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What's the history of stop lights? What are some common myths about car dealerships? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at all things automotive in CarStuff, a podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

We’re in the early stages of the first wave of semi-autonomous cars; but as technology begins to take over, a startling consequence has been realized.

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Sometimes old automobile factories are put to good use when the assembly line finally stops moving. We’re not talking about those places in this episode. Join Scott and Ben as they discuss the decrepit remains of some once-great car factories.

Don’t call it a Camaro. (But, to be fair, the story does start there.) Join Scott and Ben as they unravel the history of this American-made automotive icon and scrutinize a few of the behind-the-scenes characters that made the Pontiac Trans Am a reality.

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The Borgward Story

March 21st, 2017

In 1957, Borgward was Germany’s second-largest auto manufacturer, right behind Volkswagen. By 1961, the company was bankrupt. But, as you might have guessed, that’s not the whole story. Listen in to hear the twists and turns in Borgward’s history, and learn how the company revived itself after a 55-year pause in production.