When to Replace Your Brakes? Our Top Ten

05.21.2013

How do you know when it's time to replace your brakes? When you get tired of repacking your drag chute after each stoplight! More unconventional metrics for brake replacement this way.

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And the Winning Caption Is . . . Vote Here!

05.01.2013

"Children Heal Car at Tent Revival. Film at 11!" vs. "I can drive a stick, he says. No problem he says..." Your best captions this way! 

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Ray Reflects on the Boston Marathon Bombing

04.18.2013

Ray shared his thoughts on the Boston Marathon bombing with Tom Ashbrook from NPR's On Point.  Listen here to Ray's hopes for our community as we heal, and what he's taken away from these events.

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Shock Value

04.03.2013

Your dash-mounted hula dancer puts in for worker’s comp, and other signs you need new shocks.

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It's Not a Cream Puff...

03.07.2013

Our fans are almost as funny as Tom and Ray sometimes (and better looking too.) Check out what they came up with this week.

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Winter Driving with the Pros: Mt. Washington

02.19.2013

What's winter driving like in the "Home of the World's Worst Weather"? Car Talk talks with Mike Pelchat, Park Manager at New Hampshire's Mount Washington State Park.

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Winter Driving with the Pros: The South Pole

02.07.2013

What's the single most important winter driving tip from the Cargo and Logistics Department at the South Pole? Car Talk visits with the veteran crew that knows how to stay safe when driving conditions are extreme. 

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Some Things Cannot Be Unseen: Ugliest Car Winner

01.31.2013

What's the ugliest car on the road today? Here's the winner, as voted by you.

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Vote: What's the Ugliest Car?

01.18.2013

Click here to vote for the ugliest car currently in production! 

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Flashback: Foreign Accent Syndrome

01.11.2013

25th Anniversary Flashback! Featured: Tom's complete and utter inability to deliver a story without breaking down into hysterical fits of laughter. Listen in to "Foreign Accent Syndrome," one of our staff's absolute all-time favorite moments.

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Move Over Beowulf, Here Comes a Ford Focus

01.11.2013

How do you show appreciation for a car that saved your life? Write an epic poem! That’s what Janet did for her Ford Focus-- and here it is!

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Calling All Lame Jokes!

12.21.2012

Did you hear the one about the two mechanics who liked lame jokes?

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Not All Mechanics Have Boats

12.19.2012

Not all mechanics have boats. Some, it seems, have jets.

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The True Cost of Being a Jerk

12.17.2012

Listener Don just figured out that being a jerk cost him $751. How did he arrive at this calculation? Read his sad tale about the real costs of illegal parking and find out!

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Just Calm Down: A Fan's Plea to Tom and Ray

12.12.2012

Car Talk hears from a listener who wishes Tom and Ray would just stop laughing.

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