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FCA's Mopar Madness and the Descent into Mopar Murder

02.06.2016

What the bottomless demand for trucks and truck-identified cars means for FCA.

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Today: The Tale of the Haunted Minivan

02.04.2016

"I guess my question for you guys boils down to this: Should we call a mechanic, or an exorcist?"

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West Coast Fever: Cutting Petroleum Use by 50 Percent With the Prius (and Cars Like It)

02.04.2016

The 2016 Prius ups the ante to 52 mpg combined (56 with the Eco model), and its one big reason why the three west coast states are on target to cut oil addiction 50 percent by 2030.

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Ford to Japan: Drop Dead

02.03.2016

After years of trying to sell cars there, Ford is dropping out of the Japanese market (Indonesia, too). What's the matter? We buy their cars, don't we? It seems it's a bit of a cultural clash.

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Brilliant or Bogus: Warren's CO2 Idea

02.02.2016

Could this be the fix for global warming? Car Talk does the math on Warren's idea to sequester excess carbon dioxide inside vehicle tires.

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Today: Did Phil's Mechanic Break the Tire Sensor?

01.28.2016

Phil's mechanic noticed that his tire sensor was cracked, but Phil decided not to repair it since it was still working fine. Two days later it was broken. Is his mechanic responsible, or is it true that "the stingy man pays the most?"

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Celebrating Our Auto Heritage..in a Model T

01.28.2016

The Historical Vehicle Association wants to open a museum in Washington, D.C., to keep alive our "overlooked and neglected" history. We have the Smithsonian for planes, right?

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Reflecting on Reindeer

01.27.2016

Could the solution to wildlife/car collisions involve reflective antlers? Tell us what you think of this experiment from Finland.

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What Really Happens When You Put Diesel in a Gas Car?

01.26.2016

What's the worst that can happen to your car if you mix up the diesel and the gasoline? And does this happen a lot? Car Talk has the answer, here.

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10 Things Gearheads Could Learn from Our European Friends

01.26.2016

Driving ideas from across the pond-- some save fuel, some make driving safer. Others just make driving more fun.

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