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Today: What's Causing Spongy Brakes?

11.20.2014

Chris is a rural mail carrier and drives his 2005 Scion XA for work. The problem? His brakes start out fine each morning and go spongy by midday. The next morning they're fine again. What's going on here? 

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The Ugliest Snout?

11.20.2014

An advance look at the Lexus LF-C2 from the Los Angeles Auto Show leaves us with one question... Help us answer it, right here. 

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Auto News from Car Talk

11.19.2014

GM getting good reviews from Wall Street, despite recalls. They'll change their minds when their Uber drivers show up in a '99 Cavalier. More automotive news, right here. 

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Toyota's Big Bet on the Fuel-Cell Mirai

11.18.2014

The zero-emission car can travel 300 miles on a five-minute fill-up, so the big challenge isn't the cars but the expensive refueling stations. But how does three years of free fuel sound?

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Today's Auto News

11.17.2014

Lincoln to launch “Black Label” program for MKC and MKZ in December. Here's hoping it's not just a bottle of whiskey in the glove compartment. More auto news, this way.

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On the Horn: VW's CEO on the Company's Golf-Flavored Future

11.16.2014

Michael Horn is charged with resuscitating Volkswagen's fortunes in the U.S., and he's leading with the new Golf, plus SUVs and compact/mid-sized cars.

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The Mechanic's Soliloquy

11.14.2014

Craig wants to know: Is the profanity-laced tirade his mechanic unleashed during a timing belt repair a sign of a tough job, or an inexperienced mechanic? Tom and Ray's take, right here.

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A New Definition of "Small"

11.13.2014

American trucks still don’t get great gas mileage and they won’t, but guess what? They’re here to stay. Jamie Kitman on the latest "small" offering from Chevrolet and GMC.

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Car Talk's Auto News

11.12.2014

Most expensive Range Rover ever comes with leather-lined gun box. Because the only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a rich orthodontist with a gun? More auto news from Car Talk Plaza, right here. 

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The Art of Bugatti: A Family Saga with Stories Attached

11.12.2014

Works from four generations of the unusually talented Bugatti family, brought together at Peter Mullin's California auto museum.

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