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Marta Tellado Named President & CEO of Consumer Reports
Visionary brings decades of social justice leadership to top advocacy group YONKERS, NY (July 15, 2014) — Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, today introduced Marta Lourdes Tellado as its next President and Chief...

Consumer Reports Names Mark Rechtin as Cars Content Development Team Leader
Former West Coast Editor & LA Bureau Chief for Automotive News to Lead Cars Coverage at Consumer Reports YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports, the world’s largest independent product-testing organization, announced today that it has hired award-winning writer and editor Mark...

McDonald’s Burgers Named Worst in America in Consumer Reports’ New Fast-Food Survey
KFC and Sbarro among the lowest-scoring chains overall, Chick-fil-A earns high marks; Plus, the best & worst chains for value, healthy options, most delectable fare. YONKERS, NY ― The burgers that made McDonald’s famous have been deemed the worst-tasting of...

Sam’s Club and Costco Store-Brand Laundry Detergent Take on Tide in Performance Tests
Cheaper can be better when it comes to laundry detergent; pods and packs still pose danger to children YONKERS, NY — In Consumer Reports’ tests of laundry detergents, some of the best stain fighters were also among the least expensive,...

Which hospital should you go to if you need heart surgery?
Consumer Reports’ first-ever Ratings of more than 400 hospitals can help patients find the right one YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports’ first-ever Ratings of hospitals for heart surgery finds some top-rated hospitals in surprising places, and that performance can vary...

BMW M235i Surprises in Consumer Reports Tests Outscoring Impressive Porsche 911 & Chevrolet Corvette
Chevrolet SS sports sedan blends performance, livability with the soul of a Corvette YONKERS, NY — In the world of high-performance cars, there are few models that exemplify the spirit of the genre like the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Porsche...

Portable Air Conditioners Struggle To Get the Job Done
YONKERS, NY – Portable air conditioners are intended to be an alternative for homes that cannot accommodate standard window units. However, results from Consumer Reports’ latest tests revealed that their performance leaves much to be desired. In its tests of...

Guide to Building a Social Kitchen Designed To Last On Any Budget
How to plan a remodeling budget to create space to accommodate parties, homework & more; Plus, Ratings of countertops, flooring, appliances and the best places to shop for them YONKERS, NY – Today’s kitchens are built for entertaining, digital networks...

Survey: 62 Percent of Online Consumers Do Nothing to Protect Their Internet Privacy
1 in 7 Notified of Personal Data Breach Last Year; Victims of E-mail Phishing Scams Up 22 percent from 2012 YONKERS, NY – Despite a rash of high-profile data breaches and cyber threats, an alarming 62 percent of U.S. online...

Honda Accord Hybrid Delivers Class-Leading Fuel Economy, but Falls Well Short of EPA’s 47 MPG Estimate
Jeep Grand Cherokee and BMW 328d diesels shine, Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid underwhelms YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports fuel economy tests found the Honda Accord Hybrid delivered impressive overall fuel-economy, tying the smaller Honda Civic Hybrid and just below the...

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