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The Disappearing Tire Trick

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Dear Car Talk | Mar 27, 2020

You can see four but the car says three. What gives?

tires warning lights Chevrolet Impala 2010

Blue 1967 Volvo 1800ES Prototype
Feb 24, 2020

Rolling Down Memory Lane at the Volvo Museum

Jim Motavalli

The Volvo Museum in Gothenburg is shortly to close and reopen with a smaller collection. So here's a last look at the whole enchilada.

Husband Prefers a Hands-off Approach
Feb 20, 2020

Husband Prefers a Hands-off Approach

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Can this couple compromise on how to wash their car?

cleaning marital advice Toyota Corolla 2019

Auto Mechanics Must Provide Their Own Tools
Feb 13, 2020

Auto Mechanics Provide Their Own Tools

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Those tools may cost more than the cars they repair

mechanics tools

Always Get a Second Opinion
Feb 11, 2020

Always Get a Second Opinion

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Maybe the next mechanic has a smaller boat to support.

maintenance mechanics Mazda Mazda3 2015

Slow and Steady Wins the Prius Race
Feb 06, 2020

Slow and Steady Wins the Prius Race

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But is the driver's high mileage raising your blood pressure?

fuel economy driving tips etiquette Toyota Prius

Car Safety Changes Geared toward Computers, Not Humans
Jan 28, 2020

Car Safety Changes Geared toward Computers, Not Humans

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New tech might make that four-way stop less hectic

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Jan 24, 2020

Mad as Hell, Still Taking It

Jim Motavalli

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

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Try These Cars on for Size
Jan 23, 2020

Try These Cars on for Size

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You don't always need an SUV to get a good view of the road

buying crossovers Scion xA 2006