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Supersized 2016 Honda Pilot delivers more of just about everything

May 20th, 2015
Supersized 2016 Honda Pilot delivers more of just about everything Honda traditionally embodies efficiency in design. But the typical consumer doesn’t always appreciate such modesty, tending to always want more....

Best deals on American cars for Memorial Day 2015

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May 20th, 2015
Best deals on American cars for Memorial Day 2015 Memorial Day weekend may be known for barbecues, parades, and road trips, but it can also be a great time to buy a new car. The advertising blitz now underway is...

YouTube Kids—what parents need to know

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May 19th, 2015
YouTube Kids—what parents need to know In a two-minute video sent to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday, consumer advocacy groups revealed flaws in a YouTube app designed to protect preschool children from...

Takata airbag recall expanded to 33.8 million cars

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May 19th, 2015
Takata airbag recall expanded to 33.8 million cars In a safety campaign of historic proportions, 33.8 million vehicles equipped with defective airbag inflators will be recalled, according to a joint announcement from...

EcoBoost vs. EcoBoost: Which Ford F-150 is faster?

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May 19th, 2015
EcoBoost vs. EcoBoost: Which Ford F-150 is faster? How much engine does a pickup truck really need? The redesigned-for-2015 Ford F-150 takes this question to extremes, offering a puny-sounding 2.7-liter turbocharged...

Don't let funeral homes overcharge you

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May 18th, 2015
Don't let funeral homes overcharge you The last thing you need when grieving the loss of a loved one is to learn that the funeral home overcharged you for its services. Yet a sweep of 100 funeral homes in six locales by...

Best MPG cars for city and highway commutes

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May 18th, 2015
Best MPG cars for city and highway commutes Depending on how you drive and what your typical commute looks like, you may want to compare how a vehicle fares in city versus highway mileage. If you are consistently in...

Best MPG cars for city and highway commutes

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May 18th, 2015
Best MPG cars for city and highway commutes Depending on how you drive and what your typical commute looks like, you may want to compare how a vehicle fares in city versus highway mileage. If you are consistently in...

Honda Accord, CR-V warranties extended for excess oil consumption

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May 18th, 2015
Honda Accord, CR-V warranties extended for excess oil consumption Honda has found that certain versions of the four-cylinder 2008 to 2011 Accord coupe and sedan and the 2010 to 2011 CR-V SUV may begin to experience...

BMW 7 Series updates bring higher tech

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May 17th, 2015
BMW 7 Series updates bring higher tech BMW has shared details of its new 7 Series ultra-luxury sedan ahead of its August unveiling. Following tradition, the flagship sedan promises to be a technology tour de force, with...

Testing sun protective clothing

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May 17th, 2015
Testing sun protective clothing In addition to using sunscreen, it’s important to wear sun protective clothing. Many hats, shirts, and other garments sport a UPF (ultraviolet protection factor) number. What we...

Should I use Flonase or Nasacort for my allergies?

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May 17th, 2015
Should I use Flonase or Nasacort for my allergies? Both are a good option. Research suggests that nasal steroid sprays like fluticasone (Flonase Allergy Relief) and triamcinolone (Nasacort Allergy 24 HR) are the most...

What is noise in a photo?

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May 17th, 2015
What is noise in a photo? Read nearly any smartphone or camera review and you’ll come across a discussion of “image noise." Typically, the writer will say the camera shoots decent images in good light, then...

2016 Chevrolet Camaro transforms the popular, modern muscle car

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May 16th, 2015
2016 Chevrolet Camaro transforms the popular, modern muscle car Chevrolet has unveiled its latest machine to battle in the decades-old muscle car wars—the all-new, sixth-generation Camaro. Designed with a clear...

Is European sunscreen really better?

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May 16th, 2015
Is European sunscreen really better? Considering that more than 17 percent of the sunscreens we tested got an overall score of 90 or higher, it’s fair to say that Americans have access to some very good...