Safety

Older Drivers Make Up Fastest-Growing Segment of Motorists

By Jennifer Geiger on September 23, 2016


CARS.COM — What's the fastest growing group of drivers in the U.S.? If you think it's millennials, think again. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration, drivers over the age of 85 are hitting the streets in… Read More

Older Drivers Make Up Fastest-Growing Segment of Motorists

By Jennifer Geiger on September 23, 2016

CARS.COM — What's the fastest growing group of drivers in the U.S.? If you think it's millennials, think again. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration, drivers over the age of 85 are hitting the streets in… Read More

2017 Cadillac XT5 Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Plus Honor

By Matt Schmitz on September 22, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Cadillac XT5 has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's top crashworthiness designation, Top Safety Pick Plus. The luxury SUV replaces the SRX in Cadillac's lineup. Related: 2017 Cadillac XT5 Review The XT5 earned good scores… Read More

Video: Why It's Important to Pay Attention to Recalls

By Kelsey Mays on September 22, 2016

CARS.COM — You hear about recalls for cars and wonder, am I at risk? We'll tell you why you need to pay attention, and why you'll need to keep paying attention, to keep you and your family safe. Related: More… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Hyundai Sonata

By Patrick Masterson on September 21, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 600 model-year 2016 Hyundai Sonata sedans manufactured between March 28 and April 12, 2016 The Problem: A driver-side frontal airbag may not adequately protect the driver's neck in a crash, increasing the risk of an injury.… Read More

Recall Alert: Evenflo Evolve Booster Seats

By Jennifer Geiger on September 21, 2016

CARS.COM Car Seats Affected: Approximately 30,000 versions of the Evenflo Evolve combination booster seat; only the following versions are affected: model No. 34411700 manufactured Feb. 26, 2015, to Feb. 9, 2016, and model No. 34411741 manufactured May 27, 2015, to… Read More

Feds Move to Oversee, Foster Autonomous Cars

By Fred Meier on September 20, 2016

CARS.COM — The government today came down squarely in favor of hastening the day when the human driver can be eliminated from the safety equation in vehicle operation, while also setting a policy for increased scrutiny of development of autonomous… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, 2015 Discovery Sport

By Jennifer Geiger on September 20, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 22,600 model-year 2014-15 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque SUVs and model-year 2015 Discovery Sport SUVs. Only Evoque models manufactured between July 15, 2013, and July 1, 2015, and Discovery Sport models manufactured between Sept. 17 and… Read More

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Aces Crash Tests

By Matt Schmitz on September 20, 2016

CARS.COM — Chrysler's all-new 2017 Pacifica is the first minivan to earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest crashworthiness designation: Top Safety Pick Plus. There's a caveat, however: The honor applies only to Pacificas manufactured after August, when the… Read More

Recall Alert: Baby Jogger Car Seats

By Jennifer Geiger on September 20, 2016

CARS.COM Car Seats Affected: Approximately 15,000 Baby Jogger car seats including the City GO infant car seat (models BJ64510 and BJ64529), City GO Base for infant car seat (models BJ80400 and BJ61500), City Mini Infant Car Seat/Stroller Travel System (model… Read More

2016 Ford Edge: Car Seat Check

By Matt Schmitz on September 20, 2016

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in June 2015 about the 2015 Ford Edge. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of… Read More