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Can Darwin Trust the Dipstick?

08.11.2015

Darwin just did his first oil change and added the ammount of oil recommended by the manual. But when he checked the oil the next day, the dipstick showed it was over full by half a quart. Is the dipstick ever wrong? Car Talk's answer here.

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Soaring Prices for 7 Japanese Collector Cars

08.11.2015

The Brits, Germans, Italians and Americans pretty much rule the collector car roost, but that's changing. These Japanese cars, mostly the sporty ones, should gain lots of value in the next few years.

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Pet First Aid: What Should You Have in Your Trunk?

08.10.2015

Got a first-aid kit in your car? How about one for your pet?

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Should a 16-Year-Old Have a Car?

08.07.2015

Should a 16-year-old have a car of their very own? Vote now.

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Auto News for Friday, August 7

08.07.2015

All the auto news that's fit to print... in an easily delete-able, totally forgettable form of printing.

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Today: New Wheels Without a Dealership?

08.06.2015

Heather is shopping for her first car in 20 years, so she can transport her mom and her mom's wheelchair around town. The problem? She's hated interacting with dealers. Can she get a new car without one?

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ICE CREAM MAN!! The Ice Cream Isn't the Only Thing Cool in These Trucks

08.06.2015

These days, the Ice Cream Man drives everything from an old mail Jeep to a beat up GMC step van. But in the 1950s and 1960s, these purpose-built trucks were as cool as their contents.

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PHOTO PHAIL: These Craigslist Ad Photos Do More Harm Than Good

08.05.2015

You might not think a good photo is important, but it is. A decent photo of a car in a Craigslist ad will sell your car for more money. A photo that shows your old gym bag and YooHoo bottles in the trunk will not.

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Auto News for Wednesday, August 5

08.05.2015

GM earmarks $877 million for new Flint truck body shop. One million of which is proprietary anti-Michael Moore technology.

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Wildlife, Cars and How to Help

08.05.2015

As wildlife and people increasingly occupy the same communities it’s inevitable we’ll run into one another now and then. In a bad way. How to help, right here.

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