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Why Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson Is the Teflon Man

03.13.2015

Despite having ignored a "final warning," Clarkson will likely be back. Top Gear is an enormous cash cow for the BBC.

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The Dartz Prombron: The SUV for People with More Money Than Sense

03.13.2015

The Dartz Prombron is not only the world's most expensive SUV, it's the fastest way to show the world you're an idiot.

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Auto News for Friday, March 13

03.13.2015

GM recalls 64,000 Volts over carbon monoxide risk. Leave it to GM to find a way to cause carbon monoxide poisoning from a (mostly) electric vehicle.

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What's Causing Howard's Sticky Brakes?

03.12.2015

Howard's brakes are sticking. Is it because he uses his left foot? Or can Car Talk come up with another explanation?

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Apple Pie by the Gross: The Ford F-150

03.12.2015

Kitman on the new Ford F-150? "...positively military war bird from some angles... belligerent as Dick Cheney after a three-martini lunch on a day when his moon is in the wrong house and Act Up demonstrators are noisily crashing his high-paid speaking event." More, here. 

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Auto News for Wednesday, March 11

03.11.2015

BMW says new front-wheel-drive models are too small for U.S. Have they seen the Smart Fortwo? What is it, the size of a box of Tic Tacs? 

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Jan vs. Husband: Rental for a Road Trip?

03.10.2015

Is it cheaper to rent on long road trips, or to drive your own car? Car Talk weighs in on Jan's problem.

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Shelter from the Storm

03.10.2015

Tips from Car Talk's wildlife specialist, Dr. Kieran Lindsay, on how to keep the fur and feathers from flying in your engine this winter. 

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Vintage DIY Magazines Projects Were Sure-Fire Deathtraps

03.10.2015

DIY magazines like Popular Mechanics, Mechanix Illustrated and Modern Mechanics gave men from the 1920s through the 1950s ample ideas for exterminating the entire family.

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Street Racing Kills, but TV (and Youtube Videos) Glorify It

03.10.2015

No doubt about it, high-speed dueling in fast cars on crowded streets is a rush, but despite video soft-pedalling, it has fatal consequences.

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