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Staff Blog | Nov 22, 2017

Q. Why can't you take a turkey to church?
A.They use fowl language.

lame jokes

Is This Caddy Desirable or a Dud?
Nov 21, 2017

Is This Caddy Desirable or a Dud?

Dear Car Talk

The value of this inheritance may be dubious. 

 

auctions Cadillac Seville

Trumpchi I-Space concept at the Quangzhou show
Nov 18, 2017

Are You Ready to Buy Chinese Cars?

Jim Motavalli

After a visit to the Guangzhou International Auto Show and a test-track drive of popular models, I'm convinced that China is getting serious about becoming a global player. A passion for SUVs combines with an equal determination to plug them in. 

auto industry concept vehicles

Nosey Device or Noisy Relay?
Nov 16, 2017

Nosey Device or Noisy Relay?

Dear Car Talk

That "tracking device" sound is probably just a noisy blend door.

noises Honda Civic 2011

To Idle, or Not to Idle? That Is the Question This Week
Nov 14, 2017

To Idle, or Not to Idle? That Is the Question This Week

Dear Car Talk

Should you let your car sit and idle to warm up? We take a look at a hot issue. And Frank, the neighbor.

emissions

Dark street
Nov 10, 2017

The Least Wonderful Time of the Year

J.C. Howard

A Public Service Announcement about phantom vehicles

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An electric car from BMW at the Web Summit, Lisbon, Portugal
Nov 10, 2017

Self-Driving Cars? They're Here Now. And Lots More Besides.

Jim Motavalli

Bombshells and milestone on the road to autonomy at the Web Summit in Portugal. Oh, and Al Gore, too.

self-driving auto industry high-tech

Here's Our Handy Shock Bounce Test Instructions
Nov 09, 2017

Here's Our Handy Shock Bounce Test Instructions

Dear Car Talk

The "bounce test" is a great combination of cardio workout and shock absorber diagnostic.

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Toddler having a tantrum
Nov 08, 2017

"It'll be OK William, hang in there buddy!"

Staff Blog

A woman in a supermarket is following a grandfather and his badly behaved three-year-old grandson.

lame jokes

3-D painted crosswalk
Nov 08, 2017

3-D or Not 3-D? That is the Question

J.C. Howard

A town in Iceland tries their hand at pedestrian safety and a fancy paint job.

safety