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Recall Alert 2015 Ford Mustang

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 27, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,500 model-year 2015 Ford Mustang vehicles equipped with a 2.3-liter engine; only vehicles built between Feb. 14, 2014, and Feb. 10, 2015, at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant are affected. The Problem: Ford is reporting that prolonged… Read More

Recall Alert 2015 Ford Mustang

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 27, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,500 model-year 2015 Ford Mustang vehicles equipped with a 2.3-liter engine; only vehicles built between Feb. 14, 2014, and Feb. 10, 2015, at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant are affected. The Problem: Ford is reporting that prolonged… Read More

Recall Alert: Approximately 393,000 Ford and Lincoln Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 27, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 393,000 model-year 2011-13 Ford Taurus and Flex vehicles, model-year 2011-13 Lincoln MKS and MKT vehicles, model-year 2011-12 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans, and model-year 2011 Mercury Milan sedans. Only the following vehicles are affected: Ford Flex… Read More

AAA Study: Summer Signals Increase in Teen Crash Fatalities

By Kristin Varela  on May 27, 2015

Ahhh ... the start of summer. While this means flip-flops, lemonade and outdoor movies, it also unfortunately means sky-high teen driving fatalities. In 2013 alone, 371,645 people were injured and 2,927 were killed in crashes that involved a teen driver,… Read More

2015 Dodge Journey: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 27, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Dodge brand offers several people-movers, from the brawny Durango SUV to the ultra-family-friendly Grand Caravan minivan, but its Journey SUV is the most affordable in the lineup. It's optional third row and available integrated second-row boosters are… Read More

2015 Ford Edge Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 27, 2015

Ford redesigned its midsize SUV for 2015 with fresh styling, new engines and a host of additional safety systems. The Edge also earned better crash test scores for the 2015 model year. In National Highway Traffic Safety Administration testing, the… Read More

Top Tips for Road Trips With Baby

By Jennifer Newman  on May 27, 2015

If you're a new parent, or a soon-to-be new parent, you've likely been told that having a baby will turn your life upside down. From sleep, or a lack of it, to a quick trip to the store, when Baby… Read More

Is Your Car Part of the Takata Airbag Recall?

By Kelsey Mays  on May 26, 2015

Which cars are included in the Takata airbag recalls? It seems like a straightforward question, but last week National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's announcement makes it harder than ever to answer. Related: NHTSA's Latest Takata Recall Is the Largest Ever… Read More

2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 26, 2015

It's not surprising that Lexus' newest crossover has stylish good looks and sporty road manners. What's unexpected is this compact crossover's relatively roomy backseat. Accessible Latch anchors and decent legroom made installing some of our child-safety seats a breeze; we… Read More

Buckle Up This Memorial Day Weekend

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 21, 2015

Memorial Day weekend is celebrated as the unofficial start to summer, which means more road trips, parties and fun - but also more car accidents and fatalities as loads of motorists hit the road. This year, AAA forecasts that about… Read More

2015 Chrysler Town & Country: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman  on May 21, 2015

When it comes to minivans, the Chrysler Town & Country┬áis at the top of many families' shopping list. In 2014, the Town & Country ranked No. 1 in minivan sales with 138,040 sold, according to Automotive News. For the 2015… Read More