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Ford to Japan: Drop Dead

02.03.2016

After years of trying to sell cars there, Ford is dropping out of the Japanese market (Indonesia, too). What's the matter? We buy their cars, don't we? It seems it's a bit of a cultural clash.

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Brilliant or Bogus: Warren's CO2 Idea

02.02.2016

Could this be the fix for global warming? Car Talk does the math on Warren's idea to sequester excess carbon dioxide inside vehicle tires.

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Celebrating Our Auto Heritage..in a Model T

01.28.2016

The Historical Vehicle Association wants to open a museum in Washington, D.C., to keep alive our "overlooked and neglected" history. We have the Smithsonian for planes, right?

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Today: Did Phil's Mechanic Break the Tire Sensor?

01.28.2016

Phil's mechanic noticed that his tire sensor was cracked, but Phil decided not to repair it since it was still working fine. Two days later it was broken. Is his mechanic responsible, or is it true...

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Reflecting on Reindeer

01.27.2016

Could the solution to wildlife/car collisions involve reflective antlers? Tell us what you think of this experiment from Finland.

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What Really Happens When You Put Diesel in a Gas Car?

01.26.2016

What's the worst that can happen to your car if you mix up the diesel and the gasoline? And does this happen a lot? Car Talk has the answer, here.

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10 Things Gearheads Could Learn from Our European Friends

01.26.2016

Driving ideas from across the pond-- some save fuel, some make driving safer. Others just make driving more fun.

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Why Do Dogs Chase Cars?

01.21.2016

Car Talk's pet experts tackle one of the oldest automotive/canine questions of all time. 

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Gas Myths: How Close to Empty is it Safe to Get?

01.21.2016

Today: It used to be that we were told to keep our gas tanks at least half-full to prevent water condensation. Is this still true?

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Winter Arrives: A History of Snow Plows, Winter Tires, and More

01.20.2016

January is blowing a wintry blast across America, and it's time to think about snow removal--and driving on safe tires.

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