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Ford F-150 seat belt fires spark federal investigation

More than 2 million Ford trucks could be affected by faulty pretensioners

More than 2 million Ford trucks could be affected by faulty seat belt system.

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2019 Hyundai Ioniq gets new safety, infotainment tech

The Hybrid, Electric and Plug-In Hybrid models arrive this summer

The Hyundai Ioniq lineup of electrified vehicles is being updated for 2019 with new safety technologies, more voice-recognition features and standard remote charge management for electric and plug-in hybrid models.

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Safety tech features: What do they do, and do you need them?

Here's what new-car shoppers need to know about the latest safety technology

What do these high-tech driver aids do and do you need them?

The 5 Safest Used Cars You Can Buy For Under $20,000

“I’m looking to get a new used car; I want something safe, though I have a budget of $20,000.

A Mechanic's Guide to the Parts of a Car

Every driver should have some familiarity with auto parts.

How to Choose a Safe Car

When in the market to buy a new or used car, the vast array of brands and models from which to choose can make the process confusing.

A Guide to Tire Safety

When sitting behind the wheel of a car, there are two things that most drivers want: to reach their destination, and to do so as safely as possible.

Car Features for Parents-To-Be

Congratulations, you have a baby on the way! It’s an exciting time in your life -- once you’ve gotten over the panic of being responsible for a little life, that is.

10 Most Annoying Car Features

Every car has its own quirks or drawbacks, whether it’s a sun visor that squeaks or an errant rattle.

When Is My Child Ready to Use a Seat Belt?

In all major life events, we often consider age as the prime factor in determining readiness – from when a child is ready to start school to when they can obtain a driver’s license, and everything beyond and between.

Buyers' Safety Checklist for Used Car Seats

Car seats, like every other aspect of parenthood, can be a costly necessity, especially for something that is guaranteed to be used for only a few years at best.

Understanding the Differences in Car Seats

If you spend enough time studying crash test data, or walking up and down store aisles looking for the perfect car seat, you’ll discover that after a while they all look alike.

Understanding NHTSA’s Car Seat Recommendations For Children

“We’re having a baby” - four words that will forever change the lives of expectant couples.

Car Seat Ratings Systems: What the Numbers Really Mean

Walk into any big box baby store you’ll find a dizzying array of stuff you never imagined that you’d need.

Top 10 Car Seat Models According to the NHTSA

Preparing for a new member of your family is a daunting enough task.

How to Buy Good Quality Sun Visors

Your car’s sun visors provide you with protection from the sun’s glare while you’re driving.

How to Buy a Good Quality Window Sunshade

While your car came from the automaker with a sun visor that protects your eyes from the glare of the sun when you’re behind the wheel or sitting in the front passenger seat, rear passengers, unless you are in a luxury vehicle or have tinted windows, often will have no such protection.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Neutral Safety Switch

The neutral safety switch is a safety device that only allows you to start your engine when the automatic transmission is in either Park or Neutral.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Horn

The horn is one of the most familiar and audibly recognizable components found on virtually all road going vehicles.

Is it Safe to Drive With a Tire That Has a Slow Leak?

Driving with a slow leak in your tire is potentially dangerous because it can cause a flat tire.

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