IIHS Releases List of Top-Rated Booster Seats

IIHS Releases List of Top-Rated Booster Seats
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Things keep getting safer for children. In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) latest round of booster-seat tests 27 newly designed chairs were rated “Best Bet,” the top score available. Continue Reading...

Ford Issues Five Recalls Covering 200K Vehicles

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Ford Issues Five Recalls Covering 200K Vehicles
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Twenty-fourteen must be the year of the recall. Takata’s massive airbag foible is causing much grief, GM’s ignition fiasco drags on and in addition to all of this there have been myriad smaller safety actions. Adding to the tally, Ford just announced five callbacks. Continue Reading...

What Are IIHS Ratings?

What Are IIHS Ratings?
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Sometimes safety takes a back seat to horsepower, vehicle design and luxury amenities but when you’re in a crash it’s really the only thing that matters. Continue Reading...

10 Reasons to Buy a Crossover Instead of a Sedan

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10 Reasons to Buy a Crossover Instead of a Sedan
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Crossovers have come to dominate the market. In a lot of ways they’re like an invasive, non-native species. Over the years they’ve silently displaced traditional cars, becoming the go-to vehicle for many families. But are they really tantamount to Asian carp, zebra mussels or nutria? Continue Reading...

Honda CEO’s Pay Cut 20 Percent Following Fit Recalls

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Honda CEO’s Pay Cut 20 Percent Following Fit Recalls
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In response to the FIFTH recall of the new Honda Fit the company’s board has cut CEO Takanobu Ito’s pay by a whopping 20 percent! Continue Reading...

What to do After a Crash

What to do After a Crash
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Like an addendum to Murphy’s Law, the unforeseen tends to happen when you least expect it; misfortune is like a lot like a combination ninja/cat burglar/stealth bomber. Glance away for a split second and BAM, something bad happens. Continue Reading...

Toyota Pushing to Fix More Vehicles with Defective Airbag Inflators

Toyota Pushing to Fix More Vehicles with Defective Airbag Inflators
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Toyota is conducting a supplemental recall of some 247,000 vehicles to correct a potential airbag issue. Continue Reading...

Acura Recalls RLX and MDX for Seat-Belt Issue

Acura Recalls RLX and MDX for Seat-Belt Issue
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Do you own an Acura RLX sedan or an MDX crossover? If so you may want to be on the lookout for a notification from Honda. The company is recalling some 43,000 of these vehicles to fix potentially defective seat belts. Continue Reading...

Why do Car Seats Expire?

Why do Car Seats Expire?
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This may come as a shock to some drivers, though hopefully NOT ones with kids. Believe it or not children’s car seats actually have expiration dates, though not because they’re made of dairy products or tuna salad. Continue Reading...

2015 Jetta Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating from IIHS

2015 Jetta Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating from IIHS
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Volkswagen’s popular Jetta sedan just earned Top Safety Pick+ honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway safety. Continue Reading...

GM Recalls Natural Gas-Powered Vans

GM Recalls Natural Gas-Powered Vans
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Another day, another GM recall. This time the Detroit-based automotive giant is working to fix issues with some natural gas-powered vehicles. Continue Reading...

How to Drive Through a Roundabout

How to Drive Through a Roundabout
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Roundabout, traffic circle, rotary, gyratory, whatever you call these curving intersections they can be quite confusing to drivers that have never experienced one before. With yield signs, bike lanes and pedestrian crossings there’s a lot going on in a small area and plenty of opportunity to screw things up. But here are a few helpful… Continue Reading...

GM Compensation Fund to Pay at Least 19 Death Claims

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GM Compensation Fund to Pay at Least 19 Death Claims
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General Motors’ compensation fund will pay out claims to at least 19 deaths as the team assigned to make those decisions continues to filter through hundreds of applications. Continue Reading...
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