Know Your Rights
This section can help you with auto repairs, car repossession, repair claims, buying and owning a vehicle, checking out reputable mechanics and more.
Automobiles - FTC Web Site for Consumers
This site contains information about buying a new car, buying a used car, leasing a car, renting a car and fuel costs and expenses. The site also contains information for businesses that sell or lease vehicles.
Tips on finding a reputable repair shop, and the ins and outs of the North Carolina Motor Vehicle Repair Act by the NCDOJ.
Auto Repair Basics
The best way to avoid auto repair rip-offs is to be prepared. Knowing how your vehicle works and how to identify common car problems is a good beginning.
Car Loans: Understanding Vehicle Financing
The FTC outlines some federal laws, state laws, the documents you might need, and other general information for those in the market for another vehicle.
If you’re behind on your car payments and your creditor is threatening to repossess your car, here are some helpful suggestions.
How to Buy a Used Car
What you need to know before buying a used car or truck to get a good vehicle at a fair price.
The High Cost of Payday and Auto Title Lenders, Pawnbrokers, and Rent-To-Own Stores
Payday loans go by a variety of names, including "deferred presentments", "cash advances", deferred deposits", or "check loans", but they all work in the same way.
Service is provided to the public to assist in determining if a vehicle has been reported as stolen, but not recovered, or has been reported as a salvage vehicle by cooperating NICB members.