Month: August 2015

Why September is a good month to think about child safety

Why September is a good month to think about child safety

Kids and cars. Most parents just can’t read those words without thinking child safety. September is a good month for that, seemingly as full of reminders as it is: Child Passenger Safety Week and Childhood Injury Prevention Week, National Seat…

Why you should shop for a new vehicle on Labor Day weekend

Why you should shop for a new vehicle on Labor Day weekend

Will you go shopping on Black Friday? No, not the day after Thanksgiving, which still is several months away. But its car-shopping equivalent (according to Fortune magazine): Labor Day, which falls on Sept. 7 this year. “Labor Day means the…

Threat of vehicle hacking much bigger than one model, automaker

Threat of vehicle hacking much bigger than one model, automaker

The future of car-hacking is now. That appears to be the lesson of the recent demonstration of hacking involving a Jeep Cherokee, which instigated the recall of about 1.4 million vehicles by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Evidence suggests that drivers…