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Apple's CarPlay Could be Great, But Delays are Ominous

08.27.2014

With a 2014 release date and a roster of automakers lined up, Apple had the momentum, but delays are a problem. Interested? Tell us why--or why not--right here.

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Manual vs. Automatic: Which Gets Better Mileage?

08.26.2014

Barbara grew up knowing that manual transmissions got better gas milage than automatics. But dealers are telling her now automatics have the edge. Can Tom and Ray set the record straight?

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Road Trip America: Heading for the Highway on Labor Day

08.25.2014

A new survey says nine out of 10 Americans "like creating memories with family and friends on car trips."

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Foreign Accent Syndrome

08.21.2014

A man who begins speaking with a French accent after an accident? Welcome to Foreign Accent Syndrome, and a Classic Car Talk moment, this way.

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The Renovo is a $500,000 Electric Cobra Daytona

08.21.2014

A group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs plugged in a modified Cobra chassis, added twin motors, and got zero to 60 in less than 3.4 seconds. It's evocative, sure, because the Daytona has a colorful--even lurid--history.

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Today: A Man, a Plan, a Can of Sardines

08.21.2014

A prank is in the works. Will Tom and Ray help K.J. out with "Operation Sardine Can?" Find out here.

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Connect the Dots! Avian Edition.

08.20.2014

Why would you ever pass up a shady parking spot on a hot day? Our Wildlife Biologist offers a few compelling reasons, right here. 

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What's Ailing Nancy's Gauges?

08.20.2014

The gauges in Nancy's 2000 Nissan Xterra keep freezing up. Tom and Ray have a diagnosis for Nancy. Find out what they say (and why she's not going to like it) right here.

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The Airstream Sprinter: Not Your Grandpa's Camper

08.16.2014

Among the many great oddities of the American highway, one of the greatest is the way we send some of our oldest and most unsteady motorists out in some of our most ridiculously large and difficult to manage conveyances. Jamie Kitman reviews this post-ironic big rig for seniors, right here.

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We Have a Winner!

08.16.2014

We asked you to vote for your favorite business sign, and you picked a winner (by a landslide)! Find out what sign got the most laughs, right here. 

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