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Car Confessions

A Pretty Place for Ugly Secrets

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Jean's Driveway

Short, Sweet Car Reviews.

I'm Back

Did you miss me? I've certainly missed you. Here's my official relaunch video.

2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Plain vanilla or something trendier? The top-selling sedan visits my driveway.

2015 Honda CR-V AWD Touring

Old meets new! I compare a previous-generation CR-V to the brand-new one.

Car Guide

Find Your Best Car Here.

I already have a vehicle in mind:

Kids in the Car

From 0 to 18 in What Feels Like Seconds.

Get Ready for Your Teen's First Car

Six sources of valuable information. Consult them before you shop.

4 Back Seat Rules of the Road

Mindful parenting of those citizens of the back seat of your car.

4 Musts for Winter Driving with Kids

4 safety and quality-of-life tips for those who drive in the cold with young passengers.

You Auto Know

Advice about Buying, Servicing, and Living with Your Car.

2015 Mercedes-Benz GL350

Luxury for seven, plus a full slate of safety technology. Worth the money? Here's what we think.

Jean's Winter Tire Test: Update

The love affair with our Suburban's Bridgestone Blizzak tires burns bright in subzero weather.

Handle the Snowpocalypse in Style

Before you drive in snowy weather, take three tips from me on how to prepare yourself and your car.

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Ask Jean a Question

Go ahead, ask me anything about buying, servicing, and living with your car. If I don't know the answer (horror!), I know where to get it. Feel free to ask or search questions that have already been answered.

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My Big Fat Geneva Auto Show Wedding

A show week to remember, 18 years ago.

Get Ready for Your Teen's First Car

Six sources of valuable information. Consult them before you shop.

5 Hot Cars at Geneva

A few of our favorites from a packed week of new-product launches and concept-car unveilings.

2015 Mercedes-Benz GL350

Luxury for seven, plus a full slate of safety technology. Worth the money? Here's what we think.