Nobody can MacGyver a fix for a car like Cuban mechanics. All they need is a handful of dirt, some spit and a chewed up shoestring, and—boom—they’ve got a rebuilt transmission. Here’s Ray Magliozzi from Car Talk showing just how resourceful the Cubans are with a wrench.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
No disrespect to Popular Mechanics, but it really works! We're absolutely certain about that. Somnolence-packed video after the jump!
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
Car Talk's "Click and Clack" are headed to TV as an animated series starting summer 2008. [Reuters]