Blogs

Mad as Hell, Still Taking It

Jim Motavalli

Jim Motavalli | Jan 24, 2020

Traffic congestion keeps getting worse, even as cars keep getting faster.

traffic

Does My GPS Need an Update?
Dec 24, 2019

Does My GPS Need an Update?

Dear Car Talk

If you want to replace the old dashboard sextant, here are some options.

high-tech navigation dealers Ford Explorer 2015

Creeping Is Ok for Cars
Dec 17, 2019

Creeping Is Ok for Cars

Dear Car Talk

A brake wear question and a rarity: the husband is right!

brakes driving tips marital advice

Eggs Benedict Served on a hubcap
Dec 16, 2019

Holiday: Lame Joke!

Staff Blog

There's no place like home for the hoildays. Terrible jokes from Car Talk.

lame jokes

Try This Tire on for Size
Dec 13, 2019

Try This Tire on for Size

Dear Car Talk

Were tire sizes designed in a bar?

tires

Covering the Nuts and Bolts of Lug Nuts
Dec 11, 2019

Covering the Nuts and Bolts of Lug Nuts

Dear Car Talk

There are several wrenching decisions to make

wheels

A Robot Arm chooses candy at the 2019 Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal
Dec 06, 2019

Cool Car Tech at Web Summit 2019

Jim Motavalli

Innovations at the cutting edge of electrification and autonomy were on display at the Web Summit in Portugal, Europe's brash response to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

high-tech

Jokes about jobs
Dec 06, 2019

Bad Jokes: Career Day?

Staff Blog

Bad jokes about worse jobs.

lame jokes

Electric Nissan Leaf Plus
Dec 05, 2019

Shooting Sparks: The Electric Leaf Plus and Kia Niro Head to Head

Jim Motavalli

Battery cars are getting serious, offering more than 200 miles of range and decent performance. Prices are still too high, and charging takes too long, but we're making progress.

reviews Nissan Leaf