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Spin Control for the Lion-Killing Dentist--and Fiat Chrysler, Too

08.04.2015

Dr. Walter Palmer shot Cecil, then did everything wrong. Some automakers get spin wrong, too, but they learn from their mistakes.

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Auto News for Monday, August 3

08.03.2015

Get your recalled airbags fixed NOW, people - roundabouts are spreading across the U.S. More auto news, here.

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Auto News for Friday, July 31

07.31.2015

Subaru suppliers rely on gray market labor. Labor violations: It's what makes a Subaru a Subaru.

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Today: Starting a Car That's Already Running

07.30.2015

How much damage is done to the starter and other parts when you restart a car that's already running? Car Talk explains.

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It's Like LEED Certification--But for Parking Garages

07.30.2015

The Green Parking Council has just certified seven innovators, which offer such amenities as EV charging, bicycle parking, ride- and car-sharing, and even farmers' markets. 

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Henry Is 10!

07.30.2015

Help support Car Talk's team in the Pan Mass Challenge - and help kids like Henry!

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Auto News for Wednesday, July 29

07.29.2015

Fiat Chrysler gets record $105 million fine for safety issues. Finally putting the “Fiat” in “Fiat Chrysler.”

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Can Car Talk Convince People to Stop Idling? A Reader's Plea

07.28.2015

Patrick's town is full of idlers. The worst offender is the illegal 18-wheeler that idles for 30-45 minutes at at time, in his neighborhood. Can Car Talk convince people to just cut it out?

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Fast Times in the All-New Mazda Miata

07.28.2015

The fourth-generation MX-5 is a return to basics, with reduced weight (and a smaller-displacement) but more power and lots of go-for-it gutsiness. 

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Auto News for Monday, July 27.

07.27.2015

The future car key could be a smartphone app. If we forget our key app, will they have a coat hanger app?

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