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How To Protect Your Car From Thieves

How To Protect Your Car From Thieves

Anyone who has returned to where they know they parked their car only to find it’s been stolen knows the sinking feeling. “If only I’d followed my instincts and parked closer to the store, under a light, not been gone so long…” After the fact, there’s not much... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze preview

Delay Teen Driving, Save On Insurance?

It’s a headline sure to cause a family revolt – if you have a teenager at or approaching driving age, that is. What parent would go so far as to delay their... read more April 6, 2011 by  1


 
Texting while driving

Texting While Driving: California Cracks Down On OMG, 2L8?

California drivers with cell phones and texting devices in hand, beware. The Golden State has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and has pledged... read more April 6, 2011 by 


 
2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Best-Selling Family Cars for 2011, So Far

What's the best-selling family car in America? With automakers reporting March sales and an unexpected first place for the mid-size Nissan Altima as the best-selling sedan in... read more April 4, 2011 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

What Will It Take For Electric Cars To Make Great Family Cars?

First, a disclaimer – I’m no scientist, not particularly good at math, and claim no expertise in dissecting voluminous data on the pros and cons of electric... read more April 4, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Twelve Hot Convertibles For Summer

Forget about the iffy weather plaguing the country now. Sure, it may be snowing in the northeast and flooding in the Rockies, but spring is already here and summer’s on... read more April 3, 2011 by 


 
2007 Saturn VUE I4

Family Car Tip: Keeping Your Car Rodent-Free

It’s no laughing matter when hungry rodents – rats, squirrels, even raccoons – start chewing the wiring on the family car. Those burned by this expensive... read more April 1, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Cruze-ing To Vegas: Unique Chevy Twist In Connection With Billboard’s Battle Of The Bands

Recognize names like Grynch, Traphik, Butcher Bear and Charlie, Lightning Love, Decoder and The Cinnamon Fuzz? They’re just six of 18 unsigned bands selected by... read more April 1, 2011 by 


 
Traffic Jam

Tale of 10 Cities: Worst Traffic Congestion In U.S.

Stewing and fuming, stuck in gridlock on American highways and wondering if there’s any way out of this mess? If you’re in the top 10 U.S. cities for traffic... read more March 29, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Ford Explorer

White, Black And Silver: Top Car Color Choices In North America

Ever think that white cars are taking over America? It seems that everywhere you look that’s all you see on the freeways and roadways and in parking lots and up and... read more March 28, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Chrysler 300

Five Affordable, Comfortable 2011 Large Sedans

When is comfort more important than on a long family road trip? For that matter, if you’re looking for room to stretch out and be able to enjoy the scenery – and... read more March 27, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

U.S. Driver Training Schools – Are They Really That Bad?

When I spotted the press release from Mercedes-Benz about them launching a teen driving academy in the U.S. later this year – and then read Marty Padgett’s blog... read more March 24, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco Quick Drive and Live Photos

Finding The Right Car For Your Teen Driver

Everyone has to start driving sometime, and when it’s your teen that’s begging for wheels you need to be prepared with a solid strategy for finding the right car... read more March 23, 2011 by 


 
2008 Lincoln MKZ

Lincoln, Lexus, Jaguar – First, Second, Third in J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study

There’s good news, more good news, and a shade of concerning news for family car buyers in the results from the latest annual vehicle dependability survey from J.D... read more March 21, 2011 by 


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata

Ten Gas-Saving Tips For Road Warriors (And Family Trips)

If concerns about rising fuel prices are getting you down, you’re not alone. Driving in America is all about personal freedom, and we’re not likely to give that... read more March 21, 2011 by 


 
2011 Kia Optima Hybrid

Why Now May be a Good Time To Lease The Family Car

To lease or not to lease, that’s a good question. For many months, the answer has likely been a resounding 'No' for many American families. That’s because good... read more March 13, 2011 by 


 
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