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Does Kelly Need Snow Tires for Her Subaru?

12.01.2015

Kelly just moved to Montana and traded in her beloved Honda Civic for a Subaru Forester. Does she also need to get snow tires? Car Talk's answer here.

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A Short History of the Taxi

11.30.2015

Learn why taxis are yellow, why they're called "hacks," and why electric versions once ruled the roads. And who remembers the sedan chair?

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Are Luxury Drivers the Biggest Jerks on the Road?

11.30.2015

The public perceives that German and other high-end car owners act like selfish morons behind the wheel. And a University of California report backs up that impression.

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What Is Car Talk Grateful for This Thanksgiving?

11.26.2015

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Car Talk Plaza! 

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Jan vs. Husband: Does Underfilling Gas Cause Rust?

11.26.2015

Today: Car Talk settles a dispute between Jan and her husband about rust, gasoline filler pipes, and underfilling a tank. The wager? A nickel. Find out who wins here.

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Auto News for Wednesday, November 25

11.25.2015

Irreverent auto news from Car Talk.

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Today: New Prius Headrest is a Pain in the Neck

11.24.2015

Jeannette loves her new Prius C except for one thing: the headrest. It's screwing with her posture and can't be adjusted. Can Car Talk help?

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Columbo's Car: It was a Rare (and Ratty) 1959 Peugeot 403 Cabriolet

11.24.2015

Poor Lieutenant Columbo took a lot of grief over his ill-painted convertible, but at least he got to keep his car--the Ferrari-driving murderers were hauled off to jail without their keys.

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Alonzo Bodden at the L.A. Auto Show

11.20.2015

Check out Car Talk's coverage of the L.A. Auto Show- featuring Alonzo Bodden.

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Turning the Electric Corner at the LA Auto Show

11.20.2015

Plenty of SUVs debuted in LA, but the subtext was a big shift to electrics and plug-in hybrids. Audi, for one, says 25 percent of its sales will be electric by 2025.

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