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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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Automatic Brakes to Become Standard

09.14.2015

Car Talk's take on this news, right here. (Spoiler: We're all for it.)

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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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Who Was the First Person Arrested for Drunk Driving?

09.14.2015

The hapless London cabbie was driving an electric car when he crashed into a wall, earning a 20 shillings fine.

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Form or Function: Vote Now

09.12.2015

Should form always follow function? Cast your vote here.

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Auto News, Friday

09.11.2015

All gas stations in Russia will have to install EV charging stations by November 2016. Stations to be personally installed by a shirtless Vladimir Putin riding on a wooly mammoth.

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Today: Acceptable Substitutions for Transmission Fluid?

09.10.2015

Marc wants to substitute tractor hydraulic fluid for the recommended Dextron trasmission fluid his car takes. Can Car Talk talk him out of this harebrained idea?

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Toyota Rolls the Dice: Previewing the Prius in Las Vegas

09.10.2015

The 2016 Prius makes its debut at a Sin City casino. 55 mpg? Probably. And the Eco model is a wild card.

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Auto News for Wednesday, September 9

09.09.2015

Vegan car shoppers try to steer clear of leather. STEER: Did you see what we did there? DID YOU?

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Book Review - Elgin Park: Visual Memories of Midcentury America at 1/24th Scale

09.09.2015

Jamie Lincoln Kitman reviews Elgin Park: Visual Memories of Midcentury America at 1/24th Scale by Michael Paul Smith and Gail K. Ellison.

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