Main theme: We discuss our findings of Tesla’s “full self-driving” software, which costs an additional $8,000. Also, we talk about how CR is upgrading its test facilities to better evaluate these emerging technologies.

Driven this week: Chevrolet Tahoe

Audience Questions
• Do most modern new cars still require a break-in period?
• Where can I find warranty information for my car?
• How can I get rid of the musty smell from my car’s air conditioner?

Talking Cars panelists Mike Monticello, Mike Quincy, and Jake Fisher.
Talking Cars panelists Mike Monticello, Mike Quincy, and Jake Fisher.

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.

• Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, episode 272
• Headlights, Car Batteries, and EVs, episode 271
• Audi Q7, episode 270
• BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe, Safety Costs Extra, episode 269
• Cadillac Lyriq, Cadillac CT4, episode 268


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