Putting Diesel Fuel in a Gas Engine Is a Nonstarter

Dear Car Talk

Dear Car Talk | Apr 23, 2019

The fix will may keep you from making the same mistake.

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A bear mascot from Toyota, at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show
Apr 23, 2019

Shanghai 2019: China's Amazing Auto Show

Jim Motavalli

China's auto shows are major extravaganzas, featuring not only the best of the West but new products and concepts from hundreds of domestic manufacturers.

When in Doubt, Drivers Steer toward the Shoulder
Apr 20, 2019

When in Doubt, Drivers Steer toward the Shoulder

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Sometimes you need a shoulder to drive on.

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Rodin's sculpture, "The Thinker"
Apr 17, 2019

Lame Jokes: Philosophy Edition

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Réné Descartes walks into a bar...

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Original Prius Tires Might Be the Answer
Apr 14, 2019

Original Prius Tires Might Be the Answer to This Mystery

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A big drop in mileage has this Prius owner baffled.

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Mercedes Benz GLE interior
Apr 10, 2019

The Nanny-mobile: Safety Technology From the Driver's Seat

Jim Motavalli

Driver aids that beep, blink and shake are a passing phenomenon.

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Duck's Dam Diner in Oklawaha, Florida
Apr 07, 2019

Road Trip! Getting Out and Seeing the World

Jim Motavalli

Just open your atlas randomly and go there.

2019 Jeep Gladiator. Red Jeep pickup truck
Apr 07, 2019

The Jeep Gladiator Girds for Battle

Jim Motavalli

The brand hit a home run in 2018, and now it's upping the ante with its first pickup truck since 1992.

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