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Tesla sinks in Consumer Reports reliability rankings

Tesla tanked in Consumer Reports' 2018 survey of vehicle reliability. The Tesla Model S and Model X were both rated as below-average dependability — "much worse than average" for the Model X — in the group's latest survey of vehicle owners.

Consumer Reports now recommends Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 recently failed to earn a recommendation from Consumer Reports due to poor braking performance but, in a quick turnaround, the car is now recommended after its software was improved in an overnight, over-the-air update.

Consumer Reports: Tesla Model 3 not good enough to recommend

The Tesla Model 3 is not good enough to earn a recommendation from Consumer Reports, the magazine said. While the car is exciting to drive, difficult controls and weak brakes prevented it from getting the publication's much-sought-after approval.

Consumer Reports: Chevy Bolt is best small green car

The Chevrolet Bolt EV got a strong head start against the Tesla Model 3 in the marketplace and now it has an early nod from Consumer Reports magazine which named the Bolt its "Top Pick" among small hybrids and electric cars.

How to choose the safest sunscreen

Throughout the summer, consumers struggle with how to best protect their skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But which products are the safest?