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How to Remove Pressure Dents from Leather Car Seats

How to Remove Pressure Dents from Leather Car Seats

There are many benefits to having leather or vinyl seats in your car instead of cloth. They’re more durable, easier to clean, and look much cooler. But, they suffer from one thing that cloth seats don’t: indentations. Too much pressure on a leather surface can leave an unsightly indentation that won’t stretch back. Not all […]

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Give a New Fashionable Life to Car Seat Belts

Give a New Fashionable Life to Car Seat Belts

Giving a new life to an object helps ensure it doesn’t end up in an already-overflowing landfill. If your car is no longer able to go the distance, it’s time to think about what can be saved, recycled, and repurposed. Car parts can find new purpose in a different car when auto experts work their […]

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Ford Brings Back Wacky Human Car Seat Suit for AV Testing

Ford Brings Back Wacky Human Car Seat Suit for AV Testing

As part of its push to bring self-driving vehicles to the market, Ford is in the process of developing a communication interface that will effectively allow driverless autonomous vehicles to indicate intention to other motorists. To further the development of this language, Ford has brought back one of its quirkier methods of testing: the Human […]

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A Winter Coat Endangers Children in Car Seats

A Winter Coat Endangers Children in Car Seats

It’s cold outside, and you’re bundling your children up with puffy, warm coats. But a winter coat can actually endangers your child when he or she is buckled into a car seat. Know How:  To properly winterize your car Jason Waugh, the valet supervisor at West Virginia’s Cabell Huntington Hospital, has a Child Passenger Safety […]

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2018 Dodge Durango and Dodge Charger Make Ample Room for Three Car Seats

2018 Dodge Durango and Dodge Charger Make Ample Room for Three Car Seats

A car seat takes up a lot of space in a vehicle. Multiply by three and you need a car with a ton of room, but most cars don’t have the space or the safety features to comfortably fit three car seats in one row. If you’re in need of a car to accommodate three […]

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Three Car Seats Fit Perfectly Across Two Chrysler Models Says US News

Three Car Seats Fit Perfectly Across Two Chrysler Models Says US News

The need for three car seats usually means a vehicle upgrade. But with two Chrysler models, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica and Chrysler 300, you already have the space and safety systems you need to accommodate three car seats. That’s why U.S. News & World Report named both Chrysler models to its round-up of 21 Great […]

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American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Car Seat Safety Guidelines Once Again

American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Car Seat Safety Guidelines Once Again

New child passenger safety seat guidance advises kids to ride rear-facing as long as possible; drops age criterion. @DrBenHoffman explains: https://t.co/F7l4eLCT1Z pic.twitter.com/AWsqlfk9k7 — AAP News (@AAPNews) August 30, 2018 Until now, many parents typically wait until their little one turns 2 years old before switching them to a front-facing car seat. As of today, parents […]

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Choosing the Perfect Car Seat Cover

Choosing the Perfect Car Seat Cover

When you purchase a car, you hope that it will serve you for a long time before you can resell it or buy another. This means you have to put in some work to ensure the quality of the parts of your vehicle remains top-notch throughout its life. Here, we look at how you can […]

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Ford Accepts 100 Used Car Seats at 11th Annual IT e-Waste Recycling Day

Ford Accepts 100 Used Car Seats at 11th Annual IT e-Waste Recycling Day

This year’s Ford Green IT e-Waste Recycling Day was unique in that, for the first time ever, used car seats were on the list of items accepted for recycling. In all, Ford says that its employees contributed some 100,000 pounds of child safety seats, televisions, monitors, computers, and printers. ”It’s a rare thing to be […]

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Don’t Overlook This Vital Safety Component of Your Kid’s Car Seat

Don’t Overlook This Vital Safety Component of Your Kid’s Car Seat

Parents are still failing at installing car seats. In fact, according to a survey by SafeKids.org, “64 percent of caregivers who showed up at a Safe Kids Buckle Up checkup event with a child in a forward-facing car seat were not using a tether.” What’s the tether you ask? Well, “it’s the strap with a […]

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GM China, Safe Kids Worldwide Host Car Seat Installation Workshop in Shanghai

GM China, Safe Kids Worldwide Host Car Seat Installation Workshop in Shanghai

General Motors China and Safe Kids Worldwide earlier this month teamed up to host a Safe Kids Safe Ride Car Seat Installation Workshop at Yilong Baohong Chevrolet in Shanghai. The imperative for the workshop stems in part from the 2014 Research Report on Road Traffic Injuries of Children in China, which found that no fewer […]

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Why Replacing a Car Seat Involved in a Crash is the Safest Choice

Why Replacing a Car Seat Involved in a Crash is the Safest Choice

Even if it looks like your kid’s car seat or booster is unchanged on the outside after a fender bender or crash, there’s a strong chance that on the inside, it will never be the same. “Crash forces are extreme; they’re strong enough to bend the steel frame of the car, and can easily damage […]

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Two Volkswagen SUVs Cater to Kids’ Car Seat Safety and Space

Two Volkswagen SUVs Cater to Kids’ Car Seat Safety and Space

Two Volkswagen SUVs make car seat installation less stressful with easy-access and quality Latch anchors and deliver families with enough space for at least two kid-specific seats that the editors at Cars.com have taken notice. Because the editors are so impressed with the family-friendly safety features regarding cars seats in both the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas […]

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Car Seat Rules to Keep Little Passengers Safe

Car Seat Rules to Keep Little Passengers Safe

Car seats are designed specifically to keep little ones safe while riding in a car, but if parents break important car seat rules, they can be putting their kids’ safety at risk. The first safety rule for car seats hinges on the purchase. According to Reader’s Digest editors, parents should always purchase a new car […]

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Is Renting a Car Seat a Safe Idea for Families on the Go?

Is Renting a Car Seat a Safe Idea for Families on the Go?

Why is it that small children need such big stuff, especially when traveling? It’s not just the collection of clothes, diapers, toys, bottles, and snacks that’s burdensome when traveling by plane and automobile–it’s all of that plus the car seat. Yes, the wonderful life-protecting, yet super-bulky apparatus that responsible parents would never even consider traveling […]

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Review of Tummy Shield: Pregnancy Car Seat Belt Positioner

Review of Tummy Shield: Pregnancy Car Seat Belt Positioner

    While I’ve not carried a child in my womb, many of my close friends and coworkers have; the majority of them have confessed that they gave little thought to how driving a car changes when pregnant. That unintentional disregard is apparently common across the entire nation. Because standard vehicle seatbelts are not designed for […]

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10 Most Effective Ways to Remove Dog Hair from Car Seats

10 Most Effective Ways to Remove Dog Hair from Car Seats

Your pooch won't believe number four!

Unless you own a hairless dog or a car fit with leather seating, chances are you’ve had the same problem countless other pet owners have faced: how to remove that pesky fur from the seats and carpets of your vehicle. You’ve run the vacuum nozzle over the seats a hundred times but that hair seems permanently […]

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Lexus Shows Off New Car Seat Made of Spider Silk

Lexus Shows Off New Car Seat Made of Spider Silk

Expecting leather or Alcantara in that new luxury car? Lexus says that in the future, you might be looking at this: a “Kinetic Seat” built out of a synthetic spider silk material called QMONOS. Humans have been researching spider silk for many years, as it has been found to be four times stronger than steel […]