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You Auto Know

Advice about Buying, Servicing, and Living with Your Car.
Five Steps to Jump-Starting a Car You can do it! Watch my video lesson in the art of starting a car when its battery has let you down.

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Car Confessions

A Pretty Place for Ugly Secrets

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Toyo's Variable-Condition Tires

Testing Toyo Celsius tires, part 1. Good in the winter, but you can keep them on all year? I'm in.

2016 Cadillac CT6 Platinum

A princely sedan that takes Cadillac a step closer to full resurrection.

Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades

New wiper blades are a cheap fix to your quality of life. Bonus: These give you Rain-X on tap.

2016 Cadillac ATS-V

Bored by BMW? Meh about Mercedes? Here's the latest cool thing in performance straight from Detroit.

2016 GMC Terrain Denali

GMC’s smallest ute squeaks out another year. Its seventh.

2016 Chevrolet Impala LTZ

A great “sleeper” pick for those seeking an everyday charmer.

Get into a New-Car State of Mind

What three things will help make car shopping into a positive, even joyful experience?

Three Steps to a Great Test Drive

Claim the test period as your time to do a real-time, real-world test of that car you're trying out.