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Fido Take the Wheel!

04.01.2016

Dear Car Talk Pet Experts: Let's say I wanted to teach my dog to drive. How would I do that? 

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The New Mini Clubman: Bigger Than Ever

03.31.2016

The redesigned Mini Clubman. For better or worse, the small wagon is bigger than ever. Read the full review here. 

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How Reliable is a Rebuilt Vintage V-8?

03.31.2016

Will a rebuilt V-8 keep the love alive in a relationship with a sweetheart vintage sedan? Or is heartbreak ahead? John gets the lowdown.

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10 Bad Ideas From the JC Whitney Catalog

03.30.2016

JC Whitney was like the Victoria's Secret catalog for greasy idiots. Yes, there were regular car parts in there, but it was the fantasy of equipping your 1951 Oldsmobile with a hood ornament in the...

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Dear Car Talk

03.29.2016

Robert wants to know if it's worth the extra coin to stick with synthetic that the previous owner used, or go with dinosaur bone oil in his CRV. 

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lives Again!

03.28.2016

Dick Van Dyke's flying car returns. A retired NYPD police sergeant (who doubles as John Lennon in a Beatles tribute band) spent five years building a replica of the movie car. Although it was an Ian...

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Auto News for Friday, March 25

03.25.2016

Stories from BMW, Takata, VW and more, in today's auto news from Car Talk. 

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Hot Cars (and Lotsa SUVs) Roll Out at the New York Auto Show

03.25.2016

Gas is cheap... so SUVs are hot. Even Maserati has one at the New York International Auto Show. But Hyundai's ultra-green Ioniq lineup is on display, as is the new Prius Prime-- a plug-in hybrid with...

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What's the Best Way to Keep a Battery Charged?

03.24.2016

Marty has a GMC pickup that he rarely uses. What's the best way to keep the battery charged? 

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Auto News for Wednesday, March 23

03.23.2016

Low gas prices mean bad news for Gulf of Guinea pirates. More automotive stories. 

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