John Goreham

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Best New Car Warranty

Car Talk takes a deep dive into vehicle warranties to determine which brand has the best new car warranty. The winner surprised us.

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What is a Drivetrain Warranty? What Does It Cover?

The drivetrain in a vehicle is made up of the parts and systems that transfer power from the motor or engine to the wheels. Read on for more informati ...

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How To Stop Extended Car Warranty Phone Calls

We all hate robocallers. Extended car warranty spam phone calls are among the worst. Here’s how to stop them.

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Divine Intervention and a 1966 Datsun 1600

What brought you and your car together? Fate? Divine intervention? Or just a really good sale?

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Sherpa Auto Transport: 2021 Car Shipping Prices and Review

We reviewed Sherpa Auto Transport, one of the top car shipping companies. See what we discovered.


Best Warranty for Jeeps

Like most manufacturers, Jeep offers vehicle warranties. Here’s why Jeep is your best choice for extended warranties.

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Best Warranty for Hyundai

Like most manufacturers, Hyundai offers vehicle warranties. Here are details on the best extended warranty for Hyundai.

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What is a Powertrain Warranty? What Does It Cover?

Understanding vehicle’s warranties can be tricky. Here is what your vehicle’s powertrain warranty covers and how long it lasts.

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What Does a Car Warranty Cover?

Understanding what is covered in a vehicle warranty is important to owners who need repairs. Car Talk breaks down what is covered, what isn’t and why.

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What Is a Bumper to Bumper Warranty? What Does It Cover?

A bumper-to-bumper warranty sounds straight-forward, but there are notable parts not covered. Car Talk takes a look at bumper-to-bumper warranties and ...

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Worst Extended Auto Warranty Companies

Like all service industries, some extended auto warranty companies stand out. Unfortunately, some stand out for having the worst reviews. We list them ...

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Extended Warranty for Toyota

One of the best places to buy an extended warranty is from the manufacturer that built your vehicle. Here’s a close look at Toyota’s extended warranty ...

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Extended Warranty for Hondas

One of the best places to buy an extended warranty is from the manufacturer that built your vehicle. Here’s a close look at Honda’s extended warranty ...

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Should I Get an Extended Car Warranty

When is an extended car warranty worth it? We’ll help you decide if buying one makes sense for you.

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Best Extended Warranty for BMW

Like most manufacturers, BMW offers extended vehicle warranties. Learn what it covers.

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Extended Warranty for Subaru

Like most manufacturers, Subaru offers extended vehicle warranties. Unlike most manufacturers, the plans are clearly outlined and succinctly summarize ...

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CarShield Review and Pricing

Learn the good and the bad of CarShield auto warranties. Before you buy, get informed.

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Best Tires for the Toyota Camry

Find tire recommendations for the Toyota Camry. We outline the best tires for all trim levels and price ranges.

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Best Tires for the Honda CR-V

See our tire recommendations for your Honda CRV. Learn what tire is best for your CRV trim level and your budget.

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Carchex Car Warranty Review and Prices

View Carchex prices and reviews. Understand what they cover and if an extended warranty from CarChex is worth it for your used car.

John Goreham

John Goreham
John Goreham was born in Cambridge, Mass. The family’s old “triple-deckah” was a short walk to the global HQ of Car Talk, and he went on to attend high school in Cambridge as well. John considers himself a recovering engineer. In the ‘90s, he was part of ... read morean academic team that built an electric vehicle from scratch. For 20 years, he applied his engineering and sales talents in the high tech world and automotive supply chain market before deciding to chase his dream of being an auto writer. In addition to Car Talk, John's work has appeared in print in dozens of American newspapers and he provides reviews to many vehicle shopping sites.
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