• Is the Subaru Ascent a good, large car replacement for an Audi A4?
  • Which technology is better for automatic emergency braking systems: cameras or radar?
  • Why do infotainment systems keep “rebooting”?
  • What’s the best way to transport something tied to your car’s roof?
  • What are the differences between Consumer Reports’ and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s headlight tests?
  • What are the important maintenance items for electric vehicles?
  • Why do forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking systems sometimes react when there is nothing in the road ahead?
  • Do “skateboard” and “modular architectures” mean cars are all going to look the same?
  • Are inflatable seat belts safe to use with child seats?
  • What’s a good small car or hybrid to tow behind an RV?  
‘Talking Cars’ panelists Keith Barry, Jen Stockburger, and Mike Monticello.
Talking Cars panelists Keith Barry, Jen Stockburger, and Mike Monticello.

As with other “Talking Cars” episodes, this one is available free through Apple Podcasts. (Subscribe to the audio or video.) You’ll also find the audio on Spotify (log-in required) and video on YouTube.

• Audi Q7, episode 270
• BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe, safety costs extra, episode 269
• Cadillac Lyriq, Cadillac CT4, episode 268
• Nissan Leaf Plus, Camper Towing, Financing, episode 267
• Used Cars for Teens, Chevrolet Trailblazer, episode 266


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