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Tesla's Model X Will Have Lots of German Competition

12.10.2014

It's getting crowded at the expensive end of the market! The Model S had the field to itself, but the Model X will have to duke it out with a bunch of similar models, many of them from Europe.

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David vs. Neighbor: Who's Right?

12.09.2014

David lets his neighbor park in his spare garage. The problem? The neighbor likes to warm up the car, with the door closed. Will Car Talk tell him to cut it out?

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Prepare Yourselves. Winter Is Coming.

12.09.2014

"The Beetle was legendary in its ability to freeze its occupants to death after the first 11 miles." Guest blogger Craig Fitzgerald digs up some vintage ads, amazing in their ability to make terrible winter cars look good. 

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Today's Auto News

12.08.2014

Tesla says Model X will have towing capability, order now for 2016 delivery. Hey, if you can afford a Tesla, can’t you afford to have someone else do your towing?  More auto news from Car Talk, right here. 

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