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Goodbye Sienna

Brigid Brett | Posted 09.11.2015 | Comedy
Brigid Brett

Nobody tells you it will be this hard. There's a lot written about that tug of pride and loss as you wave your kid goodbye on her first day of kindergarten or after leaving her at the college dorm? But no-one ever tells you how hard it will be to say goodbye to your 15-year-old minivan.

Chrysler Is Killing Its Iconic Soccer Mom Van

AP | By DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The combined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is counting on expanding sales at Jeep, Alfa-Romeo and Maserati and a revival of t...

Why Are the Detroit Three Resisting New Mileage and Emissions Rules?

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The biggest single step any nation has taken to fight global warming is working. Now if the auto industry -- finally selling cleaner cars and making real profits -- would just stop fighting it.

The Official 'Are You Lost in Suburbia?' Quiz

Tracy Beckerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Tracy Beckerman

I came up with a quiz you can take to find out if you are Lost in Suburbia and, if so, just how lost you really are and what you can do about it.

How I Made Peace With My Messy Minivan

Christie Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Christie Taylor

After any valiant effort to clean the car, I enforce strict rules. I announce that the dog is no longer allowed in the main area of the van, and whatever the kids bring in the van, they must bring out. I'm a real stickler. For a few days. Then my kids break me.

9 Steps to Surviving Black Friday

Jordan Hart | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

Imagine an apocalyptic scenario with 500 people simultaneously looting a hardware store for the same supplies. You now understand Black Friday. Below are some essential practices that will give you a chance at getting what you want, without risking death.

Sharon Silke Carty

Minivans Sales Are Up But Don't Call It A Comeback | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business

Kimberly Knox, a mom of three young kids in Indianapolis, wasn't ready to give up her crossover Toyota 4Runner two and a half years ago. But her mothe...

Why Was It So Hard To Say Goodbye To A Car?

Holly Robinson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Women
Holly Robinson

Yes, I know it sounds stupid, but I cried all afternoon over selling a car. There I stood, weeping as if someone had just dumped my new Porsche into a river.

Mileage: This Isn't Rocket Science. It's Auto Mechanics

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The next big thing from Detroit may not just be a new car, but a new car industry: Transformed, modern and competitive. This month, with traditional ...