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Fuel Economy Gains Slowing Down--Blame the Trucks and Muscle Cars

10.14.2014

Good news! Today's cars are 26% more fuel efficient than seven years ago. Bad news! That trend is about to take a nosedive. Here's why.

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Today's Auto News

10.10.2014

Tesla D announcement: What does the "D" stand for? Dole out more money to pay for it. More automotive news, Car Talk style, right here. 

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Tesla's $2 Billion Reveal: A Hopped-Up AWD Model S on Autopilot

10.10.2014

Elon Musk can get the world's attention--and a stock market surge--with just a tweet. Here's the story on the much-hyped Tesla D.

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Gears This Week: The Pagani Hey-What?

10.09.2014

What's it like to pilot the 720 horsepower Pagani Huayra as fast as you please around a closed track? Intrepid Car Talk blogger Jamie Lincoln Kitman finds out. Take a Dramamine and enjoy the ride, right here. 

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Valve Clearance Adjustments: Necessary Service or Dealership Scam?

10.09.2014

John's Honda dealer says it's time for the valve clearance adjustment on his 2006 Honda Element. Do Tom and Ray recommend this service? Find out right here. 

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Car Talk Auto News

10.08.2014

Today: GM Tech Center named National Historic Landmark Building immediately condemned, recalled, due to faulty wiring. More auto news, Car Talk Style, right here. 

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Retired Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

10.07.2014

Lana has been loyal to reliable, affordable cars her whole life. Now that she's retired, she's thinking about getting something a bit more fun but she's afraid the repair bills might send her into shock. Can Tom and Ray recommend something that fits the bill? 

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Car Talk Auto News Roundup

10.06.2014

Today: Find out how to get a used Tesla, how many cars the average Bugatti owner has lying around, what Fiat has done to the Jeep 500X, and more in the Car Talk Auto News Update.

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Caught Speeding: These Cars Are the Top Ticket Magnets

10.06.2014

Oddly enough, it's not Ferraris and Corvettes that attract the most attention from the cops. While the supercars stay in the garage, Subaru, Scion and Mazda drivers are out racking up tickets. The worst offenders, right here. 

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Today's Auto News

10.03.2014

Sleep through the news today? Get the official Car Talk news roundup, right here. 

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