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Consumer Reports Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors
Executives from The New York Times Company and The Center for Investigative Reporting Join the Board of Leading Consumer Organization YONKERS, NY – Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, has named two new members...

Consumer Reports Names the Best Cars for Any Budget
Used car standouts from $10,000 or less up to $25,000; Plus, the Worst of the Worst Used Cars YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports has long advocated buying used as a way for consumers to get the biggest bang for their...

The Truth about Car Recalls: Consumer Reports Investigates the Record-Breaking 2014 and What It Means For Drivers
Five key questions about recalls answered YONKERS, NY ― In 2014, 62 million U.S. vehicles were recalled, an all-time record. Some of those recalls have been tied to serious injuries or deaths, which might have Americans concerned about the safety...

Domestic Cars Clinch Three Spots in Consumer Reports’ Top Picks List for First Time in 17 Years
Subaru shows strong performance, with three models taking top honors in the 2015 list YONKERS, NY — In its annual Top Picks list, Consumer Reports has crowned four new vehicles—the Buick Regal, Chevrolet Impala, Subaru Legacy, and Toyota Highlander—with the...

Buick Is First Domestic to Earn A Top 10 Spot In Consumer Reports Annual Car Brand Report Cards
Rankings find Kia rising, while Acura, Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz plummet YONKERS, NY—With improved reliability scores for its lineup, Buick has become the first domestic brand to earn a place among the top 10 in Consumer Reports Annual Car Brand Report...

Consumer Reports Poll: 46 Percent of Streaming Media Accountholders Share Their Log-In Credentials
Not all companies explicitly prohibit password sharing outside the household YONKERS, NY ― Streaming media services are quite popular: 51 percent of American households say they subscribe to Amazon Prime Instant Video, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, Netflix, and/or WatchESPN, according...

Consumer Reports Uncovers Expert Ways to Increase a Home’s Value
Exclusive CR survey of real estate pros reveals which upgrades can boost a home’s selling price by up to 10 percent; Plus, money-wasting mistakes sellers should avoid YONKERS, NY ― With housing prices at recent highs, it’s a great time...

Consumer Reports Warns Against the Risks of Radiation Overexposure from Unnecessary CT Scans
Researchers Estimate at Least Two Percent of All Future Cancers in the U.S. Will Stem from CT Scans Alone – That’s Approximately 29,000 Cases and 15,000 Deaths Per Year YONKERS, NY — X-rays have been used for almost 120 years...

Independent Shops Outshine Dealership Repair Centers in Consumer Reports Car Repair Satisfaction Survey
Over Three-quarters of customers that haggled were successful in negotiating a discount. YONKERS, NY—Consumer Reports latest survey of repair service satisfaction found the odds are consumers will be more satisfied with an independent repair shop than with a franchised new-car...

Consumer Reports Tests Found Faster Appliances That Can Save Consumers More Than Two Hours A Day
CR survey reveals some consumers willing to pay more for speed YONKERS, NY – Time is a precious commodity—so much so, it seems, that Americans are willing to spend a little more on faster household appliances, according to a recent...

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