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Jean's Driveway

Short, Sweet Car Reviews.

2016 Mazda 6 Touring

In my driveway: the mid-size sedan for people who love to drive the way I love to drive.

2015 Subaru BRZ Series.Blue

The tiny sportster in my driveway: for those whose love for driving is deep but whose pockets aren’t.

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Kids in the Car

From 0 to 18 in What Feels Like Seconds.

Cars' Child Safety LATCH: Big Fail

They're too hard to use, Insurance Institute test shows. What parents need to know before car shopping.

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

How much of a family car can this cute droptop be? I checked that out.

You Auto Know

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

How Not to Die in a Car Accident

Seven basic things to do as you drive through the 100 deadliest days of the year.

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

How much of a family car can this cute droptop be? I checked that out.

The New Alfa Romeos

Alfa Romeo returns to America with power, passion, and, soon, the Giulia sedan. Do you want one?

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They're too hard to use, Insurance Institute test shows. What parents need to know before car shopping.

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

How much of a family car can this cute droptop be? I checked that out.

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Alfa Romeo returns to America with power, passion, and, soon, the Giulia sedan. Do you want one?

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