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Five Top Companies for Brand Loyalty (But Where's Tesla?)

07.01.2015

The new IHS Automotive loyalty survey favors big companies with diverse product lines. But I'm pretty sure Tesla deserves high honors here. Owners are fanatics.

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To Dump or Not to Dump: The Mechanic Who Didn't Call

06.30.2015

Would you stick with a mechanic who performed a $1000+ service without your permission? What if he's done great work for you in the past, even for free? That's Jeff's question to Car Talk today. Our advice, right here.

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About Michelle

06.30.2015

Raised by “car people” in Roswell, New Mexico (Yes, THAT Roswell), after a childhood filled with cars, trucks, motor homes, and boats of every brand, to the horror of her family, Michelle Naranjo eschewed oil changes, car washes, and loan payments, and chose to follow her inner artist.

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Auto News for Monday, June 29

06.29.2015

The future of car keys may be smartphone apps, according to the New York Times. The future of car ownership may be looking for a plug to charge your phone, according to us.  

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Automotive News for Friday, June 26

06.26.2015

Takata is said to have stopped safety audits as a cost-saving move. Yeah, no way that could blow up in their faces. More auto news here.

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Your Pup's Stomach vs. Your Car: Preventing the Puke

06.26.2015

Our experts explain how to keep your dog from tossing his doggie biscuits all over your backseat. If you've got a sensitive stomach, maybe grab a bucket... 

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How to Clean Up After a Carsick Doggie

06.26.2015

Did your Great Dane just regurgitate three pounds of kibble in the backseat of your Kia? Never fear. Car Talk pet experts Melissa and Sip explain how to keep smells at bay.

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Finding an Honest Car Seller

06.25.2015

How to size up the person you're about to buy from.

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Today: Why Does the Sunroof Open When the Doors Unlock?

06.25.2015

When Kathy uses the key fob to unlock her doors, the windows and sunroof open too. Is this an electrical problem? Or is it more of a "failure to read the owner's manual" problem?

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Lexus' Hoverboard and Ford's Around-the-Corner Camera

06.25.2015

Automakers love to make cool tech. Some is just for show, but some actually goes into production.

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