Ron Montoya

Ron Montoya, senior consumer advice editor at ­, a leading provider of automotive information. He is based in Santa Monica, California. ­


Your Car-Towing Plan May Leave You Stranded

Are you confident that your car-towing program will provide the emergency help you need when you need it? Don’t be…


Buy A Demo Car, Fleet Car Or Rental Car To Save On Your Next Used Car

Not every used automobile has been owned by an individual. Some are “demos,” which dealerships have used for test-drives and…


How to Transport Your Car Cross-Country

Say you need to get your car to another part of the US, possibly because you are ­relocating or going…


Learn a Word a Day and Other Little Ways to Add Healthy Years to Your Life

We all know that eating right and exercising can boost our chances of a long, healthy life. But sometimes it…


Lost a High-Tech Car Key?

How to Replace It for Hundreds Less Hardware stores used to copy car keys for just a dollar or two.…