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#65: 2015 New York Auto Show

Talking Cars hits the road, covering the 2015 New York Auto Show in an episode recorded right...

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#64: Tesla and the self-driving car

Other car companies promise self-driving cars, coming years in the future. Tesla just shrinked...

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#62: 2015 Top Picks

Coinciding with our annual April auto issue, it's time to reveal Consumer Reports' Top Picks for...

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#61: More SUVs: Kia Sorento, Chevrolet Trax

Right now, it feels like we're buying nothing but SUVs for the Consumer Reports test fleet. The...

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#60: Cadillac Escalade vs. Lincoln Navigator

They're both big, plush, and expensive: the Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator join the...

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#59: 2015 Detroit Auto Show

We cover all the news from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show floor! High-performance was a theme,...

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#58: CES 2015: Latest Car Tech

Maybe CES stands for Consumer Electronics Show, but the big Las Vegas event is becoming a car...

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#57: 2014's Best and Worst

Our end-of-the-year episode highlights testers’ personal highs and lows of the year. These cars...

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#56 Kia Sedona & Toyota Sienna; What makes a car fun?

Some car buyers emphasize practicality, while others prioritize driving fun. This episode of...

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#55 Audi Q3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA

Two bite-sized German luxury SUVs face off in this episode of Talking Cars. While the Audi Q3...

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#54: Dodge Challenger vs. Ford Mustang

Modern-day muscle cars dominate this episode of Talking Cars, as we discuss the new 2015 Ford...

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#53: Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon and Ford Expedition EL

New truck news takes over this episode of Talking Cars. Ford updates the truck-based Expedition;...

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#52: 2014 Reliability Results: The Winners and Losers

With over one million vehicles spanning back a decade, Consumer Reports' annual reliability...

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#51: Toyota Camry & Tesla News

Once again, Tesla makes the news, this time by adding all-wheel-drive and a high-performance...

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#50: Fifteen Questions and a Fly

We're celebrating our 50th episode of Talking Cars! This reader-question-only episode is our way...

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#49: 2015 Ford F150

Redesigning the top-selling vehicle in America is already fraught with peril. But taking a big...

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#48: BMW i8

Most electric and plug-in hybrids have an image problem, seen as earnest transportation pods. The...

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