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Best of Car Talk is now available as a Podcast
  • Hosted by Tom and Ray Magliozzi

You don't have to know anything about cars to love The Best of Car Talk, the funniest of more than 20 years of riotous advice on autos from Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers).  Listen as Tom and Ray crack wise while they diagnose Dodges and dismiss Diahatsus, all from "our fair city" (Boston). 

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As you know, it’s been five years since new episodes of Car Talk have been produced, and the Best of Car Talk program ceases distribution this month. While there is no replacing our beloved Click and Clack, we will be moving an EQUALLY riotous program into the Saturday noon timeslot:  Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me

Poor Betsy. Or Bert. We know how difficult it can be to break ties with a beloved car. Yeah, it's been around the block a few times, but oh! the pleasure it gave you on trips back and forth to everywhere. There does comes a time, though, in every vehicle's life to say goodbye. 

Click and Clack, the Car Talk Tappet Brothers, have debuted their new app Breakdown Lane. Using listener-submitted Mechanics Files of nearly 30,000 garages, this app provides customer reviews, directions and contact info for mechanics across the U.S.

NPR In The News: The Car Talk Edition

Jun 11, 2012

It probably made Tom and Ray Magliozzi proud that many media outlets used their best - or maybe worst - car puns to headline Car Talk's news last week.

Cable news networks paid tribute Friday night to the brothers' and the 35 years of laughter, automobile guidance and occasional relationship advice they brought to listeners: