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Car of the Future

Join the "Car Talk" guys as they hit the road in search of a new breed of clean, fuel-efficient vehicles.

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Is new technology about to transform the way we drive? Join "Car Talk" hosts Tom and Ray Magliozzi as they take a look at plug-in hybrids, all-electric roadsters, biofuels and more in this lighthearted but shrewd take on America's four-wheeled future. John Lithgow narrates as the brothers mix their trademark slapstick with serious nuts-and-bolts analysis of what it will take to make our autos more energy-efficient and secure a sustainable future for our environment.

In addition to the Editors' Picks features at left, you can hear Amory Lovins describe an ultra-efficient "Hypercar" in Model of Efficiency and see a dozen alternative vehicles already on America's roads in My Car of the Future, Today. Also, more than 200 clips of footage from this program, including expert interviews and scenics, are available for you to download in Open Content.

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