Consumer Reports


Results Of New Sunscreen Testing Not So Sunny

If you buy sunscreen based on its SPF rating, you may be getting shortchanged.


Liquid Laundry Pods  (Source: CBS)

Consumer Group Warns Against Danger Of Laundry Pods

They are colorful and convenient, but Consumer Reports is no longer recommending the use of liquid laundry detergent pods because of the high-rates of accidental poisonings in young children.


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Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.


View of a Chrysler Jeep Dodge sign at a Chrysler dealer in Los Angeles in a September 3, 2010 file photo. On October 27, 2011, Chrysler swung to a 212 million USD profit in the third quarter and boosted its profit forecast for 2011, driven by strong sales and the benefits of its alliance with Italy's Fiat.             (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Chrysler Recalls Over 566,000 Trucks, SUVs

Fiat Chrysler has issued a recall on more than 566,000 trucks and SUVs for malfunctioning fuel heaters which can cause fires.



Consumer Reports Warns About Dangers Of Pain Killers

Consumer Reports is out with a warning about the risks of prescription and over-the-counter pain killers.


2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

Consumer Reports Names Tesla Model S Its Top Pick

The Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports’ top pick in this year’s automotive rankings.


Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Charges Ahead As Consumer Reports’ Top Car

Tesla Motors has been electrifying the automobile industry for several years and on Tuesday was rewarded by Consumer Reports which named the Model S the best overall vehicle.

CBS Miami–02/25/2014


The Trouble With Wipes In Your Pipes

Those moist wipes that remove your makeup, clean the kitchen counter top or a baby’s bottom are often advertised as “flushable.” But are they really? CBS4’s Brian Andrews discovered a mound of trouble when wipes end up in your pipes.


Spirit Airlines

Spirit Comes In At Bottom Of Airline Rankings

The airline industry has undergone massive consolidation in the last few years and so far, the airlines that have merged aren’t producing good results when it comes to passenger satisfaction.

CBS Miami–05/30/2013

Tesla store, which sells high-end electric cars, opens in new wing of Dadeland Mall. (Source:CBS4)

Tesla Store Sells High-End Electric Cars In New Wing Of Dadeland Mall

For years, consumers have bought everything from clothes and shoes to home appliances and everything in between at malls across America. But what about buying a car to finish the complete shopping experience?