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Give Your Small Car the Horn It Deserves

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Dear Car Talk | Jul 18, 2019

Does your car "honk" or "meep"? Here's how to upgrade.

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Those Nuts Didn't Tighten My Lug Nuts!
Jun 05, 2019

Those Nuts Didn't Tighten My Lug Nuts!

Dear Car Talk

There's never a fine time for a loose wheel.

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Jun 05, 2019

The Air-Free Tire? It's Not Science Fiction Anymore

Jim Motavalli

Michelin, with partner General Motors, introduces the Uptis, an airless tire that will hit the market in 2024.

News Flash: This Commodore Needs Help
Jun 01, 2019

News Flash: This Commodore Needs Help

Dear Car Talk

Ray didn't even blink at this issue from Down Under

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May 24, 2019

Terrific Transport Tech: 10 Ways Your Life Will Be Better

Jim Motavalli

The Collision conference in Toronto is a showcase for great ideas, from hands-free trucks to crowd-sourced parking.

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May 21, 2019

Do We Have a "Right to Drive"?

Jim Motavalli

I say no. Cars aren't garden rakes, which by all means everyone can and should own. They have a major impact on our common planet, with congestion, pollution, and safety implications.

Red Tesla charging outside of a "smart home" in Westport, CT
May 20, 2019

Connecting the Car to the Smart Home

Jim Motavalli

You don't have to own a Tesla to own a house that takes voice commands, but it helps.

Trickle Chargers from Toyota Always Stay Connected
May 17, 2019

Trickle Chargers from Toyota Always Stay Connected

Dear Car Talk

Pigtails are a nice addition for your Toyota

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