Federal Citizen Information CenterAlternate title: Consumer Information Center. The FCIC, which is part of the U.S. General Services Administration, answers questions about the Federal government and everyday consumer issues.
Federal Trade Commission: Consumer InformationThe Federal Trade Commission is the nation's consumer protection agency. The Bureau of Consumer Protection works for the consumer to prevent fraud, deception and unfair business practices in the market place.
Recalls.govA comprehensive resource for locating unsafe, hazardous, or defective products on the following topics: Consumer Products, Motor Vehicles, Boats, Food, Medicine, and Cosmetics and Evnironmental Products.
Better Business BureauThe Better Business Bureau (BBB) serves communities across the U.S. and Canada, evaluating and monitoring more than 3 million local and national businesses and charities.
Consumer GuideProvides information on how to make buying decisions on thousands of products, including automobiles. Gives manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP), best buy and budget buy recommendations.
ConsumerSearchConsumerSearch collects abstracts of all sorts of products, including computers, appliances, sports equipment, and automobiles. Each abstract includes a citation (for magazine articles) or a link (for online reviews)
E-howE-how provides clear instructions on how to do (just about) anything.
How Products are MadeHow Products Are Made explains and details the manufacturing process of a wide variety of products, from daily household items to complicated electronic equipment and heavy machinery.
Car Buying & Repair
Auto Repair Source (EBSCO)The Auto Repair Reference Center is a full text database containing information on repair procedures, service bulletins, service recalls, wiring diagrams, labor and quick tips for automobiles produced from 1945 to the present.
NADA GuidesAlternate title: National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Guides. NADA Guides provides comprehensive vehicle information including price guides, warranty and insurance quotes, vehicle histories, and dealer information.