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VIDEO: Ray and the Motorin' Tabernacle Choir Present The 12 Days of Recalls

12.15.2015

Folks, it has been a banner year for fails on the part of the world's auto manufacturers. To celebrate the occasion, Ray and the Motorin' Tabernacle Choir present their rendition of that old holiday classic, The 12 Recalls of Christmas. More info on these recalls here. 

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Holiday Travel with Pets

12.15.2015

Traveling with pets for the holidays? Find out what kind of mischief they can get up to in the car.

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Good Replacement for the Grand Marquis?

12.15.2015

Can Car Talk help a self-identified old geezer replace his Mercury Grand Marquis?

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This One New Car Feature Might Leave You Stuck at the Car Wash

12.11.2015

Relying on a computer to protect you from your own stupidity leads to all kinds of unintended consequences, especially when pulling into an automatic car wash.

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Auto News for Friday, December 11

12.11.2015

Car Talk's take on stories from Ford, Tesla and G.M.

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Time for Tougher Car Safety Ratings

12.11.2015

The federal safety agency is making much-needed reforms to the rating system. Too many cars were getting five stars, and an update was badly needed.

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Auto News for Thursday, December 10

12.10.2015

Tesla is hiring, a strike threatens North America auto production, and more news from Car Talk.

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Can an Old Catalytic Converter Be Cleaned?

12.10.2015

Norm wants to know if he can clean up his old catalytic converter and put it back in his car. Car Talk explains how catalytic converters are recycled, here.

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Is Hyundai Elantra GT the Right Car for Winter?

12.08.2015

Martin slid off the highway last winter and is worried that his 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT is not the right car for winter. What does Car Talk suggest?

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It's a Long Story: Buick's First U.S. Sales of a Chinese Car

12.08.2015

The last emperor of China drove a Buick, as did Sun Yat-sen and the man who partnered with Richard Nixon to open China to the West. In 1930, one in six cars in Shanghai was a Buick. Is it surprising that it's a big brand there now? Now GM is planning a Chinese-made Envision for the American market.

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