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Moms Want SUVs, Control of Car Stereo

Best Cars for Families If you are a mother or are about to become one, chances are an SUV is your vehicle of choice, safety and tech features contribute most to your sanity behind the wheel and you don't let anyone else control the car stereo. In the lead-up to Mother’s Day, Edmunds.com conducted a survey about mothers and their automotive preferences. The survey was conducted over the Internet and was completed by about 1,900 people, 1,309 of whom ... continue reading»

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The 2014 Best Cars for Families Awards

Let’s compare buying a family car to buying a fun little convertible. If you’re shopping for a convertible, all you have to think about is if you like it and if you can afford it. For a family car, liking and affording the car are important, but you also need to consider safety, reliability and if the car has the space and features your family needs. Buying a family car won’t make most people’s heart race ... continue reading»

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The 2013 Best Cars for Families

A little over a year ago, I had my first child. Since she came along, I've tested more than 50 cars, with my daughter in tow for most of them. I've struggled to lift her car seat into tall trucks, contorted myself to buckle her in the back of sporty coupes, juggled her and groceries while digging through the diaper bag for car keys and lost my temper at small SUVs that didn't have enough cargo space ... continue reading»

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Will Your Next Car Be an Award Winner?

The North American Car and Truck of the Year organization (NACTOY) has rolled out its list of semifinalists for the 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards, which is comprised of new or recently redesigned cars, trucks and SUVs. While driving a car that wins Car of the Year isn’t exactly like winning a Grammy, the evaluation process should help consumers who are shopping for a new car. CNN Money points out that judges “drive ... continue reading»

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IIHS Gives Top Award to 31 Child Booster Seats

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is well-known for the coveted Top Safety Pick vehicle awards it releases every year, but the IIHS also rates child booster seats, giving top scorers Best Bet status. The Institute is the only organization that tells parents which booster seats provide the best seat belt fit, and which ones don’t. “A record 31 seats have been designated BEST BETS, meaning they correctly position a vehicle safety belt on a typical 4 to 8 ... continue reading»

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