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Auto News for Friday, February 12

02.12.2016

U.S. regulators: Google's self-driving car AI "can be a driver." We say: Not until it can pick its nose while pretending that other drivers can't see.

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Cars That Won't Die Are Trucks and SUVS?

02.12.2016

A surprising type of vehicle is making it to 200K miles. But that doesn't necessarily mean you should buy one. Find out why, here.

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Lower Gear vs. Riding the Brakes: What's Best

02.11.2016

Joe's daily commute includes a steep mountain road. What's better for his Ford Explorer Sport Trac-using the brakes all the way down or relying on lower gear? Car Talk's answer here.

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Automotive Rewrites: Literature Gets the Car Talk Treatment

02.10.2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single mechanic in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a boat. More here! 

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Man Seeks Subaru

02.09.2016

Jay is hoping to buy a used Subaru but the local car dealer who specializes in Subarus has made some suspicious claims. Can Jay trust him? Car Talk's advice right here. 

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Road Rage: Why We Snap

02.09.2016

Remember Michael Douglas in Falling Down? A new book claims we all could do something like that, given the right trigger.

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Spit and Polish!

02.08.2016

Why did the moose lick the car? Our wildlife biologist explains. 

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Every Subaru Sold In New England Comes From This Guy

02.08.2016

Ernie Boch, Jr. is the CEO of Subaru of New England. He was on CNN talking about his support for Donald Trump and compared his choice for president: "it’s 2 a.m. and there’s a few girls at the bar, you have to go home with one of them,” Boch said. “So, you have to pick who you are with.”

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Turd of the Week: Projector-Beam Headlights

02.08.2016

"If I had driven this truck at night before buying it, I would have not purchased it." This week's loser, right here. 

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FCA's Mopar Madness and the Descent into Mopar Murder

02.06.2016

What the bottomless demand for trucks and truck-identified cars means for FCA.

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