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Did Tesla Try to Keep Its Customers Quiet About Repairs?
Did Tesla Try to Keep Its Customers Quiet About Repairs?
Tesla has performed a number of out-of-warranty repairs for owners, but the automaker has asked them to sign what seems to be a non-disclosure agreement.
What to Do If Your Lexus Infotainment System Crashed
An update pushed out to owners of 2014-2016 Lexus models and 2016 Toyota Land Cruisers may not have been handled as expected by the computer in those cars. Read more here.
Best Rental Cars for a Happy Vacation
To help you make an informed decision at the rental counter, we've put together a list of the vehicles to choose and the ones to stay away from—no matter how cheap the daily rate—when you have your choice of vehicle.
Where to Shop for Replacement Tires
When the tread on your car's original tires starts to wear out, it's time to think about replacing the one piece of your vehicle that actually touches the road. But you also need to know where to buy the tires. The Consumer Reports tire experts have some tips to help you make the best choice.
Best Vehicle Choices for a Family Road Trip
Best Vehicle Choices for a Family Road Trip
A family road trip is a rite of passage. It can be a great bonding experience for making lifelong memories, but if families are cramped and uncomfortable on the long drive, the experience can be miserable.
Why a Motorcycle May Not be the Best Gift for Dad
Why a Motorcycle May Not be the Best Gift for Dad
As a family man, Dad has responsibilities, ones he may ignore for that surge of adrenaline, despite a family's sensible pleading. But, really, he should think twice before buying an adult toy that can reach 100 mph faster than he can read this sentence.
Rent a Car Without Getting Your Wallet Emptied
Rent a Car Without Getting Your Wallet Emptied
The car-rental industry has made an art out of promoting a bargain rate that mysteriously turns into a far more expensive rate that was jacked up by add-on fees. The Consumer Reports auto experts help you navigate these shark-infested waters.
Talking Cars with Consumer Reports
"Talking Cars with Consumer Reports"
In the latest "Talking Cars with Consumer Reports" video podcast, the team discusses the new Mazda CX-9, pickup trucks, and towing with a luxury SUV. Episode #95 took on the issue of General Motors restating fuel economy for some full-size SUVs and our feelings on the new Tesla Model X SUV. And episode #94 takes a look at the Kia Sportage and Jaguar XF. Catch these shows and more on ConsumerReports.org, iTunes, or YouTube.
Latest Road Tests & Drives
Latest Road Tests & Drives
We just posted first drives of the Mazda CX-9, freshened Volvo XC60, new Jaguar XF, and redesigned GMC Acadia.
BMW Recalls X3 and X4 for Potential Child Seat Anchor Damage
BMW Recalls X3 and X4 for Potential Child Seat Anchor Damage
The manufacturer says the recall mainly impacts Europe because of the rigid-style LATCH connectors used by most child seats there. But some child seats in the U.S. are equipped with this connector as well.
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