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Back to the Future: The Cars of Tomorrow, Today

06.20.2016

The futurists from BMW are at it again, imagining what cars we're going to drive in 2030 and beyond. Science-fiction cars also had a field day in the 50s, but most of the visions turned out to be spectacularly wrong.

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Tool-less TC and the Ladies of the Pine Tree State

06.20.2016

Broken down in Maine? The ladies of the Pine Tree State are standing by with the tools you forgot to pack. 

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Auto News for Friday, June 17

06.17.2016

Michigan vetoed a bill Thursday that would limit access to aftermarket-repair parts. Yet another politician buckles to the powerful Bondo lobby. 

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He Can't Drive 55: Sammy Hagar and His Real-Life Fast Cars

06.17.2016

Sammy Hagar says  "I Can't Drive 55" is the reason he never gets a ticket from traffic cops when he's out airing his performance car collection--which includes seven Ferraris. 

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Help! My Tank Keeps Getting Rear-Ended!

06.16.2016

Paige has been rear-ended twice in an older pickup truck and it's getting old---not just the truck, but the accidents. What can newer vehicles offer that are better than the faithful old tank she's driving now?

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Just Put a Roof Rack on It

06.15.2016

When it comes to car buying, Americans tend to buy for the most extreme scenarios and forget about everyday driving. Maybe we should stop. 

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Want an SUV or Crossover? At Least Make It Green

06.14.2016

There are some great crossover choices that come in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery flavors. Maybe not the best ride for the Oscars or a Greenpeace rally, but at least not embarrassing.  

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Picking the Smartest Line May be Dumb

06.14.2016

A reader asks if picking a line like a race car driver on the interstate saves gas. 

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My First International Incident

06.10.2016

The day I became a fan of the manual transmission is seared into my brain. It involves a worn set of Dickies, some dairy cows, and a manual shifting Bluebird bus I never drove.

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Auto News for Friday, June 10

06.10.2016

Fiats, sinkholes, and more sinkholes. Drop into the latest news from Car Talk.

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