Talking Cars (MP3)

Time is running out to grab the enticing $7,500 federal tax credit for vehicles from Tesla and General Motors. What should a buyer do to take advantage of the program while it lasts? We'll share our road test results on the 2018 Lexus LS 500, and wrap the episode by answering questions on all-wheel drive systems, auto stop/start technology, and electronic shifter designs.


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00:27 Car News: Federal EV Tax Credit


04:34 At The Track: 2018 Lexus LS 500


10:35 Question 1:  Auto Stop/Start System Starter Reliability


13:24 Question 2: CR Scoring System


15:54 Question 3: Are AWD/4WD Systems Effective?


18:54 Question 4: Strange Shifter Designs


4K Review: 2018 Lexus LS Quick Drive


2017 Genesis G90 Quick Drive


2018 Tesla Model3 Quick Drive


4K Review: 2016 Tesla Model S Quick Drive


2016 Tesla Model X Quick Drive


2017 Chevrolet Bolt Quick Drive


2016 Chevrolet Volt Quick Drive


2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review


Audi A8 Review


2016 BMW 7 Series Quick Drive


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