133: A cheap Tesla, pricey Prius, and nasal driving directions!

Cash for Clunkers was a hit, but not as big as it might have been. Is there a cheap Tesla in your future, or perhaps Bob Dylan in your dashboard? And we take a ride in a hybrid you'll either want to luxuriate in...or key!

Cash for Clunkers was a hit, but not as big as it might have been. Is there a cheap Tesla in your future, or perhaps Bob Dylan in your dashboard? And we take a ride in a hybrid you'll either want to luxuriate in...or key!

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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