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 muck… » 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 comedic… » 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 as… » 7/12/07 10:00am 7/12/07 10:00am