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A Blizzard of Complaints for Toyota's Blizzard Pearl Paint

Dear Car Talk

Dear Car Talk | Apr 17, 2019

This RAV4's paint is coming off in sheets.

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Range Rover Evoque crossing a stream in Greece
Mar 28, 2019

Test Driving the Range Rover Evoque in Greece

Jim Motavalli

Car Talk writer Jim Motavalli traveled to Greece for the global launch of the Range Rover Evoque and found that the country completely upstaged the car.

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Landscaping Sign that reads: Spring is here, I'm so excited I wet my plants
Mar 21, 2019

Bad Jokes: Springtime Edition

Staff Blog

Did you hear about the landscaper who was looking forward to spring? He got so excited he wet his plants.

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Car's Computer Thinks Mom's a Thief
Mar 19, 2019

Car's Computer Thinks Mom's a Thief

Dear Car Talk

How can Mom reintroduce herself to her car?

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Rusty VW camper
Mar 14, 2019

The Concours d'Lemons: Where Paint is But a Memory

Jim Motavalli

There are auto shows, and then there's the Concours d'Lemons. This celebration of cars that are rusty, filthy and/or ignored by respectable people continues on from Pebble Beach to Amelia Island.

Car Talk Spotify Playlist
Mar 13, 2019

Help Us Create a Car Talk Spotify Playlist

Staff Blog

Use Spotify? Help us out -- contribute to Car Talk's Spotify Playlist!

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He Doesn't Love the Buick
Mar 12, 2019

He Doesn't Love the Buick

Dear Car Talk

Learn the signs of an imminent trade-in ploy!

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Whoopee cushion
Mar 12, 2019

Anti-Theft Idea We Wish We Had Thought of First

Staff Blog

Toyota's latest anti-theft idea: A digital whoopee cushion!

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AC Compressor Blows a Bunch of Hot Air
Mar 09, 2019

AC Compressor Blows a Bunch of Hot Air

Dear Car Talk

There's no joy in this Envoy when the AC is cranky.

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