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Apple and Google: Tomorrow's Carmakers?

02.17.2015

Is Apple jealous of Google's self-driving cars? Cupertino seems to be plotting its own minivan. Here's why it just might make sense. 

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Is Ford Dealership Giving Jane the Runaround?

02.17.2015

Should Jane's Ford Explorer's woes be covered under warranty? Car Talk's advice, right here.

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Automotive News: Monday, February 16

02.16.2015

Apple has 'several hundred' employees working on Project Titan electric car. Downside, it comes automatically loaded with Bono in passenger seat.

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Bob Simon: A Tragic and Possibly Preventable Loss

02.13.2015

Bob Simon’s loss will be keenly felt. Yet, there is another part of the story about this exemplary journalist’s life and its sudden, end that has emerged and with all respect to the man and his memory, it is this aspect upon which we should also now focus: according to New York City police, Simon wasn’t wearing his seatbelt.

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Auto News for Friday, February 13

02.13.2015

U.S. Postal Service to retire the mail truck, seeks bids on next delivery vehicle. Accepting bids via email, because nobody uses the mail anymore. More auto news here. 

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Today: When to Replace Tires?

02.12.2015

How to tell if it's time to replace your tires. 

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Oddities and Crazy Moments at the Chicago Auto Show

02.12.2015

There was plenty of serious stuff, but here's what was fun at the Chicago's 100-year-old auto show.

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Kraigslist Katastrophes: Butchering the English Language for Fun and Profit

02.11.2015

Craigslist is a great tool for finding old junk for sale near you, but it's not going to teach you anything about reading and writing.

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Auto News for Wednesday, February 11

02.11.2015

The Corvette Museum sinkhole has been filled, museum holds contest to guess how many tons of stone it took to fill it. We're guessing six hundred tons of stone, 14,000 pounds of gold chains, a metric ton of white loafers and 424 55-gallon drums of Hai Karate.  

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Why Buy a Truck to Tow Once a Year?

02.10.2015

Kevin occasionally tows a 1-ton pontoon boat, and he needs to replace his truck. He's hoping for something with better gas mileage. What does Car Talk recommend?

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