You Auto Know

You Auto Know

Advice about Buying, Servicing, and Living with Your Car.
6 Tips for a Successful Vacation ... Timing is everything. Here's how to set the pace in your driving days on the road.

Life with Jean

I’ve written about
cars for 30 years,
so I know the secret
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Car Confessions

A Pretty Place for Ugly Secrets

Confess Here

2015 Ford Focus SE

What America drives...and why.

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?

What Are Young Drivers Most Afraid Of?

Surprising Ford survey shows driver-assist technology is a really good idea for Millennials.

Reading a New-Car Sticker

Wonder what it all means? I'll show you.

You Auto Know: Semiannual Car Check

Checklist time! Twice a year, follow these simple steps to keep your car running smoothly.

Car Repair? How to Talk to the Shop

How to tell the service department what's wrong with your car in terms they'll understand.