Podcasts

With the recent bail-out, US car companies have re-evaluated their approach to manufacturing, marketing and research. Learn more about the possible changes these manufacturers might implement in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

When a car owner defaults on a car loan, the vehicle can be repossessed and returned to the creditors. Learn more about the techniques and equipment used by repo agents in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

For the most part, cars have several common design components -- two headlights, for example, or four wheels -- but why is that? Tune in and learn more about the stories and science behind basic car design in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Every driver knows automobile laws differ from state to state -- but how different have these laws become? Tune in as our car crew takes a look at weird car laws around the world in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Theoretically, every US driver could replace his or her automobile with a flying car -- but is it a good idea? Tune in to learn about the past and future of flying cars in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.

Hypercars are vehicles designed to be incredibly efficient, achieving mile-per-gallon ratings far above those of traditional vehicles. Tune in to learn more about hypercars in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.

Auto racing takes a multitude of forms, from the speedy Indy 500 to France's Le Mans 24-hour endurance race. But which race snags the prize for longest ever? Discover the surprising answer in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

License plates are so commonplace that we seldom stop to ponder their origins. Were they always metal? Who made them? And what's the deal with vanity plates? Discover the not-so-common story of license plates in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

The presidential limo is designed to protect the president from all possible dangers, so it has to be pretty tricked out. Find out which features make the president's limousine extra safe in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

Precision drivers are specially-trained vehicle operators capable of amazing car tricks, from driving on two wheels to high-speed parallel parking. Tune in to this HowStuffWorks podcast and learn more about precision driving.