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Today: Pets in Hot Cars

05.28.2015

Everybody knows not to leave a pet in a hot car, right? Right? But how hot is too hot? Our pet experts weigh in. 

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Car Insurance: Are We Getting the Discounts We Deserve?

05.27.2015

Drivers who mostly leave their cars in the garage aren't getting low-mileage rate cuts, despite statistics that show how how infrequently they get in accidents. Meanwhile, GM's OnStar teams up with Progressive to offer safe-driving savings... that's not without risks of its own. 

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The E-Golf Test Drive

05.27.2015

"Nor should we forget that whatever the naysayers might think, moving emissions to a remote location that’s not directly in another motorist’s face is a signal good and positive courtesy in its own right. To test this proposition, ask yourself: would I, riding on an airplane, like to be sitting next to the guy who’s cutting mega-farts or at the other end of the cabin? I rest my case."

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Auto News for Wednesday, May 27

05.27.2015

California about to run out of plug-in HOV stickers. Is it us, or is this a problem solved by a $300 printer?

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Saying No to Big Oil: Four Bright Ideas Compete for $125,000

05.22.2015

Convoying trucks, wirelessly charging electric cars and clean fuel for boats--which one will win the Safe Energy Security Prize? Car Talk wants your vote, too.

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Auto News for Friday, May 22

05.22.2015

GM to invest $439 million in paint shop expansion at Corvette plant. Just curious, GM: will you be offering colors other than Candy Red and Banana Yellow?

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How Much Would You Pay to Fix "Annoying"?

05.21.2015

Ken's car makes a clicking sound when the AC is on the coldest setting. The problem is gate motor but the fix involves taking out the entire dash. What does Car Talk recommend?

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Paul Newman's V-8 Volvos: Getting the Groceries in Style

05.20.2015

Paul Newman's Volvo station wagons had hot motors from Corvettes, Mustangs and Buick Grand Nationals. And what about that 351-equipped '69 VW Bug?

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Today: Does Fix-A-Flat Really Work?

05.20.2015

Jeffery's worried about his wife getting stranded with a flat tire. Does fix-a-flat really work? Car Talk explains, right here. 

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Auto News for Wednesday, May 20

05.20.2015

Driverless cars may cut U.S. sales by 40%, Barclays says. If there's one thing Americans are passionate about, says Barclays, it's not putting any effort into anything.

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