September 29, 2017 / Modified sep 29, 2017 3:30 p.m.

Saturday Marks Final Regular Broadcast Weekend for Car Talk on NPR 89.1

The popular show will continue to be available as a weekly podcast.

Car Talk logo hero Car Talk began as a local program on WBUR, its longtime home base in Boston, in 1977.

On September 30, NPR's Car Talk (now The Best of Car Talk) will end its run on NPR 89.1, though producers will continue distributing weekly episodes via podcast.

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"Over three decades, it was an unparalleled pleasure to take your calls, make your car problems slightly worse, and accidentally insert strife into your family relationships," -Ray Maliozzi, host of Car Talk.

Car Talk farewell letter image VIEW LARGER A letter from Ray Maliozzi, host of Car Talk
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Ray's full letter is also available here:

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