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"Bikes vs. Cars": A Film That Fights the Tyranny of the Tailpipe

12.07.2015

In Toronto, a biker or pedestrian is hit in traffic every three hours; someone is killed every seven hours. Los Angeles and São Paulo, Brazil are no better, but Copenhagen is paradise for two wheelers, the new movie says.

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Why Does Michael's Jaguar Require Oil From Ford?

12.03.2015

Michael's Jaguar XF needs a certain type of motor oil that is made by Ford and is only sold in Europe. Can he safely substitute something else? Car Talk's advice here.

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Auto News for Wednesday, December 2

12.02.2015

Car Talk's take on stories from Ford, BMW, VW and more.

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Radar Love: Can Radar Prevent Car/Wildlife Collisions?

12.02.2015

Nothing ruins a scenic drive quite like running into an elk or a moose. Can radar help? Find out here!

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Does Kelly Need Snow Tires for Her Subaru?

12.01.2015

Kelly just moved to Montana and traded in her beloved Honda Civic for a Subaru Forester. Does she also need to get snow tires? Car Talk's answer here.

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A Short History of the Taxi

11.30.2015

Learn why taxis are yellow, why they're called "hacks," and why electric versions once ruled the roads. And who remembers the sedan chair?

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Are Luxury Drivers the Biggest Jerks on the Road?

11.30.2015

The public perceives that German and other high-end car owners act like selfish morons behind the wheel. And a University of California report backs up that impression.

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What Is Car Talk Grateful for This Thanksgiving?

11.26.2015

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Car Talk Plaza! 

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Jan vs. Husband: Does Underfilling Gas Cause Rust?

11.26.2015

Today: Car Talk settles a dispute between Jan and her husband about rust, gasoline filler pipes, and underfilling a tank. The wager? A nickel. Find out who wins here.

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Auto News for Wednesday, November 25

11.25.2015

Irreverent auto news from Car Talk.

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