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Nadine's Motorhome is Running Hot: Can Car Talk Help?

01.14.2016

Nadine's 2002 Class C Motorhome runs fine, but produces so much heat on the passenger side that it's uncomfortable to ride in, even with the AC on full blast. What does Car Talk suggest? 

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2017 Honda Ridgeline: The Return of the Front-Wheel-Drive Pickup

01.13.2016

It's been 32 years since a front-wheel-drive pickup was available in the United States. Where'd they all go?

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In Detroit, Electric Cars on the Turntables--Whether the Public Wants Them or Not

01.13.2016

One in three new car sales is now an SUV, but it was plugs that dominated in Detroit. Why, if the public is looking elsewhere? Well, there's a little thing called CAFE, and it means that automakers have to reach 54.5 mpg by 2025. That means electrics and plug-in hybrids.

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Pontiac Vibe Won't Start on Flat Grade

01.12.2016

What's going on with the clutch on the '06 Pontiac Vibe? 

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Future of Driving? The Folks at CES Think They Know.

01.08.2016

Portable breathalyzers, back-up cameras and autonomous features from the floor of the Consumer Electronics Show. 

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What's the Point of an On/Off Switch Anymore?

01.07.2016

Rachel's car has automatic headlights, and it got her wondering about the point of the on/off switch. Is this feature outdated? Car Talk's take, right here.

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At CES, Fast Cars with Monster Stereos

01.07.2016

The Consumer Electronics Show is a feast for the eyes and ears, featuring cutting-edge gadgets, some of which you actually need.

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Auto News for Thursday, January 7

01.07.2016

Stories from VW, Mitsubishi, BWM and more. 

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What's Normal for New Ford Focus?

01.05.2016

John's 2014 Ford Focus shudders into second gear, but the dealer told him it was "normal". What does Car Talk suggest? 

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At CES, Future Visions from Bosch, Faraday and Ford

01.05.2016

A plug-in Batmobile--with no room for Robin--from the upstart Tesla challenger. And from Ford? Alliances and a bid for part of the $5.4 trill.  

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