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2016 Lincoln MKX: Walkaround

Design chief David Woodhouse shows me around the SUV that brings life to Lincoln.

2017 Ford Raptor: Walkaround

Outrageously Ford from fender to fender, as shown to me by exterior design director Craig Metros.

Infiniti Q60 Concept: Walkaround

The production version of this sport coupe is going to be very similar to the concept. Luckily.

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Kids in the Car

From 0 to 18 in What Feels Like Seconds.

Protect Kids from Hot-Car Tragedy

It's Memorial Day weekend: time to think about heatstroke danger in cars. Yes, it can happen to you.

Land Speed Record Girl

Kaylin Stewart is 15 going on 220. Her dream comes true at the Bonneville Salt Flats in August.

Car Seats That Keep Babies Cool

Thank NASA for fabric that keeps kids comfortable in car seats—and dogs chilling in their crates.

You Auto Know

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

2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

Small, urban friendly, and sassy. But is it really a Jeep? And is it right for you?

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG

It's not for normal people, Jean says. Does it fit you?

Jean's Real World Winter Tire Test

My Chevrolet Suburban gets a set of Bridgestone Blizzaks. First in a video series.

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