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Spidey Sense?

10.28.2015

Our wildlife biologist tries to talk some spidey sense into us, in time for Halloween.

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It's a Small World After All!

10.28.2015

The world’s carmakers, it turns out, have the long-range vision and ethical integrity of a roving band of rabid raccoons and the bad news keeps on rolling. Like American carmakers, and Japanese ones, Volkswagen has important friends in high places.

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Auto News for Wednesday, October 28

10.28.2015

Honda takes on Toyota Mirai, VW hit with more than 350 lawsuits,  and more stories right here.

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Mike vs. Housemate: Who's Right About Proper Fill-Up Technique?

10.27.2015

Mike's housemate thinks it's OK to stretch the gas pump hose across your car when refueling but Mike thinks this is a bad idea. Who's right?

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The All-American Camaro, Made in Canada

10.26.2015

Yes, indeed, though production is finally shifting to Michigan. And Fords are made in Mexico, VWs in Tennessee, Mercedes-Benzes in Alabama and Hondas in Ohio. Automakers are global, and when it comes to manufacturing, what matters is not where but "how well?"

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Rust Never Sleeps (But Scientists Are Trying to Put it in a Coma)

10.23.2015

The Rust Belt used to be plagued by car corrosion so bad that new pickups were full of holes in a few years. Now it's better, and researchers have come up with rust-eating beads that stop auto cancer in its tracks.

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Auto News for Friday, October 23

10.23.2015

VW emission scandal file has gone "missing." VW's already given us the smoke, now here come the mirrors.

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Here's the rub: 2016 Lincoln MKX gets massaging seats

10.23.2015

The Lincoln MKX coddles with massaging seats.

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Today: Rising Belt Lines Explained

10.22.2015

Dear Car Talk: What is a "rising belt line"? 

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Today: Why Not Use Fuel-Saving System All The Time?

10.22.2015

Emmanuel's new car has an "Active ECO System" option that he can turn on and off manually. It improves fuel efficiency, so why isn't in automatically on? Car Talk explains, right here.

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