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The Case for Winter Tires...On a Skating Rink!


Notre Dame's skating rink was the setting for a showdown between all-season and winter tires. Guess which ones won?

Can Windshield Glass Withstand Hot Water?


Mike's been using hot water to remove snow and ice from his windshield in freezing temps. Is he skating on thin ice?

E-Golf Extended Test: Can It Hack a New York Winter?

Volkswagen -- the company -- has 99 problems, conservatively speaking. But VW’s electric car, that is to say the silk blue metallic e-Golf SEL premium we’ve been testing for the past eight months and 11,080 miles, isn’t one of them.  
Moose licking car

Spit and Polish!


Why did the moose lick the car? Our wildlife biologist explains. 

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

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

Is Hyundai Elantra GT the Right Car for Winter?

Martin slid off the highway last winter and is worried that his 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT is not the right car for winter. What does Car Talk suggest?

To Fix or Not to Fix: The Plastic Bumper

Today: Car Talk hears from Kathy who scraped off a piece of her bumper on a icy snow bank in her driveway this past winter. The repair is expensive so she's wondering if it's necessary. Our advice, right here.
Cat seeking shelter under the hood of a car.

Shelter from the Storm


Tips from Car Talk's wildlife specialist, Dr. Kieran Lindsay, on how to keep the fur and feathers from flying in your engine this winter.

VIDEO: We Climb Mount Washington in the Snow (in a nice, warm van)!

Contributor Craig Fitzgerald examines the SnowCoach at New Hampshire's Mount Washington, a one-ton Chevy 15-passenger van equipped with four-wheel drive and snowmobile tracks.

Winter Tires: Here's Why You Need Them

Remember when the first day of winter meant hauling out the snow tires? We've been fooled by "all-season radials" into thinking we don't need winter tires anymore, but who're we kidding?


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