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Auto News for Thursday, December 10

12.10.2015

Tesla is hiring, a strike threatens North America auto production, and more news from Car Talk.

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Is Hyundai Elantra GT the Right Car for Winter?

12.08.2015

Martin slid off the highway last winter and is worried that his 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT is not the right car for winter. What does Car Talk suggest?

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It's a Long Story: Buick's First U.S. Sales of a Chinese Car

12.08.2015

The last emperor of China drove a Buick, as did Sun Yat-sen and the man who partnered with Richard Nixon to open China to the West. In 1930, one in six cars in Shanghai was a Buick. Is it surprising that it's a big brand there now? Now GM is planning a Chinese-made Envision for the American market.

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Auto News for Monday, December 7

12.07.2015

Stories from VW, FCA and more from Car Talk.

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"Bikes vs. Cars": A Film That Fights the Tyranny of the Tailpipe

12.07.2015

In Toronto, a biker or pedestrian is hit in traffic every three hours; someone is killed every seven hours. Los Angeles and São Paulo, Brazil are no better, but Copenhagen is paradise for two wheelers, the new movie says.

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Why Does Michael's Jaguar Require Oil From Ford?

12.03.2015

Michael's Jaguar XF needs a certain type of motor oil that is made by Ford and is only sold in Europe. Can he safely substitute something else? Car Talk's advice here.

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Auto News for Wednesday, December 2

12.02.2015

Car Talk's take on stories from Ford, BMW, VW and more.

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Radar Love: Can Radar Prevent Car/Wildlife Collisions?

12.02.2015

Nothing ruins a scenic drive quite like running into an elk or a moose. Can radar help? Find out here!

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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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