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Auto News for Wednesday, June 1

06.01.2016

Stories from Tesla, Takata, and more.

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06.01.2016

Warmth and snark go hand in hand as Tim Cotton tells stories about people who drive and the motor vehicles that make it possible.

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Ditch that Roof Rack and See Your Fuel Economy Soar

06.01.2016

Save gas by improving aerodynamics, getting rid of useless weight, rolling up the windows, and driving like a sane person.

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Car Talk's Turd of the Week: The 2015 Honda CR-V

05.31.2016

This week's Turd of the Week is a mover and a shaker. But not in a good way.

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Testing a Broken Windshield Hypothesis

05.31.2016

Alex is looking for a scientific explanation for three cracked windshields in the family Sienna. 

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Auto News for Friday, May 27

05.27.2016

12 million vehicles recalled over Takata airbags. Possibly related: Psychiatrists treating largest ever U.S. Deja Vu epidemic.

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The Lane Motor Museum: Weird, Wonderful

05.27.2016

Instead of the usual Chevys and Mustangs, the Lane specializes in unusual cars with stories to tell--like the McQuay-Norris Streamliner, the Peel Trident, the VW Rocket Car and the Hoffman, an off-...

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Is Battery Life a Deal-Breaker on a Prius?

05.26.2016

Lois wants a new Prius and needs to know if the battery will go the distance. 

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Auto News for Wednesday, May 25

05.25.2016

Muscle cars fall short in crash tests, and more auto news from Car Talk.

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Scheduled Maintenance

05.25.2016

The idiot lights on Tom Bodett's dashboard could be useful in lots of places. Like his forehead, for example.

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