Spring Car Care Tips For America’s 150 Million Winter Drivers

As winter comes to a slow close across the country, more than 150 million drivers have been impacted by conditions that take a physical toll on their cars. In February 2017 AAA released a new study showing drivers across the U.S. paid around $3 billion annually in repairs due to rust damage caused by road deicers. Of course, the use of road salt and its newly adopted liquid form are essential to keeping drivers safe during rough patches of weather. While a welcome addition to our roadways in terms of safety, these harsh chemicals can cause irreversible damage to your vehicle.

Mar 23, 2017

Edd China Departs Wheeler Dealers – His Reasons For Leaving Will Make You Love Him All the More

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Wheeler Dealers and Velocity have lost Edd China. Here’s why.

Is My Car Sending Smoke Signals about Its Health?
Mar 23, 2017

Is My Car Sending Smoke Signals about Its Health?

Dear Car Talk

White smoke on starting, you and your car soon will be parting.

engines smoke Toyota Camry

This Is One Tough Wish List
Mar 21, 2017

This Is One Tough Wish List

Dear Car Talk

Leo wants to trade his '05 Buick for a stripped down car. Can he find a car that matches his bare-bones wish list?

buying Buick LaCrosse 2005

Mar 21, 2017

A $3 Million Dollar Collection of Cars Gone: Protecting Your Investment

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Last week, the Calgary Herald reported the sad story of Bert Curtiss, a vintage car collector who lost a $3 million collection of vintage cars to a fire on his property in Olds, Alberta, 55 miles north of Calgary. His 27,000 square foot dairy barn — housing hundreds of one-of-a-kind vintage vehicles, restored farm machines and collectibles — was consumed by a fire that took 33 firefighters from five towns, and 140,000 gallons of water to extinguish.

Mar 21, 2017

VIDEO: Howe & Howe Builds the Vehicles of Your Nightmares

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Geoff and Mike Howe have been building stuff since they were just wee lads. Now, Howe and Howe Technologies is constructing some of the most fearsome vehicles you’ve ever seen, for the military, for private industry and for Hollywood.

Mar 21, 2017

In A Ridesharing World, Is There Room For a New Classic London Cab?

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London’s iconic black taxi is evolving, but will it keep pace with Uber and other ridesharing services?

Mar 20, 2017

Autonomous Uber Cars Still Need Human Help

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Uber is testing autonomous cars across the country and has run into a few issues. Cars in San Francisco were pulled from the streets in a matter of days over a disagreement with the state over permitting. Cars in other cities are still on the road, but are needing a surprising amount of help from their human drivers.

Mar 20, 2017

No Lying Under the Car

FIDO Blog

Car Talk's pet experts explain why your pet should not be hanging around under the car, right here.

pets

Mar 20, 2017

The Feather Duster Special

Staff Blog

There's a special kind of duster—more of a brush, actually—that specialists use... 

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