Can You Crack One Of Car Talk's 'Toughest Puzzlers'?

For years, the radio show Car Talk challenged its listeners with a weekly "Puzzler." According to the show's archives, this is one of the toughest Puzzlers to ever air. Can you solve it? » 1/18/15 2:08pm 1/18/15 2:08pm

Here Are Your Beautiful Memories Of Car Talk

News of the passing of Car Talk co-host Tom Magliozzi prompted an outpouring of grief from a lot of readers, but it also prompted an outpouring of remembrances. Here are some of the best. » 11/03/14 5:47pm 11/03/14 5:47pm

Tom Magliozzi, Co-Host Of NPR's Car Talk, Has Died

Tom Magliozzi, co-host of public radio's beloved Car Talk, has passed away. Magliozzi hosted the call-in automotive advice show for 35 years, along with his brother Ray Magliozzi. He was 77. » 11/03/14 2:36pm 11/03/14 2:36pm

These are the Top 10 Gay and Lesbian Cars

Apparently, we as a society are so wrapped up in the idea of how "gay" objects, clothing styles, and activities are that we can't even leave automobiles out of it! Thus, the guys at Car Talk, those true caterers of car conversation, have come up with these: lists of the top 10 gay and lesbian cars. Let's take a look,… » 4/29/14 3:00pm 4/29/14 3:00pm

Classic Car Talk Explains Exactly What Double-Clutching Is

Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 4/21/13 5:00pm 4/21/13 5:00pm

The Guys From Car Talk Want To Make A Documentary About Italian Yoga

Yoga. It's all about flexibility, stretching, and relaxation. But what if you get rid of the flexibility and stretching and add espresso and conversation? » 11/26/12 10:00am 11/26/12 10:00am

'Car Talk' Brothers To Retire This September

The Brothers Magliozzi, known to most of us as Click and Clack from NPR's popular "Car Talk" mechanic show, will stop recording live episodes of the program in September after 25 years on the air. » 6/08/12 11:14am 6/08/12 11:14am

Watch Congressman Weiner's hilarious Click & Clack rant

New York Rep. Anthony Weiner mocks the Republican party for trying to defund NPR by assailing Click & Clack, the lovable mechanic brothers from Car Talk. It didn't work, but the sarcasm is clearly strong with this one. » 3/18/11 9:30am 3/18/11 9:30am

Jay Leno Will Put Your Kids To Sleep With Hybrid Car Tech Talk

No disrespect to Popular Mechanics, but it really works! We're absolutely certain about that. Somnolence-packed video after the jump! » 9/16/09 4:20pm 9/16/09 4:20pm

Of The Potential Responses To My Brakes' Failure, I Did Not Choose The…

I have a friend who believes that car brakes can "heal themselves," and so continues to drive long after that metal-on-metal grinding sound begins to indicate a state of decreased safety and increased repair costs. » 5/16/09 4:00pm 5/16/09 4:00pm

Audi Shows Cars Can Play Nice, Talk With Each Other To Save Gas, Lives

Yesterday at the second annual CAR2CAR, a forum on, you guessed it, car-to-car communications, Audi revealed a future where its cars would play nice and talk to others. Specifically, the multi-ringed German brand showed off three examples where their system can talk to cars from other brands to receive warnings from… » 11/14/08 9:30am 11/14/08 9:30am

"Car of the Future" Nova Episode Stunk, But Here's The Interesting Part

Yeah, so, that Car of the Future episode of Nova with Click and Clack just wasn't all that good, sorry about that. The episode should probably have been called "Moments of forced laughter from two funny old guys in between John Lithgow talking down to the viewer about the car of the future". However, buried in the… » 4/23/08 4:20pm 4/23/08 4:20pm

Car Talk Wasting Perfectly Good Hour On PBS With Episode of Nova

Tom and Ray Magliozzi are the two knuckleheads from Car Talk, the very entertaining radio show on NPR. Tomorrow they'll be hosting an episode of Nova titled "The Car of the Future." The duo will be bringing their signature self-deprecating humor and no-nonsense style to a show which is not normally known for its… » 4/21/08 4:20pm 4/21/08 4:20pm

This Is What An Animated Click And Clack Look Like

As we reported earlier, Click n' Clack are getting a cartoon on PBS starting next summer. We just wanted to make sure we were clear here for anyone who's "excited" about a Car Talk television show — these guys have faces made for radio. As we're now able to tell — they can't even make Tom and Ray Magliozzi look good… » 7/12/07 10:00am 7/12/07 10:00am