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Today: Best Car to Protect Against Solar Flares?

09.17.2013
A reader is concerned that the next big solar flare will knock out the computerized parts in his car. Naturally, he's thinking about buying an older car to keep around just in case.  Can Tom and Ray help him? And what fashion tips will they offer for constructing his tinfoil hat? Read all about it, right here. 

Today: Lightning vs. Town Car

05.30.2013
Shannon suspects that her uncle's car was struck by lightning because after a recent thunderstorm, the headlights refused to turn off. Tom and Ray explain what she can look for to confirm her diagnosis, and what kind of repairs her uncle can expect. 

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.

Escape from New York: Notes on Disaster Preparedness

11.19.2012
Jamie Kitman's debrief on surviving Superstorm Sandy and a consideration of vehicles for the post-apocalypse, this way.

How Not to Buy a Storm-Damaged Used Car

11.02.2012
Vehicles that have been through Hurricane Sandy may look fine, but they're ticking time bombs, waiting to bury you in bills.

My Buick: A Post-Sandy Parable

11.01.2012
I did the right thing by my father-in-law's Regal. Now I don't get the insurance payout, but I can sleep at night.

Today: Tom and Ray share tips for preventing hydroplaning.

12.01.2010
Ted recently bought a 2005 VW Beetle but is worried its tendency to hydroplane in the rain. He wants to install an aftermarket stability control but Tom and Ray think there are better (and easier) ways to prevent hydroplaning.


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