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VW's Diesel Deception: Auto News Updates

09.22.2015

All of Car Talk's coverage of VW's unfolding diesel scandal.

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The VW Betrayal: Car Talk Interviews Dan Neil

09.22.2015

One of our favorite automotive journalists, and favorite writers, Dan Neil from the WSJ gives us his thoughts so far on the VW betrayal.

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Today: Fix for a Leaky Sunroof?

09.22.2015

Sharon replaced the leaky sunroof in her Toyota RAV4 two years ago. Now she's hearing water in the roof again. Can she dry out the roof? Or does Car Talk have a better idea? Find out.

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The Blue Tec Blues

09.19.2015

What can you say of the shocking news that Volkswagen devised – and, then, even more embarrassingly, employed – a super-sneaky software hack to make it appear to U.S. government regulators that 482,000 diesel engines it sold here were less polluting than they actually were?

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Auto News for Friday, September 18

09.18.2015

Safety advocates disgusted with Justice Department's deal with GM. If they’re disgusted with the deal, wait until they drive the cars!

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What's Causing Gas Smell at Stoplights?

09.17.2015

Dan's car is running just fine, but he's been noticing the smell of gasoline when idling at stoplights. The mechanic hasn't been able to replicate the problem. Car Talk's advice for detecting the source of the leak, right here.

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How a K9 Cop Stays Cool in His Ride

09.16.2015

We all (should) know that leaving dogs in hot cars is a no-no. So how does a working dog stay cool on the job? Car Talk's pet experts talk to K9 Patrolman Robert Swartz and K9 Blitz of the Taunton Police Department.

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From Frankfurt's Motor Show: Electric Cars and Luxury SUVs

09.16.2015

Nearly one has an upscale sport utility, and an EV, too. Sometimes they're even the same car.

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Today: Will Daily Garage Ramp Driving Wear Tires Unevenly?

09.15.2015

From the Department of Theoretical Automotive Physics, Rodney wonders if all the right turns he makes on his daily drive to the fifth floor of his work's parking garage will cause his tires to wear unevenly. Car Talk's answer here.

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Auto News for Monday, September 13

09.14.2015

Report Finds Vulnerabilities in Guardrails Lining U.S. Roads. PRO TIP: Avoid hitting one.

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