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VIDEO: First Day of Spring - When Will This Subaru Melt Out of the Snow?

03.20.2015

It's the first day of spring. But when will this ice-bound Boston Subaru see the sun's rays? We're taking bets. Ante up!

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Life is Too Short to Worry About Shifting

03.19.2015

Maurice takes issue with some of Car Talk's previous directives about how best to downshift. Will Car Talk try to convince him? Or is life to short to worry about how you shift?

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Mais Non: Top Ten Euro Vehicles You Can Keep Overseas

03.18.2015

Americans often get caught up in all things European, and cars are no exception. But maybe they shouldn't be... Here are ten cars that Europe can keep.

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Felicia's Car Can't Take the Heat

03.17.2015

Felicia's car dies whenever the temperature reaches the high 90s; unfortunately for her she lives in the southwest. Will Car Talk have a fix for her? Or should Felicia start packing? Find out here. 

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