Consumer Reports

Secrets To Your Car Insurance Rates RevealedYou probably know your age, where you live, and how you drive impacts your car insurance rates… but did you know where you shop, what credit cards you use, and your level of education could also be a factor?
Consumer Reports Finds Some Newer Cars Burn Too Much OilNewer cars aren't supposed to burn oil, but Consumer Reports magazine found that some engines mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru force their owners to add a quart as often as once a month.
Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability ScoresLexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.
Consumer Reports Lists Best, Worst Fast Food RestaurantsThe survey, which includes 65 restaurant chains, is based on responses from more than 32,000 subscribers.
Consumer Reports Names Tesla Model S Its Top PickThe Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports' top pick in this year's automotive rankings.
Center Uses Crash-Test Dog Dummies To Study Safety RestraintsTo make the world safer for pets, Lindsey Wolko had to design an indestructible dog. Two years and hundreds of thousands of dollars later, her nonprofit has a set of crash-test dog dummies that were battered, throttled and sent flying to test several car safety restraints.
Consumer Reports Releases Hospital RatingsConsumer Reports is out with its annual list of hospital ratings, and several DFW facilities make the cut.
Consumer Reports Gives Highest Ever Rating To Electric Sports CarAn all-electric sports car has performed better than just about any vehicle ever tested in the history of Consumer Reports. A car made by Tesla Motors got a rating just one point shy of the highest mark possible.
Pet Medicine Becoming Human BusinessYou may have new, more affordable options, when it comes to keeping your pet healthy. The sometimes staggeringly high cost of pet medications currently has Americans spending seven billion dollars a year, according to government estimates.
Study: Arsenic Levels High In Texas RiceConsumer Reports found significant levels of arsenic in apple juice earlier this year, and now, the magazine has a new study, showing many brands of rice also contain the toxin.
New Study Says Jenny Craig Tops Diet Plan RankingsWhat's the best diet for your weight loss investment? According to Consumer Reports, it's Jenny Craig. The weight loss plan received a first place ranking in a listing by the magazine.
Black Friday Retailers: Who’s Naughty & Who’s NiceJust in time for the biggest shopping day of the year, Consumer Reports has published a warning about some “naughty” retailing policies that could leave you stuck.