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Expecting? Here's What You Need to Know About Car Seats

By Jennifer Newman on March 13, 2018

CARS.COM — I've been there. You learn you are expecting and visions of a tiny, sleeping baby in an impossibly soft pink — or could it be blue? — blanket... Read More
10 Common Car-Seat Mistakes

By Jennifer Newman on March 13, 2018

CARS.COM — As a certified child passenger safety technician, I've seen it all when it comes to car-seat mistakes. Car seats can be confusing, but getting them right is so important. ... Read More
5 Ways to Foil Wheel Theft

By Natalie Hayes on March 12, 2018

CARS.COM — It can happen even to the most cautious car owner, and the scenario is becoming increasingly common across the U.S. The morning starts off like any other, but the day quickly takes... Read More
Clocks Forward, Recalls Checked: Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday

By Jennifer Geiger on March 9, 2018

It seems like spring will never come, but the approach of daylight saving time signals it's getting close. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also wants the time we change ou... Read More
Video: What Are the Best and Worst States for Drivers?

By Kelsey Mays on March 8, 2018

If your Instagram feed these days seems packed with posts from friends in Maui or Oahu, well, take solace in this: As driving conditions go, Hawaii rates a solid anoha. That's according to a... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Volkswagen Passat?

By Jennifer Geiger on March 8, 2018

After a big refresh for 2016, Volkswagen's largest sedan carries over with few changes for both 2017 and 2018. We tested the 2018 Passat and found it easy to install two car seats thanks to ... Read More
2019 Volvo XC40 Video Review

By Fred Meier on March 6, 2018

CARS.COM — Volvo's new XC40 is the brand's entry in the red-hot market for luxury SUVs. But the newest, smallest Volvo SUV is not just a downsized version of the XC60 or XC90. It b... Read More
2017-2018 Ford Taurus: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on March 2, 2018

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,100 model-year 2017-18 Ford Taurus sedans with a physical key and non-push-button start built at the Chicago Assembly Plant between July 21, 2017,... Read More
Driving Smart Video: The 5 Biggest Recalls of 2017

By Matt Schmitz on March 2, 2018

CARS.COM — Automotive recalls have made big headlines in recent years — and with good reason. Since 2014, the massive ongoing Takata airbag crisis — involving faulty airba... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Nissan Armada?

By Jennifer Geiger on March 1, 2018

CARS.COM — Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in October 2016 about the 2017 Nissan Armada. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's ne... Read More
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