A forward collision warning (FCW) system monitors the road ahead of your car and warns the driver [...]

By |2020-01-06T19:49:42-05:00January 3, 2020 - 03:10PM|Safety|

What Is Lane Keeping Assist?

Credit: Buick What Is Lane Keeping Assist? Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) automatically controls a vehicle’s steering to keep it centered within lane markers, usually while driving on the [...]

By |2020-01-06T18:14:02-05:00December 30, 2019 - 10:00AM|Safety|