Mike vs. Housemate: Who's Right About Proper Fill-Up Technique?

10.27.2015

Mike's housemate thinks it's OK to stretch the gas pump hose across your car when refueling but Mike thinks this is a bad idea. Who's right?

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Today: Rising Belt Lines Explained

10.22.2015

Dear Car Talk: What is a "rising belt line"? 

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Today: Why Not Use Fuel-Saving System All The Time?

10.22.2015

Emmanuel's new car has an "Active ECO System" option that he can turn on and off manually. It improves fuel efficiency, so why isn't in automatically on? Car Talk explains, right here.

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What to Check on a 10 Year Old Inherited Car?

10.20.2015

John's grandaughter is coming to live with him and she's bringing a inherited car with 100K miles on it. He wants to make sure this car is in good shape. What should he have his mechanic check out?

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Career Advice: How to Become a Professional Driver

10.15.2015

Scott sees a lot of car ads that warn "Professional Driver: Do Not Try This." He wants to know: How can he train to become a professional driver?

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Will In-Car Tech Last as Long as the Car?

10.13.2015

Jose is new car shopping. He likes to keep his cars for at least ten years, but he's worried that all the new safety tech won't last as long as the actual car. What's Car Talk's take? Find out here.

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True or False: It's OK to Start Car With Accessories Turned On

10.08.2015

Dear Car Talk: Is it harmful to start the car if the air conditioner, radio, etc., have been left in the "on" position?

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Should Ken Get the Hybrid?

10.06.2015

Ken loves his old Highlander Hybrid, and is ready to replace it with another but he's not sure the cost justifies the gas savings right now. Car Talk's advice right here.

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What's Causing Car to Stay Cool?

10.01.2015

Catherine's 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee appears to be running cold. What does Car Talk suggest? Find out here.

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