The Boston Marathon bombings may foster helplessness, despair, but they don't have to. Be proactive in helping others, says Dr. David J. Schonfeld. And allowing your child to express their feelings – in the comment section below, in private, or as Lisa Suhay suggests through gardening – can be salutary.
The 2013 Honda Civic has become the first compact car ever to earn the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus designation. Engineering tweaks to the 2013 sedan and coupe led to the top tier designation.
US sales of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric cars should reach 440,000 units in 2012 – a 73% improvement over 2011 – according to market research firm Mintel.
Cheaper midsize cars do a better job in deadly head-on collisions than many luxury and near luxury midsize cars, according to crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Honda recall of more than 800,000 Odyssey minivans and Pilot SUVs is the latest in what has been a recall-filled year for the automaker. The latest Honda recall involves ignitions that can release the key even when the car is not in park, allowing the vehicles to roll away.
Honda recall involves 2002-06 models with switch that can cause fire. Beyond the Honda recall of the CR-V, the automaker in the past month has issued major recalls of Civics, Pilots, and Accords for various safety problems.
Chevy Volt sales figures this year are higher than roughly half of the 260 or so car models sold in the US.