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Multi-Angle Rearview Camera Are three views better than one? We check the camera on the 2015 Honda Civic.

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Car Confessions

A Pretty Place for Ugly Secrets

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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.

6 Ways to Take Charge of Recalls

Don't be in the 30 percent who ignore car recalls. A guide to staying on top of an essential issue.

It's Here: The First Self-Driving Semi Truck

Freightliner Inspiration has autonomous mode. My friends were nearly killed by a semi; I'm for it.

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

Are three views better than one? We check the camera on the 2015 Honda Civic.

7 Road Trip Apps You Need

This summer, be prepared so you can relax on vacation.

A 1.5-Gallon Car Wash?

Is it possible? An invention called Gleamfire lets you wash without wasting, right in the driveway.

Real World Test: Adaptive Cruise Control

Is this the next best thing to a self-driving car? We tried it on the 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country.

6 Ways Cameras Will Change Your Life

Your driving life, anyway. We highlight brilliant safety and convenience features on new models.

Are Cooling Seats Any Good?

We check out a variety of ventilated seats to see if they're a worthwhile way to chill in the car.