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Latest on Cartalk.com

What's the Worst You Can Do to Your Transmission?

07.26.2016

Rolf wants to know if putting his automatic into reverse immediately after starting will shorten its life.

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Unintended Acceleration with A/C Running Wasn't by Design

07.21.2016

Jon's Ford Fairmont gained some uncool pep when he turned on the a/c. 

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America's Oddest Highway Attractions

07.21.2016

The Old Weird US of A still lives, out there on Route 66, the old Lincoln Highway, and byways across the country. 

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Auto News for Wednesday, July 20

07.20.2016

Stories from Ford, VW, Aston Martin and more. 

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The Stamps You Really Want

07.19.2016

These stamps might never be canceled by a U.S. postal worker, but the featured cars should've been canceled by their manufacturers

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Infiniti's Entry-Level Crossover: The Brexit Problem

07.19.2016

Great Britain's exit from the European Union "complicates" the debut of the made-in-England QX30. At issue is how much the car will cost in a major market--Europe.

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A Brief History of Utility Trailers

07.16.2016

How our blogger survived the 70s' era of DIY trailers and kids riding atop the sacks of garbage on the way to the town dump. Plus, etiquette for the modern trailer borrower. 

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It Takes a Man to Drive the Van

07.16.2016

Few material objects in this world can actually make you happier, but Tom Bodett has now identified three: Sharp tools. iPhones. 2011 Toyota Siennas.

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Kornbluh Talks: Stuck in Cuba with Car Talk

07.15.2016

Peter Kornbluh tells us what it was really like to chaperone the Car Talk team through Havana. Plus advice for anyone planning a trip to Cuba to see the cars. 

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Auto News for Friday, July 15

07.15.2016

Police warn drivers not to play Pokemon Go, Consumer Reports urges Tesla to disable auto-steering function, and more.

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