According to the Detroit Free Press, on the morning of August 31st, 75 year old Cleveland, Ohio resident Peter Pyros jumped in his 2006 Cadillac XLR to wring it out in the late summer before fall arrived and it was time to store it for the winter. Unfortunately, the car’s battery was just alive enough […]
Anybody can drive a red car. You have to be a special kind of extrovert to drive one in orange. Over the years, only a handful of cars have been available in the pumpkin hue, and an even smaller handful have really looked good doing it. Here are six cars perfectly suited to take the […]
Rust — as any Neil Young fan knows — never sleeps. There are a lot of things you can do to keep it at bay, though, and get your car through the coming winter unscathed. These options run from the nearly-free to about $1,000 to perform:
Even if the extent of your automotive technical knowledge begins and ends with prime time television commercials, you probably understand that the most engine wear takes place when you start your car. Now that we’ve arrived at a point when most new cars have auto-stop/start technology which increases the number of starts in an average […]
To show off just how quiet an electric car can be, Finnish clean energy company Fortum offered free rides in its electric taxi to and from the Ruisrock music festival. But there’s a catch: You had to sing for the driver.
You’re just buying a new — or new-to-you — car. Why are you worried about it breaking down now? Because mechanical failures in modern cars can be insanely expensive.
It’s #nationaljokeday so we’re delivering the worst car jokes we know. Apologies in advance.
Today marks the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Over the years, Elvis was inextricably linked to a few cars, but his automotive interests stretched far and wide. Here’s a look at the vehicles he was associated with after he became famous:
In the Car Talk Communities, there’s a question this week about a 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class that won’t start, despite the battery being “good.” Before you go buying new batteries, alternators or starters, there’s a sequence of diagnosis you should follow to figure out what’s going on. It could save you hundreds of dollars: