Brandon Bankston

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Jeep Wave Program 2022

The Jeep Wave is more than just a fun thing to do if you are a Jeep owner. It is also the name of a Loyalty Program offered to Jeep drivers. Read on f ...

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Mechanic Shop Femme: Automotive Journalism, Education and Inclusion

Car Talk sits down with the creator of Mechanic Shop Femme, Chaya Milchtein. Read about her unique approach to automotive education and her mission of ...

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Average Cost of Motorcycle Insurance

Car Talk takes a look at the average cost of motorcycle insurance and the best ways to get discounts on your policy.

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Cheap Motorcycle Insurance

Insuring a motorcycle is cheaper than insuring a car, but it can take work to find the best deal. We’re here to help find the best rates for 2021.

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What is a Used Car Warranty?

What is the best extended warranty for used cars? Used car warranties can be confusing, but Car Talk takes a long, in-depth look at this process, and ...

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Car Transport to Alaska

Car Talk takes a look at the best ways to ship your car to Alaska. Read on for our tips and recommendations if you’re planning a big move to Alaska.

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Elite Auto Shipping Review

Car Talk takes a detailed look at Elite Auto Shipping. Read on for our findings and recommendations on whether or not to use this company.

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Ultimate Transport 123 (Auto Transport 123) Review

Car Talk takes an in-depth look at Ultimate Transport 123. Read on for our impressions and recommendations on whether or not to use this company.

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Matson Car Shipping Review

Car Talk takes a long look at Matson Car Shipping Company. Read on for our findings and recommendations about this auto transport company.

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GetCarrier Auto Transport Review

Car Talk takes a look at GetCarrier Auto Transport for your car shipping needs. Read on for our tips and recommendations.

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Nissan Extended Warranty: Is It Worth It?

One of the best places to buy an extended warranty is from the manufacturer that built your vehicle. Here’s a closer look at Nissan’s extended warrant ...

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Audi Extended Warranty: Is It Worth It?

One of the best places to buy an extended warranty is from the manufacturer that built your vehicle. Here’s a close look at Audi’s extended warranty p ...

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Game Review: My Summer Car, The Worst Video Game I’ve Ever Loved

Car Talk reviews one of the strangest, most interesting, and most frustrating video games in the automotive space. If you like building cars, this one ...

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Extended Warranties for RVs

RVs are an extremely popular way to travel the country and enjoy the open road. Read our take on the best way to protect your investment with an exten ...

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Best International Car Shipping Companies

Car Talk takes a detailed, in-depth look at the best international car shipping companies in the industry today.

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SimpleTire Review

Car Talk takes a look at one of the newest, most popular ways to buy tires online, SimpleTire. Read on for info about pricing, inventory and reviews o ...

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What is Mechanical Breakdown Insurance?

Mechanical breakdown insurance (MBI) is similar to an extended warranty for your car. Car Talk takes a closer look at MBIs and whether they are right ...

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Working on Your Car Safely

Jacking up your car safely is a key part of working on your car yourself. Car Talk looks at the best, safest way to do this, so you can fix your car a ...

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Understanding Extended Warranty Laws: A State-By-State Guide

Car Talk takes a unique, expansive look at the different car warranty laws by state, to help readers make informed decisions about the best warranties ...

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Understanding Extended Warranties: An Insider’s Guide

Car Talk takes an extensive, in-depth look at the extended car warranty industry, how it works and how to make the best choice for yourself and your c ...

Brandon Bankston

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Brandon was a TV journalist for 16 years and a car nut since almost before he could walk, with a particular love of 80's and 90's Japanese imports. His vehicle fleet includes a 1993 Toyota MR2 and a 1991 Honda CRX. These days he's a writer living in Minne ... read moresota with his wife, who tolerates his car hobby with a smile and occasional eye roll.
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