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I've Seen the Future and It's Spelled T-E-S-L-A

05.03.2016

I got two hours of seat time in the Model S P90D, with Ludicrous Mode, Autopilot and the whole kit and kaboodle.

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Earworm Car Driving Songs: From "Hang on Sloopy" to "Jump"

05.02.2016

Carrie Brownstein, of Portlandia and Sleater-Kinney, says old songs lose their luster because we can't recapture the experience of first hearing them. I dunno; I think they still sound great.

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Auto News for Monday, May 2

05.02.2016

Stories from Ford, Nissan and more in today's auto news.

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Six Everyday Driving Tips From Off-Road School

05.02.2016

Can driving in the woods teach you anything about how to get around the mean streets of what passes for civilization these days? We spent a day at off-road driving school and here's what we learned. 

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Chasing Tesla: Ford's Working on a Long-Range, Affordable EV

04.29.2016

Ford joins GM and Tesla in the race to sell 200- to 300-mile electric cars for $35,000. It could be the EV's sweet spot.

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A Slow-Shifting Skylark: A Lesson on Older Automatic Transmissions

04.28.2016

A sluggish transmission on a vintage car is a teachable moment on how old automatics work.

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Silicon Valley Has the Stardust, but the Automakers Know Cars

04.28.2016

Google and Apple have the Big Three running scared, but they're not ready to build their own vehicles. Tesla? Well, that's another story.

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And the Most Complained-About Vehicle Is . . .

04.28.2016

A toast to the Ford Explorer, in honor of all the examples out there that have turned themselves into, well, toast.

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Auto News for Wednesday, April 27

04.27.2016

Car Talk's take on stories from Fiat Crysler, Waze, Volvo, Uber, VW and more, right here. 

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The Driverless Car is Coming: But Are Human Drivers Happy About It?

04.27.2016

You might trust Google to deliver your Nigerian scam email, but do you trust them to deliver you safely through traffic? Those are the kinds of questions that the MIT AgeLab is asking you to answer...

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