Tag: shameless commerce

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Nov 19, 2012

Car Talk's New 25th Anniversary 2 CD Set

Staff Blog

Drumroll, please! We've got a brand-spankin' new CD set, just out!

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Jan 09, 2012

Shameless High Voltage Alert!

Staff Blog

See Car Talk blogger Jim Motavalli interviewed by Jay Leno as part of Leno's Garage series. Jim's new book, High Voltage: The Fast Track to Plug In the Auto Industry, just arrived in bookstores.

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suggestions for holiday gifts for gearhead dudes
Dec 01, 2004

Car related gift ideas.

Dear Car Talk

It's getting to be that time of year again -- time to wonder what to get my male relatives for Christmas I'm sure I'm not the only female who is confronted with this dilemma every year When I ask them...

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Jun 01, 1996

What is "dealer cost" and is it legitimate?

Dear Car Talk

I had the agonizing experience of negotiating the buying of a new Jeep Wrangler S The subject of dealer cost came up time and again during the course of our lengthy negotiations The sales people including two or three levels...

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Apr 01, 1996

Are there any resources out there for data on customers' car ratings?

Dear Car Talk

Annually Consumer Reports JD Power and others poll owners of new cars to check on customer satisfaction for the first year of ownership Then they rate the cars accordingly But what about the second and following years It seems to...

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Nov 01, 1995

"Best of Car Talk" tapes...come and get 'em!

Dear Car Talk

A friend of mine said you recently came out with a tape of the funniest calls you've gotten on your radio show Can you tell me where I can get a copy for my dad Melanie TOM I'm sorry Melanie...

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Aug 01, 1994

I've heard you mention your mediocre book from time to...

Dear Car Talk

I've heard you mention your mediocre book from time to time How do I get my hands on one Lang RAY Well the first place I'd check is one of those cent bargain bins I think that's where most of...

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Mar 01, 1994

What are the chances you guys can agree on a...

Dear Car Talk

What are the chances you guys can agree on a book recommendation What's the best available book for the non-mechanic to learn something about how cars work It would be great if you guys could agree Rob TOM Of course...

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Aug 01, 1993

A warning from the Library of Congress...!

Dear Car Talk

In one of your recent columns a reader wrote to you because she was having a difficult time finding your book CAR TALK In your response you mentioned the Library of Congress and suggested that your readers could try sneaking...

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Jan 01, 1993

Shameless promotion: How to track down our book.

Dear Car Talk

I really enjoy your column and your radio show We own two Toyota Camrys and don't have any car problems but I'd love to know how to get a copy of your book I've been clipping and mailing your column...

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