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Today's Auto News from Car Talk

10.24.2014

Ex-PR chief Vines accuses Ford of bugging cars, phones. Are they trying to catch up with all the bugs GM has in their cars? More Car Talk style news, right here.

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In a Horsepower Race, Cobra-Maker Shelby Offers Power Plus Fuel Economy

10.23.2014

Make no mistake, Shelby still boasts about its 1,100-horsepower Mustangs. But it also points out they can get the groceries at 25 mpg on pump gas. Here's what we'd point out: Who needs a 1100-hp grocery-getter?

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The Cheapskate's Guide to Quieter Cars

10.23.2014

Winson wonders why more expensive cars are so much quieter. He can't afford a Mercedes he's hoping there's something he can install in his Camry to tone down the road noises. Tom and Ray's advice, right here.

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Today's Auto News

10.22.2014

Michigan governor signs bill banning Tesla's direct sales model. Now Teslas must be sold the old fashioned way: toupees, polyester, halitosis. More auto news, Car Talk style, right here.

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Classic Cars: The One That Got Away?

10.21.2014

Classic car bargains. How to buy smart and avoid a lifetime of regret! 

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Is Braking Etiquette Different for Hybrids and EVs?

10.21.2014

John has always hated those drivers who race to the stoplight and then slam on the brakes. It wastes gas and doesn't save any time. But for electric or hybrid cars with regenerative braking, is this really such a stupid maneuver? Find out what Tom and Ray say, right here.  

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Today: Car Talk Auto News

10.20.2014

Top G.M. lawyer set to retire. If G.M. needs him, they can always recall him! More automotive news stories, Car Talk style. 

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Traffic Congestion Could Cost $4.4 Trillion

10.17.2014

A new study says gridlock could get worse, a lot worse. But we could escape that grim fate with public transit and telecommuting options.

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Today: The Window That Wouldn't Quit

10.16.2014

Guy's power window motor just won't quit--even when the window is fully closed. Can Tom and Ray help Guy out before he loses the rest of his fingertips? Find out right here.

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Today's Auto News

10.15.2014

All the news that's fit to print, Car Talk style. 

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