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Free Ride: The Hitchiking Brown Widow

07.05.2015

Would you pickup a hitchhiker? What if it was a brown widow spider? Maybe you already have... How this species uses cars to get around, right here.

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Is it OK to Use Snow Tires Year Round?

07.02.2015

Over the winter, Leeanita got a Nissan Rogue that came with brand new snow tires. She loves the way they handle. Can she keep them on year-round? Car Talk's advice right here.

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Deadly Holiday Ahead: The Fourth of July is America's Most Dangerous Day

07.02.2015

The National Safety Council warns that we could have 385 deaths and 11,400 injuries over the three-day weekend. Will the carnage continue? Volvo says it will have fatality-free cars by 2020.

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Auto News for Thursday, July 2

07.02.2015

New Hampshire 15th state to pass cellphone ban. "Hands Free or Die" new motto. More auto news from Car Talk, right here.

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Five Top Companies for Brand Loyalty (But Where's Tesla?)

07.01.2015

The new IHS Automotive loyalty survey favors big companies with diverse product lines. But I'm pretty sure Tesla deserves high honors here. Owners are fanatics.

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To Dump or Not to Dump: The Mechanic Who Didn't Call

06.30.2015

Would you stick with a mechanic who performed a $1000+ service without your permission? What if he's done great work for you in the past, even for free? That's Jeff's question to Car Talk today. Our advice, right here.

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Auto News for Monday, June 29

06.29.2015

The future of car keys may be smartphone apps, according to the New York Times. The future of car ownership may be looking for a plug to charge your phone, according to us.
 

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Automotive News for Friday, June 26

06.26.2015

Takata is said to have stopped safety audits as a cost-saving move. Yeah, no way that could blow up in their faces. More auto news here.

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Your Pup's Stomach vs. Your Car: Preventing the Puke

06.26.2015

Our experts explain how to keep your dog from tossing his doggie biscuits all over your backseat. If you've got a sensitive stomach, maybe grab a bucket... 

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How to Clean Up After a Carsick Doggie

06.26.2015

Did your Great Dane just regurgitate three pounds of kibble in the backseat of your Kia? Never fear. Car Talk pet experts Melissa and Sip explain how to keep smells at bay.

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