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 Listener Mail: November 2016

Have you written an email, tweet or Facebook message to the guys lately? If so, tune in: you may be on the air in our latest listener mail episode. See more »

You're Doin' It Wrong! Common Traffic Misconceptions

 You're Doin' It Wrong! Common Traffic Misconceptions

Is that the "fast" lane or the passing lane? When should you merge? Why are so many drivers afraid or unable to use their turn signals? Do speeding drivers really get out of tickets on technicalities? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the ins and outs of the driving world's most common misconceptions. See more »

10 Most Terrifying Manufacturing Defects

 10 Most Terrifying Manufacturing Defects

Cars are complex pieces of machinery, and every so often manufacturers slip up by including a component that doesn't work as intended, forcing a recall. Sometimes this can be as simple as a small piece of plastic -- but other times, it can be much, much more dangerous. Tune in to learn more about the most deadly automotive recalls in history. See more »

Can you really recycle a car?

 Can you really recycle a car?

It's estimated that 12 to 15 million cars and trucks are sent to the junkyard each year — and that's just in the United States alone. The good news is that a surprisingly high percentage of those scrapped vehicles are completely (or almost completely) recycled. See more »

London’s Train for the Dead

 London’s Train for the Dead

In the middle of the 19th century, overcrowded London had a big problem. It needed a way to transport the dead out of the city. The London Necropolis Railway seemed like a perfect, yet spooky, solution. See more »

When Good Car Companies Make Bad Cars

 When Good Car Companies Make Bad Cars

These are the ones that the automakers want us to forget — the mechanical equivalent of the black sheep of the family. Join Scott and Ben as they run down a list of some of the worst cars built by the best manufacturers. See more »

Team CarStuff and the Ohio Valley 700 (Part 2)

 Team CarStuff and the Ohio Valley 700 (Part 2)

Join Scott and Ben as they conclude their two-part discussion of Rally North America's Ohio Valley 700. See more »

Team CarStuff and the Ohio Valley 700 (Part 1)

 Team CarStuff and the Ohio Valley 700 (Part 1)

Team CarStuff recently competed in Rally North America's Ohio Valley 700. Tune in to find out what happened to Scott, Ben, Casey and Noel as they road-tripped across the Northeastern United States. See more »

A Mystery Show: Autonomous Car Hackers

 A Mystery Show: Autonomous Car Hackers

In this episode, Ben brings a surprise topic to the podcast studio: autonomous car hackers. Themes of personal safety and even possible criminal activity are points of discussion as the guys sort out the latest autonomous-car news. See more »

Nuts and Bolts - Team CarStuff

 Nuts and Bolts - Team CarStuff

Where else can you listen to a single podcast that covers a road rally, dragonflies, "average" sedans and deliberate steam locomotive collisions? Nowhere, that's where. But that's just what Scott and Ben do in the latest episode of CarStuff. See more »

The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company (Part 2)

 The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company (Part 2)

Things were going well for the Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company. Really well. But, as you know, nothing lasts forever. Tune in as Scott and Ben discuss the eventual fate of this once-great American car company. See more »

The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company (Part 1)

 The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company (Part 1)

This early 20th century luxury-car manufacturer was at one time better known for producing common household items. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the rich history of the Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company. See more »

The duPont Registry

 The duPont Registry

For 32 years the duPont Registry has been the go-to magazine for specialty automobiles and a wide assortment of luxury items. See more »

The Great Danbury State Fair Boat Races

 The Great Danbury State Fair Boat Races

Learn the story behind the nation's first aquaway and the tiny, fast, custom-built speedboats that raced at the Danbury State Fairgrounds in 1950. See more »

Is Graham the ideal car crash survivor?

 Is Graham the ideal car crash survivor?

This is what you get when a crash expert, a trauma surgeon and an artist team up to create a crash-proof human. Tune in to discover the features that make Graham so unique. See more »

The Rise of Food Trucks

 The Rise of Food Trucks

It’s no secret that food trucks are enjoying national attention here in the States - but why? Where did food trucks originally come from, and how does running one work? Tune in to learn more. See more »

Board Track Racing

 Board Track Racing

At the start of the 20th century, motorcycles and cars competed on enormous, steeply banked wooden racetracks called "motordromes." Listen in to find out why these popular tracks quickly earned a much more ominous nickname: "murderdrome." See more »

What's it really like to own your dream car?

 What's it really like to own your dream car?

Every car buff has their dream vehicle, whether a vintage Porsche, a mean Mustang or a timeless Rolls-Royce. But what’s it actually like to own that Bugatti? Tune in for a closer look at the reality of owning the ideal auto. See more »

The 93 Rolls-Royces of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

 The 93 Rolls-Royces of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Some called Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh a messiah, and some called him a cult leader. Beginning in the 1980s, this controversial guru and his followers slowly took over an area of rural Oregon. Yet despite all his spiritual teachings and publications, he’s perhaps best remembered for amassing a collection of nearly 100 Rolls Royces. So what happened to them? See more »

The Mill BLACKBIRD

 The Mill BLACKBIRD

Designed in the same warehouse that once held the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the Mill Blackbird is the world’s first fully-adjustable car rig capable of creating photoreal computer-generated vehicles. See more »